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The Sony BDP-S780 is a mid-cost Blu-Ray player.

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Compatible with Skype so you can video-chat through your TV

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Inbuilt WiFi for integration into most modern home networks.

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Updating system firmware is a quick and easy process.

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Thin, compact design fits easily into most setups.

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Interface is very reminiscent of the PS3's crossbar navigation.

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Rear vents allow you to place other home theater components on top without the risk of overheating.

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Supported media formats when streaming from a DLNA server are somewhat limited.

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Setup is a bit convoluted with some functions and features buried deep within submenus.

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The Sony BDP-S780 is a mid-cost Blu-Ray player. This Blu-Ray player's IP Content Noise Reduction helps to ensure an undistorted viewing experience. The BDP-S780 has WiFi 802.11n built in, with a WiFi Protected Setup. The BRAVIA Internet Video platform allows you access to sites like Netflix, Pandora, HuluPlus and Amazon Video on Demand. This Blu-Ray player's BD-LIVE functionality allows you to access extra Blu-Ray disc features like online chats and extra scenes. This Blu-Ray player has a front USB port that allows you to view photos and play music and video from external devices. The BDP-S780's Media Remote feature allows you to use your iPhone or iPod touch as the remote control. This model differs from the lower cost BDP-S580 model in that it has Skype embedded (though it requires a USB TV camera), Super Bit Mapping processing technologies (which deliver smoother color gradation when connected via HDMI), and Precision Cinema HD Upscaling technology (so that even regular DVDs with come out in 1080p HD). The Sony BDP-S780 Blu-Ray player is DLNA certified, and so can be connected to other DLNA devices.

  • IP Content Noise Reduction
  • Color: Black
  • Full HD 1080p playback
  • DVD, CD, and SACD playback
  • Built-in WiFi (w/ WPS)
  • DLNA certified
  • Ethernet port
  • BRAVIA Internet Video
  • BD-LIVE functionality
  • HomeShare WiFi Network Speaker compatible
  • Entertainment Database Browser w/ Gracenote technology
  • Photo, music, and video playback via front USB
  • Media Remote (iPhone/iPod touch/Android BD Remote Control application)
  • Quick start and loading
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