Comparing LG BP175 and Sony BDP-S1700

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Consumer Score
In comparison:
LG BP175 ranks #7 out of 62. It is in the top 10%.
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9.0
Great
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Sony BDP-S1700 ranks #14 out of 62. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great

Experts recommend LG BP175 more than Sony BDP-S1700

As of 8 Aug 2022, experts prefer LG BP175 over Sony BDP-S1700, but both Blu-ray Players have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, LG BP175 received 2 recommendations: from AnxietyTech (2 Jun 2022) and The Techlounge (1 Jun 2022). By contrast, Sony BDP-S1700 received only 1 recommendation from Wirecutter (20 Oct 2021).

Rank Change Price Blu-ray Player
IndieWire
AnxietyTech
Digital Trends
Wirecutter
Crutchfield
CNET
The Master Switch
The Techlounge
Fix the Photo
What Hi-Fi
16
- $75
LG BP175
-
5
-
-
-
-
-
4
-
-
17
N/A $73
Sony BDP-S1700
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
-

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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 2 Jun 2022 AnxietyTech ranked LG BP175 as #5
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    #5 out of 10 LG BP175
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  • On 1 Jun 2022 The Techlounge ranked LG BP175 as #4
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    #4 out of 7 LG BP175
    It Just Works!
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  • On 20 Oct 2021 Wirecutter ranked Sony BDP-S1700 as #3
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    #3 out of 3 Sony BDP-S1700
    If you don’t need 4K playback

Verdict

After counting and adding up the 70 expert endorsements of the May rankings, LG BP175 outranks Sony BDP-S1700. This is not to say that Sony BDP-S1700 is a bad option. Like LG BP175, it is recommended by experts, but less.

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Customers like LG BP175 somewhat more

At ReviewFinder we prefer to focus on professional product reviews, because customer reviews can be disproportionately affected by unrelated factors such as delivery, specific seller listing problems, and, of course, fake reviews. With that said, below is the summary of consumer sentiment.

LG BP175
Sony BDP-S1700
Consumer score (CS) is a normalized computed representation of customers' sentiment towards a product.
CS of 10 is similar to a 4.8 star review, CS of 0 is similar to a 2 star review.

LG BP175, the pricier option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Sony BDP-S1700.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling blu-ray player receives a consumer score of 7.9 (great). Both LG BP175 and Sony BDP-S1700 receive customer reviews that average out above that median threshold.

LG BP175
In comparison:
LG BP175 ranks #7 out of 62. It is in the top 10%.
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9.0
Great
Sony BDP-S1700
In comparison:
Sony BDP-S1700 ranks #14 out of 62. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great
Median best-selling Blu-ray Player
In comparison:
LG UBK80 ranks #32 out of 62. It is in the top 20%.
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7.9
Great





LG BP175 is more popular than Sony BDP-S1700

It's fairly safe to say that LG BP175 is a more popular blu-ray player than Sony BDP-S1700, based on its 5,000+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view LG BP175 and Sony BDP-S1700 often consider Sony BDP-S6700, a pricier option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for LG BP175 and Sony BDP-S1700
Sony BDP-S6700 $98
In comparison:
Sony BDP-S6700 ranks #31 out of 62. It is in the top 20%.
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8.0
Great
3 expert recommendations
LG BP175 $75
In comparison:
LG BP175 ranks #7 out of 62. It is in the top 10%.
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9.0
Great
2 expert recommendations
LG BP350 $78
In comparison:
LG BP350 ranks #25 out of 62. It is in the top 20%.
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8.3
Great
No expert recommendations More Popular
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, LG BP175 is mentioned by key experts in Aug 2022, while Sony BDP-S1700 is not.
Rank Change Price Blu-ray Player
IndieWire
AnxietyTech
Digital Trends
Wirecutter
Crutchfield
CNET
The Master Switch
The Techlounge
Fix the Photo
What Hi-Fi
1
- $328
Sony UBP-X800M2
4
8
2
-
-
-
7
1
2
4
2
- $420
Panasonic DP-UB820-K
3
1
-
2
1
-
12
7
-
-
3
- $198
Sony UBP-X700
-
6
1
-
-
1
6
-
7
2
4
- $1002
Panasonic DP-UB9000
-
-
-
-
4
-
9
-
1
6
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.
No expert reviews linked yet for LG BP175.

Expert reviews [3]

86
Total expert reviews: 3
  • with a score: 3
  • without a score: 0
Highest score by reviewguidelines.com
93
Average score based on 3 reviews
86
Lowest score by Digital Trends
80

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
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Video Reviews Most popular unboxing/review videos.
Unboxing LG Blu-ray DVD Player BP175 + Setup
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Unboxing: LG BP175
Review by Jeremy Martin
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Unboxing LG BP175 Region Free Blu-ray Player
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No video reviews linked yet for Sony BDP-S1700.
From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0686751168048, 0755838611361
UPC Numbers: 686751168048, 755838611361
Model Numbers: BP175
EAN Numbers: 0027242892293, 0027242898851, 0635341451947, 0667649334264, 0712265162972, 0714547269010, 0843342160489, 4548736013551
UPC Numbers: 027242892293, 027242898851, 635341451947, 667649334264, 712265162972, 714547269010, 843342160489
Model Numbers: 4548736013544, BDP-S1700, BDPS1700B.CEK, BDPS1700B.EC1, BDPS1700/CA, E10SNBDPS1700, SNBBDPS1500SRF
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LG BP175 is a very popular and one of the cheapest options. It's in the top 3 bestselling blu-ray players and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as LG BP350 or Sony BDP-S3700 .

LG BP175 is $123.01 less expensive than an average blu-ray player ($198).

Sony BDP-S1700 is a very popular and one of the cheapest options. It's in the top 3 bestselling blu-ray players and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Sony BDP-S6700 or LG Electronics BP340 .

Sony BDP-S1700 is $101.01 less expensive than an average blu-ray player ($198).

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