Comparing LG UBK90 and Sony UBP-X700M

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Consumer Score
In comparison:
LG UBK90 ranks #28 out of 62. It is in the top 20%.
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8.1
Great
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Sony UBP-X700M ranks #11 out of 62. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great

Experts recommend LG UBK90 more than Sony UBP-X700M

As of 8 Aug 2022, experts prefer LG UBK90 over Sony UBP-X700M, but both Blu-ray Players have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, LG UBK90 received 2 recommendations: from Digital Trends (25 Apr 2022) and The Master Switch (3 May 2021). Sony UBP-X700M was also endorsed 2 times: by Digital Trends (25 Apr 2022) and Crutchfield (9 Feb 2022). However, experts generally ranked Sony UBP-X700M lower than LG UBK90 in their articles, which caused it to rank lower in ReviewFinder ranking.

Rank Change Price Blu-ray Player
IndieWire
AnxietyTech
Digital Trends
Wirecutter
Crutchfield
CNET
The Master Switch
The Techlounge
Fix the Photo
What Hi-Fi
7
- $247
LG UBK90
-
-
3
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
13
- $258
Sony UBP-X700M
-
-
5
-
2
-
-
-
-
-

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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 25 Apr 2022 Digital Trends ranked LG UBK90 as #3 and Sony UBP-X700M as #5
    Rank Blu-ray Player Comment
    ... ... ...
    #3 out of 5 LG UBK90
    The best no-frills Ultra HD Blu-ray player
    ... ... ...
    #5 out of 5 Sony UBP-X700M
    The best 4K upscaling Blu-ray player
  • On 3 May 2021 The Master Switch ranked LG UBK90 as #1
    Rank Blu-ray Player Comment
    #1 out of 15 LG UBK90
    Best Overall Blu-ray Player
    ... ... ...
  • On 9 Feb 2022 Crutchfield ranked Sony UBP-X700M as #2
    Rank Blu-ray Player Comment
    ... ... ...
    #2 out of 4 Sony UBP-X700M
    Best budget 4K Blu-ray player
    ... ... ...

Verdict

After counting and adding up the 70 expert endorsements of the May rankings, LG UBK90 outranks Sony UBP-X700M. This is not to say that Sony UBP-X700M is a bad option. Like LG UBK90, it is recommended by experts, but less.

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Customers like Sony UBP-X700M noticeably 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 UBK90
Sony UBP-X700M
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.

Sony UBP-X700M, the pricier option, tends to get more favorable reviews than LG UBK90.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling blu-ray player receives a consumer score of 7.9 (great). Both LG UBK90 and Sony UBP-X700M receive customer reviews that average out above that median threshold.

LG UBK90
In comparison:
LG UBK90 ranks #28 out of 62. It is in the top 20%.
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8.1
Great
Sony UBP-X700M
In comparison:
Sony UBP-X700M ranks #11 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





Sony UBP-X700M is more popular than LG UBK90

It's fairly safe to say that Sony UBP-X700M is a more popular blu-ray player than LG UBK90, based on its 1,000+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view LG UBK90 and Sony UBP-X700M often consider Sony UBP-X700, a more popular, cheaper option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for LG UBK90 and Sony UBP-X700M
Sony UBP-X700 $198
In comparison:
Sony UBP-X700 ranks #17 out of 62. It is in the top 20%.
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8.4
Great
6 expert recommendations Cheaper More Popular
Sony UBP-X700M $258
In comparison:
Sony UBP-X700M ranks #11 out of 62. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great
2 expert recommendations
Xbox One S $205
In comparison:
Xbox One S ranks #4 out of 62. It is in the top 10%.
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9.6
Amazing
No expert recommendations Cheaper More Popular Better Reviews
LG UP870 $279
In comparison:
LG UP870 ranks #23 out of 62. It is in the top 20%.
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8.3
Great
No expert recommendations
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, LG UBK90 outranks Sony UBP-X700M by 6 positions. This indicates that, as of 8 Aug 2022, LG UBK90 is more critically acclaimed than Sony UBP-X700M.
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
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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.

Expert reviews [6]

91
Total expert reviews: 6
  • with a score: 3
  • without a score: 3
Highest score by reviewsmonkey.com
95
Average score based on 6 reviews
91
Lowest score by Home Media Entertainment
88

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
No expert reviews linked yet for Sony UBP-X700M.
From Seller:
  • 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc playback provides the ultimate in audio/video quality with a stunning 4K picture and state-of-the-art audio. Pop in a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc and prepare to be transported
  • 4K streaming content - this internet-ready LG device is capable of delivering an uncompromising Ultra HD 4K streaming experience. (Additional subscriptions services may be required)
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From Seller:
  • See the unrivalled visual clarity of 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray
  • Play almost any disc and file format
  • Stunning picture with 4K upscaling up to 60p
  • Listen to music from multiple formats
  • Dual HDMI outputs for A/V separation and clearer sound
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From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0719192620377, 0772454070280, 8806098211166, 8806098272167
UPC Numbers: 719192620377, 772454070280
Model Numbers: UBK90
EAN Numbers: 0027242921474
UPC Numbers: 027242921474
Model Numbers: UBPX700/M
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LG UBK90 is a popular and one of the more expensive options. It's in the top 3 bestselling blu-ray players and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Sanyo 4k Ultra HD or LG UP875 .

LG UBK90 is $48.99 more expensive than an average blu-ray player ($198).

Sony UBP-X700M is a very popular option on the higher end of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling blu-ray players and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Philips BDP7501 or LG UP875 .

Sony UBP-X700M is $60 more expensive than the average blu-ray player ($198).

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