Comparing Oppo UDP-203 and Panasonic DP-UB9000

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Consumer Score
In comparison:
Oppo UDP-203 ranks #4 out of 43. It is in the top 10%.
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9.3
Amazing
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Panasonic DP-UB9000 ranks #3 out of 43. It is in the top 10%.
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9.3
Amazing
Panasonic DP-UB9000: Buy | Customer Reviews

Experts recommend Panasonic DP-UB9000 more than Oppo UDP-203

As of 5 Jan 2023, experts prefer Panasonic DP-UB9000 over Oppo UDP-203, but both Blu-ray Players have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, Panasonic DP-UB9000 received 4 recommendations: from The Master Switch (3 May 2021), What Hi-Fi (14 Dec 2022) Crutchfield (17 Nov 2022) and 1 other. By contrast, Oppo UDP-203 received only 1 recommendation from The Techlounge (1 Jun 2022).

Rank Change Price Blu-ray Player
TopTenReviews
Digital Trends
CNET
Wirecutter
The Master Switch
The Techlounge
What Hi-Fi
IndieWire
Crutchfield
Fix the Photo
4
- $960
Panasonic DP-UB9000
-
-
-
-
9
-
5
-
4
1
26
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Oppo UDP-203
-
-
-
-
-
6
-
-
-
-

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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 1 Jun 2022 The Techlounge ranked Oppo UDP-203 as #6
    Rank Blu-ray Player Comment
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    #6 out of 7 Oppo UDP-203
    An Exceptional Device At A Hefty Price
    ... ... ...
  • On 3 May 2021 The Master Switch ranked Panasonic DP-UB9000 as #9
    Rank Blu-ray Player
    ... ...
    #9 out of 15 Panasonic DP-UB9000
    ... ...
  • On 14 Dec 2022 What Hi-Fi ranked Panasonic DP-UB9000 as #5
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    ... ... ...
    #5 out of 5 Panasonic DP-UB9000
    A seriously capable 4K Blu-ray player for home cinema enthusiasts.
  • On 17 Nov 2022 Crutchfield ranked Panasonic DP-UB9000 as #4
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    #4 out of 4 Panasonic DP-UB9000
    Best 4K Blu-ray player for audiophiles
  • Fix the Photo ranked Panasonic DP-UB9000 as #1
    Rank Blu-ray Player Comment
    #1 out of 11 Panasonic DP-UB9000
    Our Choice
    ... ... ...

Verdict

After counting and adding up the 69 expert endorsements of the January rankings, Panasonic DP-UB9000 outranks Oppo UDP-203. This is not to say that Oppo UDP-203 is a bad option. Like Panasonic DP-UB9000, it is recommended by experts, but less.

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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Panasonic DP-UB9000 is mentioned by key experts in Jan 2023, while Oppo UDP-203 is not.
Rank Change Price Blu-ray Player
TopTenReviews
Digital Trends
CNET
Wirecutter
The Master Switch
The Techlounge
What Hi-Fi
IndieWire
Crutchfield
Fix the Photo
1
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Panasonic UB820
2
3
-
2
12
7
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3
1
-
2
-1 $248
Sony UBP-X800M2
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2
-
-
7
1
4
4
-
2
3
- $198
Sony UBP-X700
-
1
1
-
6
-
2
-
-
7
4
- $960
Panasonic DP-UB9000
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-
-
-
9
-
5
-
4
1
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [17]

89
Total expert reviews: 17
  • with a score: 11
  • without a score: 6
Highest score by What Hi-Fi
100
Average score based on 17 reviews
89
Lowest score by Expert Reviews
60

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20

Expert reviews [10]

97
Total expert reviews: 10
  • with a score: 5
  • without a score: 5
Highest score by What Hi-Fi
100
Average score based on 10 reviews
97
Lowest score by TechHive
90

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
Panasonic DP-UB9000: Buy | Customer Reviews
From Seller:
  • Reference Quality Video with HDR & Dolby Vision
  • Lossless, High-Resolution Audio
  • UHD, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, SACD, DVD, and CD
  • Multi-Region version
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From Seller:
  • Ultra HD Blu-ray Playback (4K/HDR)
  • Multi HDR Support
  • Premium Sound Quality for Various Audio Devices
  • Read more
Video Reviews Most popular unboxing/review videos.
No video reviews linked yet for Oppo UDP-203.
PANASONIC UB9000 4K Blu-ray Player Setup and Review
Review by SpareChange
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Panasonic UB9000 4K Blu-ray Player Review (vs OPPO 203)
Review by HDTVTest
Very popular! 129K views!
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Panasonic UB 9000 Unboxing
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From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0885170334427
UPC Numbers: 885170334427
Model Numbers: DP-UB9000PCK
Panasonic DP-UB9000: Buy | Customer Reviews
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Oppo UDP-203 is a popular option at the top of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling blu-ray players and has a couple of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Sony UBP-X1100ES or XBox Series X .

Oppo UDP-203 is $1150.90 more expensive than the average blu-ray player ($209).

Panasonic DP-UB9000 is a well-known option at the top of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling blu-ray players and has a couple of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as XBox Series X or Sony UBP-X1100ES .

Panasonic DP-UB9000 is $750.99 more expensive than the average blu-ray player ($209).

Panasonic DP-UB9000: Buy | Customer Reviews

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