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

As of 7 Feb 2024, 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 3 recommendations: from What Hi-Fi (14 Dec 2023), The Master Switch (3 May 2021) and Fix the Photo. By contrast, Oppo UDP-203 received only 1 recommendation from The Techlounge (7 Jan 2023).

Rank Change Price Blu-ray Player
Digital Trends
CNET
TopTenReviews
IndieWire
What Hi-Fi
The Master Switch
Wirecutter
Crutchfield
The Techlounge
Fix the Photo
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- $980
Panasonic DP-UB9000
The Panasonic DP-UB9000 is a high-end 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player that offers exceptional picture and audio quality, a wide range of connectivity options, and support for a variety of disc formats and streaming services.
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Oppo UDP-203
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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 7 Jan 2023 The Techlounge ranked Oppo UDP-203 as #6
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    #6 out of 7 Oppo UDP-203
    An Exceptional Device At A Hefty Price
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  • On 14 Dec 2023 What Hi-Fi ranked Panasonic DP-UB9000 as #3
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    #3 out of 3 Panasonic DP-UB9000
    The best premium 4K Blu-ray player for home cinema enthusiasts.
  • On 3 May 2021 The Master Switch ranked Panasonic DP-UB9000 as #9
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    #9 out of 15 Panasonic DP-UB9000
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  • Fix the Photo ranked Panasonic DP-UB9000 as #1
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    #1 out of 11 Panasonic DP-UB9000
    Our Choice
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After counting and adding up the 66 expert endorsements of the February 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.

Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Panasonic DP-UB9000 is mentioned by key experts in Feb 2024, while Oppo UDP-203 is not.
Rank Change Price Blu-ray Player
Digital Trends
CNET
TopTenReviews
IndieWire
What Hi-Fi
The Master Switch
Wirecutter
Crutchfield
The Techlounge
Fix the Photo
1
- $423
Panasonic UB820
The Panasonic UB820 is a highly recommended Blu-ray player with exceptional picture quality, good audio capabilities, a variety of connectivity options, and additional features like streaming services and voice control.
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- $190
Sony UBP-X700
The Sony UBP-X700 is a highly rated and versatile 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player that offers excellent upscaling, HDR support, multi-format disc playback, and a range of connectivity options and streaming services.
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- $328
Sony UBP-X800M2
The Sony UBP-X800M2 is a high-quality Blu-ray player that delivers exceptional picture and audio quality, with excellent HDR support, multi-channel audio output, and versatile connectivity options.
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- $980
Panasonic DP-UB9000
The Panasonic DP-UB9000 is a high-end 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player that offers exceptional picture and audio quality, a wide range of connectivity options, and support for a variety of disc formats and streaming services.
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [16]

89
Total expert reviews: 16
  • with a score: 11
  • without a score: 5
Highest score by What Hi-Fi
100
Average score based on 16 reviews
89
Lowest score by Expert Reviews
60

Score distribution:

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

Expert reviews [19]

96
Total expert reviews: 19
  • with a score: 10
  • without a score: 9
Highest score by What Hi-Fi
100
Average score based on 19 reviews
96
Lowest score by TechHive
90

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
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
  • Read more
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
Very popular! 146K views!
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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
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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 quite a few popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Panasonic DP-UB9000P1K or OPPO BDP-103 .

Oppo UDP-203 is $952 more expensive than the average blu-ray player ($247.99).

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 quite a few popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Panasonic DP-UB9000P1K or OPPO BDP-103 .

Panasonic DP-UB9000 is $731.96 more expensive than the average blu-ray player ($247.99).

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