Comparing Panasonic DP-UB9000 and XBox Series X

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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
Consumer Score
In comparison:
XBox Series X ranks #1 out of 43. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
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XBox Series X: Buy | Customer Reviews

Experts recommend Panasonic DP-UB9000 more than XBox Series X

As of 5 Jan 2023, experts prefer Panasonic DP-UB9000 over XBox Series X, 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. XBox Series X was also endorsed 4 times: by TopTenReviews (15 Dec 2022), Digital Trends (11 Dec 2022) CNET (23 Nov 2022) and 1 other. However, experts generally ranked XBox Series X lower than Panasonic DP-UB9000 in their articles, which caused it to rank lower in ReviewFinder ranking.

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
6
-1 $931
XBox Series X
6
5
3
-
5
-
-
-
-
-

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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 3 May 2021 The Master Switch ranked XBox Series X as #5 and Panasonic DP-UB9000 as #9
    Rank Blu-ray Player Comment
    ... ... ...
    #5 out of 15 XBox Series X
    Best Blu-ray Player for Gamers
    ... ... ...
    #9 out of 15 Panasonic DP-UB9000
    ... ... ...
  • On 14 Dec 2022 What Hi-Fi ranked Panasonic DP-UB9000 as #5
    Rank Blu-ray Player Comment
    ... ... ...
    #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
    Rank Blu-ray Player Comment
    ... ... ...
    #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
    ... ... ...
  • On 15 Dec 2022 TopTenReviews ranked XBox Series X as #6
    Rank Blu-ray Player Comment
    ... ... ...
    #6 out of 9 XBox Series X
    The best Xbox with Blu-ray player.
    ... ... ...
  • On 11 Dec 2022 Digital Trends ranked XBox Series X as #5
    Rank Blu-ray Player Comment
    ... ... ...
    #5 out of 6 XBox Series X
    The most fun Blu-ray player
    ... ... ...
  • On 23 Nov 2022 CNET ranked XBox Series X as #3
    Rank Blu-ray Player Comment
    ... ... ...
    #3 out of 4 XBox Series X
    Best Xbox for Blu-ray movies
    ... ... ...

Verdict

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

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Customers like XBox Series X 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.

Panasonic DP-UB9000
XBox Series X
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.

XBox Series X, the cheaper option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Panasonic DP-UB9000.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling blu-ray player receives a consumer score of 8.3 (great). Both Panasonic DP-UB9000 and XBox Series X receive customer reviews that average out above that median threshold.

Panasonic DP-UB9000
In comparison:
Panasonic DP-UB9000 ranks #3 out of 43. It is in the top 10%.
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9.3
Amazing
XBox Series X
In comparison:
XBox Series X ranks #1 out of 43. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
Median best-selling Blu-ray Player
In comparison:
Sony X700 ranks #22 out of 43. It is in the top 20%.
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8.3
Great





XBox Series X is more popular than Panasonic DP-UB9000

It's fairly safe to say that XBox Series X is a more popular blu-ray player than Panasonic DP-UB9000, based on its 10,000+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Panasonic DP-UB9000 and XBox Series X often consider XBox Series X, a pricier option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Panasonic DP-UB9000 and XBox Series X
XBox Series X $931
In comparison:
XBox Series X ranks #1 out of 43. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
4 expert recommendations
Oppo UDP-203 $1360
In comparison:
Oppo UDP-203 ranks #4 out of 43. It is in the top 10%.
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9.3
Amazing
No expert recommendations
OPPO BDP-103 $500
In comparison:
OPPO BDP-103 ranks #13 out of 43. It is in the top 10%.
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8.6
Great
No expert recommendations Cheaper
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Panasonic DP-UB9000 outranks XBox Series X by 2 positions. This indicates that, as of 5 Jan 2023, Panasonic DP-UB9000 is more critically acclaimed than XBox Series X.
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
+1 Check price
Panasonic UB820
2
3
-
2
12
7
-
3
1
-
2
-1 $248
Sony UBP-X800M2
-
2
-
-
7
1
4
4
-
2
3
- $198
Sony UBP-X700
-
1
1
-
6
-
2
-
-
7
4
- $960
Panasonic DP-UB9000
-
-
-
-
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 [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

Expert reviews [19]

85
Total expert reviews: 19
  • with a score: 14
  • without a score: 5
Highest score by T3
100
Average score based on 19 reviews
85
Lowest score by Digital Trends
70

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
Panasonic DP-UB9000: Buy | Customer Reviews
XBox Series X: Buy | Customer Reviews
From Seller:
  • Ultra HD Blu-ray Playback (4K/HDR)
  • Multi HDR Support
  • Premium Sound Quality for Various Audio Devices
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Video Reviews Most popular unboxing/review videos.
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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No video reviews linked yet for XBox Series X.
From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0885170334427
UPC Numbers: 885170334427
Model Numbers: DP-UB9000PCK
EAN Numbers: 0889842640786
UPC Numbers: 889842640786
Model Numbers: RRT-00007
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XBox Series X: Buy | Customer Reviews
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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 Oppo UDP-203 or Sony UBP-X1100ES .

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

XBox Series X is a very popular option at the top of the price range. It has a couple of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Oppo UDP-203 or Sony UBP-X1100ES .

XBox Series X is $722.26 more expensive than the average blu-ray player ($209).

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XBox Series X: Buy | Customer Reviews

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