Comparing PlayStation 5 and Sony UBP-X800M2

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Consumer Score
In comparison:
PlayStation 5 ranks #3 out of 62. It is in the top 10%.
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9.6
Amazing
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Sony UBP-X800M2 ranks #9 out of 62. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great
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Experts recommend Sony UBP-X800M2 more than PlayStation 5

As of 8 Aug 2022, experts prefer Sony UBP-X800M2 over PlayStation 5, but both Blu-ray Players have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, Sony UBP-X800M2 received 7 recommendations: from IndieWire (18 Nov 2021), AnxietyTech (2 Jun 2022) Digital Trends (25 Apr 2022) and 4 others. By contrast, PlayStation 5 received only 3 recommendations from CNET (6 Mar 2022), The Master Switch (3 May 2021) and Fix the Photo.

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
11
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PlayStation 5
-
-
-
-
-
4
8
-
11
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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 3 May 2021 The Master Switch ranked Sony UBP-X800M2 as #7 and PlayStation 5 as #8
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    #7 out of 15 Sony UBP-X800M2
    Best of the Rest
    #8 out of 15 PlayStation 5
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  • Fix the Photo ranked Sony UBP-X800M2 as #2 and PlayStation 5 as #11
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    #2 out of 11 Sony UBP-X800M2
    Virtually Silent
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    #11 out of 11 PlayStation 5
    Stylish
  • On 6 Mar 2022 CNET ranked PlayStation 5 as #4
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    #4 out of 4 PlayStation 5
    Best PlayStation for Blu-ray movies
  • On 18 Nov 2021 IndieWire ranked Sony UBP-X800M2 as #4
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    #4 out of 5 Sony UBP-X800M2
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  • On 2 Jun 2022 AnxietyTech ranked Sony UBP-X800M2 as #8
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    #8 out of 10 Sony UBP-X800M2
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  • On 25 Apr 2022 Digital Trends ranked Sony UBP-X800M2 as #2
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    #2 out of 5 Sony UBP-X800M2
    The best Blu-ray player for music
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  • On 1 Jun 2022 The Techlounge ranked Sony UBP-X800M2 as #1
    Rank Blu-ray Player Comment
    #1 out of 7 Sony UBP-X800M2
    Amazing Video And Audio In One
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  • On 6 Jun 2022 What Hi-Fi ranked Sony UBP-X800M2 as #4
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    #4 out of 6 Sony UBP-X800M2
    A great 4K Blu-ray player for the money,despite a couple of peculiar traits.
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Verdict

After counting and adding up the 70 expert endorsements of the May rankings, Sony UBP-X800M2 outranks PlayStation 5. This is not to say that PlayStation 5 is a bad option. Like Sony UBP-X800M2, it is recommended by experts, but less.

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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Sony UBP-X800M2 outranks PlayStation 5 by 10 positions. This indicates that, as of 8 Aug 2022, Sony UBP-X800M2 is more critically acclaimed than PlayStation 5.
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 [24]

86
Total expert reviews: 24
  • with a score: 12
  • without a score: 12
Highest score by T3
100
Average score based on 24 reviews
86
Lowest score by Gadgets 360
70

Score distribution:

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

Expert reviews [10]

79
Total expert reviews: 10
  • with a score: 8
  • without a score: 2
Highest score by What Hi-Fi
100
Average score based on 10 reviews
79
Lowest score by Trusted Reviews
22

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
PlayStation 5: Buy | Customer Reviews
Sony UBP-X800M2: Buy | Customer Reviews
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From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 4948872415026
Model Numbers: CFI-1000A01
EAN Numbers: 0027242913752, 0635341451725, 4548736086258, 4548736086265
UPC Numbers: 027242913752, 635341451725
Model Numbers: UBPX800M2
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Sony UBP-X800M2 is a very 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 Sony X700 or LG UP870 .

Sony UBP-X800M2 is $130 more expensive than an average blu-ray player ($198).

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Sony UBP-X800M2: Buy | Customer Reviews

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