Comparing Sony UBP-X700 and Sony UBP-X700M

Lowest price found: $198 Show listings
Lowest price found: $258 Show listings
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Sony UBP-X700 ranks #17 out of 62. It is in the top 20%.
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8.4
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
Sony UBP-X700: Buy | Customer Reviews
Sony UBP-X700M: Buy | Customer Reviews

Experts recommend Sony UBP-X700 more than Sony UBP-X700M

As of 8 Aug 2022, experts prefer Sony UBP-X700 over Sony UBP-X700M, but both Blu-ray Players have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, Sony UBP-X700 received 6 recommendations: from AnxietyTech (2 Jun 2022), Digital Trends (25 Apr 2022) CNET (6 Mar 2022) and 3 others. By contrast, Sony UBP-X700M received only 2 recommendations from Digital Trends (25 Apr 2022) and Crutchfield (9 Feb 2022).

Rank Change Price Blu-ray Player
IndieWire
AnxietyTech
Digital Trends
Wirecutter
Crutchfield
CNET
The Master Switch
The Techlounge
Fix the Photo
What Hi-Fi
3
- $198
Sony UBP-X700
-
6
1
-
-
1
6
-
7
2
13
- $258
Sony UBP-X700M
-
-
5
-
2
-
-
-
-
-

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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 25 Apr 2022 Digital Trends ranked Sony UBP-X700 as #1 and Sony UBP-X700M as #5
    Rank Blu-ray Player Comment
    #1 out of 5 Sony UBP-X700
    The best Blu-ray player overall
    ... ... ...
    #5 out of 5 Sony UBP-X700M
    The best 4K upscaling Blu-ray player
  • On 2 Jun 2022 AnxietyTech ranked Sony UBP-X700 as #6
    Rank Blu-ray Player
    ... ...
    #6 out of 10 Sony UBP-X700
    ... ...
  • On 6 Mar 2022 CNET ranked Sony UBP-X700 as #1
    Rank Blu-ray Player Comment
    #1 out of 4 Sony UBP-X700
    Best Dolby Vision 4K Blu-ray player
    ... ... ...
  • On 3 May 2021 The Master Switch ranked Sony UBP-X700 as #6
    Rank Blu-ray Player Comment
    ... ... ...
    #6 out of 15 Sony UBP-X700
    Perfect for 4K Dolby Vision
    ... ... ...
  • Fix the Photo ranked Sony UBP-X700 as #7
    Rank Blu-ray Player Comment
    ... ... ...
    #7 out of 11 Sony UBP-X700
    Easy to use remote
    ... ... ...
  • On 6 Jun 2022 What Hi-Fi ranked Sony UBP-X700 as #2
    Rank Blu-ray Player Comment
    ... ... ...
    #2 out of 6 Sony UBP-X700
    A brilliant 4K Blu-ray player,with an attractive price tag to boot.
    ... ... ...
  • 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, Sony UBP-X700 outranks Sony UBP-X700M. This is not to say that Sony UBP-X700M is a bad option. Like Sony UBP-X700, it is recommended by experts, but less.

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Customers like Sony UBP-X700M somewhat 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.

Sony UBP-X700
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 Sony UBP-X700.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling blu-ray player receives a consumer score of 7.9 (great). Both Sony UBP-X700 and Sony UBP-X700M receive customer reviews that average out above that median threshold.

Sony UBP-X700
In comparison:
Sony UBP-X700 ranks #17 out of 62. It is in the top 20%.
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8.4
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-X700 is more popular than Sony UBP-X700M

It's fairly safe to say that Sony UBP-X700 is a more popular blu-ray player than Sony UBP-X700M, based on its 5,000+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Sony UBP-X700 and UBP-X700M often consider LG UBK90, a pricier option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Sony UBP-X700 and UBP-X700M
LG UBK90 $247
In comparison:
LG UBK90 ranks #28 out of 62. It is in the top 20%.
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8.1
Great
2 expert recommendations
Xbox One S $210
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 Better Reviews
Sony BDP-S3100 $200
In comparison:
Sony BDP-S3100 ranks #34 out of 62. It is in the top 20%.
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7.8
Good
No expert recommendations
Sony UBP-X800M2 $328
In comparison:
Sony UBP-X800M2 ranks #9 out of 62. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great
7 expert recommendations
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Sony UBP-X700 outranks Sony UBP-X700M by 10 positions. This indicates that, as of 8 Aug 2022, Sony UBP-X700 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
-
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 [10]

87
Total expert reviews: 10
  • with a score: 6
  • without a score: 4
Highest score by What Hi-Fi
100
Average score based on 10 reviews
87
Lowest score by High-Def Digest
80

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
No expert reviews linked yet for Sony UBP-X700M.
Sony UBP-X700: Buy | Customer Reviews
Sony UBP-X700M: Buy | Customer Reviews
From Seller:
  • Bring movies to life in 4K HDR: Get the best seat in the house with this 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player. Advanced surround sound, 4K detail, and vibrant High Dynamic Range images offer a visual experience never before possible, for the ultimate immersion. Play all your CD, DVD and Blu-ray collections conveniently with one universal player.
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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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Video Reviews Most popular unboxing/review videos.
SONY UBP-X700 4K ULTRAHD BLU-RAY PLAYER REVIEW & SETUP | DOLBY VISION & GREAT VALUE!
Review by Films At Home
Popular! 36K views!
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SONY UBP-X700 4K ULTRA HD Blu ray Player - It's Time To Upgrade
Review by Tech Steve
Very popular! 124K views!
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Sony UBP-X700 Full Review
Popular! 87K views!
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No video reviews linked yet for Sony UBP-X700M.
From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0027242921474
UPC Numbers: 027242921474
Model Numbers: UBPX700/M
Sony UBP-X700: Buy | Customer Reviews
Sony UBP-X700M: Buy | Customer Reviews
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Sony UBP-X700 is a very popular option in the middle of the blu-ray players 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 Sanyo 4k Ultra HD or LG UBK90 .

Sony UBP-X700 is $41.99 more expensive than the 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).

Sony UBP-X700: Buy | Customer Reviews
Sony UBP-X700M: Buy | Customer Reviews

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