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Sony BDP-S7200

3D Blu-ray player with 4K upscaling and Wi-Fi®

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Ready to play 4K video and high-resolution audio

Explore the full potential of your TV and home theater setup with Sony‘s versatile, high-performance BDP-S7200 Blu-ray player. Its powerful processing can enhance the picture quality of every disc you play, including Blu-ray. The player can even upscale video to near-4K quality for use with Ultra HD TVs. But picture quality is only half the story. This all-in-one entertainment center supports the most advanced surround sound formats, like Dolby® TrueHD and DTS® HD, and also plays high-resolution music files.

Loaded with connected features

BDP-S7200 in home theater setting

The BDP-S7200 delivers premium picture and sound to your home theater setup (TV, receiver, speakers, and stand not included).

This player does more than  discs — Sony offers an extensive library of over streaming apps including Netflix®, YouTube™, Hulu® and Amazon Instant Video. The built-in Wi-Fi and user-friendly menu combine to have you connected to your network easier and faster than ever. Sony's IP Noise Reduction Pro technology improves the picture quality of your streamed content.

In addition, the screen mirroring feature will make you feel like you're living in the future. Using Miracast™ technology, the BDP-S7200 lets you “push” what you see on your smartphone or tablet onto your TV's big screen — perfect for sharing home videos or memorable pictures with a group.

Make your music really sing

The BDP-S7200 takes digital music a step further than typical Blu-ray players with support for lossless and uncompressed music files, including DSD format. These high-resolution files bring texture and details to music that both casual and critical listeners will appreciate. With the ability to play high-res by disc or from a USB device, the BDP-7200 is a great option for fueling your premium sound system. You may hear guests say, "I've heard this song hundreds of time, but it never sounded like that."

Key Features:

  • plays 3D and standard Blu-ray discs, DVDs, CDs, SACDs, and rewriteable CDs
  • 4K video upscaling for use with Ultra HD TVs
  • IP Noise Reduction Pro technology improves the appearance of streamed video content
  • built-in Wi-Fi for wireless streaming with 200+ apps for playing TV shows, movies, and music, including Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Instant Video, YouTube™, and Pandora (subscriptions required for some services)
  • plays high-resolution digital music files via USB storage device; PCM files up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution, and 2.8 MHz DSD files
  • screen-mirroring with Miracast-compatible smartphones and tablets
  • stream videos and music from a DLNA-compatible PC or device
  • 2D-to-3D conversion option for Blu-ray and standard DVDs
  • Quick Start/Load mode swiftly queues up a disc from the "off" position
  • built-in web browser for web searching
  • Socialize™ feature allows you to make posts about movies, videos and music to social media
  • control the player and stream content from compatible smartphones and tablets with Sony's SideView app for Apple and Android devices (requires both devices to be connected to the same wireless home network)
  • BD-Live and BonusView support for added bonus features with compatible discs (requires external USB storage device)
  • remote control
  • plays Region A Blu-ray discs and Region 1 DVDs
Technical Specs:
  • selectable video resolution up to 1080p and 4K (Ultra High Definition)
  • built-in audio decoding for Dolby® Digital, Dolby TrueHD, DTS®, and DTS-HD Master Audio
  • plays AAC, AIFF, ALAC, DSD (.dff and .dfs files), FLAC, MP3, WMA, and WAV audio file formats
  • 1 front- and 1 rear-panel USB port for use with external hard drives and thumb drives
  • HDMI output
  • coaxial digital audio outputs
  • Ethernet port for Internet connectivity
  • IP Noise Reduction Pro technology improves the appearance of streamed video content
  • 16-15/16"W x 1-15/16"H x 9-1/16"D
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

Blu-ray Disc players — the ultimate picture and sound

Blu-ray players deliver a better picture to your HDTV than any other available source. In fact, Blu-ray's 1080p picture is a perfect match for the 1080p screens found on most current TVs. Blu-ray movies also offer the most precise and realistic surround sound you can get. These players do a terrific job with standard DVDs, too — you'll see a cleaner, clearer picture with every disc in your collection. Many Blu-ray players can connect to the Internet for watching online movies from Netflix® and other video services.

Sony BDP-S7200 Reviews

Average Customer Review:

32 Reviews

It's a Sony

Written by: Tom from Shenandoah Pa on February 7, 2016

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Great bluray player and the apps are a bonus. Price at Crutchfield was greatly reduced.

Pros: Picture quality is excellent

Cons: Amazon movies freeze player

amazing product

Written by: Shelly from yankton, SD on February 1, 2016

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this is a wonderful DVD, Blue Ray player would recommend to everyone, very easy to run.



Sony Excellence

Written by: Pat M from Charlottesville,VA on January 26, 2016

Blu Ray looks great with this player, simple excellence. Definitely has a uality distance from bargain players. Clear. crisp, responsive. Great features.

Pros: Doesn't have to do much more than put out a great signal to the receiver then the 4K TV. It does it well.

Cons: It does not show track numbers on the SONY player, just elapsed time. So unless the TV is on when playing music, it is irritating not to be able to confirm the track when playing CD's.


Written by: Mario V from Ponce, PR on January 24, 2016

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I bought this unit mainly because I can stream Amazon Prime and also I got it from Crutchfield at a steep discount. It was easy to hook up but unit froze the very first day and had to unplug it and plug it back on to get it to work.



Sony BDP-S7200

Written by: Anonymous from Westminster, md. on December 30, 2015

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Sony BDP-S7200

Written by: Roland C from Connecticut on December 27, 2015

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Sony BDP-S7200 I've had it only a short time, it works well, especially the smart TV feature. Have found no problems at all. I had to call Crutchfield for instructions on how to program the remote so it would control my TV also. The tech I spoke to knew the product and was able to instruct me on the problem. Great DVD player and as usual Great tech support from Crutchfield.

Pros: Easy to control both DVD and Smart TV features.

Cons: None,so far.

Sony BDP-S7200

Written by: ChiefBem from Texas on December 23, 2015

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Crutchfield offered at the best price and included free shipping and lifetime Warranty. I checked with numerous on line technical groups including chatting with 2 tech advisers at Chutchfield and they all agreed that the Sony BDP-S7200 was the best BlueRay player to compliment my Sony XBR-75X850C. Crutchfield had the best price the best technical support and coupling that with free shipping and lifetime tech support, no one else could compete.

Pros: Best Price Free Shipping Lifetime Technical support Great Technical support

Cons: NONE


Written by: CJ from Montana on December 20, 2015

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Bought this for a gift...chosen by the giftee...have not given it yet.



Good when it works

Written by: GAB from California on December 19, 2015

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We got this mostly to stream movies through Netflix and the occasional blue ray. Picture quality ease of use and abundant features are great for the price. That said if binge watching Netflix the player will get stuck. Sometimes while playing you can't pause some times while paused it won't play. You can't even power the system down. The only fix we have found is to unplug it wait a few minutes and plug it back in. I have not owned a Sony product since the days of the boombox and swore off the brand because of its lack of reliability. I was enticed back to the brand because "how can they still be around if they still make products that don't last." This is the last sony product I buy.

Pros: Ceatures

Cons: Doesn't always work

Did player

Written by: D T from Waynesboro va on December 13, 2015

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Purchasing my product was easy and most efficient.



Sony BDP-S7200

Written by: BOBS from Alaska on December 11, 2015

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I have it attached by HDMI to SONY 4K TV. They are of course compatible. It is very easy to set up and provides hours of neat stuff to figure out. The BlueRay movies are awesome using this product. Worth evry penny.

Pros: Ease of set up. Many, many features. Great view.

Cons: None

great when it works

Written by: johnj from North Carolina on November 29, 2015

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always been a sony man. got this to upgrade my system. have a bravia 55"TV, and a sony 5 channel receiver. seems to shut down for no apparent reason. I can un plug a replug to reset it and then it works fine. trouble using bravia sync. doesn't seem to hold sync. When it does work it's great, clear video, fast streaming and great sound. I use pandora most days.

Pros: fast streaming, clear sound, sharp videos and blue rays

Cons: constantly shuts down. doesn't hold sync.

Simply Amazing!

Written by: Brad Z. from South Carolina on August 17, 2015

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You wouldn't think that replacing one BluRay player with another would be That big of a difference. But this Sony unit is absolutely nothing short of Amazing! Hands down, a Great Buy. I have a 55" 4K Sony TV and they go Great together!!

Pros: I like Everything about this player. Some don't seem to like the size of the remote as it is about 1/2 the size of a standard remote, but I actually LIKE that it's smaller. VERY simple to use and can easily tell it from all the other remotes I have, quick glance and I know which remote to grab!

Cons: Absolutely NONE here.

3D Blu-ray player

Written by: HVDALE from Yerington, NV on July 9, 2015

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This Sony BDP-S7200 player works great for us. We have played standard DVD, HD, and 3D disks. We could not have done better than this. We use this player with our Sony Bravia 55" t.v.

Pros: Easy to setup and use. Super video and sound.

Cons: None so far.

Sony BDP-S7200

Written by: Levi from Indio CA on June 19, 2015

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I purchased this bluray player from Sony and it's a really good player. Picture & Audio quality is amazing and built quality is also the best Sony has made in recent memory. For $199 it's a great deal, I wanted to get the OPPO BDP-103 for $509 but I don't think it's worth it as of now because 4K BluRay is around the corner. Go get one until it's on sale, you will love it :)

Pros: Superb Audio & Video Great built quality

Cons: None so far

SONY is still the Best!

Written by: LarryT from Schaumburg, Illinois on March 17, 2015

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Sony provides a knock out punch on this great BDP-S7200 Blu-ray unit! It has it all with great upscaling and fast streaming for internet movies on Vudu and Netflix and of course the best picture quality and sound on blu-ray movies as well. It's always all in the ingredients and Sony has one of the best processors in the industry for their TV's and Blu-ray players. ( Besides, who came out with the first Blu-ray? SONY did.) This unit is a little more expensive than the average player in the market, but its worth every penny for its internet speed for movie streaming and its Blu-ray / 3D picture quality along with Sony's Triluminous Color and a 4K upscale as well. Don't waste your money on cheap units that don't give you the performance for today's movies and internet connectivity that's required for picture quality. Buy this Sony Blu-ray player and you'll not regret your choice of performance or picture quality that it gives you.

Pros: Best picture and sound for both streaming movies and playing blu-ray movies. Internet is extremely fast because of Sony's Dual Core Processor for HD and HDX movies on Vudu / Netflix which displays an outstanding quality picture every time!

Cons: None.

don't buy

Written by: j patrick from IL on March 10, 2015

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Easy setup and plays and sounds decent. Only problem is that unit freezes up and has to be unplugged to be reset frequently. This is second unit I have had that does this. Crutchfield replaced first unit so I have no problem with their service. Going to put this in grandkids room and buy Better unit for my system

Pros: Fine when working

Cons: Has to be unplugged and reset constantly .


Written by: Jeff from Lenexa, KS on March 9, 2015

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The player is easy to use and does a great job with all media

Pros: Easy to use


Frozen Images

Written by: pg from Lubbock, Texas on February 25, 2015

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The unit failed to read Blu-ray disks, or would freeze during a playback. It also failed to read older DVD disks.

Pros: There are no "Pros" for the unit, it failed the first time we wanted to use it. It would consistently fail on several different disks. The only "Pro" was the service from Crutchfield.

Cons: The unit did not work.

Good Unit

Written by: Couchpotato45 from Florida on February 10, 2015

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I bought this unit a few moths ago and so far so good

Pros: Built in wifi along with Netflix and all other internet streaming options as well as internet radio. Great picture quality

Cons: I gave this 4 stars because this is suppose to be Sony"s flagship player but the remote is very small and very cheap feeling. Its something like that would come out of the dollar section at a junk store. The front display is cheesy looking

Great player

Written by: JoeW from United States on January 28, 2015

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Great player, I do not use the streaming capabilities just discs. Sound and picture are excellent. Had Panasonic players and they would not bookmark a location when turned off but the Sony does and returns to it. Loads Blu-ray discs very quickly. Only oddity is it can vibrate when the player is off and a disc left in. This vibration is enough to be noticeable.

Pros: Quick to load and delivers on picture and sound.

Cons: Vibrates with disc in player and off.

Sony BDP-S7200 blu ray Player

Written by: BobL from New Jersey on January 25, 2015

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****Outstanding Blu Ray Player.Easy to use.Picture quality with 4K TV unbelieveable.Great Price.Fast delivery.Well Packaged.Thanks Crutchfield.

Pros: All positive.Amazing picture quality.Features galore.

Cons: None.

Great Picture

Written by: Jim G from Moseley Virginia on January 19, 2015

WOW! This 3D Blue Ray player is outstanding! Great features, I didn't realize how much things have changed in a few years.

Pros: Great picture and full house of features.

Cons: None

Sony BDP-S7200

Written by: RichJ from Waterbury, CT on January 18, 2015

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Bought to match my Sony 5.1 receiver and they work great together, as the BD player turns the receiver on and selects the input. Great picture and sound. Have not checked out streaming capabilities as of yet. Extremely easy to hook up

Pros: great picture and sound, easy hook up

Cons: Would have liked an analog output for CD playback, and the remote could have been a little bigger.

Sony BDP-S7200

Written by: Mgoglia from New Hampshire on January 17, 2015

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Works well, loads quickly and has sharp picture

Pros: Simpler remote than other players, clean look and low profile, fits in narrow space above my receiver, loads blue ray disks quickly, has sharp picture.

Cons: None

Sony BDP-S7200

Written by: JNT from the Washington, DC Area on January 5, 2015

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Great quality picture but not good for streaming. The 5200, 6200, and 7200 all have a common anomaly that's been recognized by Sony on their site - they don't play well with Netflix. In other words, they tend to occasionally freeze up on Netflix. I have had all three models and they all did the same thing. Had to unplug them to get them working again. I gave up on the model for streaming.

Pros: Great picture quality; used in conjunction with an LG 65" UDH and Marantz SR6008.

Cons: Pricey. Tends to freeze up sometimes when streaming; have to unplug and replug to get it working again.

Sony BDP-S7200

Written by: Dave C from MA on January 5, 2015

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Great DVD player! I don't have 4K so I cannot comment on the conversion but BluRay discs and standard DVD discs play great! Very easy to install and configure. The sound is great!

Pros: Easy of use - easy installation and configuration - seamless integration with internet/Wi-Fi for Netflix

Cons: None that I have seen so far

No regrets

Written by: Anonymous from Southern NJ on December 26, 2014

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This was the most expensive player sold by Sony when I got it. I was considering the other options but chose this one for the 4k and the appearance. I don't like the looks of the diamond shaped models. I am glad I spent the extra money for this player. It is fast and looks great with my 4k TV. The Internet features work better than the built in TV functions.



Wrks great

Written by: DDM from Dubuque, IA on December 21, 2014

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Works great so far! I am setting up a system with a smart remote app and I originally ordered a BluRay that didn't allow for IP access, this player works great. Picture quality is awesome, and a lot of extra apps and features.

Pros: Great for IP access (remote on/off and control)

Cons: None so far

Excellent Player with Extraordinary Service...

Written by: Joe D. from Norwood,Pa on November 30, 2014

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Ths Sony flagship model is their best yet, Would highly recomend this player, Great picture and sound when connected with good quailty hdmi cables. And the service is unquestionably the best, ordered monday, received tuesday, Cannot get that service Anywhere.

Pros: Excellent, movie and hi-res audio playback.

Cons: None


Written by: mikel from burlington wa on October 2, 2014

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easy plug and play set up.

Pros: easy set up easy to use



Written by: DVD Willy from Haymarket, VA on August 30, 2014

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I have never seen a better picture on my 92" screen, period. Insofar as I can tell, there are no processing artifacts in the 4K upscale. The audio is flawless. Have not really played with the streaming that much, but seems rock solid. I will quality that by saying that I am using wired Ethernet, so I don't know how well the wireless functions.

Pros: PQ, AQ, streaming. $100 rebate.

Cons: None whatsoever.

Hands-on research

What's in the box?

Download owner's manual

  • Single-disc Blu-ray player
  • Wireless remote control (RMT-B126A)
  • 2 "AAA" batteries
  • Operating Instructions
  • Warranty Information
  • Online Product Registration
  • DIRECTV brochure

Features and Specs

Surround Sound Decoding Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby TrueHD
DTS-HD High Resolution Audio
DTS-HD Master Audio
4K Ultra HD No
3D Capable Yes
Internet Movie Streaming Netflix,Hulu,Vudu,YouTube
Built-in Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
DLNA Certified Audio
Smartphone App Control Yes
DVD Video Upconversion 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 4K
Multibrand Remote Yes
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
CD-R Capable Yes
CD-R/W Capable Yes
SACD Playback Stereo
DVD-Audio Playback No
Digital Optical Output None
Digital Coaxial Output 1
HDMI Outputs 1
HDMI Version 1.4
Ethernet Ports 1
Analog Audio Outputs None
1080p Video Output Yes
Component Video Outputs None
RS-232C Port None

Product Research

Disc & USB Compatibility
Video Section
Audio Section
Network/Internet Functions
Convenience Features
Remote Control

Disc & USB Compatibility

Disc Compatibility: The Sony BDP-S7200 Blu-ray disc player is compatible with many disc types:

Disc Type Disc Description
Blu-ray BD-ROM, BD-3D, BD-R, BD-RE
CD CD-Audio, CD-R, CD-RW, Super Audio CD

Blu-ray Disc: Blu-ray provides these key features and advantages.

  • 1080p Video Resolution: Blu-ray disc delivers full 1080p video resolution to provide pristine picture quality.
  • 25GB/50GB Capacity: Blu-ray disc offers up to 5x the capacity of standard DVDs; 25GB for single layer disc and 50GB for dual layer disc.
  • 7.1ch Audio: Blu-ray disc provides as many as 7.1 channels of native, uncompressed surround sound for crystal-clear audio entertainment.
  • Enhanced Interactivity: Enjoy such capabilities as seamless menu navigation, bonus features, and network/internet connectivity.
  • DVD Compatible: Blu-ray disc players enable you to continue to view and enjoy your existing DVD library.

Note: Like DVD, BD uses region codes. The region code on your disc must match the region code on your player, otherwise the disc will not play. The BDP-S7200 is Blu-ray region A and DVD region 1. Blu-ray Disc uses the Advanced Access Content System (AACS) to prevent unauthorized recording of copyrighted material.

SACD: Super Audio CD use a technology called Direct Stream Digital (DSD) to convert music into a digital signal that can be stored on a disc. Compared to the traditional PCM method (the technology used for CD), DSD offers a much higher resolution by following more closely the original waveform of music. With a frequency response of over 100kHz and a dynamic range over 120dB across the audible frequency range - some 64 times higher resolution then CD - Super Audio CD offers music reproduction that reveals details you just cannot hear on a normal CD.

Firmware Updates: As Blu-Ray technology continues to evolve, new disc types with enhanced functionality will become available. In order for you to enjoy this new functionality, you will likely be required to update the firmware in your player. These firmware updates will become available for downloading from the Internet. Occasionally, Sony may release updated firmware for this unit that may add or improve the way a feature operates. These updates are available free of charge. This unit is capable of checking the firmware automatically when connected to the Internet via broadband connection.

Note: The tested Sony BDP-S7200 Blu-ray player contained firmware version M21.R.0112 with an immediate update for firmware version M21.R.0116 (as of 7/30/2014). Visit the Sony eSupport Site for the latest firmware update information.

Dual USB Ports:  The front- and rear-panel USB (type-A) ports allow you to play photo, videos, and music files on a connected USB device. The player can recognize Mass Storage Class (MSC) Devices that are FAT-compatible and Still Image Capture Devices (SICD) class devices. The player can recognize up to 500 folders/files. The USB ports also allow you to enjoy additional content (such as BonusView) on certain Blu-ray Disc titles. Some BD-ROMs have bonus content and other data which can be downloaded to an inserted USB Flash Drive (minimum 1 GB recommended, sold separately).

Compatible Audio/Video/Photo Formats: The Sony Blu-ray disc player supports playback of the following audio/video/photo files recorded on BD-R/RE, DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW, and CD-R/RW discs; plus compatible USB memory devices.

Media Format File Type
Video AVCHD, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, Motion JPEG, WMV9, XVID

Video Section

HDMI (ver.1.4): The BDP-S7200's HDMI (v.1.4) output simplifies A/V connections by carrying video and digital audio in one cable. The HDMI resolution can be fixed at 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, or set to Auto; which selects the highest resolution accepted by your television.

Note: This player does not offer any analog audio/video outputs.

4K Upscaling: Through the HDMI output, the BDP-S7200 is capable of upscaling the resolution of your Blu-ray and DVD discs, as well as network and USB streaming content. Output options include Auto (highest resolution accepted by the TV), 4K, 1080p (60 Hz video or 24 Hz), 1080i, or 720p. If necessary the output resolution can also be set to 480p or 480i.

24p Output: Movies are typically recorded on film with a frame rate of 24 frames per second. When a movie is transferred to Blu-ray Disc at 24 frames per second the BDP-S7200 will output that signal to the TV (if the TV will accept the 1080p/24 format) with no need for conversion.

Triluminos Color: The BDP-S7200 Blu-ray player incorporates Sony's Triluminos Color technology to create a heightened sense of depth and incredibly true, natural shades of colors. Hard-to-reproduce reds, aqua blues and emerald greens are displayed beautifully, so landscapes and seascapes look more vivid. Faces look better too, with natural skin tones.

3D-Ready w/ 2D-3D Conversion: The Sony BDP-S7200 lets you enjoy 3D Blu-ray disc movies in full HD 1080p. 3D viewing requires compatible 3D content, 3D-ready HDTV, 3D emitter and glasses, and a high-speed HDMI cable (supporting at least 10.2 Gbps) connection. The Sony BDP-S7200 can also convert 2D (two-dimensional) video content into simulated 3D (three-dimensional) video when connected to a 3D-ready TV, with 3D-glasses. You can make adjustments to the 3D image depth.

Deep/x.v. Color: The Sony Blu-ray player supports a color depth of up to 12 bits. Connecting the player and a TV that supports Deep Color via HDMI allows more accurate color reproduction than when connecting it to a TV that does not support Deep Color. The Deep Color function can be set to 10-bit, 12-bit, Auto, or Off.  The BDP-S7200 also supports x.v.Color, meaning it's ready for x.v.Color discs when they become available in the future.

Screen Settings: The Sony BDP-S7200 features the following screen settings:

  • TV Type: You can select a 16:9 or 4:3 aspect ratio for the unit's video output to match your connected Television's screen aspect ratio.
  • Screen Size: For 3D viewing, you will need to set the screen size of your 3D-compatible TV.
  • Screen Format: You can select the display configuration for a 4:3 screen picture on a 16:9 wide screen television. You can choose Full or Normal (select when connected to a TV with a wide mode function; displays a 4:3 screen picture in 16:9 aspect ratio even on a wide-screen TV) or Normal (changes the picture size to fit the screen size with the original picture aspect ratio).
  • DVD Aspect Ratio: You can select the display configuration for playback of 16:9 screen pictures on a 4:3 screen TV. You can select from Letter Box or Pan & Scan.

Video Settings: The BDP-S7200 offers the following video adjustments:

  • Picture Quality Mode: You can select from 3 preset pictures settings (Direct, Brighter, Theater, Auto, or Custom) for different lighting environment. The Custom mode lets you adjust the contrast, brightness, color, and hue manually.
  • Texture & Contrast Remaster: Texture Remaster adjusts the sharpness and detail of the edges, while Contrast Remaster automatically arranges the black and white levels so that the screen is not too dark and the image is modulated.
  • Super Resolution + Smoothing: Super Resolution improves the overall resolution of picture. Smoothing reduces on-screen banding by smoothing gradations on flat areas.
  • Clear Black: Adjusts the display of the dark elements of the image. All shading is not suppressed; it allows beautifully reproduced black tones.
  • Noise Reduction: BNR reduces the mosaic-like block noise in the picture, MNR reduces minor noise around the picture outlines (mosquito noise), and I/P NR Pro improves picture quality of streamed content.

Cinema Conversion Mode: The Sony Blu-ray player offers two Cinema Conversion Modes - (1) Auto mode automatically detects whether the material is video-based or film-based, and switches to the appropriate conversion method. (2) The Video mode is suited for video-based material and will always be selected regardless of the content.

BonusView: The BonusView feature provides picture-in-picture capability with select Blu-ray Disc titles. You can view addition content (such as director/actor commentary) in a small display window while the movie is playing.

Audio Section

Surround Sound Decoders: The BDP-S7200 has built-in Dolby Digital and DTS surround processors; multi-channel PCM Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD High Resolution, and DTS-HD Master Audio are output through the HDMI jack (when encoded on the Blu-ray Disc).

  • Dolby Digital Plus: Dolby Digital Plus was developed as an extension to Dolby Digital. The audio coding technology supports 7.1 channel surround sound. Dolby Digital Plus also includes the standard Dolby Digital bit stream and is compatible with all current Dolby Digital processors using the coaxial digital output.
  • Dolby TrueHD: Dolby TrueHD is a lossless coding technology that supports up to 8 channels of multi-channel surround sound for the next generation optical discs. The reproduced sound is true to the original source bit-for-bit.
  • DTS-HD High Resolution Audio: DTS-HD High Resolution Audio supports a maximum sampling frequency of 96 kHz, and 7.1 multi-channel surround. DTS-HD High Resolution Audio has a maximum transmission rate of 6 Mbps, with a lossy compression.
  • DTS-HD Master Audio: DTS-HD Master Audio has a maximum transmission rate of 24.5 Mbps and uses lossless compression (Lossless), and DTS-HD Master Audio corresponds to a maximum sampling frequency of 192 kHz, and maximum of 7.1ch.
Note: Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, and DTS-HD are only output via the player's HDMI output.

DTS Neo:6: This surround sound setting outputs simulated multichannel sound from 2 channel sources via the player's HDMI output.

DSEE: The Digital Sound Enhancement Engine (DSEE) upscales compressed digital music files (MP3, ACC, ATRAC, and WMA) to CD quality. Restoring the high-range sound lost in the compression process, DSEE reproduces digital music in rich, natural sound, closer to the quality of the original recording.

Digital Audio Outputs: The BDP-S7200 is equipped with a coaxial (RCA) digital output. The Audio menu allows you to select the digital audio format that is passed through the coaxial digital output. Settings allow you to transfer Dolby Digital and/or DTS sound tracks, or down-mix surround bitstreams to 2-channel PCM audio.

Audio Settings: The BDP-S7200 allows you to adjust the following audio settings:

  • AV SYNC: Synchronize the picture and sound by delaying the audio output in relation to the picture output; 0 to 120 milliseconds.
  • Audio DRC: The player offers three dynamic range compression levels - Auto, On, Off.

Network/Internet Functions

Dual Core Processor: The Sony Blu-ray player incorporates a built-in dual core processor that delivers lightning quick speeds without the lag; your web pages load quicker, movies and media stream faster, and playback appears noticeably smoother.

Wired or Wireless Network Connection: The Sony BDP-S7200 Blu-ray player supports a wired (Ethernet) or wireless (super WiFi) network connection. Via the Blu-ray player's network connection your can enjoy music, video, and still-image files stored on your computer. You can also listen to internet radio and watch online movies, via Bravia Entertainment Network.

  • Ethernet (LAN) Jack: The Sony BDP-S7200 Blu-ray player is equipped with an Ethernet (LAN) RJ-45 jack for connecting the player to your home network and computer.
  • Built-in Wireless LAN: The Sony Blu-ray player also features built-in super WiFi which allows you to wirelessly access the Internet and your home network. The Blu-ray player's built-in super WiFi provides a wireless network connection for the player with easy and quick setup. Super WiFi is engineered to have a stronger signal than conventional Wi-Fi, so you'll experience smoother video streaming and more responsive browsing from a wider range in your home. A wireless connection requires a home network with an 802.11 b/g/n access point (802.11n recommended) and internet connection. Supports WPS, WEP, and WPA security.

Bravia Entertainment Network: Once the Sony BDP-S7200 has been connected to your home network (via Ethernet or WiFi), you can have your favorite internet content delivered to the Sony Blu-ray player via Bravia Internet Audio/Video, the Opera TV Store, or the built-in web browser. You can stream movies, videos, music, and more with Bravia Internet Video; while the built-in web-browser lets you search on-line content by URL. The Opera TV Store lets you download additional apps.

  • Bravia Internet Audio/Video: Bravia Internet Audio/Video serves as a gateway to online audio/video content, delivering a variety of on-demand entertainment straight to the Sony Blu-ray player. Bravia Internet Audio/Video allows you to instantly stream a wide variety of movies, TV episodes, videos, and music from a large selection of entertainment apps.
  • Opera Internet Browser: The built-in Opera Internet Browser allows you to access select web content through the Sony Blu-ray player. Using the Opera Internet Browser, you gain access to and Gracenote Music Services. The built-in internet browser also allows you to do basic keyword searches, so you can browse other select websites (text-based only). The Opera Internet Browser is not a full search engine for the Internet and Web. For Internet audio/video/photo content, use Sony's Bravia Internet Video service. Some web-pages maybe too large for download.
  • Opera TV Store: The Opera TV Store provides a collection of additional downloadable web apps that are optimized for TV viewing. These apps range from videos, games, weather, news, world clocks, and social networks.
Note: Sony's Bravia Entertainment Network requires a home network with a connection speed of at least 2.5 Mbps recommended (10 Mbps for HD content). Video quality and picture size vary and are dependent upon broadband speed and delivery by content provider.

Bravia Internet Audio/Video Library: Click here for a full list of Sony Entertainment Network content (over 200 streaming services). The chart below lists many of the popular pre-installed Bravia Internet apps (as of 7/30/2014).

App Categories Pre-Installed Apps
Movies Video Unlimited, Netflix, Hulu Plus, Vudu, Amazon Instant Video, Crackle, Flixster, and more.
Music Music Unlimited, Pandora, Slacker, Berliner Philharmoniker, NPR, and more.
Social Media YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, and more.
Sports MLB.TV, NHL GameCenter, NBA Game Time, AAC Digital Network, XOS College Sports,, Billabong's, and more.
Lifestyle AOL On, eHow, Livestrong,,, Epicurious,,, Wired, uStudio, and more.
News NewsLook, TV Guide, CelebTV, TMZ, WeatherNation, and more.
Note: Online content may require additional fees and/or PC registration. Available online content may change without notice.

Miracast Technology: Miracast is a "screen mirroring" function which lets you wirelessly send the display from your compatible Windows 8.1+ or Android 4.2+ device (with support for Miracast) through the Blu-ray player and to your TV. This allows you to view pictures and videos that are playing on your compatible Windows or Android device on your TV screen. No wireless router or access point required.

DLNA Certified: DLNA certification allows you to enjoy various content from your home network, such as photo (JPEG/PNG/GIF), music (MP3/WMA/WAV), and video (AVCHD/MPEG/WMV/XVID) files stored on your Windows 7/8 PC (or other DLNA Certified media server/Android device) through the Sony BDP-S7200 - up to 999 files/folders. The Blu-ray player can be connected to your compatible PC using a hardwired Ethernet (LAN) connection or Wi-Fi connection (via built-in WiFi). This eliminates the need to copy your photo, video, and music files to a separate USB storage device.

Gracenote Metadata Service: The Gracenote metadata service instantly gives you access to detailed information about the movies you are watching through the Blu-ray disc player internet connectivity. This easy-to-navigate service displays information such as cast information, genre, jacket art and more right on the TV screen. You can also access select internet apps including YouTube and Qriocity to find related entertainment.

Note: Requires Internet connectivity. Some disc titles may not be supported by the Gracenote service.

BD-Live: BD-Live technology allows you to download and stream bonus content such as additional scenes, shorts, trailers, movie-based games, and more from a broadband Internet and home network connections (fees may apply). The Sony Blu-ray player features an Ethernet port to connect to the Internet via your home network and features front-panel USB port for additional storage.

Note: You must have a minimum 1GB USB memory device inserted in the unit's front-panel USB port in order to download content from BD-Live.

Convenience Features

Quick Start: Quick Start speeds up the load time on movies, so discs start faster after they're inserted into the Blu-ray player. The Sony Blu-ray player has a start-up time of approximately 0.3 seconds in Quick Start mode (20.7 seconds in normal mode). In Quick Start mode, it takes approximately 18.7 seconds for a Blu-ray disc to begin playback (35.1 seconds in normal mode).

Note: The Start Up/Play Back Time tests were started with the Blu-ray player initially turned off and in standby mode. The Start Up Time test was stopped when the player's Home Menu screen appeared. The Play Back Time test was stopped when the Blu-ray disc began playback.

On-Screen Display: The Sony BDP-S7200 provides an OSD via its HDMI output. The on-screen text can be set to English, French, Spanish, or Portuguese. The unit also features a front-panel display.

Auto Display: The player automatically displays information on your TV screen when changing the viewing titles, picture modes, audio signals, etc..

Screen Saver: The screen saver image appears when you do not use the player for more than 10 minutes while an on-screen display, such as the home menu, is displayed on your TV screen. The screen saver image helps prevent your display devices from becoming damaged.

Auto Standby: If any button on the player or remote is not pressed for more than 20 minutes, the player automatically returns to standby mode.

Parental Control: The Sony BDP-S7200 offers Parental Control settings to limit BD, DVD, and streamed Internet video according to the age of the users. You can also Allow or Block all unrated Internet video. The control settings are protected by a custom 4-digit password. You can also lock the disc tray to prevent it from being opened by mistake.

Energy Star Compliant: The Sony BDP-S7200 Blu-ray player meets Energy Star standards. Electric power consumption is significantly reduced during both use and standby.

Remote Control

Multibrand Remote: The supplied remote operates the Blu-ray player and a Sony TV's power on/off, input select, and volume up/down. The remote even has a dedicated Netflix button for immediate access to your Netflix movies. The remote is also pre-programmed with power, input, and volume controls for several other brand TVs.

HDMI Control (Bravia Sync): Sony components compatible with the HDMI Control function can be controlled via the HDMI connection. This includes convenient features like One-Touch Play and System Power-Off.

Sony TV SideView App: With the free Sony TV SideView App, you can control the BDP-S7200 Blu-ray player and browse content from your Apple iPod touch/iPhone/iPad (5.0+) or Android smartphone/tablet (2.2+). Simply download this app from the iTunes App Store or Google Play Store. The TV SideView App will allow your compatible Apple iOS or Android device to act as a remote control and software keyboard for the Sony Blu-ray player. You can also view disc information and search for Sony Bravia Internet apps from your compatible mobile device. In addition, you can use your Apple iOS/Android device to stream your videos, pictures, and music stored on your Windows computer or DLNA server to the Blu-ray player and your connected TV.

Note: The Sony TV SideView App requires that the Sony Blu-ray player and your Apple iOS or Android device be connected to the same compatible wireless network with the remote device connected through an 802.11 access point (802.11n recommended).

USB Keyboard Compatible: The Sony Blu-ray player also supports the connection of a USB 101 keyboard, which makes web browsing simpler.

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Customer Q&A

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Why did you buy this?

Feature set, free shipping and Crutchfield's reputation. [ Paul  Feb 10, 2016 ]
I just felt this item had the features I really neaded, for one I like the display on the front of the unit, If I choose to play a CD then I know where it is at, I can also watch Blu Ray discs on my tv with the ultra high def image that my tv can produce. A lot of features for the money. Also my experience with sony DVD players in the past has always been good. [ Douglas  Feb 09, 2016 ]
4k Upscaling, top level audio performance [ JUSTIN Z  Feb 08, 2016 ]
I have upgraded my TV and still have many SACD multichannel discs - this Blu-ray player will allow me to continue to enjoy them! [ Gregory  Feb 04, 2016 ]
I plan to purchase a 43" Sony Ultra 4K hd television in the next 45-60 days and wanted to stay with compatible brands--have had pretty luck with Sony over the years, except for re-furbished items--got burned bad on a sony Vaio computer once. [ Bill  Feb 02, 2016 ]
Sony branch and want try out out PlayStation Now with out PS console [ Alex  Jan 28, 2016 ]
Just looking for an upgrade to my lower end model. [ john  Jan 26, 2016 ]
SACD and $200 savings. [ Dan  Jan 17, 2016 ]
Good price and lifetime support [ Michael  Jan 12, 2016 ]
pair with my 4k TV. Hopefully cd sound quality will. be adequate. Sale price was attractive [ Joseph  Jan 11, 2016 ]
I only buy Sony products; they have never let me down. My sister bought us a Sony shower radio for a wedding gift 26 years ago & it still plays great! [ Alice M.  Jan 10, 2016 ]
Price point was good. [ RICHARD  Jan 06, 2016 ]
Wi-fi enabled, SACD compatible, great price with immediate rebate, and it's a SONY!! [ Stephen  Jan 05, 2016 ]
Looked like a good match for my new Sony 65 XBR 850 [ Alfred  Jan 03, 2016 ]
Sony reputation, quality, reliability & experience and is about half what the Oppo player I can't afford costs. Plays SACDs in addition to nearly all the other formats. [ Antonio  Jan 02, 2016 ]
Sony products are known for quality and libility. [ RONALD  Dec 31, 2015 ]
Has Dual Core processor which really helps with smooth streaming, up conversions & rendering in 3D/4K. Styling matches my Sony STRDN1060 Receiver perfectly. [ Brian  Dec 23, 2015 ]
4K Support [ Chris  Dec 21, 2015 ]
Bought new tv....but it wasn't smart. Also needed blu Ray for cds [ Chris  Dec 21, 2015 ]
Husband choose, I just buy! [ Natalie  Dec 18, 2015 ]
4k upconversion and places SACDs. I have a big collection of super audio cd's and my old sony es player (bought at Crutchfield's some years ago, broke and cannot be repaired. [ Marilina  Dec 16, 2015 ]
Most current for the price [ Jens  Dec 15, 2015 ]
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Good recommendations from external review sites and from Crutchfield advisor. Excellent price-point for the quality levels of the reviews. [ Kevin  Dec 14, 2015 ]
Good value & quality [ JOHNNY  Dec 12, 2015 ]
I purchased the Sony BDP-S7200 as it has 4K upscale and is a perfect match for my Onkyo TX-NR838. Although the Sony BDP-S6500 is fully comparable, the S7200 is built more substantially and blends well with my system. My TV is a Sony 4K 65 inch XBRx810C. [ ANTONIO G  Dec 11, 2015 ]
Price is good [ Danilo  Dec 09, 2015 ]
I Like Sony Equipment. [ Dennis  Dec 04, 2015 ]

3 questions already asked

The signal is double filtered first through the player then the television. Both units work independently to give the best imagery possible hence you get double the up scale ability. You truly have to see it to believe it. [ Ralston  Dec 16, 2015 ]
The 4K TV is not broadcasting in 4K. Therefore you will see an improvement now but when 4K is operating there should be additional improvement. [ jon  Dec 15, 2015 ]
No. The player upscales the signal to 4K first. If you connect a non-4K player to a 4K TV, the TV will do the upscaling instead. You will want to experiment to see if your TV does a better job in your home. [ Jim  Dec 14, 2015 ]
Not a 100% sure but I don't think so. [ Eric  Dec 14, 2015 ]
mathematically the S7200 will upscale a dvd or blu- ray dvd to the limit of its algorythmn and pass that enhanced image to the television. If your TV has the capability to further enhance the signal you could see even better results [ Maryel  Dec 14, 2015 ]
Yih-Pai L, I have only had this player a few days, and with the busy-ness of the holidays, I have only explored a few of its features. I don't know the answer to your question. For what it's worth, the picture on my 1080p LCD screen is sharper than with the older Sony Blu-ray player the S7200 replaced. I feel that audio quality is improved, as well. Software is still evolving, however: two upgrades in two weeks time and still WiFi audio streaming needs improvement. I am sure Sony will get it right eventually. Good luck, [ ERNEST  Dec 27, 2014 ]
Yes the player is HDMI-ARC capable without an optical audio out. I connected my equipment without connecting the audio out and everything works well even though you do have the option connecting using the optical audio out it is not necessary. [ Ralston  Dec 25, 2014 ]
Yes, the player is HDMI-ARC capable, supporting Sony's Bravia Sync standard through a high speed HDMI cable. Digital audio is provided through the HDMI interface and coaxial out connection only, with no provision provided for analogue out. [ Terry  Dec 24, 2014 ]
Not sure exactly what that feature is but if I can get more details I would try it to see if the DVD is able to deliver...Please let me know if I may assist one way or another...I used it on a 4k tv and it performed great but that is about it... [ PAVEL  Dec 24, 2014 ]
A Christmas gift. Has not been opened yet, therefore unable to have my husband the expert answer without spoiling surprise. Sorry [ Maryel  Dec 23, 2014 ]
Good question. The details aren't really clear on that capability. I can tell you that I use the Bravia Sync feature on mine, which I believe uses the ARC technology to send signals back and forth with capable Sony components. "One remote controls all Bravia devices." Sorry I couldn't give you a confirmed answer but I hope this helps. [ Brett  Dec 23, 2014 ]
My understanding is that it is HDMI-ARC capable. I put it that way because I personally have not tried to use this function. [ WILLIAM  Dec 23, 2014 ]
yes it is capable and works great [ DARYL B  Dec 23, 2014 ]
Yes. I've watched several 4K Netflix features using this player and it looks great on my 4K Sony TV. [ Jared  Dec 12, 2014 ]
We have not received any answers from other customers on your question. I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They should be able to help answer your question. [ Krissy  Aug 10, 2014 ]  Staff