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Got what I expected. SMALL unit and fair price
Pop in a Blu-ray or DVD disc, enjoy streaming video and music services, or play PS3 games — all with the Sony BDP-S3700.
For my money, a new Blu-ray player is one of the best values in home entertainment, and the Sony BDP-S3700 proves why. This player offers many of the same video services that make similar-priced streaming sticks and set-top boxes all the rage — including Netflix®, Amazon Instant Video, and MLB.TV. Mulitiple built-in Wi-Fi antennas help ensure smooth streaming for your movies, shows, and live sports. Plus, the 'S3700 can also play Blu-ray and DVD discs from Redbox or your own library, delivering clear, detailed picture quality.
These days we watch and enjoy a lot of content on our phone — YouTube™ clips, Vine and Instagram videos, pictures of friends and family. Guess what? All that stuff plays well on the big screen, too. Using Miracast™ technology, the BDP-S3700 lets you wirelessly “push” anything you see on your smartphone or tablet onto your TV.
Scratch & Dent items may be missing non-essential accessories. In some cases the manufacturer's accessories have been replaced with generic equivalents.
Got what I expected. SMALL unit and fair price
Anonymous, Cincinnati, OH
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Got what I expected. SMALL unit and fair price
Great price and easy to set up with Wi-Fi! Have not used the apps!
Pros: Great price and easy to hook up!
The Sony BDP-S3700 is a tiny little machine (my first cd player was as large as my reciever) that is jam packed with apps and stations to keep any A?V Buff satisfied. Of course it has the option to go wireless and slide right into my household Wifi , I am old Scool enough to like my cabels. I set it up with the low power option which means I have to wait a bit for it to warm up from the foff position, but it saves me electricity and every cent counts. The set-up was childishly easy took 3-4 min and I was ready to startt playing HD, Blu-Ray. of just listen to sme of my favorite CD's. and of course the Streaming OMG so many choices everything from Nintendo to Amazon Prime and everything in between . There were also about ten music choices including siris and pandora so it covers the gambit there also. For the price tis unit can not be beat, especially as it a Sony
Fast shipping. Easy to use and good image. Still can't use to streaming because I live in Puerto Rico and after Hurricane Maria we are still without wifi in our house. But we rent some blue rays and works excellently.
This DVD player works well, plays Blu-ray, is compact, and connects to the internet over WiFi. The picture quality is excellent. We've had no problems.
Pros: Compact, attractive, easy-to-use, plays Blu-ray, connects to internet over WiFi
excellent...just what we wanted at a great price
I only need this unit to play older DVDs and BluRays (I do not stream videos). So far, it's fit the bill quite nicely. BluRay picture quality & sound are excellent and the upconversion of DVDs to near-HD quality seems quite good also. It seems to be a very good basic player - with luck it'll last a long time also.
Pros: easy set-up, low cost, very good picture & sound
Cons: small keys on remote
Excellent unit. Quick set-up and very small. Love it.
Eat install and internet setup.
Works great as expected by Sony.
Works like a charm with my new Sony 4K TV. Very easy set up.
Pros: Easy set-up Works well
Great little Blue ray player easy to use and overall quality is good. Great price and way to play your almost outdated Blue ray discs. The small footprint allows it to be placed almost anywhere. At this Price you can't go wrong.
Pros: Great price point with easy setup and picture quality
Cons: None as of yet
This is my second Sony Blu-Ray player, and I must confess that I got this one because it has the same user interface as the previous model, which I'm keeping, BTW. The S3700 is very small, but it is also very easy to use via the remote (minor ding here: no backlight). It's got all the online services I subscribe to, and both online and Blu-Ray image quality are excellent at 1080p. I use a projector on a large (110-inch) screen, so flaws would be easy to spot. But there really aren't any. It would be hard to imagine, in fact, better image quality at any price. The only potential issue is in overall quality - the tray doesn't seem all that sturdy, and at least one DVD makes a lot of noise when spinning, although that may be a problem with the disc itself, and not the player. I've got my fingers crossed, anyway, and so far I'm pleased - especially at the price paid. Crutchfield did their usual fine job of getting it here quickly, BTW - always a pleasure doing business with them.
Pros: Small, inexpensive, excellent image quality
Cons: Remote lacks backlight, tray feels a bit cheap
This is a great player and a terrific value. Its small footprint allows placement in areas like bedroom furniture. It has all that I need like WiFi, Apps, and BlueRay, and a Sony to boot. I have purchased 3 of these players and scattered about my house. A perfect fit for non smart HD TV's with HDMI inputs.
Pros: Well featured, small footprint, value, Somy
So far BDP-3700 is playing as advertise . Nothing fancy just what I wanted great picture , easy to set -up and operate . If you are looking for a Blu-ray with basic app's and just play your DVD's and CD's this the product . For the money can't be beat.
awesome value, easy to set up & use. Good sound & picture. &
Pros: fast load & plays discs my older Pioneer would not
Works as expected. Sony quality ... not an extremely high end product, but gets the job done.
Pros: Plays Blurays, DVDs and other video formats with out issue Nice upscaling on DVDs Built in apps are a bonus.
Cons: None yet
It is working as advertised. Great picture to TV and streams are clear. If needed would buy another one.
We bought two of these blue ray players. We've only had them a couple of weeks but they're working fine. I like the small size and the ease of installation. We're able to get Netflix, Prime, YouTube etc., a big plus. We've always been happy with Crutchfield and our Sony products.
Pros: Small, simple, functional, offers apps we want (Netflix, Prime)
Cons: None so far
Works well. Easy to attach to television. Remote easy and intuitive to operate. Would recommend to anyone.
Everything on this player works great. DVD, Blue-Ray, WiFi, with my 10+ year old Sony Bravia LCD. The only problem is it won't play DVDs I converted from VCR tapes using my ancient 20+ year old Go Video VCR-DVD recorder. Got this Sony DVD-BlueRay-WiFi machine from Crutchfield this month. Recommended.
Pros: Works very well
The player works great. Better picture than the previous DVD Player. Delivery was on time. I also called support for an additional cable and was given good advice on how to hook it up to my sound system.
Lost remote. Doesn't work without one. Cant find one to buy.
Cons:Crutchfield response on 9/18/2017 If you purchased this product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. Our toll-free Tech Support number is printed on your invoice, and is also available under the "My Orders" tab in the "My Account" section of our website. If you did not purchase this from Crutchfield, then you may want to contact Sony at 800-222-7669 and hopefully they can help you locate a new remote.
Bought on recommendation of Crutchfield rep, good call! User friendly, not too complicated. Easy to set up. It's replacing a Samsung that was always frustrating to use (and wouldn't load my streaming service). Takes up practically no space. I'm enjoying using it and didn't even need help getting it to work. Score!
Pros: Small, takes up little space Easy to set up Easy to use
Cons: Haven't found one yet
Love this player. It's a fantastic player for the money. And physically small. I was replacing a BDP-360 that got a 'thermal' and was quite pleased by the price and performance. The only thing that is a bit disconcerting is the fact that it's a dark front. No indicators. Nothing to really let you know it's on. But hey, it works great.
Pros: Small. VERY Inexpensive. Plays everything I throw at it.
Cons: Dark, no real indicators of it doing anything. Wish the remote would integrate with the Sony AV system for volume control and other functions
This is great. Compact, wifi, does the job nicely. Even better, it's truly portable. And the remote is bigger than a credit card!
Plays blu ray and CDs for for fair price.
Pros: Plays blu ray disk
Cons: None found yet
Ordered my Sony BDP-S3700 DVD Blu-Ray player from Crutchfield and I got it in 2 days, perfect condition and ready to use. It was easy to connect and set up to my current system and I began using it almost immediately. It works great and would recommend it to others.
Pros: Fast shipping from Crutchfield. Easy to set up and use
Don't buy the Sony BDP-3700! And, based on problems reported in Sony's on-line "community" with other BDP-37xx models, I'd stay away from those as well. I bought two of these units in early 2016. One failed within warranty - Sony honored the warranty and fixed it. Second one failed just barely outside of warranty, and they won't replace it. I won't spend a cent on fixing a clearly poorly made product.
Small in size but big in features. Easy set up & love the wireless wifi.
Satisfactory as a DVD player (have no Blu-rays to try) -- equal to a 12 yr. old Panasonic, but painfully slow to "boot". As an out-of-date 20-yr. career IT person heavily involved with data communications, I consider the network interface to be seriously flawed from a privacy/security perspective. Since I currently do not have an Internet speed to support streaming, I do not plan on using this feature. (!) Connectivity can not be turned off/on as you might do with a PC (delete the MAC address from your router, or do a Reset to Default Factory Settings to turn off); (2) The startup screen contains over 2 dozen "Favorite Apps", none of which can be deleted (each a possible hacking portal?); (3) p. 33 of the Operating Instructions seem to imply the player could change network settings of the router when using WPS for setup (sounds a bit like the software problem with PCs until the late 1990s).
Pros: USB nice to view pictures. (Mixed results for .avi video: camera source OK, but commercially converted 8mm not so - codex problem?). Controller can also control (Toshiba) TV.
Cons: Slow "booting". Network connection implementation.
Instruction manual is about like most of those I read for players which meant there is a LITTLE information lacking. However, it was very easy just using eyes to connect and it works just great. Still got to go through all of the on-screen prompts to fine-tune it if you use it for internet etc.
Cons: Printed manual short on info. but you can get around it.
Enjoying this Blu-ray / DVD player. Quality device with wi-fi that makes my non-smart TV a smart one. Remote has programable TV / Input buttons to minimize remotes while using it. Dimensions are small so it takes up little space. Less expensive units exist, but the added wi-fi was worth the upgrade
Pros: Dimensions Wi-Fi capability Remote
Get to use Youtube.......awsome!!!!
Needed a blueray player always use Sony. Works great very happy!
Pros: Great sound and picture
I've only had this machine for a few weeks, but I have used it a lot, and in every way I anticipate using. It's small and squarish. I hooked it up, connected to wireless easy, and performed an update before using. The Netflix interface is much faster than my 2013 model. I run the sound into a receiver and the hdmi into a tv. I play a variety of dvds and bluray discs, along with streaming Netflix. The remote is easy to use. Nice to purchase something that does exactly what it claims to do. 5 stars because I have found no problems. (Crutchfield packing was top-notch, much better than Amazon)
Pros: Works as advertised
Cons: None so far
Bought to replace an older Samsung Blu-ray player that had multiple skipping problems. So far, so good with the Sony, which is not only smaller but offers more streaming perks.
5 stars!! This product gets 5 Stars..well packaged upon arrival, ease of set up and slim profile!
item is easy to install and set up. good quality and fine picture on tv.
Pros: good price . hooked to older set for nextflix, etc . control has just enough keys to work without needing a manual to run it. and still very functional.
Works great for accessing Netflix and other apps on an older tv. Haven't tried a DVD in it yet.
Pros: I bought this so that I could access various apps like Netflix and Pandora. Works great
Cons: I haven't played a DVD in it yet, so can't really comment on it.
When it comes to home electronics I am " Joe Dope " but this little Sony unit was very compact, easy to find a good spot with all the other things such as cable box, modern, sound bar,ect. The set up was extremely easy. Plug in the power source, run the h.d.m.i. cable to the t.v. and your done. Programing the unit to the t.v. was a piece of cake. ( it might have helped that I happen to have a Sony t.v . but I'm sure it would be just as easy). So, in closing if you are looking for a nice little, compact blue ray player, don't pass this one up.
Excellent value for the cost. YouTube app quick and responsive. Have played DVD, Blu Ray & Cd all great sound and picture. Coaxial audio fits onto my amp. Easy setup.
Pros: value to cost, apps, digital audio to amp, simple to use, decent responce times,
Cons: On/Off light could be larger.
got this for my daughter for her room. shes a Netflix and hulu girl. loves it.
Pros: good player for the money
Great little device. Purchased to primarily stream online media to an older HD TV and it works great!
Great player. Easy to set up and works very well
Pros: Small, plays well and easy to set up
see pros below
Pros: dvd works very well--easy to set up and great -picture--people at Crutchfield were very nice
We got the Sony Blue-ray player and have been using it about a month now. It was amazingly easy to set-up. I don't know the technical terms, but it seems to be able to pull the contents of Netflix and other programs from the internet much faster than out previous model, causing far less interruptions. It does take more time to boot up when we first turn it on, but that's not a huge problem. We have not played a DVD on it yet but so far we do like the player.
Pros: Set-up is amazingly quick and easy. Streaming is powerful so less interruptions in programming.
Cons: takes longer than expected to initially boot-up.
This player rocks. Loads very quickly, and this was an "open" model. Good news is everything was still wrapped up brand spanking new.... probably doesn't happen 100% of the time but hey it did for me!
Pros: Great picture, loads quick,
Cons: Menus are a little confusing
This player replaced an older Samsung Blu-ray and there is no comparison in picture quality, audio, or available apps. The Sony is really great! The video upconversion is a real plus for our DVD collection of older titles. Set up was very easy (using ethernet) and the multi-brand remote works fine with our Samsung TV.
Pros: Picture, audio, physical size, PRICE
Very surprised that a player at this price performs so well. Even though the remote is kind of small it mates well with my Sony TV for volume, on/off and input. Crutchfield is a great store.
Pros: Great picture, easy to set up.
Easy to install and operate. Picture quality very good.
Pros: Built-in Wi-Fi; controller easy to use; very reasonable price
Easy to set up and use. A lot of applications loaded, i.e. Netfilx, Crackle, YouTube. Highly recommend it.
Out of the box worked very well. Shipped quick and arrived in good condition
This is a solid unit. I now own two of them. It's probably not the model that you'll buy for your home theater setup, but for the money, it's a great option for less demanding needs. The built-in WiFi is a great feature, and the setup was painless.
Pros: Great bang for the buck
Cons: There are better options (if you are willing to spend a lot more money)
Never had a blue ray player. After reading reviews, chose this one. Happy we did. Works excellently. Have not played any blue ray discs yet, but the dvds we have watched have been up-converted and they look so much better than when played through just a dvd player. Set up was easy. Highly recommend.
Great picture quality, better than Roku or Firetv on same streaming apps. However very few useful steaming apps, also very plain looking device if appearance is a concern.
Pros: Picture quality
Cons: Plain looking, limited apps
Very happy with this Dvd/internet player. Installation and connection was super easy, quality of images impeccable and it's very compact thus takes up very little space.
Great little product, especially for its price. Video is clear and sharp and the sound is the same. I would highly recommend this for the casual user.
I bought this blu-ray player to replace a Samsung that was outdated and not working properly. I am happy with this player as it has Netflix capabilities which is the main feature I wanted.
Pros: Small Numerous features
We have had this for a month now. It's the perfect Blueray player for our basic needs.
Pros: Easy and quick set up
This product gave me problems from the day I received it. The unit won't power on unless you disconnect & reconnect the power supply or the hdmi cable. It is also very noisy when in operation. Apparently even if you receive a defective product, you have to pay a $10 return fee to exchange it or get a refund. So I guess I will continue to plug & unplug the power to use this product.
Cons: Product Quality & Return Policy.Crutchfield response on 2/6/2017 Chris, we're sorry that the Blu-ray player didn't work. We have set up a return and waived the return shipping fee.
Very nice machine! Small and compact but does everything it needs to do. Is excellent at playing older, damaged discs. I have an old copy of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (the BBC version) that would not play under any circumstances on my old player; it plays flawlessly on the Sony. Excellent Value!
Pros: Crisp, Clear Picture Great Sound Absolutely simple to set up and use
Great Blu-ray player. The only negative is there is no internet browser.
This Blue-Ray player was perhaps the easiest component to hookup that I have ever purchased. It merged seamlessly with my 4K Samsung TV and and my wireless internet connection. The picture was up-converted about as clearly as one could ask, and the small footprint took up a minimal amount of space in the TV stand.
Pros: Ease of installation; excellent picture; small footprint.
Cons: Nothing worth mentioning.
A small compact DVD player with excellent wireless capability. Nice way to make a non smart TV smart as well as gaining a DVD player. Priced right. Easy installation by following prompts. Updates software through internet connection when needed to keep product current. Would be nice if remote was larger.
Pros: Wireless capability.
Cons: Small size remote control
Great little unit! Though we were mocked by our children for wanting to keep the ability to play DVDs (old school, we know!), this unit answers that need, allows us to play our CDs (for which we were also mocked), AND replaced our Roku unit with all the streaming access we need. It was super easy to set up and is easy to use. And even better was the service we got from Crutchfield; we just told them what we wanted to do and what our budget was, and they gave us great options -- and even remembered to add cables to the cart, which we would not have thought of. Can't say enough about this company; they were a great find!
Poor resolution, frequent buffering, cheap feel-- isn't that enough?
Cons: See aboveCrutchfield response on 1/18/2017 Richard contacted us and set up a return for this item. Purchases from Crutchfield can be returned or exchanged within 60 days.
Fast startup, convenient icons and great picture. Have not found any negative aspects yet.
Pros: Small footprint, multiple connections,
This is a very good Bluray disk player. I also purchased this product for use as a DLNA media player over my WiFi network. I only was successful making low speed network connections and for HD content it does not reliably produce high quality playback. Somewhat disappointed.
Pros: Very good bluray disk player
Cons: Poor WiFi connections result in poor DLNA media playback
Just what I wanted. Compact size along with wifi apps which to me is a bonus Nice unit
This product was very easy to install and operate. I am very happy with the product.
Pros: Easy installation.
Just received the unit in the last 30 days. Plays DVD's fine with an older Samsung flat screen tv. This tv was not a "smart tv, so am using the Sony unit to access Netflix and other web content. It works real well for this purpose also.
I'm glad I didn't pay that much. It's very slow. The built in apps are super slow to respond and the unit randomly freezes and the only way to get it going again is to unplug it. The blueray portion is OK. I don't think the picture is quite as good as it was with my PS3 though. Overall it's a disappointment. I will end up replacing the power supply in my PS3 and using this as a back up.
Pros: Has many built in apps, plays discs, is small.
Cons: Slow random freezes requiring the unit to be unplugged to solve feels really cheap picture quality not up to a 5 year older PS3
Very pleased! This player offers very much in a small package and a pleasing price.
Pros: A lot for a little
Cons: None yet?
This product was a great price and once ordered, I received this device very quickly. It was very easy to set up and use. So far I am extremely pleased with my purchase.
This is such a fine DVD player at a reasonable cost. I love the smaller footprint and the simplicity of the interface. It installed very simply and was up and running in just a few minutes. I love Crutchfield's service as well! A+++ experience.
Plays all my DVDs and Blue Rays perfectly. Easy to use and hook up initially. We are thrilled, don't hesitate in choosing this player for your home.
Pros: Works great on all my DVDs and Blue Rays. Easy to operate and hook up initially. Very small profile easy to hide.
Great product, easy to set up, price is right
Great picture, just got the DVD player, this is a very early review. Very easy set-up, WIFI nice, liked the automatic software/hardware update. Only reason it's not a 5 star, is the INPUT control on the DVD player remote does not work with my Sony TV. I have the DVD player on the HDMI 3 port, and I still need to use the Sony TV remote to switch from the HDMI 1 (TV) to HDMI 3 (player), just annoying, especially since both units are Sony.
Pros: Great picture Very easy set-up, WIFI nice, liked the automatic software/hardware update
Cons: INPUT control on the DVD player remote does not work with my Sony TV
I like things basic and that make it a breeze to use without pulling out the manual. It is what I need for my system.
The player is an very good bargain for most DVD viewing. It is a basic unit without upscaling or 3D, but does have a wi-if connection. Construction is mostly plastic with a metal base and does not feel very solid. No panel displays except for the power on light. The unit is small and should fit in smaller spaces. This unit would best be served as a secondary player perhaps in a bedroom as was this purchase and especially for non 3D or 4K televisions.
Pros: Wi-if enabled Excellent picture Easy to use
Cons: Mostly plastic No Panel indicators Small remote
My first bluray player!! I trust Crutchfield's products and customer service, very happy will shop with you again
Great service from Crutchfield - as usual ! Sony DVD player works well and meets my needs exactly. I just wanted to have exactly the same interface to internet that I have living room ( which uses a Sony DVD player ) . Easy to set up. Gives beautiful pictures. A problem with delivery and Crutchfield immediately shipped another unit !
Very nice blu ray player for a good price!
Hello bought this Sony Blu_ray to replace an older Sony. The wi-fi is great, the True Dolby and Master Hd DTS that runs Thru my Sony HD surround sound works great! Thank you Crutchfield!
Pros: Simple to use, smaller takes up less space as older Blu-ray
Cons: Remote is smaller , could be a little bigger, button seem close together.
The unit is nice and small and compact. Set up was easy. Great picture on blue rays. Automatically reverts to the proper I put. I recommend this product.
Pros: Great picture, easy set up
Bought this product for ease to connect to internet s For netflex. Easy to use bought a different brand and took it back after hours of not being able to connect..
great for the price. small enough to fit in a tight space. Great audio and visual.
So easy. play good . nice program . small size DVD player
Easy installation, ease of control, good picture
Pros: ease of installation, use. Good picture
Cons: none so far
It is a quality product at a value price. Setup was easy ... just give it about two minutes to initialize the setup routine. Does not have as many streaming sites as my Apple ... but it has the big ones. Wifi connection was good and seemed fast enough. Bluray and DVD play was automatic. The device is easy to use and works well.
inexpensive blue ray player has all the built in apps i need great value. Crutchfield always easy to do business with
Pros: inexspensive, goodapps, great picture, easy set-up
Cons: non sofar
Arrived on time . Works great. Better than the old Sony it replaced after getting fried by a power surge following Hurricane Matthew. 5 stars and thank you Crutchfield.
This is a great little player for the price. I got it for playing DVDs and streaming Netflix. I connected it to my WiFi without a problem, entered my Netflix password and it was good to go. So far I have only used Netflix because I already had an account, but there are many other services available.
Pros: Easy to set up, great price and lots of streaming services offered.
Delivers as promised. Excellent quality. I buy from Crutchfield whenever I can, excellent guidance on ourchase and by far the best support compared to anyone with installation.
Pros: Excellent quality for price
Works great, just hooked it up without a hitch. Customer service was the best, too! I recommend.
Pros: Easy to hook up Great price Works great, too.
This little dynamo is everything other 5-star reviewers have said. Easy to set up - well, easy if you read the instructions first. The instructions are clear. We have not yet explored all the streaming options available, and there are many. But for simply watching a DVD movie, our primary purpose for its purchase, it works like a charm. Definitely highly recommend.
Pros: Small; easy to operate; included set up instructions are clear; sharp picture and sound
Outstanding service and delivery from Crutchfield. Product work right out of the box with minimal fuss, no need for advanced knowledge or training. Very satified with performance
Quick setup. Almost did it all by itself! Watched Netflix and Amazon with not a problem at all. Haven't gotten a Blu-ray disc yet, but the streaming was my main objective.
Pros: Quick setup and easy to use
Cons: None yet
the sony BDP S3700 blue ray disc player arrived very shortly after ordering. the player was easy to set up and it works very good for netflix movies. i have always had great service and products from crutch field
Pros: easy setup and it works great
I'm surprised by how well it works, compared to it's price. Works great on my wireless. I got another one for my son in Minneapolis.
Pros: Small, good wireless receiver for Netflix, etc.
Small, compact and simple, the only downside I can see is that you can't tell if it's playing or not. It does not have any digital display.
Great BluRay/DVD player for price. Wanted a small component to fit in a compact place and it works great. Haven't figured out how to program it to work with Bose universal remote yet, but still trying.
Pros: Small size Great picture and sound Price
Cons: HDMI cable not included.
I was little skeptical as to the unit being a quality piece. The price was more than reasonable, so I said to myself " try it". The unit is a real bargain as it produces excellent sound and a quality picture. i have an demanding sound system and this unit really produces great results . Do not let the price and size fool you as it is well worth your attention.
Pros: Excellent sound and great picture.
Cons: Does not have all the features more expensive and larger units have. But it does not have price tag of those units either.
This bluray player works well and is compact and light weight, perfect for our RV.
Pros: Reliable Sony and the play all format Bluray
Cons: None so far
Does everything that it's supposed to do, in about 20% of the size and less than 1/3 of the price of the unit that it replaced.
Pros: Size, features
Not an OPPO, but for the price it's a good buy. Replaced a much earlier Sony unit that was very slow had unreliable WiFi. Works great but locked up once. That meant reset of Amazon, Netflix, and I Heart Radio. Picture quality is very good and audio is excellent.
Pros: Cost, Video and Audio quality very good.
Cons: Locked up once. Had to reset apps.
Great little blue ray player. We like having the ability to watch movies on discs, our external hard drive and on netflix.
Pros: Sony Included apps via WiFi.
Cons: I do wish that the USB port was on the back instead of the front.
Perfect for the price
Pros: Quiet running and great video quality
Cons: Nothing bad to say
This player had all the features that I wanted. Plus, with the 48 inch Sony TV I just purchased from Crutchfield, this player matches up with TV.
Pros: It's a Sony
|Surround Sound Decoding||
Dolby Digital Plus |
DTS-HD High Resolution Audio
DTS-HD Master Audio
|4K Ultra HD||No|
|Internet Movie Streaming||Netflix,Hulu,Vudu,Amazon,YouTu|
|Built-in Wi-Fi||802.11 b/g/n|
|Smartphone App Control||Yes|
|DVD Video Upconversion||1080p, 1080i, 720p|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|Digital Optical Output||None|
|Digital Coaxial Output||1|
|Analog Audio Outputs||None|
|1080p Video Output||Yes|
|Component Video Outputs||None|
Disc Compatibility: The Sony BDP-S3700 Blu-ray disc player is compatible with many disc types:
|Disc Type||Disc Description|
|Blu-ray||BD-ROM, BD-R, BD-RE|
|DVD||DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW|
|CD||CD-Audio, CD-R, CD-RW|
Blu-ray Disc: Blu-ray provides these key features and advantages.
Note: The BDP-S3700 plays Region A Blu-ray discs and Region 1 DVDs. Blu-ray Disc uses the Advanced Access Content System (AACS) to prevent unauthorized recording of copyrighted material.
Firmware Updates: 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. Visit the Sony eSupport Site for the latest firmware update information.
USB Port: The front-panel USB (type-A) port allows 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 port also allows 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|
|Audio||MP3, WMA, AAC, AIFF, ALAC, FLAC, WAV,|
|Video||AVCHD, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, Motion JPEG, WMV9, XVID|
|Photo||JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP|
HDMI 1.4: The BDP-S3700's HDMI 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, or 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.
Advanced Color Technologies: The Sony BDP-S3700 Blu-ray player features Sony's proprietary Triluminos Color technology, as well as supports Deep Color.
Screen Settings: The Sony BDP-S3700 features the following screen settings:
Video Settings: The BDP-S3700 offers the following video adjustments:
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.
Surround Sound Decoders: The BDP-S3700 has built-in Dolby Digital and DTSsurround 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).
Note: Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, and DTS-HD are only output via the player's HDMI output.
Digital Audio Output: The BDP-S3700 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-S3700 allows you to adjust the following audio settings:
Wired or Wireless Network Connection: The Sony BDP-S3700 Blu-ray player supports a wired or wireless 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.
Note: A home network speed of at least 2.5 Mbps is recommended (10 Mbps for HD content). Video quality and picture size vary and are dependent upon broadband speed and delivery by content provider.
Online Entertainment Apps: Once connected to your home's network and internet provider, the Sony BDP-S3700 lets you access a variety online services consisting of TV shows, movies, videos, music, radio, news, sports, and more.
Note: Online content may require additional fees and/or PC registration. Available online content may change without notice.
PlayStation Video: Sony's PlayStation Video (previously named Video Unlimited) is the ultimate source for the latest Hollywood blockbusters, all-time classics, and TV shows from almost every major studio. When you sign up for a free account you can browse the available titles, check prices, and watch trailers and previews. You'll then be able to rent or buy videos from Sony's constantly updated range of movies and TV shows in SD or HD.
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 movies, TV shows, games, music, sports, lifestyle, technology, kids, nature, travel, news, & weather.
Miracast & WiFi Direct: 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. And thanks to WiFi Direct, 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-S3700 - up to 999 files/folders. The Blu-ray player can be connected to your compatible PC using a hardwired Ethernet (LAN) connection or WiFi 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.
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.
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 0.4 seconds in Quick Start mode (25.1 seconds in normal mode). In Quick Start mode, it takes approximately 14.3 seconds for a Blu-ray disc to begin playback (48.7 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-S3700 provides an OSD via its HDMI output. The on-screen text can be set to English, French, Spanish, or Portuguese. The unit does not offer a front-panel display.
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 Display: The player automatically displays information on your TV screen when changing the viewing titles, picture modes, audio signals, etc..
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-S3700 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-S3700 Blu-ray player meets Energy Star standards. Electric power consumption is significantly reduced during both use and standby.
Multi-brand 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 & other brand 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.
Video & TV SideView App: With Sony's free Video & TV SideView App, you can control the BDP-S3700 Blu-ray player and browse its content from your Apple iPod touch/iPhone/iPad (8.0+) or Android smartphone/tablet (4.1+). Simply download this app from the Apple's App Store or Google Play Store. The Video & 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.
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 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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Best fit for my needs. [ Tim Feb 18, 2018 ]
good features and economic [ Gregorio Feb 15, 2018 ]
Bought as a gift to myself [ DAMON Feb 12, 2018 ]
Basic unit with WIFI, replaces current unit, good experience with Sony products, good price [ JAY H Feb 09, 2018 ]
Fit my needs perfectly, runs thru my Sony TV into the Klipsch Soundbar I bought from Crutchfield, and has more than I was looking for at a rock bottom price. [ robert Feb 08, 2018 ]
For wireless streaming of Netflix on an older TV without Wifi. [ DONNA Feb 02, 2018 ]
Wanted Netflix on a non-"Smart TV" [ C Feb 02, 2018 ]
Wanted to upgrade my old Blue Ray Player and will only by Sony, also needed one that would let me watch Netflix and Hulu with my subscriptions. [ F Jan 25, 2018 ]
They gave good advice that supported my research and have pretty good prices. [ Philip Jan 18, 2018 ]
My current Sony works great but it's not wireless and after moving that's what I needed. I can't get a cable to the old one anymore. [ Ralph Jan 03, 2018 ]
Already own this model. Purchased as a gift for friends. [ Todd Jan 01, 2018 ]
Price [ Nick Dec 27, 2017 ]
good reviews; features; price [ Steven Dec 26, 2017 ]
This unit received positive reviews, does all that I need at this time, and the price was no higher than the lowest in my shopping area. [ MICHAEL Dec 17, 2017 ]
I am a Sony fan. I think I have about 970 reward points from past purchases. Id like to use them on this order please. [ Dale Dec 13, 2017 ]
Gift for my sister [ Nicole Dec 12, 2017 ]
Good price with plenty of newer features. [ John J. Dec 11, 2017 ]
gift for son [ Frank Dec 10, 2017 ]
Plays multiple formats. Good price. [ DOUG R Dec 09, 2017 ]
Best value compared with others for our purpose. [ W Dec 06, 2017 ]
Compact size, good feature set. [ David Dec 06, 2017 ]
Price and features, specifically wi-fi. [ GSmith Dec 05, 2017 ]
received good reviews and do not need 4k features yet [ Leonard Dec 05, 2017 ]
Blue ray player - on a budget [ Mark Dec 02, 2017 ]
Needed to replace a broken DVD player. Good price; good reviews. [ Joseph Nov 28, 2017 ]
Price and features [ Brian Nov 27, 2017 ]
Price and features [ David Nov 25, 2017 ]
Appeared to be functional for a college student. Price was competitive. As ALWAYS the support of your products even after several year has been exceptional. [ Hecht Nov 24, 2017 ]
Price and multiple WiFi antennas [ Rodrigo Nov 23, 2017 ]
Excellent brand and price savings [ Vernon Nov 23, 2017 ]
you recommended it [ howard Nov 09, 2017 ]
I chose this item because I wanted a back up blu ray disc player. [ Virginia Nov 03, 2017 ]
Need inexpensive system to get Netflix into my sun room from computer. No question I would order from Crutchfield as they have served me well in the past. . [ Jim Nov 01, 2017 ]
Went with the model mainly for the wifi, so I don't have to run cable due to the smart tv wifi going out. Replacing dvr that I purchased recently(that didn't have wifi) with this one, plus I have another one as well..works great! [ Mark Oct 31, 2017 ]
Seems good value. I chose this one over the 1700 because of the Wi-Fi capability. [ Suzanne Oct 26, 2017 ]
It met my needs without breaking the bank & received good reviews. Plus I like no hassle shopping & free shipping. [ Vicki Oct 05, 2017 ]
Great product for great price [ Daniel Sep 26, 2017 ]
Good reviews [ Al Sep 22, 2017 ]
Features and Price. [ B Sep 17, 2017 ]
New house [ Robert Sep 12, 2017 ]
Replacement purchase. [ BRIAN Sep 08, 2017 ]
Recommended by Hogan. Perfect for what I need. [ Patricia Aug 21, 2017 ]
Recommend by Clarence [ Jeffrey Aug 17, 2017 ]
Brand. Samsung player went south. [ JAMES Aug 11, 2017 ]
Got tired of Samsung products. Reviews seemed solid for this Sony and it was marked down at a great price so I thought I would give it a try. [ JASON Aug 05, 2017 ]
with wi fi and ability to play cd s this seems to be the unit to replace multiple older stand alone units [ Robert Aug 05, 2017 ]
Good reviews, great price. [ joel Aug 01, 2017 ]
Price [ Kathleen the bi Jul 27, 2017 ]
Features, the Sony brand, the price, and Dino's information. [ STUART Jul 18, 2017 ]
Needed a decent quick replacement for my unit that died after 10 years of use. [ THOMAS Jul 17, 2017 ]
I needed a basic, high-quality, no-nonsense blu-ray player. Sony has always been a good choice over the years..... [ William Jul 12, 2017 ]
The very good reviews and the sales price of the product [ George Jul 07, 2017 ]
great item including WiFi at a great price! [ Paul Jul 06, 2017 ]
Good deal on sale have wanted one for some time [ DONALD A Jul 05, 2017 ]
low price, brand name [ RICKY Jun 30, 2017 ]
To replace old samsung dvd player that starting to freeze up. [ M Jun 26, 2017 ]
I've bought two of these. They play DVDs easily and well, and they connect to Netflix easily. [ Peter Jun 16, 2017 ]
Crutchfield has always delivered quality products. Their delivery is super expedient and their information has enough technical description to make me feel confident I am making the right choice sight unseen ! [ Michael Jun 16, 2017 ]
I have an older tv and I wanted to kick it up a notch to take advantage of certain apps. Also wanted the ability to connect wireless. [ John Jun 15, 2017 ]
price and features [ DANIEL May 24, 2017 ]
The features and price couldn't be better for this type disc player. As a LONG time Sony customer, I trust I won't be disappointed. [ Michele May 24, 2017 ]
I chose this DVD player for two main reasons. My current player, the Sony BDP-S590 has been quite reliable and I decided to replace with another Sony player. The other is because of Crutchfield. I have purchased from them before. They are best in the business - for quality products and great customer satisfaction. [ Michael May 23, 2017 ]
Cost and wifi capability [ CLAIRE May 23, 2017 ]
BluRay function and streaming [ ROBERT T May 23, 2017 ]
From the reviews, and from what Norm said, it sounded like it would work well for streaming, hopefully as well as a Roku. And I need streaming as well as a Blu-ray, but I don't need 4K. [ WINIFRED M May 18, 2017 ]
Sony is my favorite brand in A/V components, and this blu-ray player had everything I wanted (nothing extra) at a price I was willing to pay. Excellent deal! [ Daniel May 08, 2017 ]
I have had 2 Sam POS and I'm tired of replacing them. They are garbage ! [ Ronald May 04, 2017 ]
I like Sonys. [ Eugene Apr 29, 2017 ]
I needed a DVD player that also could play CDs [ Richard Apr 26, 2017 ]
Great reviews. Plus I trust Crutchfield. [ Richard Apr 22, 2017 ]
Good reviews, all of the features I'm looking for, and excellent price. [ Stuart Apr 14, 2017 ]
Streaming apps, USB for MP4 videos, price, and great reviews. [ Kelly Mar 09, 2017 ]
quality and professional tech support from Crutchfield the past 17 yrs. [ BENNY Mar 08, 2017 ]
I have one of these already and I like it. [ J Mar 06, 2017 ]
Love this! Apps, Apps, Apps! Bought a second for the bedroom! Compact, user friendly! Fast shipping! [ MARCIA Feb 28, 2017 ]
good reviews [ Theresa Feb 20, 2017 ]
Good price for desired features. [ Samuel Feb 20, 2017 ]
Upgrading family room TV and DVD player, wanted components to match. This DVD player has apps that I use, so even if the TV is not smart, spending 60.00 bucks will make it smart [ Lyvone Ginyard Feb 16, 2017 ]
Chat line recommended for CD/DV/ Bluray [ Lloyd Feb 07, 2017 ]
Review of product in online magazine came highly recommended. [ Maje Feb 03, 2017 ]
based on reviews... [ Ryan Jan 31, 2017 ]
High reviews and quality. [ Daniel C. Jan 28, 2017 ]
The decision was between this device and a comparable Samsung device. The current line of Samsung DVD players appear to be cheaply made. [ Josh Jan 27, 2017 ]
Just what I was looking for! [ Dan Jan 24, 2017 ]
I trust Sony quality. [ James M Jan 24, 2017 ]
Was looking for a smaller blu ray player and reviews were real good on this one [ Laurie Jan 16, 2017 ]
Price and positive reviews along with previous dealings with Crutchfield.. [ James Jan 11, 2017 ]
as I enjoy blue ray dvd's [ Michael Jan 07, 2017 ]
Trust Sony brand and wanted Wi-Fi for an older TV. [ Robert Jan 04, 2017 ]
From a child i alway love sony product every electronic in my house is sony after this blue-ray am getting the sony receiver am changing out my old one [ DEON Jan 03, 2017 ]
Features, price and feedback. [ E Jan 01, 2017 ]
Price was reasonable. We have used Crutchfield before and are pleased with the service and quality of the items. [ Lee Dec 31, 2016 ]
price and reviews [ Ellen Dec 31, 2016 ]
looks like a good price and value. [ Steven Dec 30, 2016 ]
HAD ALL THE FEATURES AND PRICE I WAS LOOKING FOR. [ SHARON Dec 29, 2016 ]
It had all the goodies on it I was interested in and the price was great. I have dealt with Crutchfield in the past and trust them to treat me right. [ RALEIGH W Dec 26, 2016 ]
Read the user comments and trust Crutchfield [ William Dec 26, 2016 ]
Replacement for a Sony Blu-Ray player. [ ROBERT S Dec 26, 2016 ]
Good product specifications, good value for price. [ Carmen Dec 26, 2016 ]
I have no 3-D or UHD movies and this player was the best rated and selling without those features. The fact that it came free with the Sony soundbar convinced to go ahead and get the bar. [ Jake Dec 24, 2016 ]
It fit my need, i like the price and all my electronic toys/gadgets are Sony [ G Dec 23, 2016 ]
It looks like a good unit that will integrate with our Internet service and play all of our exercise DVDs. [ BRIAN N Dec 13, 2016 ]
Seems like good value/price point. [ JAMES Dec 13, 2016 ]
My other blu-ray player is out of date. [ Annabelle Dec 12, 2016 ]
I did not need the 4K uplift feature for ultra high definition tv, therefore, I went with a unit that did not include this feature. The Sony was highly recommended on the Crutchfield website with 5 stars, with a discounted price, so I chose it. [ Horace J. Dec 09, 2016 ]
Top Seller! [ P Dec 08, 2016 ]
sony products seem to have a quality reputation [ lawrence Dec 02, 2016 ]
Good price, with WiFi. [ Sharon Nov 30, 2016 ]
Value, great reviews. Low price. [ DAVID Nov 29, 2016 ]
combined function and price [ Cynthia Nov 29, 2016 ]
Ratings and price point (on sale). [ Russell Nov 28, 2016 ]
I needed a replacement for my old player. This one was a decent price, with excellent reviews. Glad to be a Crutchfield customer. Your website has by far the best - most thorough and relevant - information on electronics. [ Catherine Nov 28, 2016 ]
It was the least expensive Blu-Ray that wasn't a Samsung... had a couple of those die on me. [ Chris Nov 27, 2016 ]
Looking to replace current blu-ray player [ STEVE Nov 26, 2016 ]
trusted site, good price reliable service [ Carl Nov 25, 2016 ]
This has basics we need now: streaming, mirroring, USB port for mass storage. Plus, priced low enough to purchase new (vs. upgrade) when we update system. [ NICOLE Nov 24, 2016 ]
Features. Current costs. [ L Nov 24, 2016 ]
reviews [ bobby Nov 14, 2016 ]
Price and function as well as brand reliability not to mention 5 star customer reviews [ Edward Matthew Nov 10, 2016 ]
Value, size, need additional streaming device [ J Nov 04, 2016 ]
Good value, good performance [ john Oct 15, 2016 ]
better than other version [ Jeannette Oct 10, 2016 ]
I was looking for a combination Blu-Ray player that also had streaming wi-fi services, and specifically something that would let me use my Amazon prime video without adding another device (because I'm out of ports!) This seems to fit all those requirements. [ Karen Oct 09, 2016 ]
It has excellent reviews & it's what my daughter is looking for. [ Tammy Sep 26, 2016 ]
Price / reviews [ Herb Sep 23, 2016 ]
Good customer ratings and simple instructions in downloaded user manual. [ Michael Sep 15, 2016 ]
Wanted to try BluRay movies and also wanted to watch Netflix on the bigger screen. Hope is a good choice, since was recommended on the website. Also, my older dvd player has been acting up for some time. Have to keep it, because it also plays vcr tapes, which I still have a few after purging most last year. [ Sandra D. Sep 02, 2016 ]
Specification & price [ David E. Aug 28, 2016 ]
Because Brandy helped me pick it out. She's great! Brandy's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=2 [ William Aug 21, 2016 ]
Reliable brand with all the features I wanted plus good product reviews. [ walt Jul 26, 2016 ]
Compact size, Sony product. [ TRAVIS Jul 24, 2016 ]
Compact quality BluRay DVD player for use in our 5th Wheel Camper [ J Jul 23, 2016 ]
cost for features [ Everette Jul 18, 2016 ]
Features, cost, comments in review section. [ Stephen Jul 15, 2016 ]
The reviews were good and the product pricing was reasonable [ garrett Jul 15, 2016 ]
Price quality [ Horace Jul 13, 2016 ]
Brand Quality [ Kenneth Jul 03, 2016 ]
Small form factor. Needed basic blu ray player. [ ERIC Jun 17, 2016 ]
wifi and quality [ MICHAEL Jun 09, 2016 ]
I think so [ JOYCE Jul 23, 2017 ]
It does play the DVD - discs but I don't have any DVD + discs, so I'm not sure if it plays them. [ JOHN J Jul 07, 2017 ]
Easy hookup and operation, works well.I would give it 5 stars. [ Cornelius Jan 04, 2017 ]
I love this player. It's simple to operate and yes there is an indicator light letting u knowvits on or off. Talks well to the TV. An uncomplicated delight!!! [ JOYCE Jan 04, 2017 ]
If u have a smart TV u can access YouTube. I watched YouTube music videos and it was easy to use. [ JOYCE Jan 04, 2017 ]
Hi Michael, You can access YouTube on the Sony BDP-S3700 with no subscription if you have Internet. The device works well 95% of the time. The other 5% of the time, the device freezes-up (buffering) during viewing youtube. I went from wireless to wired with an expensive cable with no improvement. Its kind of a trade-off, you get to watch youtube on your TV except you must accept buffering. And i have Comcast high speed internet.Maybe think about buying a different brand of Blu-ray player. [ Daniel Jan 03, 2017 ]
Yes, YouTube is a built in app. Any streaming service that requires a subscription still requires one with this device. To use Amazon prime you need an Amazon prime account. Same with Netflix, etc. [ yz400e Jan 03, 2017 ]
As long as you have the player connected to your wireless router, yes you can access YouTube at no cost with no subscription needed. Make sure you check and update the player's firmware update because Sony has had some problems in the past on this player with YouTube functionality. As for other streaming services, some are free, such as basic Hulu and some are fee-based, like Netflix. [ Gregory Jan 02, 2017 ]
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