Sharp BD-HP90U: Beautiful Blu-ray Images, but Flawed Design

At a Glance
  • Sharp BD-HP90U

    TechHive Rating

    Blu-ray discs look wonderful on the BD-HP90, but Sharp got virtually everything else wrong with this player--and then priced it too high.

At a Glance
  • TechHive Rating

    Blu-ray discs look wonderful on the BD-HP90, but Sharp got virtually everything else wrong with this player--and then priced it too high.

    Pros

    • Excellent Blu-ray image quality
    • Excellent Blu-ray image quality
    • Unique, futuristic look
    • Unique, futuristic look
    • Plays Blu-ray 3D
    • Plays Blu-ray 3D

    Cons

    • Difficult access to back ports
    • Difficult access to back ports
    • Misleading and confusing on-screen menus
    • Misleading and confusing on-screen menus
    • Responds slowly to certain commands
    • Responds slowly to certain commands
    • Unusually difficult to set up Wi-Fi
    • Unusually difficult to set up Wi-Fi
    • Limited multimedia formats
    • Limited multimedia formats
    • Poorly designed remote
    • Poorly designed remote
    • Only one HDMI port, an issue for 3D players
    • Only one HDMI port, an issue for 3D players

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