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

At a Glance

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  • Sharp BD-HP90U

    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

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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