Pros

  • Extra 3D settings improve quality
  • Extra 3D settings improve quality
  • Useful smartphone remote-control app
  • Great Internet app selection includes Web browser
  • Useful smartphone remote-control app
  • Great Internet app selection includes Web browser

Cons

  • Browser lacks Flash
  • Hulu Plus and Netflix require Sony membership
  • Hulu Plus and Netflix require Sony membership
  • Browser lacks Flash
  • Considerable usability problems
  • Considerable usability problems
  • Expensive

At A Glance

The Sony BDP-S780 offers a wide selection of Internet-streamed entertainment, but makes some curious compromises. Its 3D settings can improve stereoscopic viewing. But the $230 price may be a painful trade-off for this model's capabilities.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.sony.com/