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Yamaha BD-S681 vs. Panasonic DP-UB820 + 9

Yamaha BD-S681

Yamaha BD-S681

£409.95

Unknown delivery cost
Panasonic DP-UB820

Panasonic DP-UB820

“Priceworthy”

£299.00

Free delivery
Sony UBP-X800M2

Sony UBP-X800M2

£279.00

Free delivery
Sony UBP-X700

Sony UBP-X700

“Image quality”

£189.00

Free delivery
Panasonic DP-UB9000

Panasonic DP-UB9000

£789.00

£849.00 Incl. delivery
Panasonic DP-UB150

Panasonic DP-UB150

£139.00

Free delivery
Panasonic DMR-BWT850EB 1TB

Panasonic DMR-BWT850EB 1TB

£449.90

Free delivery
LG UBK90

LG UBK90

£186.99

Free delivery
Pioneer UDP-LX500

Pioneer UDP-LX500

£999.00

Unknown delivery cost
Sony UBP-X500

Sony UBP-X500

£129.99

£134.95 Incl. delivery
LG UBK80

LG UBK80

£128.84

£129.00 Incl. delivery
Ethernet connection
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Built-in or included adapter
Built-in
Built-in
Built-in
Built-in
Built-in
Built-in
Wireless networking standard (IEEE 802.11)
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4)
802.11a, 802.11b
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
3D support (3D-Ready)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Can convert 2D to 3D
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
DLNA
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
HDR
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Type of HDR
Dolby Vision, HDR10, HDR10+
Dolby Vision, HDR10
Dolby Vision, HDR10
Dolby Vision, HDR10, HDR10+
HDR10, HDR10+
Dolby Vision, HDR10
Dolby Vision, HDR10
HDR10
HDR10
High resolution audio formats
SACD
DVD-Audio, SACD
SACD
DVD-Audio, SACD
SACD
Region free
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Streaming standards
Miracast
Miracast
Miracast
Miracast
Miracast
Miracast
Ultra HD Blu-ray
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Analogue RCA (5.1/7.1) out
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Type
7.1
7.1
Analogue RCA stereo output
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
Balanced output (analogue) XLR
0 pair
0 pair
0 pair
0 pair
1 pair
0 pair
0 pair
0 pair
0 pair
0 pair
Component output (YPbPr/YCbCr)
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Composite output
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Digital coaxial output (S/PDIF)
1 ​
0 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Digital optical output (S/PDIF)
1 ​
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
1 ​
1 ​
0 ​
1 ​
DVI out
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Front/side connections
USB
USB
USB
USB
USB
USB
USB
USB
USB
USB
HDMI
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HDMI version
2.0
2.0a
2.0a
2.0a
2.0b
2.0a
2.0a
Number of HDMI inputs
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Number of HDMI outputs
1 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
S-video output
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
SCART out
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
USB
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
USB (total)
2 ​
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
2 ​
1 ​
2 ​
1 ​
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
USB recording feature (PVR)
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Audio format
Dolby TrueHD, DTS HD High Resolution Audio, DTS HD Master Audio, DTS
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS HD High Resolution Audio, DTS HD Master Audio, DTS
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS HD High Resolution Audio, DTS HD Master Audio, DTS
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS HD High Resolution Audio, DTS HD Master Audio, DTS
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS HD High Resolution Audio, DTS HD Master Audio, DTS
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS HD High Resolution Audio, DTS HD Master Audio, DTS
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS HD High Resolution Audio, DTS HD Master Audio, DTS
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS HD High Resolution Audio, DTS HD Master Audio, DTS, DTS HD Master Audio Essential
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS HD High Resolution Audio, DTS HD Master Audio, DTS
Subtitles
SMI, SRT, SUB, TXT
Supported audio files
MP3, WMA, FLAC, WAV (PCM), AAC, DSD, Apple Lossless (ALAC)
MP3, WMA, FLAC, WAV (PCM), AAC, AIFF, Apple Lossless (ALAC)
MP3, WMA, FLAC, WAV (PCM), AAC, AIFF, DSD, Matroska (MKA), Apple Lossless (ALAC)
MP3, WMA, OGG Vorbis, FLAC, WAV (PCM), AAC, AIFF, DSD, Matroska (MKA), Apple Lossless (ALAC)
MP3, WMA, FLAC, WAV (PCM), AAC, AIFF, DSD, Apple Lossless (ALAC)
MP3, WMA, FLAC, WAV (PCM), AAC, MP3 also on DVD, AIFF, DSD, Apple Lossless (ALAC)
MP3
MP3, WMA, OGG Vorbis, FLAC, WAV (PCM), AAC, AIFF
MP3, WMA, OGG Vorbis, FLAC, WAV (PCM), AAC, MP3 also on DVD, AIFF, DSD, Apple Lossless (ALAC)
MP3, WMA, OGG Vorbis, FLAC, WAV (PCM), AAC, AIFF, DSD, Matroska (MKA)
MP3, WMA, OGG Vorbis, FLAC, WAV (PCM), AAC, AIFF
Supported image files
JPEG/JPG, PNG, GIF
JPEG/JPG
JPEG/JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF
JPEG/JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF
JPEG/JPG
JPEG/JPG
JPEG/JPG, PNG, GIF
JPEG/JPG, PNG, GIF
JPEG/JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF
JPEG/JPG, PNG, GIF
Supported video files
MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, WMV, AVC/H.264, AVI, Matroska (MKV), AVCHD, TS
MPEG2, MPEG4, AVC/H.264, Matroska (MKV), AVCHD, TS, HEVC/H.265
Xvid, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, WMV, 3GP/3GPP, AVC/H.264, WMV9 HD (VC-1), AVI, Matroska (MKV), AVCHD, MOV, TS, VC-1, HEVC/H.265, VP9
Xvid, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, WMV, 3GP/3GPP, AVI, Matroska (MKV), AVCHD, MOV, VC-1, FLV, HEVC/H.265
MPEG2, MPEG4, AVC/H.264, Matroska (MKV), AVCHD, TS, HEVC/H.265
MPEG2, MPEG4, AVC/H.264, Matroska (MKV), AVCHD, TS, HEVC/H.265
Xvid, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, WMV, 3GP/3GPP, AVC/H.264, WMV9 HD (VC-1), AVI, Matroska (MKV), AVCHD, MOV, TS, VC-1, FLV, HEVC/H.265
MPEG2, MPEG4, 3GP/3GPP, AVC/H.264, WMV9 HD (VC-1), FLV, HEVC/H.265, VP9
Xvid, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, WMV, 3GP/3GPP, AVI, Matroska (MKV), AVCHD, MOV, TS, VC-1, FLV
DivX, Xvid, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, WMV, 3GP/3GPP, AVC/H.264, AVI, Matroska (MKV), AVCHD, MOV, TS, FLV
Available colours
Black, Silver, Titanium
Black
Black
Black
Black, Grey
Black
Black, Silver
Black
Black
Black
Black
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Depth
257 mm
204 mm
265 mm
217 mm
300 mm
193 mm
210 mm
205 mm
337 mm
210 mm
205 mm
Height
86 mm
63 mm
50 mm
45 mm
81 mm
46 mm
45.5 mm
118 mm
45 mm
43 mm
Width
435 mm
430 mm
430 mm
320 mm
430 mm
320 mm
430 mm
435 mm
320 mm
430 mm
Product weight
2.7 kg
2 kg
3.8 kg
1.4 kg
7.8 kg
1.2 kg
2.4 kg
1.92 kg
10.3 kg
1.4 kg
1.92 kg
Built-in internet services
YouTube, Netflix
YouTube, Browser, Netflix
YouTube, Netflix
YouTube, Browser, Netflix
YouTube, Browser, Netflix
Facebook, YouTube, Netflix
YouTube, Netflix
Features
Bluetooth
Bluetooth
Built-in D/A converter
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
D/A audio
32 bit / 192 kHz
32 bit / 192 kHz
24 bit / 96 kHz
32 bit / 768 kHz
32 bit / 768 kHz
DAC (audio chip)
AKM AK4493
AKM AK4490
D/A video
12 bit / 162 MHz
TV tuner, digital
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Type of disc drive
Front loaded with tray
Front loaded with tray
Front loaded with tray
Front loaded with tray
Front loaded with tray
Front loaded with tray
Front loaded with tray
Front loaded with tray
Front loaded with tray
Front loaded with tray
Image frequency
24p, 30p, 60p, 50p
24p, 30p, 60p, 50p
24p, 60p
24p, 30p, 60p, 50p
24p, 30p, 60p, 50p
24p, 60p
24p, 30p, 60p, 50p
24p, 60p
24p, 30p, 60p, 50p
Supported output formats (Blu-ray)
1080p, 1080i, 720p, 2160p (4K Ultra HD)
1080p, 1080i, 720p, 2160p (4K Ultra HD)
1080p, 1080i, 720p, 2160p (4K Ultra HD)
1080p, 1080i, 720p, 2160p (4K Ultra HD)
1080p, 1080i, 720p, 2160p (4K Ultra HD)
1080p, 1080i, 720p, 2160p (4K Ultra HD)
1080p, 1080i, 720p, 2160p (4K Ultra HD)
1080p, 1080i, 720p, 2160p (4K Ultra HD)
1080p, 1080i, 720p, 2160p (4K Ultra HD)
1080p, 1080i, 720p, 2160p (4K Ultra HD)
1080p, 1080i, 720p, 2160p (4K Ultra HD)
Supported output formats (DVD)
1080p, 1080i
1080p, 1080i, 720p, 576p, 480p
1080p
1080p, 1080i
1080p, 1080i, 720p, 576p, 480p
1080p
1080p, 1080i, 720p, 576p, 480p
1080p, 1080i, 720p, 576p, 480p
1080p, 1080i, 720p
Release year
2016
2018
2019
2018
2018
2019
2018
2018
2018
2018
Operational Power Consumption (min-max)
21 W
15 W
15 W
40 W
12 W
17 W
28 W
15 W
1.5 - 17 W
Power consumption (standby)
0.5 W
0.3 W
0.4 W
0.35 W
0.4 W
0.3 W
0.5 W
0.45 W
2 W
0.5 W
Separate power connector (mains)
Small power inlet connector (e.g. IEC C7)
Small power inlet connector (e.g. IEC C7)
Integrated cable
Via AC adapter
Large power inlet connector (e.g. IEC C13/C17)
Small power inlet connector (e.g. IEC C7)
Integrated cable
Large power inlet connector (e.g. IEC C13/C17)
Via AC adapter
Integrated cable
Blu-ray recording
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Built-in hard drive
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Hard drive size (total)
1000 GB
Playable discs (recordable media)
CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL, BD-R, BD-RE, BD-R DL, BD-RE DL
CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL, BD-R, BD-RE, BD-R DL, BD-RE DL
CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL, BD-R, BD-RE, BD-R DL, BD-RE DL
CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL, BD-R, BD-RE, BD-R DL, BD-RE DL
CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL, BD-R, BD-RE, BD-R DL, BD-RE DL
CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL, BD-R, BD-RE, BD-R DL, BD-RE DL
DVD-R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL, BD-R, BD-RE, BD-R DL, BD-RE DL
CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, BD-R, BD-RE
CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL, BD-R, BD-RE, BD-R DL, BD-RE DL
CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL
CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, BD-R, BD-RE