Review: Sony UBP-X1000ES Region Free 4K Blu-ray Player

The Sony UBP-X1000ES Region Free Blu-ray Player is one of the best possible options for those interested in global playback, high performance audio/video, and all the features you could ever ask for.

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**This region-free player we’re reviewing has been professionally modified and is not available in department stores, however, you can buy one here**

Designed for use with custom home theater arrangements and those who desire the best in performance, this 4K Ultra-HD (UHD) unit is a tough machine that always delivers – something Sony has long been known for.

Utilizing a rigid frame-and-beam chasis, Sony’s UBP-X1000ES is an extremely well-made example of what today’s Blu-ray Player should be. Its sturdy build offers impressive durability while minimizing any sort of playback disruptions that may occur from vibrations – such as those caused by a powerful home theater system during an action-packed movie experience. It has a smooth appearance and attractive lines that are well-suited for any type of presentation, and better yet, it performs just as good as it looks. The UBP-X1000ES is a versatile and powerful machine that will last a very long time, making it an excellent choice for anyone seeking a proper region-free blu-ray player.

Sony UBP-X1000ES Region Free chasis

The Region-free features make this unit a truly universal one, allowing you to use it anywhere in the world, with any voltage, on any TV. It plays Blu-ray Discs and DVDs from any region, making it ideal for those who purchase movies from abroad or have intensive collections with many foreign movie titles. The worldwide voltage feature requires nothing more than the flick of a button to switch between 120 and 220 volts, giving you the ability to use your UBP-X1000ES in North America, Europe, Asia, or Afrida with no need for a voltage converter. Furthermore – speaking of converters – it features internal Pal/NTSC conversion for complete compatibility with nearly any TV, eliminating the need for expensive video conversion kits. This is a plug-and-play, global Blu-ray Player that’s equipped with all the bells and whistles.

Moving on to the manufacturers features, the UBP-X1000ES is well-equipped for performance audio as well as 4K UHD video. What’s great about this model is that it has no troubles playing formats that other players can’t. From compressed files on your USB to the anything in your collection, it’s equipped for anything you can throw at it, including Blu-ray Discs, DVDs, SACDs, DVD-Audio, DVDs, CDs, and rewriteable discs. It also has support for AAC, AIFF, ALAC, DSD (.dff and .dfs files), FLAC, MP3, WMA, and WAV audio files. To date, we haven’t found a popular file format that the Region Free UBP-X1000ES won’t play. It’s compatible with all major surround-sound formats too, thanks to built-in audio decoding for Dolby® Digital, Dolby TrueHD, DTS®, and DTS-HD Master Audio. The Region-Free X1000ES features dual HDMI output ports (one audio/video, one only audio), a coaxial digital output, optical digital output, IR remote and RS-232c output, RCA analog audio (left and right), and an ethernet port. You can connect this player directly to your TV, through an audio receiver, to a soundbar, or directly to your surround-sound system. Configure this player however you’d like to, its extremely flexible and will work without issue.

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Other features include streaming media apps and services (like youtube, pandora, netflix and hulu), DLNA compatibility for fast and easy sharing of files on your home network, built-in dual band wi-fi for seamless high-speed streaming, HVEC for the best in streaming 4k content, Bluetooth ready for wireless headphones or speakers, miracast screen-mirroring for use with your mobile devices, and a front-panel USB port for playing music or other digital media.

Let’s take a look at some of the other options the Region-Free Sony UBP-X1000ES offers:

  • Selectable video resolution up to 3840 x 2160 pixels
  • HDR10 Playback and 4K HDR to SDR conversion
  • Upscaling of non-4K Discs to 4K Quality
  • Multi-room Audio Streaming
  • Dobly Atmos 3D Surround Sound
  • Miracast Screen Sharing
  • Front-panel USB port to play music, movies, and images from external hard drives and thumb drives
  • BD-Live and BonusView support for added bonus features with compatible discs (requires external USB storage device)
  • 2 HDMI outputs for separating audio and video signals
  • 1 pair of gold-plated stereo RCA audio outputs
  • RS-232C port for automated control systems
  • Custom installers can have IP control over CAT-5 cable or Wi-Fi network
  • Compatible with lhiji, a cloud-based remote maintenance system for installers
  • Ethernet port for internet connectivity

The UBP-X1000ES is strong, functional, flexible, and capable. Not only does it come with plenty of features, it also works well in all aspects. From fast disc-loading times to the impeccable audio clarity, this player is a sure winner. Remember, this modified unit is not sold in stores with the region-free features! Learn more about the Region Free UBP-X1000ES now and get yours today while they’re still in stock.


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