Full Specifications and Features



Size & Weight

Dimensions (W x H x D)
9.06 x 1.54 x 7.64 in (230 x 39 x 194 mm)
1 lb 13 oz (0.8 kg)

Playback Capability


Picture and Audio Features

Super Scaler (Precision CinemaHD upscale)
Deep Color
Yes (16 bit)
24p True Cinema
Yes/ -
DVD 24p Output
Coaxial, Optical
DTS bit stream out, Dolby Digital bit stream out, LPCM 2 channel (24 bit/48 kHz (16 bit for encrypted content)) out


Screen Saver / Easy Set Up /PhotoTV HD
Child Lock
Parental Control
USB Keyboard (101 only) / Auto Standby
Yes (101 only)
Photo Slide Show with Music
Live Streaming / Subtitle / Recommendation


Input and Output Terminals
HDMI output (1 rear), coaxial audio output (1 rear), USB input (1 front), Ethernet connection (1 rear)


Power Consumption
8.8 W

Eco and energy saving

Power Consumption (Standby Mode)
0.2 W

What's In The Box

  • Instruction Manual
  • Remote control (RMT-VB100U)
  • Batteries (Type AAA x 2)


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Full HD 1080p

Watch the latest Blu-ray Disc™ movies in Full High Definition quality, for depth and image clarity far exceeding DVDs. The BDP-S1500 also upscales standard-definition DVDs to near HD resolution, so you enjoy astonishing detail in all your favorite movies.

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TRILUMINOS™ brings colors alive

Discover true-to-life colors and tones. TRILUMINOS® color has a wider visible color spectrum to reveal more true-to-life tones and texture. Hard-to-reproduce vibrant reds, aqua blues, and emerald greens are displayed beautifully, so landscapes and seascapes look more vivid. Faces look better too, with more faithfully reproduced skin tones.

Graphic user interface is quick and intuitive 

Finding apps and features is quick and simple with the graphical user interface. Browse on your TV screen with easy-to-navigate panels—content is divided into featured apps on one side and your favorite apps on the other. Everything neatly organized and quick to launch. 

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Super quick start gets you watching faster

Tired of waiting around for your entertainment? With Quick Start mode and Fast Loading, it takes less than a second to boot up your Blu-ray Disc™ player. You get to the action quicker, with even interactive discs loading in as little as 30 seconds after closing the tray. If you’re not watching Blu-ray, you can launch Internet content even faster, too.

Wide codec support for more viewing options 

It's easier than ever to enjoy videos, music, and photos stored on USB drives, without having to worry about video or music formats. That's because our latest Blu-ray Disc™ players support 26% more combinations of video, container, and audio codecs than previous models, including new .mkv files and High-Resolution Audio.

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Dolby® TrueHD for sound as the director intended

Enjoy peerless audio quality with Dolby TrueHD, which delivers lossless sound across movies and music. By reproducing sound identical to original studio masters, it offers unparalleled audio fidelity for Blu-ray Discs, DVDs, and downloaded content.

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DTS-HD™ for studio master precision

Enjoy precise, detailed home audio. With DTS-HD Master Audio, you’ll enjoy the original, uncompressed soundtracks on your favorite Blu-ray Discs and streamed movies — just as the director intended. DTS-HD High-Resolution Audio also offers intensely detailed reproduction for musical performances, allowing every note to shine with near studio-like quality.

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Stream PlayStation® 3 games directly to your TV

PlayStation Now private pilot service is now available. Get your first glimpse of PlayStation™ Now, bringing streaming technology to the immersive world of PlayStation® gaming. Play selected PlayStation®3 games streamed directly to your Sony TV with no console required. Just pair a DualShock® 4 controller directly to your PlayStation Now enabled TV and you’re ready to go.