JVC has released a new entry-level Blu-ray player, but it only supports the older Profile 1.1 Blu-ray standard.
Sharp has announced two new Blu-ray players at CEDIA, but both are limited to Blu-ray Profile 1.1, instead of the newer Profile 2.0 standard.
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Sharp has announced one a new Blu-ray Profile 1.1 players, the BD-HP50U, offering fast load times and 1080p/24 output for $700.
If you want to get a little more out of Blu-ray, then you've probably been waiting for the Full Standard Profile players, allowing impressive extras and interactivity. The wait is over -- the 1.1 players are here
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Amazon is offering an entry-level model that's also the lowest-priced nonrefurbished Blu-ray player we've seen. And it comes with one frill: an SD card reader.
The Magnavox RNB500MG9 may be a no-frills model, but it's still a Blu-ray player for 80 bucks shipped. To quote Comic-Book Guy: Best. Deal. Ever!
It's a refurb, and it doesn't seem to exist anywhere except Sears, but it still breaks that magical $100 barrier (until you add shipping and sales tax, that is).
Best Buy's house-brand player is strictly no frills, and it requires a firmware update right out of the box. But if you want a home-theater upgrade on the cheap, look no further.