The Philips HTB3525B packs Blu-ray, Smart TV, and Bluetooth into an affordable sound bar, making it a great choice if you're looking for an all-in-one system.
The Sony BDP-S3200 will play your Blu-rays just fine but it doesn't do enough to embrace streaming media like its competitors.
"Avatar" is finally available on 3D Blu-ray from October 16, but after a three-year wait is 3D still enough of a draw to warrant buying it again? Vote in CNET's poll.
The LG BP530 has built-in Wi-Fi and a good selection of apps, but there are just enough quirks to keep it from being a top Blu-ray player pick.
The movie was previously available only to Panasonic customers. The global rollout will begin October 15, followed by an October 16 launch in North America.
The Samsung BD-F5900 is an excellent Blu-ray player with the right mix of usability, performance, and speed.
The Sony BDP-S5100 Blu-ray player offers a wealth of services and very good image quality for the money.
The Panasonic DMP-BDT230 is a mostly solid Blu-ray player, except it serves up obnoxious ads in its onscreen interface.
Philips Blu-Ray Surround Base HTB3525B (photos)
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