The Samsung BD-F5900 is an excellent Blu-ray player with the right mix of usability, performance, and speed.
With video quality that's impressive but still not as good as its HD-DVD competition, the costly Samsung BD-P1000 will appeal only to those willing to risk a grand on a first-generation player in the middle of a format war.
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Get a first look from the Labs at the first Blu-ray player.
Samsung revealed its new flagship Blu-ray player at CES 2013, capable of upconverting content to 4K and a nifty reverse-AirPlay streaming-video feature.
Samsung: BD-P1000 upgrade by September
The Samsung BD-P1000 promises to be the first Blu-ray player in the UK. We gave it the once-over, checked our wallets, then walked slowly away
Samsung BD-P1000: Blu-ray hands-on
The Samsung BD-D6700 is an excellent all-around Blu-ray player with dual HDMI outputs, but for most buyers its upgrades won't justify its high price.
For the price, they don't come much better than the Samsung BD-F5900.
The BD-C5500's expandable Samsung Apps platform and DLNA compatibility make it stand out from other entry-level players, although it's one of the slower players we've tested.