Vizio has announced a new line of plasma HDTVs with HQV processing built into the set, which should improve the video quality on standard-def sources.
Onkyo has released two new high-end AV receivers, which feature built-in HQV-video processing and have dual HDMI outputs.
Learn about CNET's testing procedures for Blu-ray players.
The Sony BDP-S3200 will play your Blu-rays just fine but it doesn't do enough to embrace streaming media like its competitors.
The Sony BDP-S5100 Blu-ray player offers a wealth of services and very good image quality for the money.
The Panasonic DMP-BD30 offers excellent video quality and is Blu-ray Profile 1.1 compliant, but those who want high-resolution audio will need a cutting-edge AV receiver.
Yamaha has added a fourth line to its AV receiver offerings, Aventage, which focuses on performance at a higher-than-average price point.
Samsung hasn't made an official announcement, but according to a Best Buy listing the company has a new Blu-ray player available.
The Vizio VP505XVT sells for just $1,499, but according to our tests, it delivers picture quality on par with some of the best plasmas available.
If you can afford the JVC DLA-X700R -- and the dedicated room, high-quality screen, and professional calibration required to make it shine -- its spectacular picture quality is worth the steep investment.