Here you'll find a list of our favorite Blu-ray players, with a heavy emphasize on value.
The Sony BDP-S5100 Blu-ray player offers a wealth of services and very good image quality for the money.
The Samsung BD-H6500 has emerged as the quickest and best budget Blu-ray player of 2014 in a series of speed and usability tests conducted by CNET.
Those who want movies with the very highest quality will be keen on 4K Blu-ray's better resolution, color, and dynamic range. Yet millions seem happy with streaming video, despite its shortcomings.
The Sony BDP-S3200 will play your Blu-rays just fine but it's not quite as up-to-date as competitors especially when it comes to streaming media.
The latest update to the PS4 also improves the sound quality at 1.5x playback for both Blu-rays and DVDs.
Mobile purchases, more social connectivity, and yes, 3D Blu-ray playback: Xbox One gets a handful of new perks in a software update coming soon.
The Sony BDP-S5100 is a decent, compact player with an attractive jewel-like finish.
Microsoft's console won't be able to play 3D Blu-rays at launch, though the company might add the feature later.
CNET has confirmed that for better or worse the Xbox One won't play 3D Blu-ray movies at launch.
The PS4 won't play DVDs and Blu-rays out of the box. You'll need to install a 300MB software update first.