215 results found

Blu-ray Players

Microsoft Xbox One (without Kinect)
REVIEW

Microsoft Xbox One ( without Kinect)

The cheaper, no-Kinect version of the Xbox One gives buyers a better deal by eliminating the one part of the console they probably didn't want to begin with -- but the PS4 remains a compelling alternative.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on June 6, 2014
Sony BDP-S3200 - Blu-ray disc player
REVIEW

Sony BDP-S3200

The Sony BDP-S3200 will play your Blu-rays just fine but it doesn't do enough to embrace streaming media like its competitors.

3 stars Editors' rating on April 17, 2014
LG BP530
REVIEW

LG BP530

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.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 9, 2013
0 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Samsung BD-F5900
REVIEW

Samsung BD-F5900

The Samsung BD-F5900 is an excellent Blu-ray player with the right mix of usability, performance, and speed.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 21, 2013
3.5 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Sony PlayStation 4
REVIEW

Sony PlayStation 4

The PlayStation 4's beautiful graphics, blazing interface, near-perfect controller, and lower price give it a slight edge on the Xbox One -- for now.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 13, 2013
3.8 stars User rating out of 44 votes
Sony BDP-S5100
REVIEW

Sony BDP-S5100

The Sony BDP-S5100 Blu-ray player offers a wealth of services and very good image quality for the money.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 5, 2013
3.2 stars User rating out of 6 votes
Panasonic DMP-BDT230
REVIEW

Panasonic DMP-BDT230

The Panasonic DMP-BDT230 is a mostly solid Blu-ray player, except it serves up obnoxious ads in its onscreen interface.

3 stars Editors' rating on October 11, 2013
0 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Sony BDP-S590
REVIEW

Sony BDP-S590

The Sony BDP-S590 is a great-looking Blu-ray player with built-in Wi-Fi, 3D compatibility, and tons of streaming-media apps, but it's slow to load discs and has some user interface quirks.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 24, 2012
2.5 stars User rating out of 14 votes
Panasonic DMP-BDT220
REVIEW

Panasonic DMP-BDT220

The Panasonic DMP-BDT220 is the best Blu-ray value of 2012, with built-in Wi-Fi, tons of streaming-media apps, 3D compatibility, and a simple user interface.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 13, 2012
2.5 stars User rating out of 32 votes
LG BP620
REVIEW

LG BP620

If you want 3D, the LG BP620 has most of the right features, but the absence of Amazon Instant and a dedicated Netflix button hurt its value a bit.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 10, 2012
3.4 stars User rating out of 4 votes
Philips BDP5506/F7
REVIEW

Philips BDP5506/F7

We wouldn't recommend the Philips BDP5506 over competing Blu-ray players.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on September 8, 2011

MSRP: $149.99

Toshiba BDX5200
REVIEW

Toshiba BDX5200

The Toshiba BDX5200 costs a little less than competing midrange Blu-ray players, but you'll miss out on worthwhile extra features and speedy performance.

3 stars Editors' rating on August 22, 2011
0 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Sony BDP-S580
REVIEW

Sony BDP-S580

The Sony BDP-S580 has built-in Wi-Fi and more streaming services than all competing Blu-ray players, but its user interface is mediocre.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 27, 2011
2.1 stars User rating out of 10 votes
Panasonic DMP-BDT210
REVIEW

Panasonic DMP-BDT210

The Panasonic DMP-BDT210's built-in Wi-Fi, simple user interface, Amazon Instant streaming, and blazing fast disc-loading speeds make it our favorite Blu-ray player of 2011 so far.

4 stars Editors' rating on May 4, 2011
2 stars User rating out of 9 votes
LG BD670
REVIEW

LG BD670

Despite disc-loading speeds that are just average, the LG BD670's built-in Wi-Fi and excellent streaming-media suite make it one of the best Blu-ray player values.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 28, 2011
1 star User rating out of 11 votes

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Samsung BD-D6500
REVIEW

Samsung BD-D6500

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.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 12, 2011
1 star User rating out of 3 votes

MSRP: $229.99

Sony NSZ-GT1 (Google TV)
REVIEW

Sony NSZ-GT1 ( Google TV)

The Sony NSZ-GT1 combines Google TV and Blu-ray in a single box, but Sony's frustrating controller, the high price, and Google TV's content issues make it a tough sell.

3 stars Editors' rating on November 12, 2010
4.8 stars User rating out of 2 votes
LG BD550
REVIEW

LG BD550

Quick load times, excellent Blu-ray image quality, and a generous suite of streaming services make the LG BD550 a solid entry-level Blu-ray player.

3 stars Editors' rating on May 24, 2010
Samsung BD-C5500
REVIEW

Samsung BD-C5500

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.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 14, 2010
2.8 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Samsung BD-C6500
REVIEW

Samsung BD-C6500

Samsung's BD-C6500 Blu-ray player has excellent image quality, outstanding features for the price, and a slick design--we just wish it were a little faster.

4 stars Editors' rating on May 10, 2010
0 stars User rating out of 2 votes

MSRP: $279.99

Samsung BD-C6900
REVIEW

Samsung BD-C6900

The Samsung BD-C6900 has excellent Blu-ray performance and is loaded with features, but you pay a lot for the 3D functionality.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on May 5, 2010
3.3 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Sony BDP-S570
REVIEW

Sony BDP-S570

The Sony BDP-S570 has all the features of other midrange Blu-ray players, plus future 3D support and best-in-class operational speed, but its streaming-video performance over Wi-Fi is spotty.

4 stars Editors' rating on March 24, 2010
2.9 stars User rating out of 4 votes

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LG BD590 - Blu-ray disc player / digital multimedia receiver / HDD recorder
REVIEW

LG BD590

The LG BD590 deftly handles Blu-ray playback, CD ripping, and streaming media services like Netflix from a single box, but you'll have to pay for that simplicity.

4 stars Editors' rating on March 17, 2010
LG BD570
REVIEW

LG BD570

As long as you don't need 3D compatibility, the LG BD570 offers the same mix of solid Blu-ray playback and media streaming that made its predecessor a hit.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on March 11, 2010
Sony BDP-N460
REVIEW

Sony BDP-N460

The Sony BDP-N460's attractive mix of Blu-ray performance, relatively low price, and streaming media options--including Netflix--make it a solid midrange pick, despite some missing features.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 18, 2009

MSRP: $249.99

Sony PlayStation 3 Slim (120GB)
REVIEW

Sony PlayStation 3 Slim ( 120GB)

With a smaller design, more energy-efficient operation, lower price tag, and built-in Blu-ray and multimedia capabilities, the PS3 Slim delivers a compelling package for an affordable price.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on August 19, 2009
4 stars User rating out of 1 vote
LG BD390
REVIEW

LG BD390

The LG BD390's combination of excellent image quality, superfast loading times, and its currently unbeatable feature set make it our top choice among premium standalone Blu-ray players.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on May 27, 2009
0 stars User rating out of 1 vote

MSRP: $1,373.34

Samsung BD-P4600 - Blu-ray disc player
REVIEW

Samsung BD-P4600

Samsung's BD-P4600 Blu-ray player is packed with features and its unique design makes it wall-mountable, but most buyers will be better off with the step-down BD-P3600.

4 stars Editors' rating on May 3, 2009

MSRP: $349.99

Sony BDP-S360
REVIEW

Sony BDP-S360

The Sony BDP-S360 handles all the Blu-ray basics with ease, but it lacks the streaming Internet content found on competing models.

3 stars Editors' rating on April 14, 2009
3 stars User rating out of 1 vote
LG BD370
REVIEW

LG BD370

LG's entry-level Blu-ray player packs Netflix and YouTube at a reasonable price, but the BD370's image quality is a step below the best.

3 stars Editors' rating on April 7, 2009