LG'S UP970 is the company's first 4K Blu-ray player which will come a full 12 months after the competition. But what does it offer the others can't?
The $400 Samsung M9500 4K Blu-ray player offers the ability to stream audio and video to your mobile device.
Oppo has revealed its first 4K Blu-ray player, the UDP-203, which will reportedly be available this year for $499.
Panasonic has announced that the DMP-UB900 4K Blu-ray player, which features both disc playback and streaming, is coming in September 2016.
In the absence of a 4K player, Sony has announced a high-end 1080p Blu-ray player it says is its first "hi-res" model.
As a streaming-based DVR the Simple.TV offers a lot of functionality including a novel sharing feature, but if you just want to watch on your TV, instead of a tablet or phone, there are better alternatives.
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 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.
Panasonic continues to support Blu-ray in a big way at CES 2013, with the two 3D models getting support for Miracast.
LG is showing off four new sound bars at CES 2013, including the NB3730A with built-in Wi-Fi and streaming-video services.
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.
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.
The LG BD690 has a superb feature set and unique CD-ripping functionality, but it's expensive and a little more complicated to use than it needs to be.
We wouldn't recommend the Philips BDP5506 over competing Blu-ray players.
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.
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.
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.