Review roundup: Blu-ray players

The gift-giving season may be over, but you might have picked up a few bucks and a few gift cards that you're itching to spend. Now's a good time to get yourself a new Blu-ray player for your home entertainment center. Our lab took a look at 10 Blu-ray players for your entertainment center. Click on the links below for our full review of each device.

Insignia NS-WBRDVD

This Blu-ray player offers excellent image quality, wireless connectivity, and a pleasing Netflix interface, but it also stumbles in its Wi-Fi setup.

 

LG Electronics BD370

A terrific picture, a responsive interface, and plenty of streaming goodness make this a terrific Blu-ray player, despite a few shortcomings.

 

LG Electronics BD390

Great Blu-ray images and the best networking and streaming we've seen to date.

 

Panasonic DMP-BD55K

Its superb image quality, excellent design, and wide feature set make the DMP-BD55K a tempting Blu-ray choice.

 

Panasonic DMP-BD60K

On all counts, the Panasonic DMP-BD60K is a well-made Blu-ray player, and it ranks among the best such devices you can buy today.

 

Pioneer BDP-320

This well-designed Blu-ray player delivers pleasing images, but it lacks the streaming capabilities found on competing models.

 

 

Samsung BD-P1600

This Blu-ray player has an annoying front-panel cover, but offers terrific color performance and even has streaming video options.

 

 

Samsung BD-P3600

This Blu-ray player delivers great-looking images and Internet streaming. But it falls down on the little things.

 

 

Sony BDP-S560

This Blu-ray player delivers very good images and Wi-Fi connectivity, but its poorly designed remote and lack of streaming extras hurt its value.

 

Toshiba BDX2000

Great image quality saves the Toshiba BDX2000 from being just another mundane, low-cost Blu-ray player.

 

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