For most people, the Blu-ray player's 250GB internal hard drive won't justify the LG BD590's relatively high cost.
The Panasonic DMP-BD65P Blu-ray player has a low price, given its selection of Internet-streaming options--but it suffers from uninspiring image quality.
A few annoying design issues can’t take the shine out of the otherwise excellent, reasonably priced Samsung BD-C6500 Blu-ray player.
You can't expect a great Blu-ray player for $150, but the Insignia NS-WBRDVD2 delivers a more-than-fair product for the price.
The Toshiba BDX2700 is a reasonably good Blu-ray player that sells for a reasonably good price; its disappointing DVD upconversion is its only serious drawback.
Blu-ray discs look wonderful on the BD-HP90, but Sharp got virtually everything else wrong with this player--and then priced it too high.
Though it costs more than many competitors, the Samsung BD-C7900 offers excellent images, 3D, ease of use, and all the Internet and multimedia trimmings.
The DMP-BD85 offers only middle-of-the-road image quality and an ugly, confusing menu system, which together make this Blu-ray player a poor value.
For most people, the player's 250GB internal hard drive won't justify the LG BD590's relatively high cost.
The LG BX580 offers exceptional image quality, full multimedia capabilities, and very good Internet content.
The Hitachi LE46S704 has a temptingly low price and uses little electricity, but it lacks Internet capabilities and has problems with fast-paced motion.
The Sony Bravia XBR-46HX909 has excellent image quality and a lot of Internet programming; but at $3000, it doesn't come cheap.
The Mitsubishi LT46265 provides Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a very good picture, and excellent sound, but its high price may make you hesitate.
The Panasonic Viera TC-P46G25 has a lot going for it (including a very affordable price), but the image quality just doesn’t measure up.
Articles by Lincoln Spector