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Best New Blu-ray Players 2015 - Review the Latest

Updated on January 13, 2015

Review of the Top 10 Blu-Ray Players of 2015

Despite being released in June of 2006 Blu-ray players continue to make improvements in technology. In 2015 we're seeing models that are smarter, process faster, and have the additional flexibility today's consumers are demanding.

In this post I'll review some of the hottest new release Blu-ray players from 2015's most popular manufacturers.

Samsung BD-D6700 Blu-ray Player Review
Samsung BD-D6700 Blu-ray Player Review

Top Rated 3D Blu-Ray Player 2015

Samsung BD-D6700 Review

One of the bestselling Blu-ray models of 2015 so far is the recently released BD-D6700 which fixes a lot of the problems that had plagued previous Samsung 3D Blu-ray models. One smart feature that Samsung incorporated in to this model is the 2 HDMI ports, one which can be used for your 3D video signal, and the other which can pas HDMI 1.3 Data to your A/V receiver.

Wi-fi is already built in, which I find to be a huge plus so I have access to the latest shows on Netflix and convenient because I don't have to purchase or use a USB dongle that often extends the width of the player a few inches as well. With your wi-fi you also get access to Samsung's Smart TV service which has applications that let you access your favorite social networking sites, watch videos on YouTube, and more.

Overall the BD-D6700 is a great price and solid product at around $200. If you're an audiophile and willing to spend significantly more, then the OPPO BDP-93 or new BDP-95 are probably a better choice. In my opinion most will be more than satisfied with the lower price of the BD-D6700 its decoding of Dolby Digital TrueHD and DTS Master Audio.

Panasonic DMP-BDT310
Panasonic DMP-BDT310

Best New Panasonic Blu-ray Player 2015

Panasonic DMP-BDT310 Review

This Blu-ray disc player from Panasonic is smart - so it can browse the internet, play Blu-ray discs, stream internet content, as well as even make Skype calls.

It is also easy to use extra speakers when you purchase this Panasonic DMP-BDT310 Blu-ray disc player because there are twin HDMI outputs specialized for audio and video.

Below you'll find more popular Panasonic models including the bestselling Blu-ray player of 2014 so far, the Panasonic DMP-BDT210.

Philips BDP3406
Philips BDP3406

Philips BDP3406 Blu-ray Player Review

DivX Plus on the Philip BDP3406 allows you to enjoy full internet capabilities on this Blu-ray disc player, which can be hooked up either to your television or your PC. With full high definition capabilities and surround sound, you'll feel like you're watching a movie in a theater every time you use this Blu-ray disc player from Philips. BD-Live also allows you to always remain up-to-date on the latest downloads, games and events every time you use the internet with this Blu-ray disc player.

The Philips BDP3406 can also play DVDs in near high definition quality, so that you don't have to replace your entire collection of DVDs because of their lesser quality. The remote control that comes with this Blu-ray disc player can also control all of the HDMI devices connected to your television, so that you don't have to worry about dealing with five or six remote controls. You can even reposition any subtitles you may be watching with a movie, so that they don't interfere with your viewing.

Toshiba BDX5200
Toshiba BDX5200

New Toshiba BDX5200 Blu-ray Player

This Blu-ray disc player from Toshiba allows you to watch not only Blu-ray discs, but three dimensional Blu-ray discs as well. The Toshiba BDX5200 player is WiFi capable, so that you can easily use your home internet to stream movies and other things to your Blu-ray disc player.

It displays everything that you play and stream on your Blu-ray disc player in the best high definition available today, so that you enjoy great quality images every time you use your Toshiba BDX5200.

Sony Internet TV Blu-ray

This particular Blu-ray player is powered by Google TV and allows you to enjoy the benefits of smart TVs without actually having to purchase them. This means that you can browse the internet and watch television and movies all at the exact same time, and it actually all can work together with your current satellite or cable provider, including DVR compatibility.

There are also thousands of Android apps available for you to get with the Sony Internet TV Blu-ray Disc Player. There is built-in WiFi as well, so that you can use your own internet provider to power this powerful Blu-ray disc player. This Blu-ray disc player also comes with a large remote control capable of browsing the internet and utilizing all of the Sony Internet TV Blu-ray Disc Player's capabilities.

VIZIO VBR100

This Blu-ray disc player from VIZIO lets you play Blu-ray discs and watch movies in 1080p high definition quality, and the audio is top-notch as well thanks to a multi-channel output.

One of the best features of this Vizio VBR100 Blu-ray disc player is its sleek design, which is a stylish black, shiny finish, with a touch panel that illuminates when this device is powered on, and that disappears when the Blu-ray disc player is off.

LG BD390

Like so many other Blu-ray disc players, the LG BD390 is smart, so it can stream content from the internet directly to your television via the Blu-ray player. It plays in 1080p high definition quality, and can easily be hooked up to your home WiFi.

You can also play DVDs from the LG BD390 and watch them in better quality than ever before, as it will automatically play the DVDs in higher definition.

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      adele_samantha 3 years ago

      Great article. For those who live outside US like me, you can access Netflix, Hulu and similar media stations on your LG Smart TV by using UnoTelly or similar tools.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Home entertainment technology is really improving every year. People are now convinced that HDMI can bring this experience unto their homes. Analog cables was once widely used but now with just a single 5m HDMI cable, you can enjoy the benefits it provides.