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Best 5 Blu Ray Players For 2013

Updated on November 4, 2013

If you want to have the best quality in high definition to watch movies in HDTV, you need a Blu Ray disc player.

The Blu Ray is the next generation of disk format with content in high definition of 1080p. The Blu Ray disc players can deliver outstanding image quality and rich colors.

This format was created to store and play High Definition video or HD, besides being able to store huge amounts of information, since a Blu Ray disc (or BD) has more than five times the amount of storage space than a DVD.

The picture quality in 1080p high definition is up to 6 times better resolution image than a DVD.

The progressive scan system ('p') achieves a better picture than the interlaced scan system ('i') and deliver a smoother image that stays sharper during motion.

Best Blu Ray Players
Best Blu Ray Players

In this selection are not the latest and most expensive models of Blu Ray players, but those of the best performance and at a reasonable price.

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Advantages Of Blu Ray

  • High transfer rate: 48 Megabits/second (DVD 8 Megabit/second)
  • 1080p native resolution
  • Bigger storage capacity: 50 Gb (DVD 4.7 Gb)
  • The technology was developed by a group of companies working under the name Blu-Ray Disc Association (Sony, Pioneer, LG, Philips, Sanyo, Hitachi and many more)
  • Players are able to read older disc formats
  • Allows to watch movies and content for high definition television with much higher quality

Blu Ray Formats

  • BD-ROM: read-only format for reproduction and distribution of high definition movies, video games and software
  • BD-R: one-time recording format that can be used to record high-definition movies or data in a computer
  • BD-RE: rewritable format for storing high-definition movies or computer data

Sony BDP-S570 3D:

The image quality is very good overall. Has all the features of other midrange players, plus future 3D support and best operational speed.

You can access a wide variety of entertainment apps including Netflix, Pandora, Slacker, Picasa, YouTube and more.

You can turn your iPhone or iPod touch into a remote control by downloading a free app.

Connections: 1 HDMI, 2 USB, Ethernet.

Playstation 3

The Playstation 3 besides being a platform for video games is a complete Blu-Ray player in which you can play high definition movies in 1080p format.

Panasonic DMP-BDT230

Great picture and sound quality, 3D. Netflix, Amazon Video on Demand, and YouTube streaming.

It has Wi-Fi capability with the included USB dongle. Plays music, videos, and pictures off a connected USB drive or SD card.

It is slow and less featured than competing models.

Connections: 1 HDMI, 2 USB, Ethernet, SD card slot.

Samsung BD-F5900

The image quality is excellent, also has built-in Wi-Fi. Very fast operational speed (8 seconds to boot, 11 to 16 seconds to load a disc).

Has touch-sensitive buttons on the top, that location makes them inaccessible if you stack another device.

Samsung Apps like Blockbuster, YouTube, Netflix, Twitter and Facebook.

Connections: 1 HDMI, 1 USB, Ethernet.

Philips BDP501

The image quality is excellent, it loads DVD and blu-ray very fast.

If you are not concerned about the streaming features, having a wireless connection, or internal memory for BD Live features, you will enjoy this blu ray disc player.

Connections: 1 HDMI, SD Card slot for media playback and external memory.

LG BP330

As long as you do not need 3D compatibility, you can enjoy the excellent image quality of this player.

Built-in Wi-Fi and excellent streaming services (Netflix, Vudu, YouTube, Pandora, and CinemaNow).

Plays music, videos, and pictures off a connected USB drive or via network. Load times are decent (17 second overall bootup time).

Connections: 1 HDMI, 1 USB, Ethernet.

Home Theater Systems

  • Blu Ray Players

    If you want to have the best quality in high definition to watch movies in HDTV...

  • DVD Players

    The DVD was very successful and the DVD players will be around us for some more time...

  • Portable Blu Ray Players

    A portable blu ray player is a compact device that allows us to watch movies when we are not home...

  • Portable DVD Players

    The portable DVD players are the ideal solution for those that look for an audiovisual mobile solution...

Flat Screen Accessories

  • 3D TV Glasses
    Although there are 3D TVs that do not require 3d tv glasses...
  • HDTV HDMI Cable
    HDMI has become the audio and video connection standard for high definition...
  • TV Extended Warranty
    Nowadays we can purchase an extended warranty for any product that we buy...

Flat Screen Mount

  • Flat TV Wall Mount

    The flat tv wall mount consists of a metal frame that is placed between the TV and the wall...

  • Tilt Wall Mount

    If you want to place the tv above the level of the eyes, a cheap option is the tilt wall mount...

  • Articulating Wall Mount TV

    The most versatile of the available television mounts is the articulating mount tv...

  • Flat Screen Ceiling Mount

    If you want to hang your flat screen from the roof, you will need a flat screen ceiling mount...

  • Corner Flat Screen TV Stand

    A corner flat screen tv stand it is a very good option when we do not have available much space...

  • Lift TV Cabinets

    A cabinet tv lift allow the plasma or LCD tv to be hidden when not in use...

Flat Screens TV

  • LCD Flat Screen

    Thanks to the technological advances in flat panel LCD technology, now allow for larger screens...

  • Plasma Flat Screen

    The best plasma tv offer up to 50 inches of viewing area and still be very thin...

  • LED Flat Screen TV

    LED televisions are LCD televisions that use LED lights for back lighting..

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