Recommended Blu-ray Players

Q: “What should I be looking for when evaluating Blu-ray Disc players?”
A: Here are just a few notable but important features that you should try to always look for when buying the best Blu-ray player:

  • Full 1080p resolution
  • HDMI version 1.3 or higher
  • DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby TrueHD and LPCM audio decoding
  • Up to 7.1 channels of audio out
  • Internet capability (either via ethernet port, wifi or both)
  • Profile 2.0 (with BD-J & BD-Live) or higher
  • Easy firmware update download capability
  • DLNA capability for wi-fi home network file sharing/streaming
  • 24p(hz/fps) support
  • Blu-ray 3D compatibility

Recommended Blu-ray Players by Brand/Location