Blu-ray Players
Samsung UBD-M9500 Blu-ray

What is the Samsung UBD-M9500?Samsung’s debut Ultra HD Blu-ray player, the UBD-K8500, launched last year to great fanfare but found itself in the shadow of the superior Panasonic DMP-UB900. Now the Korean giant is looking to snatch back the 4K crown with the UBD-M9500, a step-up model with a slew of new
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Oppo UDP-203 Blu-ray

What is the Oppo UDP-203?At £650, the UDP-203 is comfortably the Ultra HD Blu-ray world’s most expensive player to date. Frustratingly for your bank balance, it does a seriously good job of justifying that price. That's thanks to a long list of features and a proprietary new processing engine that takes
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Panasonic DMP-UB300 Blu-ray

What is the Panasonic DMP-UB300?Want to feed your new UHD TV the best possible picture, but don’t want to splash out on a flagship 4K Blu-ray player? Panasonic understands your angst, and has added an entry-level disc spinner to its UHD range.The DMP-UB300 is actually one of three new 4K players from Pa
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Panasonic DMP-UB400 Blu-ray

What is the Panasonic DMP-UB400?Of all the electronics giants, Panasonic is by far the most committed to 4K UHD Blu-ray. It was the first to put out a 4K Blu-ray player, the £600 Panasonic DMP-UB900, which has been one to beat since 2016.The company then launched the £400 DMP-UB700 as a junior alternati
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Sony UBP-X800 Blu-ray

What is the Sony UBP-X800?The UBP-X800 is a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player with a difference: it's also a universal audio disc player and a hi-res audio player. Sony may be a tad late to the 4K Blu-ray party, but this triple threat is worth the wait, especially considering its performance and high-end build
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Panasonic DMP-UB700 Blu-ray

What is the Panasonic DMP-UB700?The DMP-UB700 (officially the DMP-UB700EB) is the second 4K UHD Blu-ray player from Panasonic. It’s a stablemate to the award-winning Panasonic DMP-UB900, but retails for £200 less. Buy early and you’ll even receive a copy of the Ghostbusters reboot UHD Blu-ray disc throw
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Oppo UDP-203 Blu-ray

So far, the Ultra HD Blu-ray player market has been a straight up dogfight between Panasonic and Samsung – and Microsoft if you count the Xbox One S. But now, enthusiast favourite Oppo has waded into the 4K waters with its debut deck – the UDP-203.The deck is a typically heavyweight affair, boasting the
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Panasonic DMP-UB700 Blu-ray

Panasonic DMP-UB700 hands on – Panasonic’s second and most affordable 4K Blu-ray playerUltra HD Blu-rays have properly arrived now, and they are the best way to watch movies at home. But until now, you didn’t have much of a choice when it came to players.There is the £430 Samsung UBD-K8500 and the £600
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Sony UHP-H1 Blu-ray

What is the Sony UHP-H1?Describing the UHP-H1 is tricky. At first glance it’s a Blu-ray player, which plays Blu-ray discs. But dig a little deeper and you’ll discover that it’s much more than that. With Wi-Fi streaming, built-in smart apps and support for most hi-definition video and hi-resolution audio
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Sony BDP-S6700 Blu-ray

What is the Sony BDP-S6700?Sony is yet to launch an Ultra HD Blu-ray player and might not do so until 2017, so in the meantime we’ll have to make do with its latest ‘regular’ Blu-ray player, the BDP-S6700. It may not play UHD Blu-rays but it will upscale regular Blu-rays and DVDs to 4K, as well as offer
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Panasonic DMP-UB900 Blu-ray

What is the Panasonic DMP-UB900?The UB900 is essentially the posh half of Ultra HD Blu-ray’s UK launch. It costs £600 versus the £429 of the Samsung UBD-K8500 UHD BD deck, and sports a number of premium audio and video features Panasonic claims will enable it to unlock at the first time of asking UHD Bl
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