Blu-ray Players
Samsung BD-J7500 Blu-ray

What is the Samsung BD-J7500?We could describe the BD-J7500 as a Blu-ray player, but that would be hugely underselling it. There’s so much more going on under the bonnet than simply spinning discs – for starters you can stream video, music and photos from other DLNA devices on your home network, catch u
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Arcam UDP411 Blu-ray

What is the Arcam UDP411?The UDP411 is a high-end Blu-ray player from one of Britain’s most revered hi-fi brands. It uses high-grade components and luxurious build quality to deliver the very best video and music performance – a fact reflected in the hefty price tag.The UDP stands for ‘universal disc pl
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Panasonic DMP-BDT370 Blu-ray

What is the Panasonic DMP-BDT370?The DMP-BDT370 is the first Blu-ray player released into the wild from Panasonic’s 2015 range. It’s one of five new players, sitting above the DMP-BDT270, DMP-BDT170, DMP-BDT165 and DMP-BD83 (last year’s flagship DMP-BDT700 and the DMP-BDT460 also continue).This affordab
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LG BP550 Blu-ray

What is the LG BP550?With Ultra HD Blu-ray on the horizon, regular Blu-ray decks are an endangered species. But with disc and player prices plummeting as a result, there's never been a better time to buy. Plus, features that were once reserved for top-end machines can now be found on the cheapest budget
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Sony BDP-S5500 Blu-ray

What is the Sony BDP-S5500?The BDP-S5500 is Sony’s latest mid-range Blu-ray player. It's part of a five-strong line-up that also includes the top-end BDP-S6500 (£149) and three cheaper models, the BDP-S4500 (£89), BDP-S3500 (£89) and entry-level BDP-S1500 (£75).Although the BDP-S5500 lacks the 4K upscal
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Samsung BD-J5900 Blu-ray

What is the Samsung BD-J5900?The BD-J5900 is a budget Blu-ray player positioned one step up from Samsung’s entry-level BD-J5500. It lacks the bells and whistles of the flagship BD-J7500 but isn’t completely devoid of features, offering built-in Wi-Fi, internet apps and DLNA streaming. Not bad for £90 –
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Sony BDP-S4500 Blu-ray

What is the Sony BDP-S4500?The BDP-S4500 is third in Sony’s Blu-ray player pecking order behind the top-end BDP-S6500 and BDP-S5500, the latter earning glowing praise in our recent review. It lacks the headline features found on the top two models, such as Wi-Fi, 4K upscaling and screen mirroring, but t
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Panasonic DMP-BDT270 Blu-ray

What is the Panasonic DMP-BDT270?The DMP-BDT270 is a budget Blu-ray player that brings you hi-definition pictures without breaking the bank. It’s positioned just below the £100 DMP-BDT370 in Panasonic’s latest range, but weirdly sells for £30 more than the BDT370 on the Currys website (at the time of wr
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Sony BDP-S6500 Blu-ray

What is the Sony BDP-S6500?The BDP-S6500 is Sony’s range-topping Blu-ray player and the successor to last year’s BDP-S6200. At £150 it’s pricier than your average player but it gets you a full set of premium features, including 4K upscaling, built-in super Wi-Fi and network streaming.So far, Sony’s 2015
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Samsung BD-J7500 Blu-ray  Review

What is the Samsung BD-J7500?We could describe the BD-J7500 as a Blu-ray player, but that would be hugely underselling it. There’s so much more going on under the bonnet than simply spinning discs – for starters you can stream video, music and photos from other DLNA devices on your home network, catch u
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Arcam UDP411 Blu-ray  Review

What is the Arcam UDP411?The UDP411 is a high-end Blu-ray player from one of Britain’s most revered hi-fi brands. It uses high-grade components and luxurious build quality to deliver the very best video and music performance – a fact reflected in the hefty price tag.The UDP stands for ‘universal disc pl
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Panasonic DMP-BDT370 Blu-ray  Review

What is the Panasonic DMP-BDT370?The DMP-BDT370 is the first Blu-ray player released into the wild from Panasonic’s 2015 range. It’s one of five new players, sitting above the DMP-BDT270, DMP-BDT170, DMP-BDT165 and DMP-BD83 (last year’s flagship DMP-BDT700 and the DMP-BDT460 also continue).This affordab
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LG BP550 Blu-ray  Review

What is the LG BP550?With Ultra HD Blu-ray on the horizon, regular Blu-ray decks are an endangered species. But with disc and player prices plummeting as a result, there's never been a better time to buy. Plus, features that were once reserved for top-end machines can now be found on the cheapest budget
Read more
Sony BDP-S5500 Blu-ray  Review

What is the Sony BDP-S5500?The BDP-S5500 is Sony’s latest mid-range Blu-ray player. It's part of a five-strong line-up that also includes the top-end BDP-S6500 (£149) and three cheaper models, the BDP-S4500 (£89), BDP-S3500 (£89) and entry-level BDP-S1500 (£75).Although the BDP-S5500 lacks the 4K upscal
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Toshiba BDX2550 Blu-ray  Review

What is the Toshiba BDX2550?The BDX2550 is the middleman in Toshiba’s latest Blu-ray player range, sandwiched between the top-end BDX5500 and entry-level BDX1500. It lacks the snazzy styling and vertical mounting of the BDX5500, but retains the built-in Internet portal, making it an affordable way of wa
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