Blu Ray Player Reviews For 2019

Gadget Review brings you news, comparisons, and buying advice with our expert Blu ray player reviews. The best Blu ray players are made by top electronics companies such as Sony, Panasonic, Samsung, Toshiba and others. There are several types of Blu-ray players including 3D Blu-ray players, Smart Blu-ray players and upconverting Blu ray players. The Blu-ray Disc Association has also released final specs for Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc players for Ultra HD 4k TVs.

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Best 4K UHD Blu-Ray Player

Best 4K UHD Blu-Ray Player

The best 4K Blu-Ray players on shelves right now also happen to be the only 4K Blu-Ray players on shelves, but lucky for you they're all great enough to warrant your first purchase!
Sony BDP-S790 3D Blu-ray Player Review

Sony BDP-S790 3D Blu-ray Player Review

The addition of “smart TV” functions and other add-ons have clouded the main reason for getting a Blu-ray player: to play a high quality, high resolution 1080p video. Sony’s BDP-S790 3D Blu-ray Player knows exactly what that’s all about, even if it does have all those “frills” found in models…
Oppo BDP-103 Universal Network 3D Blu-ray Disc Player Review

Oppo BDP-103 Universal Network 3D Blu-ray Disc Player Review

Blu-ray players used to be expensive, but now it’s common to find name-brand players for under $200 touting every feature you can think of. So what makes Oppo’s BDP-103 Universal Network 3D Blu-ray Disc Player a better choice when it has a $500 price tag? It comes down to the…
Pioneer BDP-150 Blu-ray 3D Player Review

Pioneer BDP-150 Blu-ray 3D Player Review

Blu-ray players are no longer the expensive components they once were. As a result, the emphasis now is less about the price and more on the additional features that add to its basic purpose of playing high-resolution video discs. Pioneer’s BDP-150 Network Enabled Blu-ray 3D Disc Player is affordable for…
2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Blu-ray Players (list)

2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Blu-ray Players (list)

Don’t be befuddled by the “Cloud,” because having content local and at-hand guarantees you can watch what you want when you want. A Blu-ray disc not only provides an uncompressed high-resolution 1080p picture, but gives you choices for audio that streaming a video can’t. Blu-ray players now come with features…
Sony BDP-S790 3D Blu-ray Player Review

Sony BDP-S790 3D Blu-ray Player Review

There are those who say that a Blu-ray player should do more than just play discs, but also provide a conduit to the Internet and access to applications and websites in a manner similar to that of “Smart TVs” and mobile devices.  Sony’s BDP-S790 3D Blu-ray Player does that in spades…
Toshiba BDX5300 3D Blu-ray Player With Built-in Wi-Fi Review

Toshiba BDX5300 3D Blu-ray Player With Built-in Wi-Fi Review

Business decisions are funny things. Take Toshiba for instance, they put all their eggs in the basket of the HD DVD format when it first went head to head against Blu-ray. Things went bad for HD DVD — you see them around anywhere? — and Toshiba ended up withdrawing from…
Sony Portable Blu-ray Disc/DVD Player BDP-SX910 Review

Sony Portable Blu-ray Disc/DVD Player BDP-SX910 Review

There’s a gee-whiz factor that some consumer electronics have — it doesn’t necessarily make the product “better” but it certainly makes it attractive to the consumer. Like the best 4K UHD Blu-Ray Player. Take the Sony Portable Blu-ray Disc/DVD Player BDP-SX910 — after I had removed it from the packaging…
Sony BDP-S590 3D Blu-ray Disc Player Review

Sony BDP-S590 3D Blu-ray Disc Player Review

Blu-ray players have decreased in price to where getting a second one (or replacing one just a year or two old) is no longer a luxury. Sony led the way to affordable Blu-ray players early in the cycle with their PlayStation 3 — the combo of a Blu-ray player and…
Sony BDP-S580 Blu-ray Disc Player Review

Sony BDP-S580 Blu-ray Disc Player Review

Blu-ray players used to be exorbitantly expensive — my first was a PlayStation 3 because the price of the Blu-ray mechanism and a game console was actually more cost-effective than a Blu-ray player alone. But for most folks their first Blu-ray player was a major investment not be taken lightly…
Samsung’s BD-C8000 Is A 3D Portable Blu-Ray Player

Samsung’s BD-C8000 Is A 3D Portable Blu-Ray Player

Learn about the Best 4K Blu-Ray Player in 2019. Samsung also unveiled another first today, with the first portable 3D Blu-ray Player — though there’s a catch. The BD-C8000 delivers 1080p video on the go, but you need to hook it up to a 3D set and wear the glasses…
Plextor Releases USB-Powered Blu-ray Drive

Plextor Releases USB-Powered Blu-ray Drive

Plextor’s new PX-B120U seems like your standard BD-ROM drive, with Blu-ray playback and CD/DVD burning, though it’s got a nice blue color scheme. But the real draw here is USB power, which gives it a certain portability that elevates the drive up a few notches. Plextor’s also coming out with…
Sony’s BDP-S1700ES 3D Blu-Ray Player Is iPhone-Controlled

Sony’s BDP-S1700ES 3D Blu-Ray Player Is iPhone-Controlled

Sony’s new 3D Blu-ray Player, the BDP-S1700ES, goes along to make use of its network connectivity in addition to 3D playback. It’s got built-in 802.11n WiFi, with BRAVIA Internet Video and Sony’s new video content system Qriocity. In addition, for a free download, owners can get the “BD Remote” app…
Samsung’s SH-B123 Is The World’s Fastest Blu-ray Drive

Samsung’s SH-B123 Is The World’s Fastest Blu-ray Drive

Samsung’s got a world’s best record with their new Blu-ray reader. The SH-B123 is a BD-ROM/DVD writer with a 12x BD-ROM read speed, along with CDs at up to 48x, and DVDs at a 16x max. There’s also a variety of burning capabilities for DVDs and CDs, though Blu-ray is…
Buffalo’s BR3D-12U3 Blu-Ray Burner Has USB 3.0 Support

Buffalo’s BR3D-12U3 Blu-Ray Burner Has USB 3.0 Support

Slowly but surely, USB 3.0 is coming to more and more devices and giving us some seriously fast transfer speeds. So it’s nice to see that Buffalo’s latest Blu-ray burner, the BR3D-12U3, features support for USB 3.0 transfers. The BR3D-12U3 offers burn speeds of BD –R LTH discs up to…

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Our expert reviewers compare specs, features and prices for 3D Blu Ray players and Blu-ray players. Find out what the top-rated Blu-ray players are, and the best deals on Blu-ray players. Learn why you should consider a “smart” Blu-ray player, and how internet-connected Blu-ray players provide access to app-based services such as Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, YouTube, and Vudu, as well as social media connectivity with Facebook and Twitter.

If you’re looking to buy your first Blu-ray player, or upgrading from your old Blu-ray player, Gadget Review will help you make an informed decision on what brand and model to choose.

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