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Advantages: Inexpensive, plays Blu-Rays and DVDs well enough
Disadvantages: Menus a bit clunky, online connection slightly unreliable

Inevitably, there comes a time when you realise you have to see Flash Gordon in a higher definition than DVD can give you. Iíve had an HD ready telly for a few years, and now theyíre cheap and have won the format war, it seemed silly not to get a Blu-Ray ...

hogsflesh 11.07.2011 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Sony BDP-S380

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Sony Blu-ray player

Advantages: connect to lovefilm to watch movies.
Disadvantages: needs a network adapter costing over £50.00 to be wireless.

II bought this item about a month ago from Amazon for £89.99 reduced from £149.00 and when reading the information online was under the impression that it would not need a dongle, even got my dad to read through it to see if I was reading it right, being ...

nina1011 16.02.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Sony BDP-S380

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Another Turkey from Samsung

Advantages: Great Blu ray playback and very cheap.
Disadvantages: DVD playback is at best unreliable and at worst non existant

This machine represents another stunning turkey from Samsung. Like many of their products a superb piece of design is totally spoiled by disasterous reliability. I don't know who they use in their Q&A department but if I was in control they would all be ...

jennyd60 10.01.2009 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Samsung BD-P1500

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Samsung BD-P1500 Blu-Ray Player

Advantages: Great quality, easy to use and set up, reliable
Disadvantages: Doesn't look particularly great

We purchased our Samsung blue-ray dvd player as part of a package with our previous television and home cinema kit around 3 years ago. When we upgraded our television last year, we kept the same DVD player as it was perfectly fine and didnít need replacin ...

bexx0907 03.10.2013 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Samsung BD-P1500

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Samsung BD-P1500 Blu-Ray Player

Advantages: Crisp and clear picture quality (its a blu-ray!)
Disadvantages: A long list of unplayable disc formats.

I've currently had this blu ray player for a few months now, and have not had a single problem with it. It plays all the Blu Ray dvds i own, and normal dvd's without a problem! I have even compared the difference in quality from blu ray dvds and normal ...

kitkate88 01.03.2009 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Samsung BD-P1500

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