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Blu-Ray Players For 2006

Matushita will ship the DMP-BD10 under the Panasonic brand in September 2006. The player provides 1080p up-conversion for all media, including DVD and plays 25 GB as well as 50 GB Blu-ray discs. Features also include virtual battery operation. Interesting

Matushita will ship the DMP-BD10 under the Panasonic brand in September 2006. The player provides 1080p up-conversion for all media, including DVD and plays 25 GB as well as 50 GB Blu-ray discs. Features also include virtual battery operation. Interesting

Samsung is the first company to offer a Blu-ray player in the U.S. The BD-P1000 supports output in 1080p (1920x1080 progressive) and offers a 10-in-2 media card reader. This first generation player already includes the BD-Java layer to run interactive fea

Samsung is the first company to offer a Blu-ray player in the U.S. The BD-P1000 supports output in 1080p (1920x1080 progressive) and offers a 10-in-2 media card reader. This first generation player already includes the BD-Java layer to run interactive fea

All Blu-ray players announced do not only support BD-ROM movie discs, but also blank media such as BD-R and BD-RE as well as the BD Hybrid DVD (4.7 and 8.5 GB). However, not all players support all capacities. For example, Samsung's BD-P1000 does not play

All Blu-ray players announced do not only support BD-ROM movie discs, but also blank media such as BD-R and BD-RE as well as the BD Hybrid DVD (4.7 and 8.5 GB). However, not all players support all capacities. For example, Samsung’s BD-P1000 does not play

Sony's BDP-S1 has been hit with a number of delays and is currently scheduled to launch "on or about" 15 August. The S1 will retail for around $1000.

Sony’s BDP-S1 has been hit with a number of delays and is currently scheduled to launch "on or about" 15 August. The S1 will retail for around $1000.

Pioneer's first Blu-ray player will be introduced under the "Elite" brand. The $1500 box comes with gold- plated component video and 2-channel audio output as well as gold-plated coaxial digital output. The player is also equipped with a 10/100 Ethernet i

Pioneer’s first Blu-ray player will be introduced under the "Elite" brand. The $1500 box comes with gold- plated component video and 2-channel audio output as well as gold-plated coaxial digital output. The player is also equipped with a 10/100 Ethernet i

Matsushita will introduce Blu-ray players under its Panasonic brand. The first device will be the DMR-E700BD, which, according to Matsushita, will only be available in Japan. It won't win any design prizes, but the feature set will include Ethernet, suppo

Matsushita will introduce Blu-ray players under its Panasonic brand. The first device will be the DMR-E700BD, which, according to Matsushita, will only be available in Japan. It won’t win any design prizes, but the feature set will include Ethernet, suppo

Philips is another company that surprised at this year's Consumer Electronics Show with a next-generation player in a last-generation design. The BDP-9000 will go on sale later this year for about $1000.

Philips is another company that surprised at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show with a next-generation player in a last-generation design. The BDP-9000 will go on sale later this year for about $1000.

So far, we haven't heard a possible launch date for Philips' IPS01 Blu-ray player recorder. But don't count on seeing this device on store shelves in 2006. Pricing is kept a secret, but the recorder may sell for more than $1500 when it hits the market, we

So far, we haven’t heard a possible launch date for Philips’ IPS01 Blu-ray player recorder. But don’t count on seeing this device on store shelves in 2006. Pricing is kept a secret, but the recorder may sell for more than $1500 when it hits the market, we

Mitsubishi is yet another company whose product design group went retro and created a product that would fit nicely into a 1980s living room. Details about the player have not surfaced, but Mitsubishi Blu-ray players and recorders are expected to cost "so

Mitsubishi is yet another company whose product design group went retro and created a product that would fit nicely into a 1980s living room. Details about the player have not surfaced, but Mitsubishi Blu-ray players and recorders are expected to cost "so

Sharp's BD-HD100 sports a fancy brushed steel front plate that hides its media slots, but - you may have guessed it - will only be available in Japan for now. What is special about this player is that it does not only play 25/50 GB discs, DVDs and CDs, bu

Sharp’s BD-HD100 sports a fancy brushed steel front plate that hides its media slots, but - you may have guessed it - will only be available in Japan for now. What is special about this player is that it does not only play 25/50 GB discs, DVDs and CDs, bu

Sharp's DV-BP1U will be available in the US in Q3, we were told. Price: about $1000.

Sharp’s DV-BP1U will be available in the US in Q3, we were told. Price : about $1000.