Summary: It works okay, but the apps are very lackluster. The netflix app in particular is very slow making it difficult to navigate. One of the things that make it slow as well is the responsiveness of the remote. Try searching a title by typing it in? It takes forever.
Summary: Most specs of this thing are known I guess, I won't go into that. We bought this player to have a region 1 bluray and dvd player, after moving from Europe. We've had it since November 2010, more than a year now. At first, the UI was really sluggish, but then the first software update came.
Summary: We purchased this Blu-ray player and had it for approx. 60 days before deciding to send it back due to it's on going issues with Netflix streaming. Some videos would stream, others it would completely lock up during the retrieving process where you couldn't do anything with it except unplug and...
Terrible design if you are planning to use wireless
D. Bolar, Amazon
11 July 2011
Summary: There is only one USB port on the unit to plug in the wireless adapter and it is on the FRONT of the unit. This causes the adapter to stick out 2-3 inches from the face of the unit and obstructs access to the power button.
Summary: I purchased this in November (2010) as a Christmas gift for the whole family. Everyone was very excited, especially with the internet features allowing for Netflix, Pandora and more. After a month of "normal" use the device began to act funny.
Summary: I cannot recommend this item for purchase. The LG BD550 has a flaw in the unit where it has difficulty streaming video. If you are looking to subscribe to Netflix, VUDU, etc. look for another unit.
Summary: I have read reviews on here and on the Best Buy website about this LG model to confirm my own experience with it: it is a seriously defective piece of machinery. After a few days of working fine, I encountered exactly the same problems noted in many other reviews....
Summary: The BD550 (bought for Netflix instant and didn't get the wireless because I had a bridge and streaming better on ethernet) is a great bargain and easy to set up. However, I have had a weird problem with Netflix.
Summary: I'm an LG fan - have two LG TV's and a BD370 that I am real pleased with. Got the BD550 to work on TV 1 and move the older BD370 to TV2. Unit ships with 1080i as the default resolution, and when it is changed to 1080p the display pops, flashes and eventually the unit powers off.
Summary: I liked this player aside from the freeze up problems I experienced when navigating through the menu's, playing a blu-ray movie (2012), and the initial software download/update. I had the same experience on 2 of these players cause I figured I'd return the first and try another.