Conclusion: At the time of the DMP-BD 35's introduction (summer 2008), no other player offered so many functions. The first device to top this was actually Panasonic's successor-model, the BD 60, which can, for example, also access YouTube videos.
Pros: Great 24p movie picture., BD-Live support., Outstanding DVD playback., SD-card reader for photos and videos., Decodes digital, 7.1-channel, HD audio.
Cons: No analog multichannel output., Film mode for DVDs must always be set manually.
Panasonic DMP-BD35 Blu-ray Disc Player (DMP-BD35K) Review
21 January 2009
Conclusion: During 2008's slow holiday shopping season, Blu-ray proved its mettle and emerged as one of the "must have" technologies of the year with many thousands of players sold both at retail Brick and Mortar stores and online.
Cons: No analogue multichannel outputs, No "source direct" mode, Still fairly sluggish on load times, No screensaver
Excerpt: Panasonic have well and truly firmed up their Blu-ray player range with the launch of the DMP-BD55 and the DMP-BD35, with both models appealing to a different set of customers. But can the BD35 compete with its better-specified older brother?
Pros: At around £100 to £150 cheaper than its older brother, the DMP-BD55 we think the DMP-BD35 represents better value for money, and is a fantastic buy at the price point. If you need the audio capabilities you will have to opt for the BD55, but otherwise this is your best option at the moment. Ratin...