Excerpt: With a height of less than two inches, Samsung’s svelte BD-C6900 is a well-featured Blu-ray player, and is the company’s first to provide 3D Blu-ray disc playback. Among other features (of which there are many), the player provides relatively quick playback startup when a disc is inserted.
Excerpt: Looking for a Blu-ray player to pair up with your latest 3D TV acquisition? Then you can’t go wrong with the Samsung 3D BD-C6900. Standing at the top of Samsung’s new 2010 Blu-ray player line, it’s compatible with both standard displays and the company’s latest 3D sets, implying that you could still...
Excerpt: After an evening of 3D Blu-Ray viewing compliments of Samsung's BD-C6900, I can see how integrating 3D Blu-Ray into any consumer's home theater system could be considered a good thing. But the real thing to point out with the BD-C6900, is 3D is not where this product ends.
Summary: As Blu-ray players go, the Samsung BD-C6900 is pretty amazing. It's got all the usual features, like BD-Live and lovely lossless audio, but it also packs in Internet TV streaming and 3D capability.
Pros: Speedy disc-load speed; excellent picture quality; good Internet TV functions; impressive media-playback options; attractive design.
Cons: Networking process isn't always straightforward.
Excerpt: To 3D or not to 3D, that is the question. Sorry to go Shakespeare on you, but I’m skeptical as to whether 3D is the next big thing on the horizon. Samsung is one of the major players vying for your 3D dollar, and I have to give the company credit for leading the charge on the next advancement in...
Conclusion: Samsung has made good on their promise to deliver a true Hollywood 3D experience in the home theater, bringing with this breakthrough a host of refinements to an all-around respectable player. Those eager to be the first on their block with Blu-ray 3D can buy with confidence, if a few caveats too.
Pros: No-compromise delivery of true 3D content, Integrated 802.11n Wi-Fi (no antenna!) and 1GB of embedded memory for BD-Live, Extremely fast disc startup, Possibly Samsung's friendliest CE user interface to date, No-compromise delivery of true 3D content, Integrated 802.11n Wi-Fi (no antenna!) and 1G...
Cons: No glasses included (though you can get 2 pairs with purchase of TV and player), One of the audibly noisier players I've tried, The quality of traditional 2D content could be better
Excerpt: The 3D scheme for this TV works by flashing left, then right, then left, then right eye images, and so on, onto the screen. The eyewear uses liquid crystals to alternately blank the right, then left, then right, then left eye, and so on.