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Samsung BD-P1000
4.4 out of 10

Samsung BD-P1000

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Overall 8

Samsung BD-P1000

PC Magazine
28 February 2007
  • Conclusion: The stylish Samsung BD-P1000 is a capable disc player that unleashes the full capabilities of the Blu-ray format. Unfortunately, the initial Blu-ray titles are a reminder that there are lots of older films that need some TLC before they will look great in HD.
  • Pros: Supports 1080p digital video output. Good performance with standard DVD movies. Integrated memory card readers for viewing digital images.
  • Cons: It costs twice as much as the least expensive HD DVD player. The remote suffers from small buttons and an odd button layout. Sluggish start-up and load times, but slightly better than current HD DVD players.
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Overall 7
Features 8
Ease of use 4
Performance 6

Samsung BD-P1000 Blu-ray Disc Player Review

27 August 2006
  • Summary: Let's understand something. The $999 Samsung BD-P1000 is for those consumers who want, and can afford, the latest and greatest. This is an early-adopter product. With these products come several factors: Buy it, and you will 1) have the greatest level of quality available in DVD (compared to...
  • Pros: Picture CAN look good on well-authored material, 1080p upconversion of standard DVDs, Excellent build quality, Bargain price if compared to reference and esoteric upscaling DVD players costing much more
  • Cons: Expensive debut (not atypical), Awkward remote, MPEG-2 software underwhelming for most part, Slow startup and menu navigation speed, Most advanced features not fully implemented (or at all), Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD nowhere in sight, Strict EDID implementation means it may not work at 1080p resolu...
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Overall 8

Samsung BD-P1000 review

TechRadar UK
31 May 2007
  • Summary: Samsung produces another beauty but drops the ball elsewhere
  • Pros: Looks great
  • Cons: Convoluted resolution manipulation Expensive for what you get
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Overall 7

Expert Review

Good Gear Guide.au
3 May 2007
  • Summary: For the early adopters this is a great product, offering excellent image quality and a variety of connection options. The price tag however, is considerably higher than that the projected cost of competing HD-DVD players.
  • Pros: Great picture quality, HDMI support
  • Cons: Price, Slow menu
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Overall 8

Samsung BD-P1000 Blu-ray player

Pocket Lint
23 October 2006
  • Pros: Picture quality, styling, memory card reader, playback standard DVDs
  • Cons: Price, can't play back xD memory cards
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Overall 8
Performance 10

TEST: Samsung BD-P1000

5 April 2007
  • Excerpt: Så er den endelig her. Maskinen som skal yte både flat-TVen din og fyren som solgte deg den rettferdighet, fordi vedkommende brukte 80 prosent av salgstida på de to mest omtalte bokstavene i tekno-verden de siste åra: HD.
  • Pros: Sylskarpe bilder, økt kontrast-og dybdeeffekt på grunn av skarpere bakgrunn
  • Cons: Veldig dyr, stor
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