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.
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...
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.
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