Summary: Overall, I was highly impressed with the BD-P1200’s performance, especially the razor-sharp detail. True, the intermittent crashes and audio drop-outs exhibited by the first review unit did not inspire confidence, but the second unit didn’t have these problems.
Excerpt: Samsung's BD-P1200 is a step forward and a slight step back. Sure it now carries the new HDMI v1.3 standard, but it fails to take full advantage of what the new specification has to offer. In addition, although a lot of the bugs were worked out, some of the functionality was removed as well.
Excerpt: Power Processing comes to Blu-rayWhile the in the end, Samsung's first foray into the Blu-ray world wasn't the major culprit in said format's poor picture quality (turns out most of the early discs just didn't look very good), it was still rather lackluster.
Excerpt: Samsung was first to market with a Blu-ray player in mid 2006: theBD-P1000. While it's no secret that that player drew serious criticisms from us, and others, it's also true that the first batch of Blu-ray titles did it no favors.With the BD-P1200, Samsung entersBlu-ray, The Next Generation, with a...
Samsung BD-P1200 2nd Generation Blue ray DVD Player
14 February 2008
Excerpt: Today we take a look at the new Samsung BD-P1200 2nd Generation Blue ray DVD Player. This player has a bunch of new features and performance enhancements over its predecessors. One of the more notable features is the BD-P1200 has a HQV true 1080i to 1080p HD deinterlacing processor which delivers...
Pros: Great looking, HQV video processor, HDMI, DVI-D and VGA connection
Cons: Price, Does not support DTS-HD or Dolby TrueHD.