Conclusion: The BD-P 3600 shines during Blu-ray and DVD playback, producing pictures of outstanding quality - in the most important respects, therefore, the player does a great job. The speedy disc drive also impressed, as did the flexibility of the audio section.
Pros: Excellent 24p movie picture., Superb DVD playback., Automatic film-mode detection for DVDs., Fast disc drive., BD-Live and PC streaming - even via wireless., Bitstream HD audio.
Excerpt: Since the mainstream inception of Blu-ray, the existence of the Playstation 3 has always made it hard to justify purchasing a stand alone Blu-ray player . The gaming system’s versatility presented buyers with just too many additional features to ignore, and the price disparity between it and...
Summary: The majority of stand-alone Blu-ray players out on the market today seem to have one issue or another. Either the device is too basic or it’s is not as fast as the Sony PS3 Slim or it's just flat-out overpriced. In one fell swoop, Samsung has bucked all of those trends with its BD-P3600.
Excerpt: Samsung has delivered some solid Blu-ray offerings in the past. The company hasn’t been shy about including high-end video processing, and it’s quick to adopt new features for its lineup. The new BD-P3600 is no exception.
Conclusion: In trying to add robust multi-media features to their Blu-ray player line, Samsung seems to have bitten off a bit more than they could chew with the PC streaming feature. But for those who don't need local media streaming, the audio and video features and performance, WiFi networking, and fast...
Pros: Very good to excellent playback performance on DVDs, 1080i and 1080p Blu-ray Discs, Comprehensive audio decoding and output options, Netflix and Pandora streaming are two of the "killer apps" of online content access, Fastest player yet, WiFi dongle included
Cons: PC streaming feature is great in concept but poor in execution, Odd style choices make the player stand out from the pack (but not necessarily in a good way)
A high-end Samsung Blu-ray player boasting 1GB of inbuilt storage and Wi-Fi support
Good Gear Guide.au
8 April 2010
Summary: The Samsung BD-P3600 is a quirky yet stylish Blu-ray player that exudes a lot of charm. It comes with plenty of high-end features for AV enthusiasts, while remaining simple and user-friendly. On the downside, the Sony PlayStation 3 offers many of the same features and costs the same.