Summary: DVDs are really exceptional, and no store or salesman that I've talked to has really done them justice. Even their boxes don't tout all their capabilities! You really need to know someone that already has one working to realize the proper excitement level.
Pros: Clean, stylish design, many features in basic dvd unit (2x audio, zoom in, many speeds +&-).
Excerpt: I have been the owner of a Samsung DVD-709 for over a year now, and on the whole I am very impressed with the unit. The sound quality is great, the picture quality has never let me down, and the quantity of features on this budget priced model (now around £149 but costing £259 when I bought it :( ),...
Excerpt: I'm a big gadget fan, and enjoy movies and surround sound, so a DVD player was an obvious purchase to make. At £299 the Samsung DVD-709 was the cheapest DVD player on the market at the time I bought it, though since then cheaper models are available.
Excerpt: I knew DVD was going to be big years ago, when my Dad came back from Japan babbling about the new format.."same size as CD's but with MPEG-2 movies". Since he works in broadcasting I understood his excitement, and could see the potential.
Excerpt: Samsung is a japanese company that have made a great dvd player here. i say they are great because i went round my mates the other day and we watched a film on his one of these and i liked the fuilm so if i liked the film it must mean that the dvd player is probably good or maybe i just liked the...
Excerpt: VHS is almost dead. Not today, and maybe not tomorrow but one day it we will look back at the humble video cassette and laugh our socks off. We did it with music cassettes when the CD came along and we’re going to do the same with VHS now that the DVD has arrived.