Blu Ray DVD Player
By Anne Ahira
Sony designed the Blu Ray dvd to take the standard DVD format one step further.
Playstation three and high definition video are the main uses for Blu Ray and the Blu ray DVD has the same size as a CD and a standard dvd.
These days HD DVD is considered old news. If you have a home theater then you only have one choice for high definition movie discs and that is blu ray.
Blu ray DVD player will give you outstanding images when watching movies that are encoded in a resolution of 1080p and full and vibrant colors that really do put standard DVD players to shame. There are many Blu ray DVD players on the market today so choosing one can be a bit difficult.
You can purchase an expensive Blu ray DVD players that stands alone and you can choose from a wide array of streaming media options which include YouTube and Netflix. The price you pay for a blu ray DVD player can vary from a couple of hundred dollars up to several hundreds of dollars, depending on the features offered.
A great Blu ray DVD player should be a fast loading system that plays music, videos and photos from an USB drive or by means of a network. It should offer you the best image quality and integrated decoding for the numerous HD audio soundtracks on the market today.
A blu ray DVD player should come with a remote control that is simple and easy to use with playback controls in a sensible place. Be sure to check that the blu ray DVD player you are looking at has a great user interface. The simpler menus seem to be the best and straightforward icons are always greatly appreciated.
Nearly all new blu ray players are Profile 2.0 compatible. This means that they can access playback features that are available on blu ray movies. A great blu ray player will offer you at least one gigabyte of storage so that you will not have to plug in a USB memory device in order to download more content.
The good blu ray dvd players also are equipped with a Wi-Fi connector and an ethernet port and should be able to allow you to stream media from PCs that are connected to a network.
The very best blu ray DVD players offer Dolby digital surround sound, gold plated connectors and memory card slots.
Choosing a great blu ray DVD player should be done by taking your budget into consideration and by thinking of the features that you want and cannot live without. There are many great blu ray DVD players available, so take your time when choosing so you are sure to get the one that is perfect for you.