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The best ... Blu-ray players

... from $150 to $400

LG BD570
This player may “have it all.” Not only does it deliver high-definition disc playback, it also offers Wi-Fi and DLNA compatibility, letting you stream music, photos, and online content from a networked PC.
Price: $165
Contact: LG.com
Source: CNET.com

Panasonic DMP-BD80
In addition to disc playback, this “full-featured, top-rated” model offers online content that includes access to Panasonic’s Viera Cast Internet Service, Netflix, and Amazon Video on Demand.
Price: $230
Contact: Panasonic.com
Source: Shop Smart

Magnavox NB530MGX
Though the load times on this inexpensive model can occasionally be slow, its cinema-like picture quality and surround sound match those of pricier competitors.
Price: $150
Contact: Magnavox.com
Source: Wired

Samsung BD-P3600
This player comes “ready to party,” with a super-fast interface and operating speed, excellent image quality, and support for online content streaming from Netflix, Pandora, and YouTube.
Price: $380
Contact: Samsung.com
Source: Wired

Panasonic DMP-BDT300
One of the first Blu-ray players to step into the world of full high-definition 3-D, this breakthrough model is “a must if you’re a movie lover” who plans to buy a 3-D TV.
Price: $400
Contact: Panasonic.com
Source: Shop Smart

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