With no apps or 3D playback, this is Blu-ray on a budget and ideal for a second-room player.
Fast-working and full of features, the BD-H6500 is a good value and future-proof Blu-ray player.
Dual core processing is the star on Sony's flagship Blu-ray deck, but the 4K upscaling underwhelms.
Sony's 3D-capable Blu-ray player pulls out nearly all the stops with super W-iFi, screen mirroring and plenty of apps.
IFA 2011The Sony BDP-S185 Blu-ray player has been announced, offering up a more eco-friendly box with BBC iPlayer and Bravia Internet Video.
Blu-ray players housing component connections have been hit by a new ruling, which sees image constraints added to Blu-ray discs in 2011.
IFA 2010Toshiba has announced its first 3D-enabled Blu-ray player, with the BDX3100KB announced alongside the BDX1100KB.
Samsung has shown off a range of high-end cinema components to partner with its flagship 9000 LED 3D TVs, with the THE 9 Series including a 7.2 home cinema package and a novel 3D Blu-ray player.