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$800 can fetch you the creme de la creme of DVD/Blu-ray players with an unfathomable cargo of features from in-built Wi-Fi, Netflix and other apps, to 3D and the best surround sound support. You can actually check out amenities offered by clicking on a model and watching the video review. Our list below is a collection of the top rated Blu-Ray/DVD players between $400 and $800 available from brands like Marantz.

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Oppo BDP-103

Oppo Digital BDP-103 3D Blu-ray Player


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Oppo Digital BDP-103
Onkyo BD-SP809 3D Blu-Ray
Samsung HW-D7000
Oppo Digital BDP-93 3D Blu-Ray
Cambridge Audio Azur 650BD
Oppo Digital BDP-103 3D Blu-ray Player
Onkyo BD-SP809 3D Blu-Ray Player
Samsung HW-D7000 Player
Oppo Digital BDP-93 3D Blu-Ray Player
Cambridge Audio Azur 650BD Blu-Ray Player
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Release Date
Oct 2012
Oct 2011
Jun 2011
Oct 2010
Dec 2009
DVD Type
Blu-ray Player
Blu-Ray Player
Blu-Ray Player
Blu-Ray Player
Blu-Ray Player
Playable Disk Types
DVD Video, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD Audio, SACD, CD (Audio), CD-R, HDCD, BD-RE, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, BD-R
DVD Video, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, CD (Audio), CD-R, CD-RW, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D
3D Blu-ray, BD-ROM, DVD, DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-RW, CD, CD-R, CD-RW
Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D
DVD Video, SACD, CD (Audio), Blu-ray
Playable File Formats
AVI
DivX, MP3, WMA, JPEG
MP3, WMA, JPEG, DivX, MKV, MP4
DivX, WAV
MPEG2, MPEG4, XviD, JPEG, AVI
Progressive Scan
Progressive Scan
Progressive Scan
Progressive Scan

  • What's left to say about the Oppo's new BDP-103 universal Blu-ray player, except that it is currently the universal disc spinner to have and the one to beat and the fact that it doesn't cost you an arm, leg and kidney is just icing on the cake. There isn't anything this mighty player can't really do outside of a few missing formats, mainly ISO, and true UltraHD compatibility. Beyond that, the BDP-103 is all the player you need and then some. It's even an AV preamp, if you wish to get technical.


  • For a hefty price, the Oppo BDP-103 offers top-notch performance along with every feature you could want in a Blu-ray player and then some.


  • I have had the opportunity to review OPPO products going back to their first upscaling DVD player (OPDV971H) and with every Upscaling DVD and Blu-ray Disc player I have seen from them, up to this point, they have consistently provided solid build quality and the latest audio and video innovations, while retaining excellent core audio and video performance.


  • Onkyo's BD-SP809 is an excellent Blu-ray player in many respects. Its robust build quality, eye-popping 2D and 3D picture quality and classy music performance all deserve our utmost praise. It's also great to find DLNA and THX certification, 3D support, detailed picture adjustments, two HDMIs and Marvell upscaling on the spec sheet.


  • Despite a good visual performance, the Onkyo BD-SP809 isn't a convincing mid-range audiophile option.
    All of this leads us to conclude that this is basically a Blu-ray player created for the Onkyo hardcore. The rest of us will find better equipped models elsewhere.
    While we can't knock its picture performance, Onkyo's BD-SP809 is a Blu-ray player that's run out of time. Rival mid-range audiophile options, particularly the Cambridge Azur 651, are a much more inviting prospect.

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    There a few things to consider before choosing the Onkyo BD-809 Blu-ray Player. If you are interested in all the latest streaming, top notch video upconversion and DACs, and dual HDMI outputs, this THX certified Blu-ray player might be for you. But if you have a lot of (or any) SACDs or DVD-As, want full 7.1 analogue outputs, and don't mind missing out on Film Fresh streaming, you can save $100 and go with the Oppo. Either way, the Onkyo BD-809 looks to be a very solid offering.


  • The Samsung HW-D7000 is a premium 7.1-channel AV receiver / BD player that supports 3D Blu-ray discs. It provides full 1080p high-definition video playback in addition to all the latest Dolby codec technologies required to output premium-grade surround sound audio.


  • If you're looking for a true home entertainment hub, the HW-D7000 fits the bill nicely. It combines the most desirable sources--Blu-ray, video-on-demand, iPod/iPhone playback, DLNA/AllShare streaming, and plenty of inputs to accommodate other devices--into one well-conceived platform that even the novice HT fan can set up and navigate. The HW-D7000 makes sense for someone who likes the convenience of an all-in-one system but desires the flexibility to choose better speakers than you often get with a prepackaged HT system.

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    With the HW-D7000, Samsung has melded a 3D Blu-ray player and an A/V receiver into a feature-rich, well-performing hybrid that can upgrade two pieces of your home theater gear in one fell swoop.


  • OPPO Digital has done it again. In both performance and design, the new BDP-93 is a rousing success. It supports the two hottest new trends--3D and VOD--yet it's also built to accommodate most any system and play most any disc in your back catalog. At $499, the BDP-93 is a good value for a player that combines 3D, dual HDMI outputs, universal playback, and multichannel analog output.

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    The Oppo BDP-93 is more than a worthy successor to its predecessor. It has upped the bar by adding 3D support, new networking cum streaming features, top notch build quality and superlative performance. Without a doubt, it lives up to the expectations of audiophiles and serious home theater enthusiasts alike.


  • It'll cost you twice as much as other high-end Blu-ray players, but the Oppo BDP-93 delivers enthusiast features along with top-notch speed and video-quality performance.


  • This BD player can play almost any disc you care to shove in it, and at Ã?£400 it's a bit of a bargain


  • The Cambridge Audio 650BD is an excellent universal player, one that wears many hats and stylishly wears each of them well. It could easily serve as the only source for a mid to high-end audio/video system with solid audiophile roots. For extremists looking to bump up the performance envelope to the Nth degree - I suggest that you could use the 650BD as a transport for Compact Discs feeding an external DAC - like Cambridge's own DAC Magic.

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    The Cambridge Audio is an attractive 7.1-channel receiver with support for all of the relevant sound formats, but a lack of HDMI inputs and a tendency for harshness may put you off.