Excellent picture quality
If your Blu-ray player budget has a Â£100 ceiling then the Toshiba BDX5300 is definitely worth sticking on the shortlist. There arenâ?? t many decks at this price that offer built-in Wi-Fi let alone access to BBC iPlayer, YouTube, Picasa and Acetrax, making it terrific value for money.
There are compromises to be made though â?? the basic operating system feels like itâ?? s from another era, build quality isnâ??
Smart TV services
Although the Toshiba BDX5300 puts in a fine effort in terms of core features, the presence of the BBC iPlayer/Netflix, Wi-Fi and 3D Blu-ray support, there are more polished, easier to use and smarter 3D decks around. But those on a tight budget should look no further for a 3D quick fix.
With Wi-Fi-powered smart TV services and universal disc playback that includes 3D Blu-ray discs, Toshiba has produced perhaps the lowest priced such Blu-ray player.
Blu-ray picture quality
It may lack finesse and at times appears a tad archaic, but we can't find it within us to criticise anything on a super-slim Blu-ray player that combines the best of the smart TV landscape with a price that hovers under £80/£120.
For a simple 2D Blu-ray upgrade with some YouTube goodness, we can't recommend the Toshiba BDX3300 highly enough.
I bought this product at Costco. It is hands down the worst piece of electronics I have ever purchased. I will be throwing it in the trash and replacing it shortly. Why?
1) Very slow to start up, load discs
2) Very noisy when playing
3) Poorly designed remote control. Buttons placed almost randomly.
4) Unreliable--freezes often.
On paper the BDX1200 may look like an unappetising prospect a Blu-ray player with no networking capabilities, no 3D support, no Wi-Fi, no cloud internet content and a generally basic spec. But if you accept that you're never going to get those features at this sort of price, then the BDX1200 starts to look like a decent little deck that still has a place despite its basic nature.
Blu-ray disc playback
Spinning regular Blu-ray discs is not the novelty act it was, and without a notable online dimension, cloud-based content or networking, Toshiba's BDX1200 is left looking like a spec'ed-up DVD player. Picture quality from Blu-ray is fine, but DVDs lacks sharpness and its back-to-basics USB slot lacks crucial file support in this uninspiring package. Put simply, there are better decks out there for the same spend.
Most affordable Blu-ray player on the block
"A thoroughly decent Blu-ray player for those on a budget," Pocket-lint summed up. "The BDX1200 is a decent choice, thanks to its terrific pictures, user-friendly operating system and digital media support via USB," agreed Trusted Reviews. If you're after the maximum picture quality and minimum spend, the Toshiba BDX1200 can't be beat.
Does not have built in wi-fi
This is a good little player, reasonably fast in starting up the movie and the remote has a cool red netflix button which is nice to not have to go through a bunch of menus to get to netflix. The only complaint I have is the description says it has wifi capability but it is not built in. I don't know if you have to buy a separate adapter or what but there is nothing in the menu to connect wireless out of the box.
Supports BD-Live and BonusView Blu-ray features
The BDX5200 is a very good value in the realm of 3D-capable Blu-ray players. Its MSRP is on par with other entry-level models, some of which lack the integrated WiFi that you get here. Toshiba's Web platform isn't as extensive or customizable as those of its competitors, but it does include major players like Netflix, Blockbuster, VUDU, YouTube, and Pandora.
Internal mechanisms are very loud during playback
The Toshiba BDX2200 Blu-ray player offers 1080p Full HD resolution playback and 1080p upconversion for standard-definition DVDs, as well as an optional Wi-Fi adapter that can be used to access online content such as BD Live, YouTube HD, Netflix and other providers for streaming in Full HD.
very good image quality
The Toshiba BDX3000 Blu-ray Disc Player is the flagship Blu-ray Disc Player for Toshiba. With many very good features including playback of 3D Blu-ray Discs. It has built-in Wi-Fi, online streaming and great audio and video quality. It is a step up from the BDX2700 model. But the only difference is 3D capability. So if you are not interested in 3D, then you should look at the cheaper BDX2700.
good Blu-ray Disc Video Playback and excellent DVD upscaling
Despite its modest price, BDX3000 provided excellent Blu-ray playback and does very well as an upscaling DVD player. The BDX3000 also functioned properly with 3D Blu-ray Disc content.
Audio performance of the BDX3000 was also very good. Both onboard decoding and undecoded bitstream options worked well, with excellent surround processing using either method.
I did not sense any major shortcomings in terms of audio quality that could be attributed to the BDX3000.
wonderful image detail
It should be apparent to anyone who reads consumer electronics reviews that no product is perfect. It's always about trade-offs and compromise. For every nine things a product gets right, there's always going to be at least one thing that annoys you and keeps you from calling it a perfect ten. The BDX3000 gets a lot of things right - a whole lot - and it has quickly earned a spot near the top of my recommended Blu-ray players list.
DVD up-conversion was better than average at this price point
My overall experience with the BDX3000 was a good one. Blu-ray video and audio performance was on par with every other player I've tested. DVD up-conversion was better than average at this price point and music playback over the TOSLink connection was decent. The only real flaw was poor ergonomics. Scrolling through menus was just too labor-intensive when the player couldn't keep up with the remote. I also didn't like the lack of traditional buttons on the front panel.
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