'This lack of internal decoding is particularly disappointing because the older DMP-BD10A itself offered internal decoding for all of these formats except DTS-HS Master Audio.'
'Image and audio quality mediocre.'
'decent button layout'
'Any DMP-BD30 owner whose AV receiver lacks built-in decoding for the new audio formats won't be able to enjoy the high-resolution soundtracks available on many Blu-ray discs (unless the disc includes an uncompressed soundtrack, as well.)'
'We didn't like its ill-conceived remote, its slow load times and sluggish chapter skips,'
'steep price outweighs its abilities'
'ability to output native 1080p transfers from Blu-ray discs, rather than only being able to read 1080i from a disc and then using internal processing to upscale to 1080p'
'Blu-ray's launch was dampened by the format's first player being the underperforming and poorly reviewed Samsung BD-P1000, which shipped with an incorrect noise reduction chip setting that caused soft imagery'