A Blu-ray player is a good and inexpensive source for lots of entertainment - both via Blu-ray or DVD discs and the Internet.
For those who want the best quality when they watch films and TV shows, Blu-ray media is still the way to go. With sparkling image quality in Full HD resolution and not least, up to 7.1 channels of high definition surround sound, the Blu-ray has a solid edge over the other formats such as DVD in terms of picture and sound quality.
That said, not everybody wants to pay extra to view a Blu-ray movie in HD resolution. That's why Blu-ray players are backwards compatible with any DVD movie, or can even stream movies from the Internet if it has smart features built in.
Online services such as Youtube, Vimeo and subscription services like Netflix and HBO can be streamed to a Blu-ray player with smart features. Here you can see older titles and check out a thrilling series before buying it on Blu-ray. In this way it is easier to find good titles, as well as sorting out some "rotten apples" and B-movies that are not worth having in your collection.
The main characteristics of blu-ray players: