When Toshiba rolled out its first Blu-ray player, the BDX2000, in late 2009, it seemed like a begrudging move by the former backer of the HD DVD format, with the player lacking streaming and premium features that were then standard on other midrange players.
When the BDX2700 was announced at CES 2010, it was obvious Toshiba was ready to take the former rival format seriously, with the newer player offering built-in Wi-Fi, 7.1 analog outputs, and a suite of streaming features that includes Netflix, Vudu, Pandora, and Blockbuster. It's also currently selling for a couple of bucks cheaper ($… Read more
LAS VEGAS--When Toshiba announced its first Blu-ray player back in September, the company's heart didn't seem in it, with the BDX2000 offering little beyond a basic feature set. Luckily, the company seems to be putting more effort into Blu-ray in 2010, with Toshiba announcing three new Blu-ray players, including a 3D Blu-ray player to be released in the third quarter of 2010. Let's take a look at the key specs.
Key features of the Toshiba BDX2500Netflix, Vudu, CinemaNow, Pandora-streaming capability Onboard decoding for Dolby TrueHD, and DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 analog outputs Wireless ready with … Read more