"Definetely lives up to the hype!"4.5 starson by shaun roberts
Pros: Very fast, outstanding picture
Cons: Ugly remote, however it works well
Summary: I had been wanting a Blu Ray player for a year now. I came close to buying the last Sony model that came out last June, but after researching it more I decided that it would be best to wait for the profile 1.1 players to come out. I'm glad that I did! Compared to every other Blu Ray player on the market (I know because I have played with them all at every electronic store you can name) this is by far the fastest on the market. I loads like a regular dvd player. I updated the firmware right away, which was a breeze once I got some good blank discs. The picture is phenomenal, and the design of the exterior of the player is very attractive. I think that it is the thinnest Blu Ray player yet. It looks awesome sitting on top of my HD DVD player is just below my HD cable box!