"Solid BD and DVD Player, no regrets"4.5 starson by gparris
Pros: Excellent BD and DVD playback, easy operation, clean design, fast loading, good remote.
Cons: No Wi-Fi, but for $89, I can easliy attach Wi-Fi capablily if I really need Profile 2.0 and other online features.
Summary: I do not agree with cnet about the 3 stars in their rating, the BD35 model it replaces (which I have in another HDTV room) does everything right without exception.
Not everybody who buys a BD player even WANTS a interactivity and to give the Samsung models 3.5 and 4.0 stars instead of the Panasonic, is just wrong.
I have had several Samsung models and if cnet went by the number of unplayable Blu-ray Discs, jamming, bad playback (when they did try to play) and overall lesser quality of my previous Samsung BD players, cnet should raise the Panasonic players to at least 3.5 stars and LOWER the Samsungs to no more than 3.5 stars or less! I had two other Panasonics that replaced my previous Samsungs (the BD10's) and these were above Samsungs in playback and QUALITY, that is why I trusted cnet with the the Panasonic BD35.
I would buy the Panasonic BD60 or BD80 if I had to do it all over again and if the need ever arises that I would need Wi-Fi, I would buy the addition that you can buy aftermarket instead of any Samsung BD player.