Holiday gift guide: Best Blu-ray players and recorders

We rate the best Blu-ray players from Sony, Panasonic, Samsung, LG and Kogan

The holiday season is almost upon us, which translates to big sales in retail stores around the country. If you want to pick a fancy present that the whole family can enjoy, why not make the leap to Full HD with a Blu-ray player or recorder? Here are our top picks from Sony, Panasonic, Samsung, LG and Kogan for 2010.

To read our full, in-depth review, click on the photo of each product.

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Kogan Technologies Blu-ray Player Slim BD 2.0 Full HD 1080p

The Kogan Blu-ray Player Slim might be pint-sized, but it still packs plenty of features beneath the hood. It will make an ideal secondary Blu-ray player for the bedroom, as well as an affordable entry point into HD video.

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  • 6th July, 2010
  • Chris Jager
  • Kogan Technologies
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  • Pros:
  • Attractive and lightweight design, affordable price tag, region-free DVD playback, DivX support
  • Cons:
  • Light on connectivity options, start-up times could be a bit faster
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