DVD players are still worth keeping on hand in case you get the urge to watch any old favorite movies or television series you have collected over the years. While they may not be at the top of everyone’s viewing list these days, what with all of the streaming content we have available at our fingertips, they do work to enhance your entertainment system, allowing you to watch all your favorites with the best image and sound quality available.
DVD players can also come in handy if you have kids and have amassed a countless number of Disney DVDs that you will be playing over and over again.
Below are some best systems that come equipped with everything you’ll need from exceptional resolution and the ability to upscale standard DVDs to HD, to wireless streaming capabilities and even the ability to play CDs and MP3s.
1. Sony DVPSR210P DVD Player
Sony’s DVD Player is a multi-format DVD and CD media player in an ultra-compact design. This basic player has all playback functions needed in a DVD player and it also allows you to enjoy JPEG slideshows with MP3 background music. In addition, the multi-brand remote control will work with most TV’s so you have the luxury of only using one remote.
PROS: This DVD player comes with Progressive Scan which helps improve picture quality for a finer, smoother picture.
CONS: This product does not come with Ethernet or HDMI ports.
2. Philips 4K Blu-ray Player
The Philips Blu-ray Player gives you crystal-clear picture quality with its 4K ultra high definition to help optimize your content. Dolby Vision HDR and High Dynamic Range 10 provides enhanced picture contrast and vivid colors which will make any standard definition and high definition video look incredible.
PROS: This player supports 4K Netflix and YouTube wireless streaming capability.
CONS: There are no other app options besides Netflix and YouTube.
3. LG Electronics BP550 Blu-ray Player
The LG Blue-ray Player is a 3D/2D Blue-ray, DVD and CD capable player with streaming services and built-in Wi-Fi. Access your favorite premium content from Netflix, Hulu and YouTube to stream your favorite movies and TV shows. In addition, all LG Blu-ray players play all DVDs so there is no need to replace your old DVD collection and it will upscale your standard definition DVD’s to their best image quality.
PROS: This player comes with Private Sound Mode which lets you wirelessly send the audio from the Blu-ray to your compatible smartphone and then listen with your headphones.
CONS: You must have a 3D-capable television to enjoy viewing 3D video content.