Panasonic Blu-ray Preview
The engineers showed us a test comparing the new Panasonic devices with two Blu-ray players by Samsung and Sony (Samsung BD-P1500, our review here
, and Sony BDP-S350, our review here
This is a shot of the Samsung's performance. Noting the terrible compression strip at the bottom, the engineer scoffed at Sony and Samsung's lack of in-house semiconductor manufacture, saying that "they have no know-how about BD processing." Chris Boylan of BigPictureBigSound
said under his breath that it's not a fair comparison between the Samsung BD-P1500 and Panasonic's new BD35.
Read our reviews of their predecessors: Panasonic DMP-BD30K
and Panasonic DMP-BD50