Connected to high-speed broadband, LG’S BD370 player can stream videos from YouTube, with the site’s vast video library searchable via the Blu-ray player’s remote control. BD Live-enabled, the player also connects to the internet to download movie trailers, subtitles and other information related to a BD movie (where provided by the disc) as well related movie quizzes and multi-player interactive games.
The latest HDMI specification is supported, 1080p upscaling improves the appearance of ordinary DVDs, and built-in decoding for Dolby True HD and DTS-HD Master decoder means the BD370 can be mated to older-models AV receivers to provide the highest-resolution surround sound. Boot-up is a claimed 15 seconds; support for a wide range of formats – DivX, MPEG4, video, JPEG, MP3, HD Divx and WMA – is provided and, in a nice touch, the centre panel light changes glows blue for BD Live titles glow blue, changing to orange for DVDs and violet for CDs.
Price and availability
The BD370 has an RRP of $449, and will be in stores in April.
Read our review
GadgetGuy has been able to have an extended look at this Blu-ray player. Read what we thought of the LG BD370 in our full review.