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.

LG BD370 Blu-ray player

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.

LG BD370 Blu-ray player