Reviewed on 2008-05-30
A relatively inexpensive Blu-ray Disc player, the Samsung BD-P1400 has performance to match its budget price.The Samsung BD-P1400 is, at this point, one of the older Blu-ray Disc players currently available. And its features reflect this: the Samsung ...Read more >
Reviewed on 2008-05-28
Very good menus and documentation, Ethernet port for easy firmware updates
Disappointing picture, Poor audio quality
Older-generation player consistently displays overly bright images; has on-board decoding of lossless audio codecs, but its audio sounds less full than that of other models.Read more >
Reviewed on 2008-05-09
Relatively inexpensive. MP3/JPEG playback from recordable DVD. Support for bitstream audio output (HDMI). Decodes Dolby TrueHD. Online firmware updates.
Sluggish disc load times.
The Samsung BD-P1400 Blu-ray disc (BD) player ($449.99 list) is one of the most affordable models the company offers, and this tempting value includes better-than-average audio features for a first-generation standalone Blu-ray player. Samsung is als...Read more >
Reviewed on 2008-01-24
Samsung was the first company to launch a Blu-ray player in the UK, but the BD-P1000 didn't go down too well with the home entertainment cognoscenti - its spec was severely limited, with no HD audio or 24fps support, and because it converted 1080p picture...Read more >
Reviewed on 2008-01-09
This is the third Samsung Blu-ray player that Ive evaluated. Samsung was the first on the block to release a Blu-ray player with the BD-P1000. This first model had a few hiccups in design, but ultimately after a few firmware updates, it provided dece...Read more >
Reviewed on 2007-12-18
Excellent image quality on Blu-ray movies; outstanding soundtrack support with onboard decoding for Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD High Resolution and bitstream output for Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio; relatively low price compared to other standalone......
Only Blu-ray Profile 1.0 compliant, so it will not play some bonus features on some new discs in 2008; below-average performance with 1080p output at 24 frames per second; some annoying operational issues.
The Samsung BD-P1400 delivers a mostly capable Blu-ray player at a relatively affordable price, but its probably still better to hold off for newer models or a PlayStation3.Read more >
Reviewed on 2007-12-17
It seems that the time for hi-def player has definitely arrived. Discs can be easily found for buying at any Wal-mart and you can easily rent the latest releases on any Blockbuster or Hollywood Video. And the greatest news is that this month Blu-Ray pl...Read more >
Reviewed on 2008-06-02
Supports Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD High Resolution, powers up quickly
Poor audio reproduction, poor colour quality, trouble coping with complex interactive disc features The Final Word At $769, the Samsung BD-P1400 remains among the least expensive Blu-ray disc players available. But other models can offer better value....
At $769, the Samsung BD-P1400 remains among the least expensive Blu-ray disc players available. But other models can offer better value.Read more >