LG Intros $999 BH200 Super Blu Combo HD Player

Realizing that Samsung's BD-UP5000 was going to give the original hybrid BH100 a run for its money, LG announced the more competitive BH200 Super Blu Player for watching both Blu-ray and HD DVD discs. It'll cost $999 when it ships in October, and will include support and features its $1,200 predecessor sorely lacked:

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WSJ Pulp Bite: Mossberg and the New War to End the HD Format War

Walt Mossberg, the WSJ's master chief of gadgetdom, reviews LG's hybrid HD disc BH100 Super Voltron Blue (or whatever). His take is like our take. Most interestingly, Mossberg tangentially points out a very funny thing: The LG is flawed because it won't play HD-DVD interactive content. But LG won't necessarily release… » 3/13/07 9:00am 3/13/07 9:00am

Next-Gen Media Giveaway Final Day: Last Chance to Win the LG BH100…

It is the last day of our Next-Gen Media Giveaway, meaning it is your last opportunity to enter to win the LG BH100 Hybrid Blu-Ray/HD DVD Player. Each day this week I presented a trivia question about the player. If you got it right you were entered into the contest. Follow the link here if you missed any of the… » 2/02/07 5:15pm 2/02/07 5:15pm

Next-Gen Media Giveaway Day 4: Another Change to Win the LG BH100…


Yep, it's day four of this contest, which means it is your fourth chance to answer a trivia question and be entered in the contest to win the LG BH100 Hybrid Blu-Ray/HD DVD Player. Each day this week I will present a trivia question about the player. Get it right and get entered into the contest. Follow the link here » 2/01/07 3:15pm 2/01/07 3:15pm

Next-Gen Media Giveaway Day 3: Third Chance to Win the LG BH100 Hybrid…

It's day three of our Next-Gen Media Giveaway. We are giving away the LG BH100 Hybrid Blu-Ray/HD DVD Player. Each day this week I will present a trivia question about the player. Get it right and get entered into the contest. Follow the link here if you missed any of the previous trivia questions. (Hint: Look here.) … » 1/31/07 2:00pm 1/31/07 2:00pm

Next-Gen Media Giveaway Day 2: Second Chance to Win the LG BH100 Hybrid…

It's day two of our Next-Gen Media Giveaway where we are giving away a LG BH100 Hybrid Blu-Ray/HD DVD Player. Each day this week we will present a piece of trivia about the player. A correct answer will reward you with one entry to the contest—so you can be entered up to five times. Here is yesterday's trivia question… » 1/30/07 2:00pm 1/30/07 2:00pm

Next-Gen Media Giveaway: Win the LG BH100 Dual-Format Player

We gave you the first review of the LG BH100 Hybrid Blu-Ray/HD DVD Player and now we are giving away the actual player. Each day this week we will present a piece of trivia about the BH100 player. Answer the question correctly and be entered in the contest with a chance to win the player. So if my math is correct:… » 1/29/07 1:30pm 1/29/07 1:30pm

First Review: LG BH100 Hybrid Blu-Ray/HD-DVD Player (Verdict: Format…



Click to viewWe got the LG BH100 in the mail yesterday. It does what claims to do — be the very first high definition disc player that is compatible with both Blu-ray and HD-DVD. But don't wave the white flag in the format war quite yet. Our first grope reveals a few flaws that keep me from recommending this player… » 1/24/07 2:57pm 1/24/07 2:57pm

Unboxing LG's BH100 HD-DVD/Blu-Ray Player

Despite all the controversy, it appears LG's dual-format DVD player has safely made its way into Gadgetaholic's headquarters, and lucky for us, they were nice enough to give the BH100 the ritual unboxing it deserves. The unit clearly has the official Blu-ray logo, but not the official HD DVD logo, so all that earlier… » 1/22/07 7:51pm 1/22/07 7:51pm