The Samsung Blu-ray player, the BP-P1000, is finally cracking the $500 price mark, starting with Amazon. This player, which usually carries a price tag in the range of $700-$900 is now available for $499.77 and includes free shipping. Finally, there is a pretty solid Blu-ray player that carries the same, somewhat-nice price tag as its HD DVD competitors. Check out all of our coverage of this player here.

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