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LG BD590

LG BD590
alaScore 76

368 reviews

Aug, 2014

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Amazon.com review summary for LG BD590

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 244 user reviews of LG BD590 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Blu-ray Players on Amazon.com.

75% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: LG BD590 250GB HD Network Blu-Ray Disc Player

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LG BD590: A Pricey Blu-ray Disc Player With a Very Large Internal Hard Drive

 

The LG BD590 contains an internal 250GB hard drive--a unique feature for a Blu-ray player and one that does much to explain the player's $300 street price (as of November 23, 2010). But how useful is an internal hard drive to a Blu-ray player?

250GB internal hard drive for multimedia playback ; Very good image quality ; Wi-Fi ; Can convert all audio formats to DTS

Expensive ; Larger and heavier than standard Blu-ray players ; Hard drive storage has limited functionality

For most people, the player's 250GB internal hard drive won't justify the LG BD590's relatively high cost.

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Multitalented Blu-ray Player Isn't Future-Proof

 

Hard drive and a Blu-ray drive? GTFO! It's the LG BD590 and it's coming to a home theater near you.

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LG BD590

 

LG has consistently been ahead of the pack when it comes to new Blu-ray features, which is why it was a surprise at CES 2010 when nearly every manufacturer announced a 3D Blu-ray player--except LG. Instead, the company went in a completely different...

Excellent Blu-ray image quality; rips CDs directly to built-in 250GB hard drive; Netflix, Vudu, YouTube, Pandora, and CinemaNow streaming; built-in Wi-Fi; plays music, videos, and pictures off a connected USB drive or via network

Does not support 3D Blu-ray; no quick-start mode, which makes it feel slower compared with some other players; media interface is overdesigned; must change the output mode to 1080p

The LG BD590 deftly handles Blu-ray playback, CD ripping, and streaming media services like Netflix from a single box, but you'll have to pay for that simplicity.

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LG BD590 Network Blu-ray w/250GB Review

 

Blu-ray players have come down in price considerably and now it seems the fight is on for features and market share. LG has tackled this problem by filling its new BD590 with all of the network features you could want, including built-in 802.11n...

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Review: LG BD590 Blu-ray player

 

For most people, the Blu-ray player's 250GB internal hard drive won't justify the LG BD590's relatively high cost.

On the other hand, if you use Vudu's on-demand video service a lot, and if you prefer buying movies from that service to renting them, the hard drive becomes much more valuable. You can download the movies you buy to the drive, resulting in...

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LG BD590 Review

 

LG BD590 reviewed by ConsumerSearch, which notes pros and cons, along with reviews and ratings for the LG BD590 and comparisons to other Blu-ray Players

Great image quality with Blu-rays and DVDs; Internet streaming; DLNA compatible for streaming from a PC; 250 GB hard drive

Expensive; User interface could be a little more polished; No 3-D capabilities; Not as fast as some Blu-ray Disc Players

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LG BD590 Blu-ray Player

 

LG Electronics has proven itself to be the most innovative manufacturer of Blu-ray players in the world. It was first to market with an HD DVD/Bluray Disc combo player (BH100), a player with Netflix streaming (BD300), and a player with 802.11n Wi-Fi...

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LG BD590 Blu-ray Player

 

LG Electronics has proven itself to be the most innovative manufacturer of Blu-ray players in the world. It was first to market with an HD DVD/Bluray Disc combo player (BH100), a player with Netflix streaming (BD300), and a player with 802.11n Wi-Fi...

Rear-panel connections include HDMI 1.3a with x.v.Color. (The BD590 isn't Blu-ray 3D ready and isn't upgradable.) The back panel also includes component video and composite video outputs. Audio connections include TosLink, coaxial digital, and stereo...

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LG BD590

 

LG has come up with a unique idea that distinguishes its high end blu-ray player from the rest of the field. The LG BD590 is the first Blu-ray player to feature an integrated 250GB hard drive. This interesting feature allows for easy storage and...

While the lack of 3D capabilities may make the LG BD 590 seem lacking compared to other top end players from Sony, Panasonic and Samsung, we found that the BD590 is actually a more useful product for the foreseeable future since 3D playback requires...

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2 players with both the same problem

 

Although the BD player seemed like a dream for a short time , it just didn't pan out to be a good model in the long run. I believe that a lot of reviews are based on short time use. At least that is how I feel since I have had 2 units that have failed me.

nice remote control

Returned first player after 2 months when it no longer would connect to internet. It would find my access point on router but would fail miserably at connecting although it did work for a couple of months. Re configuring and trying every available option

Product Specifications

Move beyond even the amazing capabilities of Blu-ray and instant streaming entertainment with the BD590 Blu-ray Disc player from LG. You're not just getting the best way to enjoy Full HD 1080p with Blu-ray or the unparalleled entertainment options of being hooked up to NetCast Entertainment Access. This is fully loaded with a 250GB Media Library that lets you store your music, photos and HD movies you purchase from Vudu. This is something better than Blu-ray.

Combined Device

Type:Blu-Ray disc player / digital multimedia receiver / HDD recorder

Digital Player (Recorder)

Device Type:Digital player

Digital Storage Media

Capacity:250GB
Type:Hard disk drive

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:11.6in
Height:1.9in
Weight:7.1lbs
Width:16.9in

DVD

Type:Blu-Ray disc player

Header

Manufacturer:LG Electronics
Model:BD590
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:LG

Network & Internet Multimedia

Connectivity Protocols:IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.3u (Fast Ethernet) / IEEE 802.3 (Ethernet) / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11b (Wi-Fi)
Functionality:Internet radio playback / Digital video playback / Digital photo playback / Digital audio playback
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