After Hours

Photos: Samsung trots out holiday line

Samsung took time to show off its BD-P1000, which debuted in June as the first Blu-ray player on the U.S. market. Samsung says 200 new movie titles will be added to the Blu-ray library by year's end, though the BD-P1000 does play CDs and supports as DVD formats. Available for $999, it plays Blu-ray titles at the highest resolution available via a 1080p HDMI output, and also converts traditional DVDs to 1080p.

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