Oppo BDP-103Price: $499

Website: www.oppodigital.com

Wes said: Using an Oppo, I stop thinking about my electronics and start looking for more movies to watch. The Oppo BDP-103 is a Reviewers’ Choice product -- and I wouldn’t be surprised to see it mentioned next January, when the 2013 SoundStage! Network Product of the Year awards are announced.

Reviewers' Choice

Read the SoundStage! Xperience review.

The gist: The BD player to get priced under five bills.