Region A / BD Live (2.0)
HDMI output: 7.1
Analog output: 2.0
Blu-ray / DVD / CD
Get the best out of your HDTV. Producing the highest resolution, the BD640 is capable of delivering Full HD 1080p on standard Blu-ray discs. Bringing you the ultimate experience when viewing your Blu-ray movies with stunning, crystal clear images. Also, no need to replace your old DVDs. They will look even better on the BD640 player. 1080p up-scaling via HDMI output.
Don’t have a large collection of DVDs or Blu-rays, no need to worry. The BD640 provides additional entertainment right at your fingertips without ever inserting a disc. You can streaming instant content from Netflix, CinemaNow, Vudu and YouTube direct to your TV — no computer required. **Internet connection and subscriptions required and are sold separately**
BD640 supports surround sound up to 7.1 channels with Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Advanced Digital Out technologies. High-resolution audio let you experience awesome surround sound on Blu-ray discs and streamed content. Lets you follow all the action not only with your eyes, but with your ears as well.
With a LG dongle you can easily have a wireless connection to your Home Network. Unlike many Wi-Fi ‘Ready’ players this wireless adapter is included, saving you some $50 or $70.
Allows you to download and stream bonus content such as additional scenes, shorts, trailers, movie-based games, and more. And with Bonus View, you can enjoy “picture-in-picture” capability with select Blu-ray titles.
This player features Express Reaction Startup, so you don’t have to wait to start enjoying your favorite movies. Just pop in a Blu-ray or DVD from your collection and you’re all set for the show.
The Blu-ray player form LG, the BD640, will provide you with stunning Full HD 1080p images and high-resolution sound – Dolby True HD, DTS-HD Master Audio. It also has great online streaming services like Netflix, CinemaNow, Vudu and YouTube. Access to the internet through an Ethernet Port or go wireless with a LG Dongle – Dongle is supplied. Other positive features you may like is DVD up-scaling, USB playback, quick loading and LG’s SimpLink Connectivity.
Some features missing in the BD640 include 3D capability. You can find this feature in similar priced players, such as Samsung’s BD-D5500 and Sony’s BDP-S480. No internal memory for downloading BD-Live content. If you want to use this feature, a USB storage device is needed. Also missing from the BD640 is any DLNA capabilities. A USB LAN Adapter will need to be used, but unlike most Wi-Fi ‘Ready’ players, the wireless dongle is supplied. Unfortunately, there is only one USB port and it is located on the front of the player..
The BD640 from LG does offer a lot of features, despite missing 3D disc support. This missing feature will not be much concern to the many consumers who have not yet adapted 3D technology. With great Blu-ray and DVD playback, as well as internet streaming and USB playback; the BD640 has all the basic Blu-ray features. The price list for the BD640 is $149.99, which seems high; but most online stores are selling the player around the $120.00 price range. — Price you should look for when purchasing — Under $140.00
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