Pioneer BDP-51FD
About to buy a new Blu-ray player? Then don't splash your cash until you've checked out our Top 5 Best Buys

UPDATE: Sound & Vision is offering a fantastic deal on the Pioneer BDP-51FD, available online for £325.88 including VAT and free delivery.

We've tested every Blu-ray player we can get our hands on in the last few weeks, from the sub-£100 Bush DS-BD01 (£97.86 at Argos) to Denon's flagship DVD-3800BD (£1600).

The complete test will be published in the February 2009 issue of What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision, on sale from January 8th.

We're not going to give away the full results now, but here are our current Top 5 Blu-ray players (in price ascending order):

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1) Sony BDP-S350 £200

2) Sony BDP-S550 £240

3) Panasonic DMP-BD55 £390

4) Pioneer BDP-51FD £400

5) Denon DVD-2500BT £800

Shop around and you'll find some hot deals on a couple of these models which you can pick up in the sales for even less than the prices we've quoted.

And don't forget Play.com is offering select Blu-ray titles for £9.99 in its winter sale, so you can save money on the discs as well as the players.

You can read all our Blu-ray player reviews here on whathifi.com, and use our Advanced Search system to choose by brand, price, star rating and technical specification.