- May 29, 2006
Home Media Magazine | $298 BD Player at Wal-Mart
Online they have the Magnavox for $298, S300 for $386 and the PS3 for $399(with a $100 gift card).[FONT=arial, helvetica, sans-serif]Walt Disney Co. chairman and CEO Bob Iger said a $300 Blu-ray Disc player would boost the format, and Wal-Mart has granted his wish.
The long-rumored $298 Magnavox player (NB500MG9) has hit shelves at the discounter, along with a $348 Samsung player (BD-P1500/XAA) and a $388 Sony player (BDPS300). The older profile players don’t offer all the bells and whistles but may mollify Blu-ray price critics.[/FONT]