Here is a selection of questions and answers on the topic to help you further. It is wise to know as much you can about them so you can become more informed. Read on for useful information to help you decide which technology is right for you.
Is Blu-Ray always higher quality than DVD? It is true that Blu-Ray offers the superior audio and video experience. It is a newer technology, which means it features many improvements. Watch this video below which really answers the question. I think what you see speaks for itself.
Is Blu-Ray as widely available as DVD? No, there are not as many titles available for purchase on Blu-Ray. Almost all older titles are still not available in the newer format, which means you may not be able to find most of your favorite movies. Although the number of titles available will increase over time, it will not happen quickly.
Is Blu-Ray really worth the extra cost? It depends on where your priorities lie. If you are determined to hav cost up-to-date, flashiest, most modern technology, then it is well worth it. If you have invested money in a high-quality television and sound system, there is no reason you should not invest in Blu-Ray as well. However, if you simply want to enjoy your favorite titles at home, DVDs are easier to find and will cost you less overall.
Does Blu-Ray offer any additional improvements besides higher audio and video quality? Yes, although these improvements are minimal. For example, the discs can offer special pop-up menus which allow you to access the main menu without stopping video playback. Overall, there are very few of these types of innovations to date, and they are not impressive enough alone to make Blu-Ray the clearly better choice.
What about combination players? There are some available on the market today, and of course they cost more than players which are only compatible with one of these video formats. Although these combo players offer viewers the best of both worlds, they can be expensive and difficult to find. In the end, if you find it impossible to choose between the two, a combo player may be perfect for you!