Portable Blu-ray Gets Affordable With RCA

Posted Wed Aug 4, 2010 at 09:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward

RCA's new portable Blu-ray player is currently selling at just $299.

If you want to take your Blu-rays on the road, you don't have a lot of options. You can pick up a laptop with a Blu-ray drive in it, or you can pick up one of the few models of portable Blu-ray players.

The latest from RCA is also the cheapest portable Blu-ray player around. The BRC3109 appears to be a Target exclusive at the moment, and currently sells for just $299 – that's cheap as far as portable players are concerned.

It's got a 16:9 aspect ratio and an impressive 10 inch screen, though there aren't any details on the actual output resolution of the player. The BRC3109 has a four hour battery life and of course includes anti-skip circuitry.

The BRC3109 also sports an HDMI output and remote control, so you can hook it up to a TV when not using it as a portable player. Pretty convenient as far as these things go.

You'll find a similar item – the RCA BRC3108 – on Amazon for a pre-order price of $349, though there's no apparent difference between the two.

Source: Target

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