TOSHIBA DVD SD4700, $250
Entry-level progressive-scan model yields sharply better picture when connected to digital TV.
SAMPO DVE-631CF, $250
DVD player has slot for CompactFlash card to display snapshots on TV screen, play MP3 audio files.
PIONEER DV-C503, $250
Five-disk DVD/CD changer makes this a good bet to replace your CD player.
SONY Style Cube DVP-F21, $300
Basic player with flair; small size makes it ideal for tight or unusual spaces.
PANASONIC DMR-E20, $1,000
Best buy DVD player/recorder replaces your VCR; write-once disks play in most DVD players.