Cupertino status symbol it most certainly is not, but the Gemei HD8800 does offer 1080p support and has it where it counts. It being price.
For about $US122, the HD8800 will play back your media in glorious HD on its 4.3-in. screen. Or on a TV, where you can boost the portable's 800x480 image all the way up to true 1920x1080 HD.