[CES 2017] Sony ups the ante when it comes to Blu-ray players at this year’s CES, introducing the UBP-X800 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player which will definitely do its part in order to wow your senses. Meant to deliver a more enhanced, connected, and immersive viewing experience for the masses, this highly anticipated Ultra HD Blu-ray universal player ought to find a spot in any home without too much of a hassle — just make sure that your TV is able to keep up with the gorgeous visuals that the UBP-X800 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player delivers.
This is the maiden attempt by Sony to roll out a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player, and it does seem that they have done more than a decent job on paper. The UBP-X800 Player will play nice with Ultra HD Blu-ray while it also does video streaming in 4K resolution and High Dynamic Range (HDR). In other words, your eyes will be treated to features such as greater detail, brightness and contrast that fully captures what the movie, TV show, or game as it was meant to be seen and heard.
Consumers can enjoy Ultra HD Blu-ray playback alongside a wide color space. The BT.2020 color space delivers double the color range of current conventional Blu-ray players, in addition to HDR that is up to 100 times dynamic range. It also doubles up to play nice with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X object- audio compatible receivers so that your ears will not feel left out, either.
Sony makes use of their Precision HD drive in the UBP-X800 in order to maintain consistent performance with virtually every optical disc format — starting fro DVD Video all the way to DVD Audio; CD and Super Audio CD; and Blu-ray 3D, and BD-ROM media, as well as just about any format that is available via USB.
There is no word on pricing just yet, but the UBP-X800 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player is tipped to be available this spring.