UHD Blu-ray Players of the Year
As a new optical disc format, one might have expected early UHD Blu-ray players to be pricey. But to support its success, a strong set of relatively inexpensive models have emerged, notably from Panasonic and Sony. The X700 is no ‘bare bones’ player either, having extensive network and online abilities in addition to playing CD, SACD, DVD, Blu-ray and 4K Blu-ray, with both HDR10 and Dolby Vision supported. It has a second HDMI output for audio only, plus optical
“No ‘bare bones’ player despite its low price, Sony nails the basics and then adds extensive networking extras.”
digital audio out, plus network streaming functionality that includes high-res audio via DLNA, Spotify Connect, YouTube, Netflix, Foxtel Play, iView and SBS On Demand... and the choice of Etherent or Wi-Fi with which to enjoy them.
A fully-featured disc player, then, and what’s the price? Just $349. Need a disc player? You won’t do better than this at the price. More info: www.sony.com.au