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High quality picture and sound with Sony’s new UBP-X500 4K HDR Blu-ray™ Player

Press release   •   Aug 07, 2018 09:00 CEST

  • Native 4K HDR Blu-ray Playback with Dolby Atmos pass-through to give your favourite films the high-quality picture and sound they deserve
  • Experience four times the resolution of Full HD and watch in revolutionary detail, colour and brightness
  • Wide range of multi-media and format support
  • Simple and functional user interface

The Sony UBP-X500 4K HDR Blu-ray™ Player is the ideal home cinema solution for watching 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray™ discs.

Watch in 4K High Definition

The Blu-ray player enables you to experience your favourite titles in high definition and with ground-breaking detail, colour and brightness as if you were in the cinema, all from the comfort of your own home.

Wide range of multi-media and format support

The X500 goes far beyond playing 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray discs. You can watch and listen to almost anything you like – including Blu-ray, DVD, SACD and most digital, high resolution audio and video formats.

Moreover, the UBP-X500 features advanced upscaling of everything you watch to 4K resolution so you can enjoy detailed images even with non 4K contents.

Intuitive user interface

The Blu-ray player is easy to use with a range of convenience features including ultra-fast start up and auto standby. In addition, the fuss free layout of the compact remote allows for easy and accurate navigation through your contents.

The UBP-X500 will be priced at approximately €200/£200 and available from mid-August.

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