CES: Philips Intros $349 Blu-ray Player

Posted Sun Jan 6, 2008 at 03:57 PM PST

Philips has announced its latest Blu-ray player, the BDP7200, which it says will retail for the value price of $349.

The first Profile 1.1 compliant player from Philips, the deck boasts full 1080p/24 and Deep Color support, and the ability to control connected devices using the EasyLink HDMI Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) protocols.

Although the company's press release makes no mention of audio codec support, the eagle-eyed folks over at Engadget snapped this pic from behind the demo unit, which would seem to indicate a lack of 7.1 audio support through analog.

Philips says the BDP7200 will hit store shelves this April.

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