Posted Thu Sep 3, 2015 at 08:00 AM PDT by Steven Cohen
The company's first Ultra HD Blu-ray player has been revealed.
During its IFA 2015 press conference, Samsung revealed its upcoming Ultra HD Blu-ray player, the UBD-K8500. The device features a curved design and will support disc playback and Ultra HD streaming services.
The Ultra HD Blu-ray spec supports video at up to 3840x2160 resolution, expanded color gamuts, high dynamic range, high frame rate content, and object-based audio tech like Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. To coincide with Samsung's new player, Fox has also announced plans to release its upcoming titles on Ultra HD Blu-ray with high dynamic range support, including recent films like 'Kingsman: The Secret Service,' 'Exodus: Gods and Kings,' 'Fantastic Four,' 'X-Men: Days of Future Past,' 'Life of Pi,' 'The Maze Runner' and 'Wild.'
An exact release date and price point for Samsung's Ultra HD Blu-ray player have not been revealed, but the device is expected to launch early next year.
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