The reader Ultra HD Philips Blu-ray, announced the edition of CES 2016, arrived in the US market. The product comes with a compact appearance and square lines. The available versions are two: BDP7501 uses a chassis of brushed aluminum while BDP7301 is characterized by a glossy black finish ( “black” floor). The player can play discs Ultra HD Blu-ray, 2D and 3D Blu-ray discs. They support all major audio formats from DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos from the DTS: X.
Also with regard to “video” does not detect faults it is guaranteed compatibility with HEVC and VP9 (required to view the videos in Ultra HD from YouTube). Via USB (supports the FAT16 file system, FAT32, NTFS and exFAT.), Ethernet or Wi-Fi, you can play different types of files, among which we quote HEVC, H.264, AVCHD, AAC, MP3 and JPEG. You can also use content in HDR (High Dynamic Range), to be precise those made in accordance with the HDR 10 (Dolby Vision standard is not supported instead). In addition to YouTube you can also use streaming from Netflix.
Other features include two HDMI outputs, an HDMI 2.0a format with HDCP 2.2 and in version 1.4a (that way you can separate the audio and video, a useful feature if you do not have an amplifier equipped with HDMI 2.0a inputs ). The player is available for a price of $ 349.99. The output in Europe seems not to be expected at the time (this product is made by P & F USA, a subsidiary of Funai Electric Co., which does not deal with European products).