Sony announce first 4K UltraHD Blu-ray player

Blu-ray founder hits the ground running.

Published Tue, Jan 5 2016 9:08 PM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

As one of the founders of the Blu-ray format, there was no way that Sony was going to sit out the infancy of the 4K UltraHD Blu-ray format, and have today presented their first player to the world.

Sony announce first 4K UltraHD Blu-ray player |

Hitting shelves in the next few months the UHP-H1 will come equipped with a range of features to differentiate their first player, including CD, DVD-Audio and SACD audio playback to single and multiple rooms, Bluetooth audio streaming, PlayStation Now streaming (you can connect up to two Dual Shock 4 controllers) and will also upscale your collection of 1080p Blu-rays to 4K.

Sony have yet to announce a price for their player, but expect it to come in at the several hundred dollar range, similar to competitors.

Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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