Samsung to release curved 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

Will it be out by Christmas?

by hodg100
We’re still awaiting full details but Samsung has become the first manufacturer to confirm a consumer release of a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player.
We had hoped either Panasonic or Sony would break one during their press conferences on the opening day but Sony said nothing and Panasonic’s appears to still be in prototype status. All we have, so far, on the product is this excerpt from a press release but we’ll be sure to update this news when more is known:

To further provide consumers with more options to consume their favorite UHD content, Samsung is introducing the new Ultra HD Blu-ray Player which supports UHD Blu-ray disc playback. The player, which is capable of providing four times the resolution and 64 times higher colour expression compared to standard Blu-ray, is capable of upscaling content to provide UHD resolution for any disc. Additionally, 4K streaming services are available. The Ultra HD Blu-ray Player features a sleek, curved design—matching perfectly with Samsung Curved SUHD TVs.

Update: It's also confirmed the player will support HDR playback but that was really a given. Release is said to be 'early 2016.'

Curved, eh? We should have guessed!
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