Home Hardware Blu-ray Players Want a Cheap 4k Blu-ray Player?

Want a Cheap 4k Blu-ray Player?

Sony UBP-X700 4k Blu-ray player
Sony UBP-X700 (2018) 4k Blu-ray player

If you’re looking for a cheap 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray player that does HDR (HDR10 & Dolby Vision (via firmware update)), Dolby Atmos, and DTS:X audio this Sony 2018 model is a great bargain.

At $149 (on Amazon) the Sony UBP-X700 is priced $100 less than the Sony UBP-X800M2 and plays 3D Blu-ray Discs, upscales non-4k content, supports the BT.2020 color space, streams many video formats like HEVC, MPEG-4/AVC, and includes apps for popular streaming services like Netflix and Vudu.

Why is this model so cheap? One reason is the UBP-X700 (2018 model) does not support Bluetooth. That means you can’t connect wireless headphones. In addition, it’s a smaller unit (12-3/5″ wide x 8-1/2″ deep) than standard 17”/19″ rack components. You may also need to do a firmware update (recommended) to get Dolby Vision support. And, it’s worth noting Dolby Vision is not auto-detected and must be switched on (the same holds true for other Sony models). And, so far Sony has not issued a firmware update (and may never) for HDR10+.

If those things don’t matter to you, right now the UBP-X700 is selling for $149 on Amazon (MSRP $249).

[amazon_link asins=’B078HXF9H2,B07PFRDT16,B07RN2RM5Y’ template=’ProductGrid’ store=’hdrep-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’812a7d02-cdc1-464e-98bb-7b8cbef622ad’]

Also Read: Ranking the Best 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray Players (2019)

hdreporthttps://hd-report.com
HD Report provides news, commentary, and information about home entertainment media and technology. HD Report has been a Google News partner since 2006, and can also be found on Twitter, Apple News, Facebook, and Microsoft's Bing News.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Sponsors


4k TV Deals

Hot Blu-rays!

1-Month Free!

New Articles

Star Trek: Discovery Season 3 releasing to Blu-ray & DVD

The third season of the Paramount+ series Star Trek: Discovery is now available to pre-order on Blu-ray and DVD. On Blu-ray, Star Trek: Discovery is...

Google Play Movies & TV App Leaving Roku, Samsung, LG & Vizio Devices

As of June 15th, 2021 the Google Play Movies & TV app won't be used anymore on Roku streaming media players and Smart TVs...

Deal Alert: Take $400 off this 55″ Sony Bravia OLED 4k TV

Here's a nice little deal on an OLED TV made by Sony. Amazon is selling the 55" A8H Bravia OLED 4K TV (2020 Model)...

Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete remastered in 4k HDR

Sony's Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete has been remastered in 4k with HDR for release on Ultra HD Blu-ray. First released to 1080p Blu-ray...

New Pre-Orders!

Support Us!