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New Sony WiFi Blu-ray Player on the Way

Posted March 3, 2009 08:15 AM by Josh Dreuth

SonySony Electronics has announced that they will bring two new Blu-ray Disc players - the BDP-S360 and BDP-S560 - to consumers this May. Both players will support 1080p24 video output, be BD-Live capable, and support decoding and streaming of both Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio sound formats.

Both decks will also support Sony's Precision Drive Technology, which helps stabilize warped or scratched discs during playback, as well as Sony's Precision Cinema HD Upscale technology to upconvert standard definition media to near-HD quality.

The Sony BDP-S560 will benefit by gaining WiFi capabilities, a first for a Sony standalone player. It will be able to connect wirelessly to most (A/B/G/N) wireless networks, as well as feature WiFi Protected Set-up and DLNA connection software for easy connection and interface with home routers and other DLNA devices.

Both players will be available in May, the BDP-S360 for $300 and the BDP-S560 for $350.

Additionally, Sony will bring to Blu-ray home theater systems, the BDV-E300 and BDV-E500W which will feature similar specs to the BDP-S360. Both will feature Sony's S-AIR wireless surround sound speakers and be fully BD-Live capable. They will be available in June, the BDV-E300 for $600 and the BDV-E500W for $800.


Source: Blu-ray.com | Permalink | United States [Country settings]

News comments (19 comments)



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Blu Titan
  Mar 03, 2009
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I was expecting this announcement. Great news. I am in the market for a new player and this two will have my consideration.

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andyman1970
  Mar 03, 2009
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I will have to take these into consideration as well. I'm looking for a standalone player to replace my PS3 and have been trying to wait for one with WiFi built in. Wonder what the chances of the HTiB's wireless surround channels being any good are.

sonnyworld85
  Mar 03, 2009
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Awesome, I was really looking forward to a wi-fi enabled Blu-ray player! Should be pretty sweet!!

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Lucy Diamond
  Mar 03, 2009
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Well gooooooooood morrrrrrrrning Blu-ray dot commmmmmmm!!!!!

Check you guys out with the good news waiting for me at the studio this morning.

Just in time for a July birthday present!!!!

Woooo Hooooo!!!!

Viva la Blu-ray news!!!

Hep
  Mar 03, 2009
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I'm still eagerly awaiting the news announcing the release date for Sony's 400 disc BD changer; I hope the economic situation has not taken it hostage. In any case, these two sound like solid players.

Moefiz
  Mar 03, 2009
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This is good news indeed.I might as well just wait for this to hit the market and then make up my mind...

Seretur
  Mar 03, 2009
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A fully-specced player that you don't need to hook up to the net, for just $350... yummy.

Sonny
  Mar 03, 2009
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This is what I've been waiting for! Now were getting some where!

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BD4Life
  Mar 03, 2009
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I feel like manufacturers should focus on building BD players that retail for lower then $199.99MSRP instead of adding more features and keeping the prices hovering around $299.99 and up MSRP. Just so people will still adopt BD in these harsh economic times.

Mr. Cinema
  Mar 03, 2009
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I may get that cheaper Surround Sound system. I'm one of 8 people who like Sony receivers and speakers.

visual0ne
  Mar 03, 2009
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Oooh wifi! I may like to upgrade. I have the 350 and a cat 5 cable stretched accross 2 rooms
when I use BD-Live.

mdm1699
  Mar 03, 2009
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Some of these posts can be so annoying. Why don't you go tell Nissan to dump Infiniti, Toyota to dump lexus, and Honda to dump Acura in these harsh economic times. There are $199 players around if you need them. Just get off your ass and shop around.
martiniano
  Mar 03, 2009
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This is great news indeed, all the new features sound great, I just hope and cross my fingers the new
models are faster and less noisy.

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Alan Gordon
  Mar 03, 2009
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BD4Life,

The 560's MSRP is $50 cheaper than the 550's current MSRP, and $150 cheaper than it's original MSRP.

The 360 is the same MSRP as the 350, but $100 cheaper than the 350's original MSRP.

jimmybobo
  Mar 03, 2009
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Engadgethd has some pictures up...

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chnandler_bong
  Mar 03, 2009
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They look sleek and sexy (and black!), but no shots of them from behind...

http://www.engadgethd.com/2009/03/02/sony-outs-bdp-s360-and-bdp-s560-blu-ray-players-new-bd-htibs/

WARHOG15
  Mar 03, 2009
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nice.

monkyman
  Mar 04, 2009
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Finally WiFi!!, I love my S300, but I can see it getting moved out of the family room now.
4K2K
  Mar 09, 2009
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Who cares about WiFi?


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