Find our pick of the top five 4K and Ultra-HD Blu-ray players.

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Finding the right Blu-ray player can seem like an overwhelming task, mainly because there are so many options. And it’s easy to get lost when you don’t know exactly what you want. To make the search a bit easier for you, we’ve rounded up a handful of the best Blu-ray / DVD players for just about any budget. The collection of devices listed below is between $ 180 and $ 1,000, and they’re made by brands you already know: Sony, LG, and Panasonic.

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Sony UBP-X700 Wi-Fi Blu-ray / DVD Player

There’s a good reason why Sony’s UBP-X700 stands out as one of the top rated Blu-ray / DVD players. For starters, it’s not too expensive compared to the top line of devices in its class, and it works on any TV with an HDMI connection (and digital coaxial output). This device is equipped with an HDR 10 signal which is 100 times brighter than the standard signal to provide an unprecedented viewing experience. The features of the UBP-X700 MIMO technology, UHD multimedia playback, and support for high-resolution audio formats, such as Dolby TrueHD. Additional features include Dolby Vision HDR, easy wireless setup to connect from your home WiFi network, and two HDMI outputs to ensure 4K (or 1080) picture and digital surround sound.

LG 4K Regionless Smart WiFi UHD Blu-ray / DVD Player

LG 4K Region Free Blu-ray / DVD player has HRD (high dynamic range), HDR10 and 3D Dolby Vision. It is designed to support high quality surround sound formats including Dolby TrueHD and DTS Master Audio. Like most Blu-Ray / DVD hybrids, it has two HDMI outputs: one that sends audio to your home theater receiver and another that goes directly to your TV. And the optical digital connection option delivers surround sound from player to receiver.

Panasonic DP-UB820 Blu-ray player

Panasonic’s “most advanced” Ultra HD Blu-ray player delivers stunning color and detail, with natural textures and exceptional depth. The Panasonic DP-UB820 supports 4K / HDR formats including HDR10 and HDR10 +, in addition to UDH, Dolby Vision and Hybrid Log Gamma. It is also compatible with Alexa and Google Assistant and provides advanced high resolution sound. The Blu-ray player includes 7.1-channel analog audio output and two HDMI terminals.

Free Blu-Ray Player for Sony X800M2 Region with OREI Travel Socket Adapter

Another highly recommended option for under $ 400, Sony’s X800M2 Region Free Blu-ray Player offers 4K resolution (on your 4K-capable device, of course) and supports Dolby TrueHD, as well as other audio formats. high resolution. The Blu-ray player has built-in Wi-Fi, Ethernet and USB ports. For an even more personal experience, you can connect the device to your Bluetooth headphones or speakers.

Panasonic DMP-UB900 Ultra HD Blu-Ray Player

Scaling up a few price points, the Panasonic DMP-UB900 will set you back $ 1,000, but it’s a terrific Ultra HD Blu-ray player. For those of you who haven’t been to the movies in a while, this Blu-ray player will help you reproduce a cinematic-level picture in the comfort of your own home. It raises the bar for Blu-ray video and audio capabilities to give you an exceptional 4K experience.

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