Sony Introduces New Blu-ray Disc Players – BDP-S470 and BDP-S370
Sony Electronics Asia Pacific has announced their latest Blu-ray disc players for home users who want Full High Definition and 3D movie watching experience. The BDP-S470 and BDP-S370 feature Internet connectivity and allow users to access content found on BRAVIA Internet Video platform.
(Singapore, 28 April 2010) – Sony Electronics Asia Pacific have introduced two new Blu-ray disc players, BDP-S470 and BDP-S370, offering consumers amazing Full HD experience.
Immerse in the next dimension with 3D-ready Blu-ray
The BDP-S470 is Sony’s first 3D ready Blu-ray disc player, capable of playing 3D Blu-ray disc movies on 3D-enabled TVs. 3D from Sony uses advanced picture technology and specialist Active Shutter glasses to create incredibly realistic depth and crisp, vivid Full HD 3D images.
Enjoy extensive multimedia entertainment in Full HD
Expanding the Full HD content available to Blu-ray disc players, the new BDP-S470 and BDP-S370 are able to instantly stream movies, videos and music when connected to a broadband Internet network. Users can enjoy a variety of popular online content from YouTube, DailyMotion, eHow, and over 18 providers through the Sony BRAVIA Internet Video platform. The new models also feature Sony’s Entertainment Database Browser using Gracenote technologies that allow users to conveniently browse details like actor and production information from a Blu-ray disc and access related content found on BRAVIA Internet Video platform. For accessing online content wirelessly, both the BDP-S470 and BDP-S370 require an optional Wi-Fi dongle which is sold separately.
You can also plug in an external Hard Disk Drive or USB-enabled device to the front or rear USB ports of the Blu-ray disc players to enjoy movies, music or photos through the TV or home theatre system. With Blu-ray compatibility extended to an even larger range of file types, including DivX HD, SA-CD and MKV format, users will find it easier than ever to share personal entertainment throughout the home.
Indulge in convenience with “BD Remote”, Quick Start, and faster loading speeds
Unique to the BDP-S470 and BDP-S370, the Blu-ray disc players can be easily controlled with an iPhone or iPod Touch device, using a free app called “BD Remote” that can be downloaded from the Apple App store. The app allows an iPhone/iPod Touch to function as a remote control that includes the ability to access a Blu-ray Disc’s details such as jacket artwork, actor, and production information as well as search for additional video clips online.
The new BDP-S370 and BDP-S470 will be available in selected Asia Pacific countries from May 2010 and June 2010 respectively.