Sony Singapore has announced the new BDP-S360 Blu-ray player for users who want to watch Full High Definition (HD) movies at home. The BDP-S360 features 7.1 channel surround sound and BD-Live™ for you to download and stream online content like movie trailers and games.
(Singapore, 3 August 2009) – Sony Singapore unveils its latest Blu-ray player for home cinema enthusiasts who are seeking an unforgettable cinematic experience. Incorporating the latest in cutting-edge technology, the BDP-S360 delivers pristine 1920x1080p picture quality, with full 7.1ch surround sound through a compatible AV receiver.
By offering consumers the opportunity to immerse in the exciting world of BD-Live™, the BDP-S360 takes interactive entertainment to the next level. This feature continues to break new ground by allowing movie lovers to download and stream bonus content such as additional scenes, trailers and movie-based games. The BDP-S360’s built-in USB port means that exclusive additional content can also be downloaded from special websites dedicated to movies boasting these features and saved onto an optional USB flash storage device.
Sony’s new Blu-ray player: BDP-S360
Equipped with Sony’s Precision Cinema HD Upscale technology, the BDP-S360 can convert standard definition signals to 1080p; providing a near high definition picture via High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) so that users can enjoy their favourite films in a whole new way.
With its Quick Start Up mode, the BDP-S360 allows users to boot up their Blu-ray player in just six seconds. Its BRAVIA Sync technology enables users to control the player, BRAVIA TV and home theatre system with just one remote control, allowing users to switch all three products with the touch of a single button. Also included is the added functionality of Bonus View, providing Picture-in-Picture capability with certain titles, so users can watch that insightful director’s commentary in real-time alongside the main movie in stunning HD quality.
Additionally, the BDP-S360 adds Sony’s Precision Drive™ technology, which helps to detect and correct wobbling discs from three directions, supporting stabilisation of the playback of bent or scratched Blu-ray Discs and DVDs. It also supports Deep Colour video output and AVCHD discs encoded with x.v.Color™ (xvYCC) technology.
The BDP-S360 also includes those features users have come to love in Sony’s Blu-ray range. With 24p True Cinema for cinematic picture quality, users are able to experience movies exactly as the director intended them to. With Xross Media BarTM, featuring simple and intuitive navigation between menus, the user experience is enhanced.
The new BDP-S360 will retail at S$499 (inclusive of GST) and be launched in Singapore from 5th August 2009.