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Sony BDP-S350

Sony BDP-S350Blu-ray has only just won the HD format war, and Sony has just released two new blu-ray players, the Sony BDP-S350 and the DBP-S550. There has never been a better time to buy a blu-ray / HD media player, and there doesn’t seem much of a better choice than the new BDP-S350.

The Sony BDP-S350 is packed with all the very latest features and specifications, meeting the new blu-ray profile 2.0. The Sony BDPS350 supports BonusView (picture in picture) which is featured on some new blu-rau movies, and is BD-Live ready featuring an Ethernet port for access to internet based interactive features and for easy firmware updating.

There are external ports for adding local flash bases memory storage. Full 1080p /60p /24p True Cinema outputs are supported, and upscaling of standard DVDs to 1080p through HDMI are also supported bringing the most from existing DVD collections. The Sony BDP-S350 blu-ray player also offers 7,1 channel Dobly True HD / Dolby Digital Plus, DTS HD and Master Audio decoding and bit-stream output.

AVCHD discs encoded with x.v.Color (xvYCC / DeepColor, HDMI 1.3) are supported along with BD-R/RE (BDMV and BDAV modes), DVD+R/+RW, DVD-R/-RW , CDs, and JPEG files are all supported.

The very impressive looking Sony BDP-S350 will be available in the summer for $400.