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Sony BDP-N460

Sony BDP-N460The Sony BDP-N460 is the latest addition to Sony’s collection of blu-ray players.

With an MSRP of just $249, it places it’s self nicely between the already available BDP-S360 and the BDP-S560 models.

The Sony BDP-N460 comes to market at a price $50 cheaper than the BDP-S360, and offers improved features, making it a very good buy.

It supports full HD 1080/60p and 24p True Cinema output via HDMI and uses Sony’s Precision Cinema HD Upscale technology to get the very best quality out of your existing DVD collection.

The Sony BDP-N460 is Blu-ray profile 2.0 compliant, features an Ethernet port which delivers BD-Live content, firmware updates and also assess to YouTube, Slacker and Bravia Internet Video. Sony has also said that Netflix Watch Instantly will be available later this fall.

Sony BDP-N460

There is also an easy to access front USB 2.0 port on the BDP-N460 which can be used to display photos and more.

The Sony BDPN460 can also decode and playback the latest advanced HD audio codecs, such as 7.1 channel Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, and DTS-HD Master Audio. 7.1 channel L-PCM via HDMI is also available.

Expect to find the Sony BDP-N460 blu-ray player available in October for around $249.