Sony X800

Sony’s X800 UHD Blu-ray player will launch in March for $300

12 Feb 2017 | Rasmus Larsen |

The Sony X800 UHD Blu-ray player that was announced on CES 2017 will hit shelves in the US in March for $300, which is more or less the same as the Xbox One S.

Sony X800 UHD Blu-ray

Sony is finally joining the UHD Blu-ray movement with the X800 player destined for the mainstream consumer market. It will go on sale next month, Sony has confirmed.

X800 will sell for $299.99 US dollars, which is more or less the same as the Xbox One S that similarly offers UHD Blu-ray capabilities. Of course, X800 is a dedicated player with some additional options but Xbox One S will soon get an upgrade to support Dolby Atmos, erasing one of X800’s current advantages.

Sony X800 UHD Blu-ray

Sony X800 will adhere to the UHD Blu-ray specification and deliver stunning 4K HDR pictures. However, Sony has opted not to support the premium Dolby Vision HDR format, despite partnering with Dolby to bring it to all of the 2017 high-end TVs as well as last year’s Z9D model.

Sony UBP-X800 is available now for pre-order in the US for $299.99. In Europe, it will sell for around £400 / €520 and is expected to launch in “spring 2017”.

Share on:

Latest news

Apple TV

Apple TV lags Roku, FireTV, Chromecast in the US

28 Jul 2017 | Rasmus Larsen |
Sharp 8K

Foxconn will spend $10 billion to build 8K LCD TV plant in Wisconsin

27 Jul 2017 | Rasmus Larsen |
Apple TV universal search

Apple TV universal search now supports over 60 apps in the US

27 Jul 2017 | Rasmus Larsen |

LG will invest billions in new 10.5-gen line to produce larger OLED TVs

26 Jul 2017 | Rasmus Larsen |
The SImpsons

The creator of 'The Simpsons' is making an animated series for Netflix

26 Jul 2017 | Rasmus Larsen |
Dolby Vision Atmos

First successful Dolby Vision & Dolby Atmos live broadcast completed

25 Jul 2017 | Rasmus Larsen |

Hulu's live TV service now available on Amazon Fire TV

24 Jul 2017 | Rasmus Larsen |
Dell U3818DW

Dell debuts 38" curved U3818DW monitor with USB Type-C

24 Jul 2017 | Rasmus Larsen |