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<div class="billede"><img src="pictures/mini-sonyfmpx1.jpg" alt="Sony 4K player, Video Unlimited 4K"></div>Sony 4K player launched, Video Unlimited 4K this fall

03 Jul 2013 | Rasmus Larsen |

Sony recently <a href=http://www.flatpanelshd.com/news.php?subaction=showfull&id=1365397893><b>unveiled its first 4K player</b></a>. The small media box with a built-in hard drive has launched in USA for $699 USD (with ten 4K movies included). Sony has also officially announced its Video Unlimited 4K movie service.<br /><br /><h3>Sony 4K player launches</h3>Sony’s first 4K player – and one of the first 4K players - will be available in stores in just a few weeks, more precisely on July 15th and is already available to order online. However, the 4K player only works with Sony’s 4K TVs.<br /><br />The 4K player has a built-in 2 TB hard drive to store 4K movies but can also take in videos from USB devices or SD cards.<br /><br /><p align=center><a id="thumb" href="pictures/sonyfmpx-1l.jpg" class="highslide" rel="highslide"><img class="imgresponsive" src="pictures/sonyfmpx-1.jpg" alt="Sony FMP-X1" title="Click to enlarge" /></a><br><i>FMP-X1 is Sony’s first 4K media player</i></p><br />Owners of <a href=http://www.flatpanelshd.com/news.php?subaction=showfull&id=1346252670><b>Sony’s 84” 4K TV</b></a> will receive the FMP-X1 player for free, and early buyers of the <a href=http://www.flatpanelshd.com/news.php?subaction=showfull&id=1372336176><b>X9 TVs</b></a> will be offered a $200 dollar discount on the $699 price. Orders can be placed through <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00DBY5XNQ/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B00DBY5XNQ&linkCode=as2&tag=flaguitoflapa-20" target=_Blank><b>Amazon</b></a><img class="imgresponsive" src="http://ir-na.amazon-adsystem.com/e/ir?t=flaguitoflapa-20&l=as2&o=1&a=B00DBY5XNQ" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" />. Ten 4K movies are included with the purchase.<br /><br />More information on Sony FMP-X1 is available <a href=http://store.sony.com/p/4K-Media-Server/en/p/FMPX1 target=_blank><b>here</b></a>.<br /><br /><h3>Video Unlimited 4K opens this fall</h3>Sony has also finally announced more details on its <a href=http://www.flatpanelshd.com/news.php?subaction=showfull&id=1362118149><b>4K movie service</b></a> that has been rumored for some time. It will be called Video Unlimited 4K.<br /><br />Through Video Unlimited 4K owners of the 4K player can rent movies for $7.99 (24-hour access) or buy movies for $29.99. Sony will also offer TV episodes and short videos in 3840x2160 – or 4K – resolution. With a 10 Mbit/s internet connection Sony estimates that it will take approximately 10 hours to download a 2-hour 4K movie. Sony has not provided details on what type of compression they will use.<br /><br />Video Unlimited 4K is also said to become available on <a href=http://www.flatpanelshd.com/focus.php?subaction=showfull&id=1361428346><b>PlayStation 4</b></a>.<br /><br />- <i>Source: Sony press</i>



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