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Oppo is leaving the disc player business

03 Apr 2018 | Rasmus Larsen |

Oppo Digital has announced that it is leaving the declining business of disc players. The company says that it will continue to honor warranty claims and issue new firmware from time to time.

”It is time to say goodbye”

Oppo says that it will “gradually stop manufacturing” new products, which includes disc players for DVD, Blu-ray and UHD Blu-ray discs as well as audio systems and headphones.

- ”As our latest 4K UHD players reach the pinnacle of their performance, it is time to say goodbye. We are proud to have made such well-regarded products and to have served the enthusiast community,” the company said.

Oppo Digital was established 14 years ago as a subdivision of China’s BBK Electronics Group. It has produced and sold a number of successful DVD, Blu-ray, and UHD Blu-ray players. The company had most recently launched two UHD Blu-ray players, including the UDP-203, which was the first disc player to support Dolby Vision.


Oppo UDP-203


The company will continue to support existing products and warranties will remain valid. It will also continue to offer its 30-day money back guarantee.

- “Though OPPO Digital will gradually stop manufacturing new products, existing products will continue to be supported, warranties will still be valid, and both in-warranty and out-of-warranty repair services will continue to be available. Firmware will continue to be maintained and updates released from time to time. Customers can rest assured that they will continue to receive the high quality service and support that they have come to expect from OPPO Digital.”

Oppo’s departure will surely come as a shock to some movie lovers but despite some early wins for the company’s UHD Blu-ray players, and decent interest from the enthusiast community, the company could not escape the fact that the market for physical disc is declining rapidly these years as streaming services are taking over.

Farewell, Oppo!

- Source: Oppo



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