The Blu-ray Disc Association announced plans for their long awaited 4K Blu-ray Disc specification at the IFA Electronics Trade Show in Berlin this week. The group will begin licensing the specification in Spring or Summer 2015, with the first 4K Blu-ray players and discs shipping by the holiday season of 2015, according to Victor Matsuda, chairman of the Blu-ray Disc Association global promotions committee.
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Owners of the $699 Sony 4K Ultra HD media player are now able to access over 70 movies and TV shows in native 4K Ultra HD resolution. The company expects to grow the library to over 100 titles by the end of the year.
The Ultra HD Player comes pre-loaded with 10 True 4K movies: The Amazing Spider-Man, Salt, The Karate Kid, The Other Guys, Battle: Los Angeles, That’s My Boy, Bad Teacher, Total Recall 2012, Taxi Driver, and The Bridge on the River Kwai.
Two Sony 4K TV models (65-inch XBR-65X900A and 55-inch XBR-55X900A) will be released on May 19th, and they are available for pre-order today.