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Sony’s 4K Ultra HD Media Player offers $200 price-cut for those that pre-order

Sony confirmed the pricing and availability for the company’s new 4K Ultra HD Media Player (FMP-X10) today, and with the announcement comes the news of substantial price-cut, as an incentive to pre-order the device. The 4K UHD Media Player allows anyone to download, stream and store the 4K content, and it will be available as a pre-sale starting in July.
 
The 4K Ultra HD Media Player will retail for $699 however consumers who pre-order between May 15, 2014 and July 15, 2014 will save $200. Users can download hundreds of titles from Sony’s Video Unlimited 4K service, as well as 4K content from Netflix, then playback everything on their Sony 4K Ultra HD TV. The Media Player offers 1 TB of built-in storage and also supports TRILUMINOS Color.
 
The Media Player is compatible with any Sony 4K Ultra HD TV or 4K Ultra HD projector and is, “ideal for customers looking to upgrade their current 4K TVs or projectors to support the latest in 4K technologies,” according to the company.
 
Sony’s Video Unlimited 4K, “the world’s largest library of 4K content for the home,” now offers over 200 titles including recent titles like American Hustle and The Monuments Men, as well as future titles like The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Annie (2014)–which are planned to be available on the service following their upcoming theatrical releases. In addition to the latest theatrical titles, Video Unlimited 4K also features ongoing episodes of the hit TV series The Blacklist in full 4K. Over 50 titles are available to consumers at no charge.
 
The 4K Ultra HD Media Player will also be able to easily access new 4K content from Netflix, the world’s leading internet television network with over 48 million members in more than 40 countries worldwide. 4K content available from Netflix will begin with Netflix original “House of Cards” season 2.
 
Customers that are looking to upgrade their devices, can purchase the UHD player purchase at Sony stores, and other authorized dealers nationwide and online.