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No more worrying about what to watch in 4K! Philips has announced they are debuting a new 4K Blu-ray player, and it’ll be available soon from Best Buy.

The new Philips BDP7501 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player brings the best 4K content to your 4K TV. (Need an introduction to what 4K TV is and why it’s the next big thing? Read my blog here.) With it, you can see movies in crystal clear 4K resolution, plus with added HDR support, you’ll see millions more colours than ever before.

One of the major complaints from early adopters of 4K technology is that getting original content in 4K has been difficult. The Philips 4K Blu-ray player allows you to watch 4K movies like The Martian, Deadpool, Batman vs Superman, Star Trek and more.

Plus with built-in streaming capabilities, the Philips Blu-ray player allows you to watch TV programs in 4K too, like Netflix favourites House of Cards or Marco Polo.

This Blu-ray player is among the smallest and most compact out there today, meaning it’s not going to take up a lot of real estate in your home theatre. With it you’ll get stunningly detailed 4K Ultra HD resolution, so scenes will have more detail than you ever thought possible.


Maximum Versatility: streaming and upscaling
Having this 4K Blu-ray player at home also allows you to get streaming services like Netflix built right in, plus the Philips BDP7501 will also play your 3D Blu-ray and older DVDs, giving them new life with built in 4K upscaling.
4K resolution plus HDR
In addition to the sharpest resolution with 4K, HDR is new TV technology that’s all about colour and light. HDR TVs and devices can display a much wider range of colours, as well as brighter whites and blacker blacks. This effect gives the video a much more dynamic look, hence the name “High Dynamic Range”. To read more about what HDR can do for your TV experience, read our blog.

No more motion blur with 4K
Another benefit to crisp 4K resolution is the lack of motion blur. With the Philips BDP7501 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player, a fast 100Mbps bitrate allows you to get super-fine detail no matter how fast things are moving, whether it’s fight scenes, foot chases or someone on the run through a tightly packed forest.

Specs – Philips BDP7501 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player:

  • Plays content with resolution of 3840 x 2160 — 4 times that of a standard Blu-ray player
  • Integrated Ultra HD upscaling enhances standard Blu-ray and DVD content to near 4K Ultra HD quality
  • Compatible with 3D Blu-rays and DVDs for multidimensional, immersive movie nights
  • Built-in HEVC and VP9 decoders heighten your Netflix and YouTube content in 4K brilliance
  • Integrated 802.11ac WiFi is robust enough for streaming and upscaling content
  • Dolby TrueHD support delivers lossless multi-channel audio and enablies maximum audio fidelity
  • Compact design doesn’t take up much space
  • Two HDMI 2.0 ports offer increased bandwidth (up to 18Gbps) and connection options for 4K content

Now there’s no need to wait for 4K content to come to your TV; with a brand new Blu-ray player like this one, you can dive right in to movies, TV and streaming.

Philips 4K UHD Wi-Fi Blu-ray Player is available for Pre-Order from Best Buy

Erin Lawrence
Editor TV and Home Theatre
Erin is a journalist, writer, and TV producer with a fascination for technology and a love of gadgets. Check out her blog