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An Ultra HD Blu-ray player brings you one step closer to bringing the movie theater experience into the home. Our top pick has all the features most people will need, and it's also the least expensive.
If you're a gamer as well as a home theater enthusiasts, Microsoft's game console is also an exceptionally good Ultra HD Blu-ray player.
With 32-bit DACs and other upscale components, you won't hear better analog audio from an Ultra HD Blu-ray player. It's also the first player we've tested to support Dolby Vision 4K UHD discs.
If you have the proper hardware, PowerDVD 17 Ultra will play Ultra Blu-ray movie discs from your PC. Support for Oculus Rift and HTC VR headsets has also been added.
Quick disc loading, support for both HDR-10 and Dolby Vision, and tons of audio features push this Blu-ray player to the front of the pack.
This is the only Blu-ray player we've seen that can also play DSD audio files, but don't pay the premium price unless you can take full advantage of its advanced features.
You don't get a lot of extra features, but this player delivers excellent performance on both the video and audio fronts.