AV Peripherals and Systems Guide
Philips' New Blu-ray Players Offer Playability Perfection
SINGAPORE - Philips’ new range of Blu-ray players (BDP9600, BDP5200 and BDP3200) promises viewers the convenience of watching their favorite movies in virtually any popular format available in the market today, so playability is assured for their entire movie disc library at home.
All commonly-used formats today such as BD Video, BD-ROM and High Definition video formats such as DivXPlus HD and AVCHD are supported by Philips Blu-ray Disc players. These media files can be conveniently accessed using the High Speed USB 2.0 port located at the front of these players.
With the BD-Live function in top-end models, you can enjoy up-to-date versions of exciting content provided by Philips, just by connecting to the Internet. Your Philips Blu-ray player can also be updated automatically when connected, and the built-in Wi-Fi on these players will give you access to a world of entertainment. Additionally, the Philips BDP9600 and BDP5200 are DLNA certified, giving you the convenience of connecting them to your home network to stream videos, music and photos from your computers wirelessly.
A pioneer in the development of the Blu-ray disc format, Philips has constantly been at the forefront of technology to provide viewers with entertainment solutions for rich and vibrant audio visual content. For its contribution to the Blue Laser Optical Systems for Consumer Playback, Philips, along with other key industry players, was recently awarded the 62nd annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Award. Notably, Philips was the first brand to introduce DivX Plus HD on Blu-ray Disc players, allowing you to watch DivX videos up to 1080p HD to offer you the latest HD experience.
With a full range of products including the new Philips BDP9600, Philips BDP5200 and Philips BDP3200, viewers are set to enliven their home video enjoyment with an immersive entertainment environment.
Philips BDP9600: Offering truly cinematic, picture quality and superior sound
Stylish and sleek, the top-of-the-line Philips BDP9600 Blu-ray Disc player comes with 3D functionality and offers spectacular audio-visual entertainment for a full HD 3D experience at home.
With Qdeo video processing technology to reduce image noise, enhance color, improve contrast, fine detail and sense of depth, you can be sure of a fully immersive viewing experience. The BDP9600 also features TI Burr-Brown Digital to Analog Converters (DACs) which offers high quality audio reproduction by capturing more information from the original analog sound wave form to offer a much richer sound performance.
Viewers can also enjoy video on demand with Net TV that allows them to enjoy movies, pictures, infotainment and other online content directly on to their TV via their Philips Blu-ray Disc player.
Through the DLNA Network link, users can connect their Blu-ray Disc player to their home network and access their personal photos, music, videos or movies on their PC or home network, making the Philips BDP9600 the new entertainment hub for the family.
Philips BDP5200: Brilliant 3D picture quality to offer cutting-edge home entertainment
The Philips BDP5200 comes with Blu-ray 3D Disc playback to offer viewers a full HD 3D experience at home. For viewers who like their pictures blown up big, the BDP5200 offers a widescreen experience without any missing subtitles.
It is also DivX Plus HD Certified which offers the latest in DivX technology to let you enjoy HD videos and movies from the Internet direct to your Philips HD TV or PC. The BDP5200 also comes with build-in WiFi-n for faster wireless performance and offers DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby TrueHD to deliver 7.1 channels of the finest sound from your Blu-ray discs so you can hear what the creators originally intended for you to hear to complete your high definition entertainment experience.
Philips BDP3200: Cinematic viewing experience right in the middle of your living room
Recreate the magic of movies at home with the Philips BDP3200 which offers a full high definition viewing experience with sharp images in full HD 1080p to give you cinema quality images. It also presents near-HD images for DVD videos with up-scaling to 1080p via HDMI.
Being WiFi ready, viewers can also view their favorite videos on YouTube by connecting their Philips Blu-ray player to the Internet. Equipped with DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby TrueHD, the Philips BDP3200 offers superior quality surround sound for the ultimate home entertainment experience.
Pricing and Availability
The Philips BDP9600, BDP5200 and BDP3200 are available at all leading electronics retailers. The recommended retail prices of these Philips Blu-ray players are as follows:
Philips BDP9600: SGD$699
Philips BDP5200: SGD$299
Philips BDP3200: SGD$249