Samsung has unveiled its first dedicated profile 1.1 player in Korea. The 4th generation BD-P1500 is expected to arrive in the UK in June. In addition to Bonus View, it will also offer bitstream audio out for Dolby trueHD and DTS-HD MA audio formats.
The company says that it has high hopes for Blu-ray, revising its sales target for the format upwards to one trillion won annually by 2010. Executive Vice President of Samsung’s Digital AV Division, Jun Dong-soo, says: “In line with the increasing penetration of high definition TV sets, the overall Blu-ray market will achieve an average annual growth of 80 percent by 2012.” He predicts global sales of 51 million units annually.
Samsung launches 4th gen Profile 1.1 Blu-ray player
April 29th, 2008 · No Comments