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Samsung Quits 4K Blu-ray Player Market

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Old 02-16-2019, 11:39 AM   #1  
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Samsung Quits 4K Blu-ray Player Market

Samsung has confirmed to me today that it is no longer going to be making any new models of 4K Blu-ray player.

Rumors that this was going to happen have been circulating for months. One or two dealers let slip that they’d been told not to expect any more players, and new 4K Blu-ray player models were conspicuously absent from Samsung’s stands at both the IFA show in Berlin last August and the CES in Las Vegas in January.

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With so many people electing to use netflix, Amazon Prime and other streaming sources it's becoming less cost effective to buy vs streaming manufacturers are opting out of research and building players. I still buy reference movies for my Oppo.
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With so many people electing to use netflix, Amazon Prime and other streaming sources it's becoming less cost effective to buy vs streaming manufacturers are opting out of research and building players. I still buy reference movies for my Oppo.
Well we knew these days were coming. There is hope still have CDS, DVDs Blu-ray. Studios seem to love 4k .So that leaves Panasonic,Sony, LG ,Phillips for players, Hope this isn't a trend happening ,I'm buying as many 4k discs and blu-rays as I can. I'm still not buying into this streaming stuff, I get it,,But to me discs blow streaming away in pq and sound.
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Well we knew these days were coming. There is hope still have CDS, DVDs Blu-ray. Studios seem to love 4k .So that leaves Panasonic,Sony, LG ,Phillips for players, Hope this isn't a trend happening ,I'm buying as many 4k discs and blu-rays as I can. I'm still not buying into this streaming stuff, I get it,,But to me discs blow streaming away in pq and sound.
I'm sure Panasonic and Sony will hang in there.
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This is a pity, but Sony 8K is also worth looking forward to.
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This is a pity, but Sony 8K is also worth looking forward to.
I think so; we need to looking forward to the future.
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