.In the month of Feb 2007, everyone was talking about Sony’s BDP-S300 Blue-Ray player to beat the summer heat with cool prices. Now Sony is shipping the awaited model to consumer electronics retailers and specialty dealers nationwide for $499. BDP-S300 player will be available shortly for sale at Sony Style stores online at the new www.sonystyle.com and at other retailers nationwide.
The new BDP-S300 is a host of advanced features including Dolby(R) Digital Plus audio codec as well as BRAVIA(R) Theatre Sync(TM) and CD playback. Sony BDP-S300 features an output of 1920 x 1080/24p high-definition video, supports various video formats, including MPEG2, MPEG4- AVC and VC1. It supports AVC-HD Media, BD-ROM, DVD video and DVD playback from DVD/DVD+R/+RW encoded discs, CD playback, as well as MP3 audio files and JPEG images stored on DVD recordable media.
“The BD format gained great momentum in the past several months, and we’re going to capitalize on that with the new model,” said Chris Fawcett, vice president of marketing for Sony Electronics’ Home Product Division. “The player gives a broader consumer segment the opportunity to experience the exceptional quality of Blu-ray Disc format at a competitive price.”