Samsung to stop making 4K Blu-ray players, report says

CNET | 2/15/2019 | Ty Pendlebury
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Samsung may be following the lead of Oppo and exiting the 4K Blu-ray player market, according to a Forbes report.

After launching its first 4K players in 2017, the company didn't add any new players to its lineup in 2018. A high-end player for 2019 along the lines of its UBD-M9500 was in the works, the report says, but has now been scrapped.

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One of the reasons for pulling out could be that the existing players' format support has lagged behind the rest of the industry. For example, instead of supporting Dolby Vision, Samsung created its own version of HDR10, HDR10+, which...
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