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Sony FMP-X1 4K media player to arrive this summer for $699

By Shawn Knight
Apr 8, 2013
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  1. If you’re in the market for one of Sony’s new 4K LED televisions then you’ll no doubt be interested in picking up the accompanying 4K media streaming box. The company announced pricing and availability for the FMP-X1 media player as...

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  2. ETF Soldier

    ETF Soldier TS Guru Posts: 355   +67

    Ahaa, If I had this kind of money...
     
  3. Alvaro

    Alvaro TS Rookie Posts: 41   +8

    Define "quality film" please.
     
  4. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,197   +420

    If they can get that 84 inch 4K screen below 10K I'll grab one of those and then this might be appealing.
     
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,085   +1,799

    It's sound very nice and all but I'll wait for 4k to become mainstream AND a drastic price reduction before I take any real interest.
     
  6. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,085   +1,799

    Any film only you enjoyed.
     
  7. ETF Soldier

    ETF Soldier TS Guru Posts: 355   +67

    Quality film as in Hollywood Blockbusters not meagre little indie films that get 40/100 on metacritic.
     
  8. Mmmm...Cinavia.
     
  9. Littleczr

    Littleczr TS Addict Posts: 439   +84

    I think 4k is the next step. Not this gimmicky 3D BS.
     
  10. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,476   +965

    Then OLED. Then glasses free 3D. The 3D era we are in now is failing but for some reason they wanna continue to play that game.
     
  11. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,920   +627

    And they push passive 3D like it's an improvement! "Look, you can play split-screen games in full screen! We just scale up the picture and distort it, and you can see the other 'screen', but BUY ME!"
     
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  12. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,476   +965

    Yup, basically.
     

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