Samsung UBD-K8500 4K UHD Blu-Ray Player, £165 from John Lewis AFTER price match with Sonic Direct
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Samsung UBD-K8500 4K UHD Blu-Ray Player, £165 from John Lewis AFTER price match with Sonic Direct

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Found 18th Aug 2017
Currently £195 at JL but they would price match with Sonic Direct (which has a physical showroom) for £165. Very good price and added 2 year warranty by JL.
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great price
I know the xbox one s has a 4k bluray player built in. How does its quality compare to a stand alone player?
sparx198135 m ago

I know the xbox one s has a 4k bluray player built in. How does its …I know the xbox one s has a 4k bluray player built in. How does its quality compare to a stand alone player?


Picture and sound wise it's no different. Digital is digital. There's an article on avforums where they did a comparison.

XB is noisier and doesn't come with a standard remote are the main downsides. Non white versions are more expensive.
I have a one s, it's a very capable UHD blu-ray player, yes a little more noisy than a stand-alone, and controller instead of remote control, but also has the fact it can be used as a game system etc also. So much more useful than a stand-alone IMO, and gets used waaay more often so is more value for money.
If all you need is a stand-alone and wouldn't make use of any of the one-s features, then stand-alone it is... hell, I'd choose a one-s any day even if it was just used at parties, by visitors, etc.
I have this, NOT noisy IMO, works very well, great picture and upscale DVD and blu Ray, where as the Xbox one will Not upscale.
I have this very good player but I've used it twice. Got 4 films with it. 2 crap 2 good but how many times can you watch the same films. Not paying £30 a film. I've just ordered blue planet 2 for £19.99 off amazon. Posted on here , so I will use it.
crazy_b13 h, 20 m ago

I have this very good player but I've used it twice. Got 4 films with it. …I have this very good player but I've used it twice. Got 4 films with it. 2 crap 2 good but how many times can you watch the same films. Not paying £30 a film. I've just ordered blue planet 2 for £19.99 off amazon. Posted on here , so I will use it.


Totally agree that buying UHD discs are not cost-effective. I have been using Cinema Paradiso postal rent service for the past two years, and can vouch for them. They have started adding 4K discs to their database as of last couple of weeks. Paying £7~8 a month and getting 4 discs a month totally worth it.
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