The Japanese consumer electronics giant, Sony has announced the availability of its new Sony BDP-N460 networked Blu-ray Disc player, which able to offer full HD 1080/60p and 24p True Cinema output and instantly streams premium and free on-demand entertainment from Netflix (via an upgrade later this fall), YouTube, Slacker and BRAVIA Internet Video platform.


Highlights Of Sony BDP-N460:

  • Full HD 1080p playback and streaming Internet video
  • Integrated software specially designed for use with the Linksys by Cisco Wireless-N Ethernet Bridge with Dual-Band
  • Cross search function make finding Internet content on the BRAVIA Internet Video platform easier
  • Sony’s Precision Cinema HD Upscale technology converts SD signals (480i) to near HD quality
  • Supports stabilization of warped or scratched Blu-ray Discs and DVDs during playback
  • Ability to decode latest advanced audio codecs including 7.1 channel Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio and DTS-HD Master Audio
  • Output 7.1 channel L-PCM via HDMI after decoding
  • Supports Deep Color video output and x.v.Color (xvYCC) technology
  • External USB port for local storage so users can add a flash storage device required for BD-LIVE content

“Whether its Full HD 1080p or streaming video and audio from the Internet, entertainment comes in so many flavors that consumers want choice,” said Chris Fawcett, vice president of Sony Electronics’ home audio and video business. “Leading the entertainment experience, Sony brings the best of both worlds together in one player that offers more content than other stand-alone devices on the market.”

The new BD-LIVE capable Sony BDP-N460 networked Blu-ray Disc player that compatible with a variety of video formats, including BD-R/RE (BDMV and BDAV modes), AVCHD, DVD+R/+RW, DVD-R/-RW, CD, CD-R/RW (CD-DA format), and JPEG on BD/DVD/CD recordable media will be available at Sony Style stores, and authorized retailers nationwide starting October 2009 for around $250.