Press Release

Sony Announces Arrival of its 2012 Flagship Blu-ray Disc Player wtih Dual-Core Processor

by Communications 04/22/2012, in Home Theater

What: Sleek, fast and smart – the new Sony BDP-S790 Blu-ray Disc™ player is now available for consumer pre-order. In addition to Blu-ray Disc, DVD and CD playback, this WiFi® connected flag-ship model supports digital services from Sony Entertainment Network and a variety of other providers, including UltraViolet™ streaming services powered by VUDU.  With its built-in 4K upscaling, the         BDP-S790 player also delivers superior playback quality from a number of other HD and SD sources – even those in 3D!

Key Features

  • Dual core processor for faster response
  • 4K upscaling
  • IP Content Noise Reduction
  • Dual HDMI outputs
  • IR input
  • Sony Entertainment Network
  • Video Unlimited
  • Music Unlimited
  • Netflix
  • Flixter
  • VUDU
  • Amazon Instant Video
  • Slacker
  • Pandora
  • And many more Internet powered services
  • Social media integration with Socialize, Twitter and Facebook
  • Entertainment Database Browser with Gracenote technology
  • DLNA Client and photo, music, and video playback
  • HomeShare Network Speaker compatible
  • Photo, music, and video playback via front USB
  •  “Media Remote” (iPhone/iPod touch/Android BD Remote Control application)
  • Available for about $249


When: Pre-order – April 22

In stores – May 6


Where: Online at, at Sony Stores and at electronics retailers nationwide

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