Updated January 24, 2019 by Daniel Imperiale

The 9 Best 4K Blu-Ray Players

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We spent 21 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. Now that 4K is becoming the standard for our media consumption, it's smarter than ever to invest in a high quality ultra HD Blu-ray player. Many of the models out there can also upscale your old Blu-rays and DVDs to perform at near-4K resolution, so you can keep your entire library intact while enjoying the best video and audio quality that the market has to offer, all for surprisingly low prices. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best 4k blu-ray player on Amazon.

9. LG UBK90 Ultra

8. Sony UBP-X800 Ultra HD

7. LG UP870 3D Ultra High Definition

6. Samsung UBD-M8500/ZA

5. LG UBK80 Ultra-HD

4. Philips UHD BDP7502

3. Sony UBP-X1000ES

2. Sanyo Ultra HD

1. Samsung UBD-M9500/ZA

Editor's Notes

November 19, 2018:

There are a lot of Blu-ray players on the market claiming to be 4K players, when what they mean is that they can upscale 1080 Blu-ray discs to 4K, without actually offering support for 4K Blu-ray discs. In weeding those out, we found some great offerings from Samsung and Sony in particular.

Daniel Imperiale
Last updated on January 24, 2019 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel Imperiale holds a bachelor’s degree in writing, and proudly fled his graduate program in poetry to pursue a quiet life at a remote Alaskan fishery. After returning to the contiguous states, he took up a position as an editor and photographer of the prestigious geek culture magazine “Unwinnable” before turning his attention to the field of health and wellness. In recent years, he has worked extensively in film and music production, making him something of a know-it-all when it comes to camera equipment, musical instruments, recording devices, and other audio-visual hardware. Daniel’s recent obsessions include horology (making him a pro when it comes to all things timekeeping) and Uranium mining and enrichment (which hasn’t proven useful just yet).

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