A new 2012 lineup of Smart Blu-ray Disc players were recently announced by Toshiba. The BDX2300 and BDX3300 models are Toshiba’s new 2D Smart Blu-ray Disc players with 1080p full HD playback, BD-Live, Netflix, VUDU and other A/V streaming capabilities to access content online. These players also offer Dolby True HD and DTS HD for 7.1 channel surround, HDMI and USB Video ports. The Wi-Fi ready BDX2300 will be available in April, while the BDX3300 with built-in Wi-Fi goes on sale in May.
The higher-end BDX4300 and BDX5300 models are Toshiba’s new 3D Smart Blu-ray Disc players, which both include all of the functionality of the 2D models, plus 1080p 3D HD playback. The BDX4300 and BDX5300 will both be available in April. Toshiba has not announced pricing as of yet.
Toshiba Smart Blu-ray Disc players feature:
Aero Design: Toshiba’s new Blu-ray Disc players share the new Aero family design with Toshiba LED TVs. All models include the silver Aero wing and low profile design. 3D models add a wider 430mm chassis to better match other A/V components.
A/V Streaming: Toshiba’s Smart Blu-ray Disc players include a variety of A/V streaming applications including Netflix™, VUDU™, YouTube™ and more. Toshiba has also included the Vudu Apps aggregation service for access to dozens of additional Internet widgets that offer a wide variety of content options.
MediaShare: MediaShare is a simple DLNA® interface that allows the Smart Blu-ray Disc players to easily access content from other DLNA-compatible devices. Connecting a Smart Blu-ray Disc player to any TV instantly connects that room to the home network, and allows access to all of one’s stored A/V content.
USB Video: With USB Video, users can enjoy videos, music, photos and more on the big screen right from a USB flash drive.