Very popular and by many considered one of the best brands for Blu-ray players, OPPO, has announced two new Blu-ray players today. The BDP-103 and BDP-105 are capable of handling neary each disc you throw at it, whether it’s a Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, Super Audio CD , HDCD or CD, the device supports it all. But also a wide range of digital audio, image and video formats are supported. It supports the usual formats but also more exotic ones such as AVCHD, MKV and FLAC.
If you want fresh content from other sources then you also can get it from online services like Netflix, VUDU, Film Fresh, Pandora or Youtube and the company claims more are upcoming. The device can connect to the internet either using Wi-Fi or just Ethernet.
For playback, the devices have a custom dual core SOC and the latest generation of Marvell’s Qdeo video processor. Additional video processing features include 4K up-scaling, 2D-to-3D conversion, 1080p24Hz output, HDMI 1.4 with Deep Color, Source Direct output, and extensive picture control and enhancement options. The device has two HDMI ports, one on the back and one on the front. Where the latter is doubling as a Mobile High-definition Link (MHL) input.
The BDP-105 ($1199) is more than two times more expensive than the BDP-103 ($499), because the BDP-105 adds audiophile-grade components. Such as an analog output section sporting two ESS Sabre32 Reference DACs, a newly designed Toroidal linear power supply, dedicated stereo outputs with both RCA and XLR balanced connections, and a headphone amplifier connected directly to the DAC.
Details can be found in the press release, no release date of the devices has been given.