Blu-ray players provide a number of benefits than the regular DVD. Blu-ray format in Blu-ray players consist of high-definition video, increased interactivity, increased capacity and improved copy protection. Sony Blu-ray players are one of the best 5 Blu-Ray players with its superior quality of audio as well as video. The superior video and audio quality enables you to watch the pictures in High definition.
The Blu-ray technology in Blu-ray players offers a full picture quality of 1080p and 7.1 channels of surround sound. BD-Live feature of the Blu-ray player enables you to access content from Internet. Blu-ray players with the feature Bonus view allow picture-in-picture interactivity and increase the performance of the players.
Large size of Sony BDP-S500 Blu-Ray player allows more air flow inside which helps in the cooling of the internal components and thereby allows it to perform at its maximum capacity. It is the high-end alternative of BDP-S300 and provides a definitive high definition viewing. The Bravia Theatre Sync technology Sony BDP-S500 uses HDMI to control the home theatre setup with the help of a single button on a remote control. With the help of this feature you can switch on the TV by pressing the Play button on the Blu-ray player remote. After watching TV, you can switch off the TV, which will also automatically shuts down the Blu-ray player and other components of the setup, which are connected to it by HDMI.
Another advantage of Sony BDP-S500 is the convenience and style. Sony BDP-S5000 has a sliding motorized panel at the front, which automatically glides down when you press open/close. This model consists of Dolby True HD and DTS HD decoding. Sony BDP-S500 also has the ability to play recordable discs such as BD-R and BD-RE. You can also play AVCHD files, standard DVDs, JPEG discs, MP3s and audio CDs. If the AVCHD camcorder recordings are in x.v. color, then this player will play them fully with an extended color range. In order to get this feature you need to have a TV with HDMI 1.3 input. This model also can upscale DVDs to any of the formats such as 720p, 1080i and 1080p.