From the Manufacturer
Manufacturer's Description (June 24, 2009)
Innovative Blu-ray Disc technology meets sleek Touch of Color style, with Samsing's BD-P4600. Thanks to Blu-Ray Disc you'll enjoy detailed images and brilliant color in full 1080p resolution. In addition, the stylish BD-P4600 boasts cutting edge features like support for Netflix and Pandora movie/music streaming; wireless capability, BD-Live support; and two USB connections for updating firmware or playing back digital media files. Watch your favorite DVDs and Blu-ray Discs, listen to CDs with the highest-quality audio, stream internet content and plenty more with this sleek and powerful player.
Set a new Blu-ray standard.
Experience vivid, crystal-clear visuals that are more natural, more realistic and simply stunning.
Get more out of a Blu-ray Disc than what's on it with BD-Live.
Experience billions of colors, high definition audio and improved frame rates with a single cable.
A New Era of Functional Design
Samsung's newest Blu-ray players continue their trend of stylish and decor-friendly electronics, with new versions of Samsung's groundbreaking Touch of Color (ToC) design and touch-sensitive controls. The BD-P4600 is just over two inches tall, and comes encased in deep black with red highlights curving along the outer edges.
Total Full HD 1080p Video and HD Soundtrack Support
The BD-P4600 boasts full HD 1080p playback of Blu-ray discs, and crisp upconversion of standard DVDs through the HDMI 1.3 connection. For a true, Hollywood-quality experience, the player can internally decode the latest high-resolution digital multichannel audio soundtracks, including Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD and dts-HD HR / MA.
Get more out of a Blu-ray Disc than what's on it. BD-Live 2.0 lets studios future-proof their Blu-ray titles, so they can add content to BD-Live Ready discs even after they have been shipped. Simply connect your Blu-ray player to the Internet (through the included Ethernet port or using an optional Link Stick USB wireless dongle) to download images, subtitles and more. Text-chat with friends during a movie, or play against others in online trivia games to unlock exclusive video content and earn discounts on other products.
Multi Format Playback
In addition to Blu-ray discs, you can drop in a normal DVD and watch the picture get upconverted to near HD quality. Your CDs will also sound great, and you can play MP3/WMA audio from CD, DVD or USB. Or enjoy looking at your favorite JPG files from photo CDs.
Insert DVDs, CDs or USB drives that have DivX movies downloaded via computer and enjoy watching them on a large-scale TV.
Experience billions of colors, high definition audio and improved frame rates even at full 1080p resolution. HDMI 1.3 is a video cable format that delivers it all from your Samsung Blu-ray player without any loss of quality. Since you only need one HDMI cable, there's no ugly mess of tangled-up wires. So your set-up is as clean-looking as the picture.
Netflix Instant Streaming Ready
Are you a Netflix member? You no longer have to wait by the mailbox to satisfy your flix fix. Instantly stream from a selection of over 12,000 (and growing) movies and TV shows. The number of titles you can stream per month depends on which Netflix subscription plan you choose.
Stream movies instantly from your Netflix account.
Upgrade firmware easily via Ethernet or USB.
Instantly streaming movies and TV episodes from Netflix is done through a broadband connection and a Netflix Queue-based user interface. Netflix members visit the Netflix Web site to add movies and TV episodes to their individual instant Queues. Those choices will automatically be displayed on members' TVs and available to watch instantly through the Samsung players. Once selected, movies will begin playing in as little as 30 seconds. With the included remote control, Netflix members can browse and make selections right on the TV screen, read synopses and rate movies, and fast-forward or rewind the video stream.
The BD-P4600 can stream music though the popular Pandora music service. Enjoy a fresh way to discover new music and stay up-to-date with your favorite artists.
Thanks to Samsung's proprietary Link Stick 802.11b/g/n wireless dongle (included), users can wirelessly connect to the latest Blu-ray features when the dongle is connected to one of the players' two USB 2.0 ports, or via the traditional wired Ethernet connection.
Analog/Digital Audio Out
Know what sounds great when it comes to your Blu-ray Disc player? Having audio output options. For picture-perfect audio there's the HDMI output. If you prefer analog audio, the player comes with a stereo RCA output for two channels of analog audio. An optical output is also included for the happy medium.
Your new Samsung Blu-ray Disc player won't be obsolete the moment you bring it home from the store. It's equipped with an Ethernet connection so you can download the latest firmware upgrade and add new features. If your player needs more local storage to take advantage of these features, simply plug in a memory stick with at least 1GB of memory into the USB port.
What's in the Box
Samsung BD-P4600 Blu-ray Disc Player, Wi-Fi dongle, 47-key Remote control, Batteries, AV cable (RCA type), User's Manual, Quick Start Guide
Samsung BD-P4600 Blu-ray Player Innovative Blu-ray Disctechnology meets sleek Touch of Color style, withSamsung's BD-P4600. In addition to the advanced Blu-ray picture quality on your HDTV, the subtle elegance of the Touch of Color accent contributes a perfectly modern look in any living room. For aneven more sophisticated setup, the BD-P4600 is also wall-mountable. Superior sound complements the picture - advanced DTS-HD MA delivers crystal-clear, full-spectrum audio. Features: * Blu-rayDisc player * 1GB built-in memory * HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) transfers hi-definition (720p/1080i/1080p) video and audio from your Blu-ray Player to your TV, Home Theater, or other digital AV components. Simply connect your Blu-ray Player to your Home Theater System with a single cable for the high quality pictures and sound. * BD/DVD/CD playback * BD Profile 2.0 (BD-Live Ready) * Wi-Fi Ready- Wi-Fi Dongle optional * Full multi format DVD playback: BD-ROM, BD-RE, BD-R, DVD-ROM, DVD-R (V mode only), DVD-RW (V mode only), DVD+R (V mode only) DVD+RW (V mode only), Audio CD, CD-R, CD-RW * DivX playback: InsertDVDs & CDs that have DivX movies downloaded via computer and enjoy watching them on a large-scale TV. * Instant Streaming from Netflix and Pandora * PC Streaming is direct from your computer Specifications: Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital+, Dolby Digital True-HD, DTS, DTS-HD HRA, DTS-HD MA, LPCM, HD bitstream output, Re-encoding, dual decoding Noise reduction Sharpness Video output adjustment: movie, normal, dynamic, user-sharpness, noise reduction MPEG2, VC-1, H.264, HDJPEG (VD/DVD/USB), DivX-SD (CD/DVD/USB), DivX-HD (DVD/USB) decoding Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-HD High ResolutionAudio, DTS-HD Master Audio (Essential), LPCM 192kHz 5.1 ch, MPEG2 audio L1, MPEG2 audio L2, dts CD decoding, HDMI 7.1ch multichannel PCM output, downmixing (7.1ch to 2c