The Oppo UDP-203 is comfortably the Ultra HD Blu-ray and the world’s most expensive player to date. The OPPO UDP-203 is a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player, and it gives an unmatched A/V experience to the home theater enthusiasts. Moving from over a decade’s worth of expertise in the advanced image processing technology and high-fidelity audio performance, the Oppo UDP-203 is the perfect source to complete the ultimate home theater and sound room. At W430 x D311 x H79mm, UDP-203 is bigger than any other UHD Blu-ray player so far. And it is heavy at 4.4kg. With its heavy-duty black metal finish, the look of Oppo UDP-203 could almost be described as brutal. The unyielding black metallic fascia is enhanced by an extensive and high-quality LED that provides a plenty of useful information, and it looks great too.
The remote control supplied with the UDP-203 is a bit utilitarian and cluttered in appearance and layout, but at least it is comfortable to hold. A neat touch: a motion sensor causes the buttons to illuminate as soon as you pick up the remote. The front panel features a single USB port, whereas phone audio-line jacks dominate the rear for outputting 7.1-channel decoded audio. Besides, there is a 3.5mm trigger in and out ports and an RS-232 port for integrating the Oppo UDP-203 into a home control setup. It has two 3.0 USBs and optical and coaxial digital audio outs, with two HDMI outputs. Oppo UDP-203 spots a LAN if you don’t want to use the built-in Wi-Fi. With the HDMI input, you can loop external video sources through the UDP-203 and take advantage of its video processing capabilities.
Features of Oppo UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-Ray Player
Advanced Image Processing Technology: OPPO has produced and manufacture a specialized Oppo UDP-203 4K UHD Blu-ray decoder SoC – the quad-core OP8591, that offers the most advanced image decoding and processing technology and is available for 4K UHD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD, and user-generated media formats.
Advanced Audio Processing: The Oppo UDP-203 features a premium 32-bit DAC from AKM, the AK4458VN, that is an 8-channel DAC and has the support for formats such as 192 kHz or 32-bit PCM and multichannel DSD.
Custom-Made 4K Loader: The Oppo UDP-203’s Ultra disc loader has an optimized laser mechanism that will deliver super fast disc loading, compatible with a wide range of optical media, and robust error detection and correction to ensure error-free physical media playback.
4K UHD Blu-ray & Media Playback: The Oppo UDP-203 is capable of playing the new 4K UHD Blu-ray discs, 4K media files and the user generated content. It also provides support for decoding the HEVC, H.264, VP9 4K, and Hi10P video codecs with increased compatibility including user-generated media.
HDR & HDR To SDR Conversion: The more exciting elements of the new 4K UHD format is that it spots high-dynamic range (HDR) video and an expanded color range, thus allowing for more natural and true-to-life colors. The Oppo UDP-203 will support the HDR10 format, and it is also capable of giving an accurate conversion from HDR to SDR for the older displays.
Upscaling To Ultra HD (4K) Resolution: The Oppo UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-Ray player is capable of upscaling the lower resolution content up to 4Kx2K at 50/60Hz to a compatible display and is four times the resolution seen on a 1080p Blu-ray disc.
Advanced Picture Control: The UDP-203 features advanced picture controls. It provides adjustments to be made to brightness, contrast, hue, saturation, and sharpness, allowing the user to make changes to counterbalance any limitations found in their other home theater components, or merely to adjust the image to their personal taste.
Support Latest Surround Formats: In addition to supporting the Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio surround formats, the Oppo UDP-203 supports bit-streaming the latest object-based surround formats, Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. These new formats will add overhead sound effects to create a greater impression of 3D-dimensionality.
7.1-Channel Analog Output: The Oppo UDP-203 holds a 7.1 multi-channel analog output section to delivers the viewer with an incredible sound stage and an immersive surround experience. Thus, it ensures compatibility with older amplifiers, pre-amps, and receivers that do not support HDMI.
High-Quality Metal Construction: The UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-Ray features a brushed aluminum front panel, and a metal chassis continues the tradition of excellent craft found in previous generations of OPPO universal players.
High-Resolution User Interface: The updated, high-resolution user interface of Oppo UDP-203 player has been designed to be incredibly convenient to navigate, and it provides an easy way to manage and access media files from both local and network storage.