Afterdawn.com: Panasonic has released its DMP-BD10A Blu ray player in the States, with the somewhat cheap price tag of US$600 (around €440). The player will offer 7.1 channel sound and has support for Dolby TrueHD as well as DTS-HD Audio.
The player features full 1080p resolution and can upconvert standard DVDs to the HD signal.
As an added incentive to buy the player, Panasonic is bundling 5 Blu ray movies for free which the company says have a combined retail value of around €110.
The movies are:”Pirates of the Caribbean, Curse of the Black Pearl”, “Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Man’s Chest”, “Transporter”, “Fantastic 4″ and “Crash”.