Earlier today we posted our roundup of the best 4K TVs of 2017 ready for this week’s super bowl, however, if you are going to pick up a 4K TV then you are going to need some 4K-compatible equipment to go with it.
And so, here are the best 4K-capable Blu-ray players and set-top boxes of 2017:
NVIDIA SHIELD TV
The new Nvidia Shield TV is an awesome 4K HDR set-top box streaming box that can not only stream your favourite movies and TV shows from a range of apps (including Kodi), but also stream a wide selection of games to your TV.
BUY FROM AMAZON – £189
If you want to play some 4K Blu-rays then the Samsung UBD-K8500 might be a good option for you that can play true UHD blu-rays as well as the old DVDs, Blu-rays and 3D blu-rays. And it has 4K Netflix and Amazon on-board.
BUY FROM AMAZON – £252
The DMP-UB900 from Panasonic is slightly expensive, however, it does also have extra features, with 4K playback from disk, Panasonic’s Chroma processing and HDR-to-SDR and HD-to-UHD remapping.
BUY FROM AMAZON – £453
BT 4K UHD
BT 4K UHD claims to provide the UK’s first Ultra HD or 4K UHD TV channel with BT 4K Sport and 4K Netflix on board via the new YouView+ Ultra HD box.
BUY FROM BT – From £18/month
Sky Q doesn’t provide access to 4K UHD content just yet, however, they plan to support it this year. It also comes with some cool features like wireless multiroom and mesh networking for whole-home Wi-Fi. You can even watch content on your phone or tablet.
BUY FROM BT – From £22/month