Momitsu Promises Cheap Region Free Blu-ray Player

Posted by Mehar Gill on April 17, 2009 
Filed Under: Blu-ray, Format War, Hardware

The BDP-899 Blu-ray player is touting region free playback for both Blu-ray and DVD with a price point that is easy on the wallet. For a mere $349 you will be able to purchase a region free, profile 2.0 Blu-ray player, specifications are available below,

  • Upscales DVDs to 1080p
  • BD-Live ready
  • HDMI Deep Colour
  • Support of:  MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, Xvid, MP4 HD, WMV9, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, BMP, JPEG2000 and GIF.

A full list of system specifications can be found here,

A player that is on our list, before buying solely for region free keep in mind After Dawn reports a code is needed to change the players region. Any Format War Central readers considering a purchase?

[Via Engadget HD]

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3 Responses to “Momitsu Promises Cheap Region Free Blu-ray Player”

  1. webdev511 on April 17th, 2009 7:09 am

    Yes please. And for less than the price of a PS3.

  2. tom vinelli on April 18th, 2009 3:09 am

    i have heard from a number of sources,we will see 99.00 bd players come hoilday time,349.00 doesn’t help blu-ray get to mass adoption.

  3. Dono on April 19th, 2009 5:16 pm

    Yahoo, about time. Price doesn’t matter. I am running two players to get around this issue (American PS3 and local Panasonic) :)

    Lets hope other manufacturers follow.

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