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Premium 4K Ultra HD Images and Hi-Res Sound
The UB820 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player features unique chroma processing technology to maximise the beauty of 4K/HDR content, built-in wi-fi with a full smart networking suite that supports 4K streaming, and a 7.1-channel analogue audio output for lifelike surround sound.
Cinematic, Hollywood Picture Quality
HCX Processor for Ultra HD Blu-ray
Panasonic's 4K PRO HDR model Ultra HD Blu-ray Player features an HCX Processor for Ultra HD Blu-ray packed with original imaging technologies for stunning picture quality. The precise colours and HDR reproduction that form the essential elements of Ultra HD are the basis of high-definition images. They bring you a whole new viewing experience that you've never had before.
* HCX stands for Hollywood Cinema Experience.
* Supervised by Panasonic Hollywood Laboratory.
Experience Stunning 4K Pictures
Multi HDR Support
Panasonic Ultra HD Blu-ray Players support multiple HDR formats, such as HDR10, which is the standard HDR format for films, and UHD Blu-ray discs. They newly support HDR playback of HDR10+™ dynamic metadata, the next-generation standard. And they are compatible with Dolby Vison™ and Hybrid Log-Gamma. The synergistic effect achieved with Panasonic's original high-quality image technologies enables even more precise image expression.
Tone mapping is used to adjust the brightness level of the content. And even HDR images from ordinary HDR10 and TV footage, which do not support special new formats like HDR10+ and Dolby Vision, provide optimal playback.
Stunning Colour and Details
4K High-Precision Chroma Processor
Technologies from Panasonic Hollywood Laboratory, the base for Blu-ray Disc Research & Development, are applied to Panasonic‘s unique “4K High Precision Chroma Processing.” 4K image colour signals (4:2:0) are interpolated into 4K (4:4:4) by a multi-tap chroma process, for natural textures and depth.
Experience Studio Master Sound Quality
High-Resolution Audio Playback
This model is designed for high-resolution audio reproduction. In addition to the conventional WAV/FLAC/MP3/AAC/WMA/AIFF formats, DSD (5.6 MHz/2.8 MHz) and ALAC music files can be reproduced. Simply connect to your home audio system to enjoy music sources equivalent to studio master sound quality.
* The product with this logo is conformed to High-Resolution Audio standard defined by Japan Audio Society. This logo is used under license from Japan Audio Society.
Online Content in 4K
Compatible with 4K VOD
Because 4K internet video distribution is now supported by content such as NETFLIX, Prime Video and YouTube, a wide variety of high-quality content is at your fingertips. The high-definition internet video signals are processed by Panasonic's original 4K High-Precision Chroma Processor to achieve crisp, beautiful images.
Intuitive Voice Control
Viewing Experience Controlled via Voice
Panasonic's New Ultra HD Player supports voice control with Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant. A variety of operations, such as fast forward, pause and play, can be carried out by voice without having to use the remote control.
|BD-ROM||Ultra HD Blu-ray / FULL HD 3D / BD-Video||Yes|
|BD-RE / BD-RE DL (Ver.3)||BDAV / AVCHD / AVCHD 3D /JPEG / MPO||Yes|
|BD-R (Ver.1.3) / BD-R DL (Ver.2)||BDAV / AVCHD / AVCHD 3D / MKV / JPEG / MPO||Yes|
|DVD-R*1 / DVD-R DL*1 / DVD-RW*1||DVD-Video / DVD Video Recording||Yes|
|AVCHD / MKV||Yes / Yes (DVD-R / DVD-R DL)|
|FLAC / WAV / ALAC / DSD / WMA / AAC / MP3 / AIFF||Yes (DVD-R / DVD-R DL)|
|JPEG / MPO||Yes (DVD-R / DVD-R DL)|
|DVD+R*1 / DVD+R DL*1 / DVD+RW*1||Video / AVCHD||Yes|
|CD, CD-R / CD-RW||CD-DA / DTS-CD||Yes|
|MKV||Yes (CD-R / CD-RW)|
|FLAC / WAV / ALAC / WMA / AAC / MP3 / AIFF||Yes (CD-R / CD-RW)|
|JPEG / MPO||Yes (CD-R / CD-RW)|
|Dolby Digital / TrueHD||Yes (Decode and Bitstream Output*2)|
|Dolby Digital Plus||Yes (Decode and Bitstream Output*2)|
|DTS-HD Master Audio / DTS-HD High Resolution Audio||Yes (Decode and Bitstream Output*2)|
|Dolby Atmos / DTS:X||Yes (Bitstream Output*2)|
|FLAC||Yes (Max. 192 kHz/ 24 Bit)|
|WAV||Yes (Max. 384 kHz/ 32 Bit)|
|ALAC||Yes (Max. 96 kHz / 32 Bit 7.1ch, 176.4/192 kHz 32 Bit 5.1ch)|
|DSD (DFF, DSF)||Yes (2.8 MHz 2ch / 5.1ch, 5.6 MHz 2ch / 5.1ch, 11.2 MHz 2ch)|
|AIFF||Yes (Max. 384 kHz / 32 Bit 2ch)|
|Front||1 (USB 2.0 High Speed)|
|Rear||1 (USB 3.0 Super Speed)|
|Playback||FLAC / WAV / ALAC / AIFF / DSD (DFF, DSF) / WMA / AAC / MP3||Yes (Gapless Playback: FLAC / WAV / AIFF / DSD (DFF,DSF))|
|MKV / MP4 (H.264 / HEVC), TS (MPEG-2 / H.264 / HEVC)||Yes|
|MPEG-2 / AVCHD / AVCHD 3D||Yes|
|JPEG / MPO||Yes|
|High Quality Picture|
|HCX Processor for Ultra HD Blu-ray||Yes|
|Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG)||Yes|
|4K Up-Scaling||60p / 50p / 4:4:4 (HDMI2.0)||Yes*4*5|
|24p / 24p||Yes*4*5|
|4K Direct Chroma Up-scaling||Yes*4|
|4K Networking (4K Video*6 Playback / 4K JPEG Playback*4)||Yes|
|Picture Type Presets||Normal / Cinema / Fine Cinema / Retro Cinema / Animation / Live*8|
|Block / Random / Mosquito Noise Reduction||Yes|
|Video on Demand in HD Quality||Yes|
|Ultra HD Premium||Yes*4|
|High Quality Sound|
|Pure Audio on HDMI (HDMI Low Clock Jitter Process)||Yes|
|High Quality Network Audio Playback (DLNA)||Yes*10 (FLAC / WAV / ALAC / AIFF / DSD / WMA / AAC / MP3)|
|High Clarity Sound Premium||Yes|
|Digital Tube Sound||Yes (Up to 192kHz / 32 Bit)|
|Surround Re-Master||Yes*11 (Up to 192kHz / 32 Bit)|
|Audio D/A Converter||Yes|
|Viewing Experience Controlled via Voice (Google Assitant / Amazon Alexa) (Available for English)||Yes|
|Unit Display||Yes (Dot Matrix)|
|Remote Control||Yes (Simple)|
|Subtitle Position / Brightness Adjustment||Yes|
|HDAVI Control 5 (VIERA Link)||Yes|
|Mirroring with Smartphone / Tablet||Yes*12|
|Wireless LAN System||Yes (Built-in) IEEE802.11 a / b / g / n / ac|
|Network Contents Playback (Client & Renderer)||Yes*10|
|External HDD Playback||Yes*14|
|Network Drive Access||Yes|
|HDMI Output||Yes (2)|
|Analogue Audio LR Output||Yes*16|
|Analogue Audio 7.1ch Output||Yes|
|LAN (Ethernet) Terminal||Yes (For Ultra HD Blu-ray, Network Contents Playback*10, BD-Live™*15, Internet Apps*13 and Firmware Update)|
|Video System||PAL / NTSC|
|Power Supply||AC 220-240 V, 50 Hz|
|Power Consumption||Normal Use||32 W|
|Standby (Quick Start Off) / Network Standby Off||0.3 W|
|Dimensions & Weight|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||430 x 62 x 204 mm*17|
*1 - Discs recorded and finalised on recording devices.
*2 - HDMI connections and compatible equipment (e.g. AV Receiver) required.
*3 - Enabled by software update.
*4 - For 4K Up-scaling playback a TV with same resolution is required.
*5 - For 4K/60p video, a high speed HDMI cable supporting 18 Gbps bandwidth is required.
*6 - MP4/ MKV/ TS (H.264/ HEVC) Up to 3840x2160 25p/ 30p, 4096x2160 24p.
*7 - Some network content services may not be available in your country.
*8 - Ultra HD Blu-ray and Photo (JPG/ MPO) are not supported.
*9 - This function is effective only when reproducing AVCHD data recorded with x.v.Color technology. The function cannot be used with BD-ROM or DVD-ROM discs. HDMI connection is required.
*10 - File formats that are not supported by your Network Contents server (DLNA compatible server, etc.) cannot be played.
*11 - CD sampling is done at 176.4/88.2 kHz.
*12 - A device that supports the Mirroring function and Android™ ver. 4.2 or higher is required.
*13 - Requires broadband Internet service.
*14 - The external HDD with capacities of 4TB or less in processing NTFS/ FAT32 data is supported. Playback is not possible with some external hard disk drives.
*15 - To enjoy content, you will need to insert a USB (1GB or more of free space/ sold separately). Requires broadband Internet service.
*16 - The analogue 2-channel output terminal can also be used as an analogue 7.1-channel output terminal.
*17 - Excluding the projecting parts.
The recording and playback of content on this or any other device may require permission from the owner of the copyright or other such rights in that content. Panasonic has no authority to and does not grant you that permission and explicitly disclaims any right, ability or intention to obtain such permission on your behalf. It is your responsibility to ensure that your use of this or any other device complies with applicable copyright legislation in your country. Please refer to that legislation for more information on the relevant laws and regulations involved or contact the owner of the rights in the content you wish to record or playback.
Playability may vary depending on the contents, discs and quality of the recording. For content recorded for your personal use.
Specifications are subject to change without notice. All numbers given here are approximate.
Blu-ray Disc™, Blu-ray™, Ultra HD Blu-ray™ and the logos are trademarks of Blu-ray Disc Association.
"AVCHD" and the "AVCHD" logo are trademarks of Panasonic Corporation and Sony Corporation.
MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson.
HDR10+™ logo is a trademark of HDR10+ Technologies, LLC.
Dolby, Dolby Audio, Dolby Vision, and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
For DTS patents, see https://dts.com/patents. Manufactured under license from DTS Licensing Limited. DTS, DTS-HD, the Symbol, & DTS and the Symbol together are registered trademarks, and DTS-HD Master Audio is a trademark of DTS, Inc. © DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing, LLC in the United States and other countries.
DLNA, the DLNA Logo and DLNA CERTIFIED are trademarks, service marks, or certification marks of the Digital Living Network Alliance.
Android is a trademark of Google Inc.
THX and the THX logo are trademarks of THX Ltd., registered in the United States and other countries.
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