*4K Ultra HD Blu-ray™ viewing requires a 4K/UHD TV.
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If a software update is available for your Blu-ray player, it will start downloading automatically.
A dialog box will appear after the upgrade file is successfully downloaded.
Samsung makes it possible for you to update the firmware associated with its Blu-ray players over a connected wireless network, using a USB flash drive with the update files copied to it or using a disc with the update files burned to it.
Updating the firmware associated with your Samsung Blu-ray player can resolve problems with your device and improve its performance.
4K image color signals (4:2:0) are interpolated into 4K (4:4:4) by a multi-tap chroma process for natural textures and depth.
Some recent movies that I have been looking forward to purchasing have been released (among other formats) on 4K UHD Blu-ray.
I would prefer answers from those who have physically tried this, but if you know for sure one way or the other without trying, please feel free to answer. If it doesn't, the display will receive no signal, as it's cut off due to the lack of HDCP. depends on if the UHD standard requires a change in hardware (specifically the laser reader) or if a simple firmware update could do the job.
But as it stands right now, no the X1 can not play UHD discs. Though I don't think either one sells 4k videos in their stores so you'd have to bring your own.