PARIS, FRANCE – Zappiti, the world leader of 4K media players, launch the Zappiti 4K HDR range with 3 models:
- Zappiti Mini 4K HDR: a compact set-top box.
- Zappiti One 4K HDR: a media player equipped with a hot swap internal SATA HDD 3.5″ rack.
- Zappiti Duo 4K HDR: the world first 4K HDR media player equipped with a hot swap internal SATA HDD 3.5″ dual rack for a huge total capacity (up to 32 TB).
Supporting almost all video and audio formats, codecs and file containers, including all modern video standards such as HDMI 2.0, Ultra HD 4K, HDR, and 4K60p, the Zappiti 4K HDR media player range sets an entirely new standard. The top class Zappiti Duo 4K HDR is equipped with an internal 3.5″ SATA HDD bay with hot swap function for huge total capacity (up to 32 TB) and offers powerful Wi-Fi 5G and Ethernet gigabit network capability. The Zappiti 4K HDR media players are compatible with most audio and video formats such as HEVC video codec with one billion colors (10-Bit color encoding) ISO Blu-ray, M2TS, MKV 4K, MVC 3D with 3D subtitles, home theater audio (including Dolby Atmos and DTS:X) and high-resolution lossless audio files up to 32 Bit / 192 kHz. This new player range is also compatible with Zappiti Media Center v4; providing the best possible home theater experience.
“Today’s consumers expect a high-quality viewing experience on the new Ultra HD Premium televisions. The challenge for service providers is finding a media player capable of delivering this type of experience, affordably,” said Pete Baker, Global Representative of Zappiti. “Our new Zappiti 4K HDR series offer robust performance with impressive, crisp, and crystal-clear picture quality; delivering 4 times the resolution of Full HD and High Dynamic Range, without any noise (totally fanless)! By offering the integrated Zappiti Media Center app, the Zappiti 4K HDR series elevates the Movie and TV Show viewing experience to a whole, new level. Zappiti provides an astonishing GUI, based on movie cover art navigation, to ensure the best possible customer user experience.”
- ● HDR: Display your HDR video content, while also providing increased dynamic range on your HDR display (TV/projector).
- 10-Bit: Enjoy powerful 10-bit YUV hardware decoding for professional-quality video display. 10-bit encoding makes it possible to benefit from increased nuances (1.06 billion colors instead of 16 million in 8-bit).
- HEVC / VP9: The Zappiti 4K HDR supports H.265 / HEVC up to 4K video. HEVC is the successor to H.264, with up to 50% file size savings. It also support VP9, the new open and royalty free video coding format developed by Google.
- REC. 2020: Enjoy a wider color space for more saturated and richer colors.
- 4K 50/60p: Display your 4K 50p or 60p video content in 3840x2160p at 50 Hz or 60 Hz.
- Real Cinema: Auto framerate detection 24/50/60p (compatible with both 24.000 Hz / 23.976 Hz video output).
- 3D Video Support: Enjoy all your 3D BD ISO movies files in true Full HD quality when linked up to any 3D-enabled TV or front projector for enhanced depth and improved on-screen image detail (two times better resolution than 3D Side-by-Side or Top-Bottom) with 3D subtitle support. Many 3D settings available including: 3D image depth, 3D subtitle depth, 3D interface depth, manual reversal of left-right images.
- Backlit RC: Easily control the Zappiti 4K HDR media player with the IR remote control (accessory included). You can also control the player using a wireless mouse or keyboard (not supplied). In addition, the Zappiti 4K HDR can be controlled by the leading brands of universal remote controls such as ProControl, RTI, Control4 or Logitech Harmony.
- Zappiti Share: Share your video files stored on the internal (or external) hard drive with other Zappiti media players (including older generation). With “Zappiti Share”, you can benefit from a true multiroom video system and playback up to 4 files at the same time, in different rooms, in Blu-ray quality!
Zappiti Media Center V4 Friendly
- Zappiti Media Center Interface: Browse your movie and TV show collection with cover art and media information: (subtitles, actors, director, release date…). Zappiti features an automatic category index of movies and TV shows directly on the player, without requiring a computer.
- Zappiti Search: Easy access to your movies or TV shows, thanks to Zappiti powerful search engine combined with smart filters (actor, director, length, rating, release date…).
- Zappiti Stand-Alone: Add, edit or delete movie covers directly on your Zappiti via the remote control (no PC required). Change the posters, edit the synopsis, change the associate category, etc.
- Zappiti Collections: Create and manage one collection by each family member or one collection by HDD and switch easily from one collection to another one.
- Parental Control: With the parental control feature, you can designate movies as ”children’s” and block access to other movies with a PIN code. Thus, your children can safely access only their movies! In addition, the child mode provides direct access to movies without the synopsis for greater ease of use.
- Movie Sagas: The saga films are automatically placed in groups and sorted by release date. A saga cover dedicated to the collection is associated with the group and movies are displayed in a stunning carousel with great 3D motion effects!
- Automatic Seen Status: Your films and episodes are automatically marked as “Seen” or “Ongoing” status.
- Zappiti Trailers: Watch the trailer of your movies.
- Zappiti Sub: Thanks to Zappiti Sub, you can easily download the subtitle of a movie or TV show episode, directly from the media player!
- Zappiti Sync: Thanks to Zappiti Sync, your movie collections are automatically synchronized with your other Zappiti players (multiroom) and your computers: MAC and PC!
Media Player Technical Specifications:
Zappiti Mini 4K HDR: $249. (us$, tax not included).
Zappiti One 4K HDR: $299. (us$, tax not included).
Zappiti Duo 4K HDR: $399. (us$, tax not included).
Zappiti Mini 4K HDR: 249€. (tax included).
Zappiti One 4K HDR: 299€. (tax included).
Zappiti Duo 4K HDR: 399€. (tax included).
The Zappiti 4K HDR range will be available Worldwide included USA in January 2016. The new Zappiti Media Players are available right now in USA and Worldwide in pre order on the Zappiti Store: store.zappiti.com.