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Planet Earth II on HDR/4K Blu-ray

February 14, 2017

By Chris Forrester

The BBC will debut its award-winning Planet Earth II documentary series in 4K and High Dynamic Range, on Blu-ray on March 13th.

Speaking about the announcement, Lesley Johnson, Operations Director for BBC Worldwide, said: “The picture quality is astonishing. For the first time viewers can experience at home the picture quality viewed in the edit suite.”

“The depth of field and pin-sharp resolution are stunning in Ultra HD Blu-ray and perfectly showcase the filming techniques used by the Planet Earth II production team,” explained Jonathan Cheesmur, Director of European Creative Services for Sony.  “Ultra HD Blu-ray delivers a high data rate, far exceeding that of streaming services. Viewers will be amazed by the truly immersive experience when watching this landmark series in the very best possible quality.”

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