Reviews Description: Plays 2D Blu-ray Regions: A, B and C Plays All-Region DVDs: Region 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. 0 PAL/NTSC Plays PAL and NTSC Region DVDs on ANY TV The BDP-S1500 also supports full HD 1080p Blu-ray disc playback from its HDMI output, and can upscale standard DVDs to 1080p quality. It provides access to over 300 streaming services which can allow you to play movies, TV shows, music, and more with a valid subscription and broadband connection. The BDP-S1700 is also compatible with many file and audio formats. It supports high-resolution audio formats such as Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio for a dynamic surround sound experience. The USB port allows you to connect peripherals such as thumb drives for easy playback of a variety of file types. Watch your favorite movies in Full HD with the BDP-S1700. Images are detailed and clear, and colors take on a rich new intensity thanks to TRILUMINOS color. Super quick start delivers fast loading times and boots up in less than a second, so you can get straight to the action. Wide codec support for more viewing options It's easier than ever to enjoy videos, music, and photos stored on USB drives or your home network server via DLNA, without having to worry about video or music formats. That's because our latest Blu-ray Disc players support 26% more combinations of video, container, and audio codecs than previous models, including new .mkv files and High-Resolution Audio.