4K UHD Blu-ray Discs Take Off: 8.4 Million to be Sold in 2017



Stephan Jukic – May 31, 2017

The 4K ultra HD Blu-ray disc format has become rather robustly and to some even surprisingly popular since its first introduction on the consumer market near the beginning of 2016. Buoyed in part by rapidly growing adoption of 4K televisions and growth in associated technologies like HDR, the still rather limited selection of 4K disc titles on sale today is selling briskly with predictions by the firm Futuresource Consulting that a total of 8.4 million units will be sold in 2017.

This of course represents only 4% of all Blu-ray disc sales worldwide and is a far cry from the sales figures for both HD Blu-ray and DVD disc forma…

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