Sony leaks $699 FMP-X1 4K media player for summer release, 4K downloads slip to fall

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Along with leaking potential pricing and a release date for its new 4K LED televisions, more details about Sony’s previously-unnamed 4K FMP-X1 media player have leaked on the company’s website in advance of its event at NAB 2013. While Sony hasn’t provided any photos of the device, it could be the same puck-like prototype (pictured above) that the company showed off at CES 2013. According to the leaked information (which Sony has since pulled from its website) the FMP-X1 will be bundled with a bizarre assortment of 10 films, including Bad Teacher, Battle: Los Angeles, The Bridge on the River Kwai, Salt, 2010’s The Karate Kid, Taxi Driver, That’s My Boy, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Other Guys, and 2012’s Total Recall. While that’s not a…

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