Amazon Announces the Arrival of 4K Ultra HD Video on Amazon Instant Video

Amazon Announces the Arrival of 4K Ultra HD Video on Amazon Instant Video

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Amazon today announced that customers can now enjoy Amazon Instant Video in 4K Ultra HD resolution.

Available at no additional cost to their membership, Amazon Prime members can now binge watch Amazon Original Series including the sophomore season of fan-favorite Alpha House, the critically-acclaimed Writers Guild of America nominated series Transparent, and children’s series Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street in high-quality 4K picture resolution exclusively on Amazon Prime Instant Video. In addition, Prime Instant Video is the exclusive online-only subscription home for streaming the hit BBC AMERICA conspiracy thriller Orphan Black, which is now available in Ultra HD. The highly-anticipated upcoming new line-up from Amazon Studios including primetime series Mozart in the Jungle, Bosch , Hand of God, The After and Red Oakswill be available for streaming in Ultra HD on Prime Instant Video later this year and next year. The seven new pilots from Amazon Studios—Cocked, Down Dog, Mad Dogs, Man in the High Castle, Point of Honor, Salem Rogers and The New Yorker Presents—will also be offered in Ultra HD for all customers to watch and provide feedback on, when they debut early next year.

In addition to its original series, Amazon is offering select movie titles from Sony Pictures Entertainment in Ultra HD on Prime Instant Video including, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Funny Girl, Hitch and Philadelphia.

All Amazon customers will also have access to purchase a selection of movies, with some starting at $19.99, in the high-quality 4K picture resolution of Ultra HD from Sony Pictures Entertainment on Amazon Instant Video including After Earth, American Hustle, Captain Phillips , Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Elysium, Godzilla, Hancock, Moneyball, The Mask of Zorro, The Monuments Men, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, The Da Vinci Code, The Patriot, Think Like a Man Too, This Is the End, and many more.

Amazon has also announced that the Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek LIVE! music performance will be available in Ultra HD. The concert, sponsored by LG Electronics, is now available in Ultra HD on Amazon Instant Video.

Amazon Ultra HD movies and TV shows can be accessed on compatible Ultra HD smart TVs, including models from LG, Samsung and Sony, with more added next year.

If you aren't already a Prime member you can sign up for a free trial here.

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Amazon Announces the Arrival of 4K Ultra HD Video on Amazon Instant Video

Gu - December 9, 2014 at 10:51pm
Trying to access on Samsung hu8700 4k and app just times out over and over, must be under load