According to Forbes, Samsung is discontinuing the production of new 4K Blu-ray players in the USA. And at least in 2019 the company will not introduce any new devices worldwide. After all, existing players will continue to be sold off. This announcement is particularly remarkable because Samsung produced the first 4K capable Blu-ray player about two years ago! Therefore, the question arises: Is the Blu-ray still state-of-the-art?