Toshiba HD-DVD notebook coming next month

Posted on Thursday, Mar 09 2006 @ 10:06 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Toshiba announced its first notebook with an HD DVD drive will be launched in Europe in April. The Toshiba Qosmio G30 laptop will be available in North America and Japan at about the same time at and will be available for about $2,410.

Initially, HD DVD players will only be available for the Qosmio notebook series. Later Toshiba will expand it to some models of the Satellite range.
Users will be able to watch HD-DVD content on the laptop's screen or on a compatible high-definition monitor or television. The computer has HDMI (high-definition multimedia interface) for hooking up to a TV and a DVI interface with copy-protection support for connection to a monitor, said Koenders.

Qosmio is Toshiba's multimedia PC line and the computer also features a TV tuner and Dolby Home Theater support.
More details at Computer World.


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