Toshiba to launch HD DVD recorder

Posted on Friday, Jun 23 2006 @ 07:00 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Toshiba will start selling world's first HD DVD recorders for consumers next month.
The consumer-oriented HD DVD recorder from Toshiba, which will be equipped with hard disk drive, will be available starting from July 14 in Japan for ¥398 thousand ($3457), according to Reuters news-agency. Toshiba did not release any technical details about its new product, however, it is known that the part will be a bit more affordable than competing Blu-ray disc recorder (which uses special BDs in cartridges) from Sony, which retails for about ¥450 thousand ($3908).
More details at X-bit Labs.


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