According to DigiTimes, Sony will launch its latest DVD Dual DL burner model, DRU-800A, in the Taiwan market on April 25.
Sony Taiwan Limited announced set the retail price at about NT$3,000 (US$95 at the current exchange rate).
The DRU-800A is the first Sony DVD Dual DL model supporting DVD-R DL format, Sony Taiwan pointed out. In light of intensive price competition in the local DVD burner market, Sony will offer one-year quality guarantee for customers of DRU-800A, that is, free replacement of a burner breaking down in a year following purchase with a new one.
The burner model will be sold through Telecom On System, the local sales agent for Sony's optical disc-drive line.
DRU-800A maximum writing speed
DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL 4x
DVD+R, DVD-R 16x
DRU-800A reading speed
DVD-ROM DL 8x