Saturday, January 31, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
AT&T, Verizon Among Winners Of US Airwaves Auction
Apple Closes the Gap on Samsung Fourth Quarter's Worldwide Smartphone Shipments
Verizon To Let USers Opt Out Supercookies
Microsoft Outlines Windows 10 Options For The Enterprise
Jolla Tablet Returns to Indiegogo With A 64GB Version
BT Sees Ultrafast Broadband Not Coming Earlier Than 2025
Google To Change Privacy Policy After UK's Watchdog Investigation
HDDs Shipments Increased In 2014
Active Discussions
Why Double Logins ?
retrieving burned cd information
Writing Audio files on DVDs ?
Need major help with Gigabeat
New match-3 puzzle game launch now!
Rimage 2000i
Sound card for my Laptop
hello
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Samsung...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, April 04, 2006
Samsung Delays US Blu-ray Player Launch to June


Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday it has delayed the U.S. launch of its next-generation DVD player for a month, to late June, in order to complete testing.

Toshiba last week started rolling out its HD DVD format players in Japan, becoming the first company to offer next-generation optical disc players worldwide.

Samsung is rescheduling the launch of its Blu-ray standard disc player in the United States to June 25 from May 23, the company said in a statement distributed by a public relations agency.

"We still anticipate that the Samsung BD-P1000 will be the first Blu-Ray player to launch at a national level in the United Sates," Samsung said in a statement. Japan's Sony plans to offer Blu-ray players in the United States in July.

Samsung's BD-P1000 model is expected to be sold at a $999 street price and include a memory card interface, which enables users to enjoy digital still pictures on a high-definition television.



The player is also expected to provide native 1080p (progressive) output via the HDMI interface, for discs mastered in 1920 x 1080 resolution. Toshiba's first generation of HD DVD players are capable of 1080i (interlaced) output. In addition, the BD-P1000 will upconvert the resolution of standard DVDs to 1080p.

Finally, Samsung is adding, of all things, a memory card reader for Mini-SD and Memory Stick Pro Duo, enabling high-definition photographs to be projected through the player, onto the high-def display. Memory card readers had been expected to be a feature of new high-def displays themselves. Samsung continues to report an "expected street price" of $999, which means the MSRP will probably be somewhat higher.

Samsung may be one of the first manufacturers, after Sony, with a Blu-ray player available on the "street," with Pioneer's models expected in July, and Panasonic's recently slated for September.

Toshiba plans to offer two HD DVD models in the United States from April, for $799 and $499, respectively.

Big consumer electronics firms such as Samsung, Sony, Philips , Dell and Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. are in the Blu-ray camp.

HD DVD is a format supported by Toshiba and NEC , while Hewlett-Packard and LG Electronics Inc. are to support both standards.


Previous
Next
Music Industry Unleashes More Lawsuits in Europe        All News        In-Stat Reports Global DVD Market to Turn Blue
Sanyo to Spin-off Laser-making Semiconductor Unit     Optical Storage News      In-Stat Reports Global DVD Market to Turn Blue

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Apple Closes the Gap on Samsung Fourth Quarter's Worldwide Smartphone Shipments
Samsung Reports Weak Q4 Results
Apple Takes Top Spot in China's Smartphone Market
Samsung Advances Smart eMBMS Solution with Improved Video
Samsung Engineers Develop Wearable Sensor for Stroke Detection
Samsung and Apple Together Consumed 17 Percent of Total Semiconductor Demand in 2014
Samsung Drops Qualcomm 810 Processors in next Galaxy S Due To Overheating: report
Samsung Led The Smartphone Market in 2014, TrendForce Reports
Galaxy S6 Expected to Have Displays On Both Edges
Samsung Starts Mass Production Of 8-Gigabit Graphics DRAM
Samsung, Blackberry Deny Deal Report
Samsung Made A Bid For BlackBerry: report

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .