Mitsubishi Chemical Media Ltd. announced that the first 8cm DVD+R DL for video cameras will be available in the end of August.
The new 8cm DVD+R DL discs are currently supported by the HDR-UX1 video camera by Sony.
The media offer a capacity of 2.6GB, meaning that it can hold up to 55 minutes (SP mode) of video. In addition, the dics come with a white printable surface compatible with inkjet printers.
Although the company did not disclose pricing details, the media package (3 discs) is expected to cost approximately 3000 Yen ($26) in Japan.