Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Google Raises 3rd Quarter Lobbying But Spending Falls Behind AT&T
Kingston Ships the HyperX Alloy FPS Gaming Keyboard
Portrait Mode Available on iPhone 7 Plus With iOS 10.1
Android Devices Vulnerable To Physical RAM Attack
Nokia Phones To Reborn In India Next Year, Hon Hai to Manufacture Them
New Lenovo Systems Commercial Desktops and Notebooks Are Featuring 7th Generation AMD PRO Processors
Apple Watch Nike+ Arrives Friday, October 28
These Are The New Xbox One S Bundles For This Holiday
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > LG Cuts...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, September 05, 2007
LG Cuts Price of Blu-Ray - HD DVD Player

LG Electronics introduced on Wednesday an updated version of its high-definition DVD player that supports both Blu-ray and HD DVD, offering a possible solution to the format war.

But at about $1,000, the BH200 "Super Blu Player," while 16 percent less than the model LG unveiled in January still costs twice as much as stand-alone Blu-ray or HD DVD players.

That earlier model shown at the Consumer Electronics Show was the first to combine Sony's Blu-ray standard and Toshiba 's HD DVD. The goal is to satisfy high-end customers frustrated by the format war that has divided consumers, electronics makers and movie studios and angered retailers.

Samsung is expected to market a dual format player later this year, ahead of the holiday shopping season.

The new LG player, due in mid-October in the United States, includes features that were omitted from the original. LG says it is capable of Blu-ray disc and HD DVD playback with advanced BD-Java and HDi technology. LG was criticized in the technology press for not fitting its first dual player with HDi, or high-definition interaction interactivity, which enables HD DVD consumers to use interactive menus and extra features.

Some experts and executives, including Sony Chairman and CEO Howard Stringer, doubt that dual machines will solve the problem, noting the device adds a third option to the market, further confusing shoppers.

At the same time, few expect the Blu-ray and HD DVD camps to soon bridge their technology gap.

New Version of LightScribe Improves CD and DVD Labeling Quality        All News        Roxio Launches Easy Media Creator 10
Sony's New Blu-Ray Players     Consumer Electronics News      Texas Instruments Launches Low-cost AV Processor

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
LG's Next Flagship G6 Smartphone Won't be Modular
LG launches 38-inch 21:9 Ratio Monitor
LG Electronics 3Q profit Down As Mobile Worries Continue
LG and Samsung Replacing LCD with OLED Amid Competition From Chinese LCD Makers
LG Curved OLEDs Not Ready For The G6 Smartphone: report
LG's New X Power Phone Coming At Boost Mobile, Sprint
LG's 77-inch 'LG Signature' OLED TV Available For $20K
Sony Showcases 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player, 4K Projector And New Audio-video Receivers At CEDIA
LG V20 Smartphone Is Coming With Android Nougat, Dual Screens, Wide Angle Cameras
LG Electronics to Release Quantum Dot TVs Next Year
LG to Boost Its Components Business
LG Partners With Amazon For Smart Home Solutions

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .