Monday, December 22, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Samsung Introduces SE790C Curved Monitor
Chinese Motion-sensing VR Glasses Coming On Kickstarter
Kodak Returns To CES With Consumer Product Line
North Korea Suggests Joint Inverstigation With U.S. Over Sony Hacking
T-Mobile to Pay $90 Million To Settle Case With FCC
New Trojan Targetted Banks Wordlwide
FBI Confirms North Korea Was Behind Sony Hack
Apple Responds To BBC's Allegations Over Working Conditions In Chinese Factory
Active Discussions
Digital Audio Extraction and Plextools
Will there be any trade in scheme for the coming PSP Go?
Hello, Glad to be Aboard!!!
Best optical drive for ripping CD's? My LG 4163B is mediocre.
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > Samsung...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, January 09, 2008
Samsung, LG Promote Blu-ray /HD DVD Combo Players


Despite the hit levied Friday by Warner against HD DVD, both LG and Samsung are promoting their dual-format HD DVD, Blu-ray Disc players at CES.

Samsung showcases the BD-UP5000 combo BD/HD DVD player at CES. The Korean company believes that there is still a market segment that could use an HD DVD player, especially consumers who already own HD DVD movies. After all, the 30% of studios still support HD DVD (Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios and DreamWorks).

Samsung's BD-UP5000 Blu-ray player is currently sold at U.S. $800 and suppports the HDi interactive features of of HD DVD, while its compliant with the BD-ROM Profile 1.1 specifications.

LG Electronics seems to also embrace its rival's marketing strategy and believes that there is still market space for its second generation dual-format BD/HD DVD player, the BH200. Priced at U.S $799, the player is also compatible with the BD/HD DVD interactive features.

Both Korean's manufacturers claim that the consumers' demand for such dual-format players will decide their future. Even if HD DVD waves the white flag, it would take some time until the format become obsolete.


Previous
Next
Cheaper iTunes For UK Music Fans        All News        CES: Pioneer Showcases BDP-05FD High-end Blu-ray Player
DVI and HDMI 2007: Display Port Looms While HDMI Booms     Consumer Electronics News      CES: Pioneer Showcases BDP-05FD High-end Blu-ray Player

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Samsung Introduces SE790C Curved Monitor
WebOS 2.0 Smart TV Platfom To Debut At CES
LG, Samsung, To Dominate The TV Market in 2015
Samsung Started Production of Apple A9 SoC in 14nm FinFET
Samsung Announces Annual Reorganization for 2015
Samsung Releases New 3-bit V-NAND 850 EVO SSD
LG G3 Gets NSA Security Certification
Possible Samsung Galaxy S6 Specs Leak
Samsung Seeks to Toss $930 Million Award
Samsung To Sell Fiberoptics Business to Corning
Samsung to Test Tizen Phone in India
LG Electronics Streamlines Structure, Names New Presidents of Home and Mobile Segments

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .