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nekrosoft13 07-06-07 10:34 PM

Samsung BD/HD-DVD $400 player!!
 
looks like a samsung has a winner player planned.

Quote:

Samsung announced that it will introduce the BD-UP5000, a dual format High-Definition (HD) optical disc player, next October.

The announcement was made by Samsung's representatives yesterday in a press event in Hamburg, Germany, Heise.de website reports.

Samsung's Duo HD player (BD-UP5000) will fully support both HD-DVD and Blu-ray Disc formats and their interactive technologies, HDi and BD-Java. The new Duo HD joins Samsung's next generation DVD line-up which includes Samsung's second generation Blu-ray player.

Samsung has been a member of the Blu-Ray Disc Association and the DVD Forum. The company has decided to market a dual format player, focusing on the consumer demands.

Samsung's new device is expected to retail in Europe next October, for approximately €550 ($400). Currently, Samsung's rival LG Electronics has also released its Blu-Ray /HD DVD combo player, the BH100 (MSRP $1300).
http://www.cdrinfo.com/Sections/News...x?NewsId=20883

Banko 07-06-07 10:47 PM

Re: Samsung BD/HD-DVD $400 player!!
 
Damn that is a nice price.

XxDeadlyxX 07-06-07 11:43 PM

Re: Samsung BD/HD-DVD $400 player!!
 
So does that mean October 2008? That's a while off :(

nekrosoft13 07-06-07 11:46 PM

Re: Samsung BD/HD-DVD $400 player!!
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by XxDeadlyxX
So does that mean October 2008? That's a while off :(

no, this year

Amuro 07-07-07 12:16 AM

Re: Samsung BD/HD-DVD $400 player!!
 
550 Euros is 750 USD, not $400.

Toss3 07-07-07 04:42 AM

Re: Samsung BD/HD-DVD $400 player!!
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Amuro
550 Euros is 750 USD, not $400.

Still wouldn't surprise me if it were 550€ and 400$; we always get ripped off here in Europe... :thumbdwn:

skoprowski 07-26-07 10:28 AM

Re: Samsung BD/HD-DVD $400 player!!
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Toss3
Still wouldn't surprise me if it were 550 and 400$; we always get ripped off here in Europe... :thumbdwn:

It's going to be a grand in the USA :(

What's the point- you can buy a seperate Blu-ray and HD-DVD player for less.

CaptNKILL 07-26-07 01:53 PM

Re: Samsung BD/HD-DVD $400 player!!
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Amuro
550 Euros is 750 USD, not $400.

Gah... screw that then. :o

At $400 its actually sort of reasonable...

shabby 07-26-07 04:51 PM

Re: Samsung BD/HD-DVD $400 player!!
 
$1,049 USD not $400.


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