And Samsung announces release of internal SH-B022A and external SE-B026A Blu-Ray burnersAfter endless wait and controversies the future of DVD is here, Blu-Ray hardware and titles will hit stores on May 23rd. The Samsung BD-P1000 HD-ROM player will be available along with 8 launch titles (complete list after the jump) at Best Buy, Circuit City and other stores. Each Blu-Ray title will go for $ 29 to $ 39. New hardware will be available after launch including the Sony BDP-S1, Pioneer BDP-HD1 and Sony will also be equipping Vaio's with Blu-Ray drives.
Samsung Electronics announced the release of an internal (SH-B022A) and external (SE-B026A) Blu-Ray burner for April 2006. These 2 innovating drives allow you to store up to 50GB onto a dual layer disc. These 3-in-1 drives (BD, DVD, CD) offer HD video burning and reading at a 2x speed (9MB/s). With HDTV and Digital broadcasting on the rise, the advantages of Blu-Ray drives are unrivaled as they offer high storage capacities for high defination videos in an unmatched quality. These drives offer unseen storage capacity a whooping 25GB on a single disc and 50GB on a dual layer disc. These multi purpose drives can read and record on Blu-Ray Discs at 2X, DVD at 12X and CD. The external drive SE-B026A comes in full black and with it's smooth edges and blue lights it stands out in the crowd.