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Blu-ray Samsung backs HD-DVD

Foot in both camps
Mon Apr 16 2007, 16:14
THE OUTFIT which introduced the first Blu-ray player last year, Samsung Electronics now says that it will support the rival HD DVD format too.

According to Reuters, Samsung wants to have a dual-format machine that will play Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD software in stores in time for the Christmas holidays. LG Electronics also has a dual-format player on the market, and Warner this year plans to introduce a "Total HD" disc with Blu-ray content on one side and HD DVD content on the other.

A spokesSam sung that consumers were hungry for more HD content but are currently confused about competing formats. µ


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