As expected, Toshiba has finally announced a Blu-ray Disc player. The once arch-enemy of Toshiba, Sony’s Blu-ray format will now be part of the Toshiba family of electronics. The BDX2000 Blu-ray player supports BD-Live (Profile 2.0), Bonus View and 1080p resolution at 24 frames-per-second.
“With the introduction of our BDX2000 we are offering consumers what they want with a breath-taking HD viewing experience to meet the needs of today’s home theater,” said Jodi Sally, Vice President of Marketing, Digital A/V Group.
The BDX2000 will be released this coming November. Expected retail price is $249.99. As promised, please see photos posted below.
- BD-Live(TM) (Profile 2.0)
- 1080p/ 24 fps Full HD Video Output
- AVCHD Playback
- Toshiba REGZA-LINK (HDMI-CEC)
- Support for enhanced audio formats from Dolby True HD and DTS-HD
- Master Audio | Essential(TM) Playback
- Bonus View
- SD Card Slot
- ENERGY STAR Certified
Since it is their first one do you think it will suck?
If they bring it down to $200 I’ll buy one. I already have an older PS3 but takes forever to load discs.