Toshiba to release Blu-ray player: Updated w/photos

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.

Specs include:

  • BD-Live(TM) (Profile 2.0)
  • 1080p/ 24 fps Full HD Video Output
  • AVCHD Playback
  • 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

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Jeff Chabot

Jeff Chabot

Jeff has a background in photography, video and television production. He writes about technology, broadcasting, home theater, and digital entertainment.

2 Replies to “Toshiba to release Blu-ray player: Updated w/photos”

  1. davidSans says:

    Since it is their first one do you think it will suck?

  2. mike94 says:

    If they bring it down to $200 I’ll buy one. I already have an older PS3 but takes forever to load discs.

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