Toshiba to Sell HD DVD Players in U.S.

Toshiba to Sell HD DVD Players in U.S. - Jan 5, 2006 05:03 AM (AP Online)

By KOZO MIZOGUCHI Associated Press Writer

TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese electronics maker Toshiba Corp. said Thursday it will start selling high-definition players supporting its HD DVD format in the United States in March _ the first commercial launch of the product in the world.

The new HD DVD players _ HD-XA1 and HD-A1, priced at $799 and $499 respectively _ will hit the U.S. market about the time major Hollywood studios are expected to unveil HD DVD movie titles, the company said.

Toshiba said in a release it will be the first high-definition player sold in the world.

The move will heat up the battle in the high-stakes market for the next generation of video discs.


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