LG to launch HD DVD plus BD hybrid drive in Q3, say Taiwan makers

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LG Electronics will launch GGC-H20LI, its latest Super Multi Blue hybrid drive supporting read of both Blu-ray Disc (BD) and HD DVD formats, for sale at a recommended price of $400 later this quarter, according to industry sources in Taiwan.Although LG is a member of the BD Association, the company has also adopted the HD DVD format for its blue-laser optical disc drives as business strategy, similar to its developing Super Multi triple-format DVD burners in the past, the sources pointed out.

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