Samsung Unveils World's Thinnest DVD Writer

Samsung Unveils World's Thinnest DVD Writer

By SiliconIndia   |   Monday, 30 April 2012, 10:43 Hrs   |    1 Comments
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Bangalore: Samsung introduced the SE-218BB - world’s thinnest external DVD writer for ultrabook and tablets. Samsung claims that the optical drive is 18 percent thinner than its conventional DVD writers as well as 8 percent lighter. The SE-218BB is special built to go with new generation of ultrabook and tablets.

“With its ultra small footprint, consumers will appreciate the SE-218BB sleek drive as an ideal companion for ultrabook users that quickly connects and is USB powered to access content wherever they are. Through its AV connectivity mode, the drive is also ideal for Tablet PC users that want to view or hear content from a disc.” Said, Maverick Choi, ODD Senior Manager, Samsung Semiconductor, reports Tech2.

The device will use only single USB port for power and provides AV connectivity to PCs and laptops. It supports Android 3.0 Honeycomb or above tablets to watch DVD content on-the-go with USB enabled tablets.

The DVD writing is compatible with all major operating systems such as Windows 7 and MacOS. It is capable of reading and writing files and can run all kinds of media at high speeds such as; 24X CD-ROM, 24X CD-RW, 8X DVD±R recording, 5X DVD-RAM recording, 6X DVD+R Dual Layer recording, 6X DVD-R Dual Layer recording, 8X DVD+RW recording and 6X DVD-RW recording.

The thinnest DVD writer is available worldwide and in India it is available for Rs.3,200.