Posted Tue Sep 7, 2010 at 11:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward
Both are up for a UK launch in October, no US date has been revealed.
Toshiba just announced the release of two new Blu-ray players. It's long past the end of the format war and that sentence is still weird to read. Regardless, Toshiba's taking their first step into 3D with the new BDX3100KB, which can also handle MKV, DivX and audio playback.
Both the BDX3100KB and the more traditional BDX1100KB Offer 1080p/24 playback and decoding of Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio. Both upscale standard DVDs to 1080p, offer Deep Color and BD-Live compatibility – the things you'd expect to see in a Blu-ray player.
Both players are pretty humdrum, though the BDX3100KB does at least have a somewhat interesting aesthetic. There are no extra features like access to streaming services or built in Wi-Fi. At the right price these could be attractive for the right audience, but other than that, there's not much to see here.
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