New Hitachi HDTVs Feature 500GB Hard Drives

Posted Thu Aug 27, 2009 at 11:00 AM PDT by Mike Attebery

Three Plasmas and two LCDs hit Japanese markets next month.

While there is no confirmation of plans to market any of the newly announced XP035 televisions outside of Japan, also known as the Wooo line, the prospect of the new hard drive sporting displays will certainly pique some interest.

With a pair of LCDs at 37” and 42” and a trio of plasmas at 42”, 46” and 50”, Hitachi is looking to cash in by combining technology and essentially eliminating the need for a DVR. The 500 GB hard drive will reportedly hold approximately four hundred hours of high definition content. The units will also support downloads from various sources.

A translated version of the product’s info sheet reveals a ship date of September 10th, but pricing and international availability are not discussed.

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