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Blu-ray or HD DVD, which is better?

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“THE RACE IS OVER”

published 01/06/2008

ProDid the best format win?

ContraOr did the best marketing swing it!

At the time of writing Blue-ray has won the battle to become the next generation media of choice in our living rooms. Following a number of high profile defections to the Blue-ray camp by studios and retailers alike, Toshiba conceded defeat to the Sony Corp led Blue-ray format. In truth, HD-DVD...

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published 13/09/2007

I have to say I think HD DVD is clearly better. For a start it's cheaper and has more functions at present. The only things that Blu-ray has over HD DVD is that it has more storage, although it makes very little difference in the end as it's what you can do with that storage. Why would you pay more than twice as much for a Blu-ray player when it does even less than the much cheaper HD DVD systems. Although I personally think that both of them should be obsolete, as the technology already exists to make a flash card that would be smaller and more robust, with more storage and would run at faster speeds. It makes me wonder how long these formats will be around for.

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“is the end in sight?”

published 23/11/2007

Problu ray vs hd-dvd war drives prices down

Contrainvesting in the losing format could be costly

I cant say which is better at this early stage but i think that blu ray is probably edging forward in popularity over hd dvd. mainly due to the ps3 being blu ray compatible but also blockbuster has made its mind up which is better by only stocking blu ray films and not hd dvd,and with the...

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