BlueRay to appear next week

BlueRay players and discs are set to launch in the US next week, they'll also be some titles released along with the players. These are "50 First Dates," "The Fifth Element," and "The Terminator.". "Ultraviolet," will launch simultaneously with the DVD version on June 27. Movies due for release in July include "Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction," "Stealth," and "A Knight’s Tale.".

The Samsung BD-P1000 (player) will retail for about $1000 and discs for about $20 each. The Toshiba HD player costs about half the price ($500).

Companies are working on dual-mode players, but these aren't expected until 2007 at the earliest.
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