LG launches in Europe the new HR400 Blu-ray player tha doubles as a hard drive recorder with a 160GB hard drive. The HR400 is a Profile 2.0 Blu-ray player with BD Live 2.0 function and an Ethernet port for internet connecitivity. It offers 1080p HD playback at 24fps.
The player supports not only Blu-ray discs but also DVD, DVD Dual Layer, DVD-R and data CD/DVD with MP3, WMA, PNG, DivX HD, DivX, WMV files. The LG HR400 can also upconvert DVD to near-HD quality.
It supports DivX and DivX HD playback. The HR400 comes with integrated DVB-T TV tuner and analog TV tuner. There is also USB 2.0 port for playing media from USB storage devices. The LG HR400 is priced at Euro 599.