LG launches in Europe its BP40NS20, a super slim portable Blu-ray burner. Using USB 2.0 interface, the portable optical drive burns BD-R, BD-RE, BD-R DL, BD-RE DL at up to 6x. Other than conventional Blu-ray Discs, the BP40NS20 also supports playback of 3D Blu-ray Discs and BDXL. It has 4MB buffer memory.
The USB Blu-ray burner also writes DVD+/-R at up to 8x, DVD-RW at 6x and DVD+R at 8x, DVD-RAM at 5x as well as CD-R and CD-RW at 24x. With LightScribe support, users can burn customized labels onto a special coated LightScribe discs, creating a fully personalized disc.
The LG BP40NS20 measures 160 x 22 x 153mm and weighs 380g. The portable Blu-ray writer is available for $142.06.