Toshiba's Qosmio to get the World First HD DVD-RW

Toshiba Japan announced the 2nd generation Qosmio with world's first HD DVD-RW just in time for Christmas. The new G40 as 17" screen with 1920x1200 resolution; the full functional desktop replacement is loaded with 400GB, 2Gb memory, core2Duo T7500, Harmon Kardon speakers, Vista Premium, HDMI output, digital tuner and recording capability with a healthy weight of 10.5lb. The smaller 15" at 1280x1024 will carry similar HD rewriteable feature with 200GB of storage and roughly 3lb lighter. The new Qosmio will be released in Japan this week at Decmeber, the 17th for the price of 400,000 Yen (~$ 3532) and 300,000 Yen (~$ 2649).

Toshiba, the world's first HD DVD-RW drive notebook PC "Qosmio" [via Impress]