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Experience HD DVD the simple way with Toshiba

  • 06 November, 2007 08:00

<p>Australian retailers can now offer consumers a high definition holiday with an even wider range of HD DVDs this Christmas through the launch of the HD DVD Consortium’s latest promotion.</p>
<p>Commencing now and continuing until 31 December or until stocks last, the HD DVD Consortium makes it possible for Australians to receive up to ten blockbuster films absolutely free with the purchase of any Toshiba HD DVD player.</p>
<p>“Following competitive price drops and the initial HD DVD redemption offer, the HD DVD Consortium sees this promotion as a natural evolution of bringing HD DVD to market – and Christmas is the perfect time of year to be enjoying home entertainment at its best,” said Francois Spina, AV Product Manager – DVD at Toshiba Australia. “Again, consumers will be the winners as they can now add popular Paramount and Universal movies in HD DVD’s amazing clarity and detail to their collections.”</p>
<p>The high-end Toshiba HD-XE1 HD DVD player is packed with one bonus title in the box and an incredible ten titles by redemption: World Trade Centre, Dream Girls, Black Rain, U2 Rattle &amp; Hum, Norbit, The Holiday, Miami Vice, HULK, Fast &amp; the Furious Tokyo Drift and American Werewolf in London.</p>
<p>The first high definition player under $500 in the Australian market, the Toshiba HD-E1 player, comes with one film in the box and an extra three titles available by redemption: The Holiday, Miami Vice and HULK. In addition to the free movie provided, every purchase of the Toshiba HD-EP10 HD DVD player gives consumers the chance to redeem the following five films: World Trade Centre, Dream Girls, Black Rain, U2 Rattle &amp; Hum, and Norbit.</p>
<p>For more information, please visit: www.toshibaav.com.au</p>
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<p>Availability:</p>
<p>The Toshiba HD DVD player range consists of the HD-E1, HD-EP10 and HD-XE1 and is available from specialty Hi-Fi stores, Harvey Norman, MYER, JB Hi-Fi and Clive Peeters stores.</p>
<p>About Toshiba:</p>
<p>Toshiba’s Information Systems Division (ISD) is a division of Toshiba (Australia) Pty Limited which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, the seventh largest integrated manufacturer of electric and electronic equipment, with around 191,000 employees worldwide, and annual sales of over A$73billion on a consolidated basis. Toshiba is the leader in the Australian notebook market, with 21.6% of the market in calendar year in 2006 (IDC) remaining as leader both in market share and revenue.</p>
<p>Unique among vendors, Toshiba ISD specialises exclusively in mobile solutions and services. A global reputation for quality has been achieved through an R&amp;D budget, roughly equal to Australia’s total expenditure as a country in this area. Toshiba ISD extended its business in 2007 to include Toshiba’s audio visual (AV) products. This expansion is a consolidation of the company’s IT and AV technology offerings and drives Toshiba Corporation to be a key player in the Australian computing and home entertainment market.</p>
<p>Instrumental in the DVD revolution, Toshiba Corporation now introduces its HD DVD format, offering incredible image quality and realism where sound and pictures come to life. Continuing its commitment to innovation and market leadership, Toshiba is providing Australians with the next generation of High Definition products.</p>
<p>Since it pioneered the notebook market in 1985, Toshiba ISD has sold more than 1.75 million notebooks in Australia and New Zealand and in 2006 celebrated its 21st anniversary of providing market leading mobile computing solutions. Toshiba’s Virtual Pressroom: www.toshibaav.com.au</p>

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