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HD Format War Ends

It has been all over but the shouting for a while now, and Toshiba to exit HD DVD, end format war-NHK announces that shouting, saying NHK reports that Toshiba is exiting the HD DVD scene, ceding the market for disc-based high definition content to Sony's Blu-Ray. Word is the losses Toshiba will suffer will amount to tens of billions of yen (hundreds of millions of dollars), and that while Toshiba will continue selling existing hardware, they will not be developing any new HD DVD new devices.

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23. HD Format War Ends Feb 18, 2008, 02:39 Ahnteis
 
>BluRay has a slightly higher bitrate then HD-DVD

BluRay doesn't even have a bitrate. It does support a higher bitrate because it has a higher capacity, but bitrate depends on the movie.

BluRay does not have managed copy, was not (is not?) finalized, and the only real "feature" that it has is additional DRM support.

 
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