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Samsung Unveils World’s Thinnest Optical Disc Drive for Ultrabooks and Tablets!

28 April 2012 4,878 views No Comment

Worldwide leader in digital consumer electronics and information technology, Samsung Electronics just announced world’s thinnest optical disc drive for ultrabooks and tablets – SE-218BB. Designed to set industry standard for ultra portable drives, Samsung SE-218BB optical disc drive features a compact size that’s 18% thinner than conventional DVD writers. 8% lighter than Samsung’s conventional DVD writer and built to accommodate today’s mobile lifestyle, SE-218BB is just 14mm tall.

Samsung SE-218BB optical disc drive

“With its ultra small footprint, consumers will appreciate the SE-218BB sleek drive as an ideal companion for ultrabook users that quickly connects and is USB powered to access content wherever they are,” said Maverick Choi, ODD senior manager, Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. “Through its AV connectivity mode, the drive is also ideal for Tablet PC users that want to view or hear content from a disc.”

Using Smart Power technology, Samsung SE-218BB optical disc drive connects through its single USB port to power up and provides AV connectivity to PCs/notebook computers. It allows users to watch DVD content on their tablets on-the-go. Engineered to be compatible with major operating systems, Samsung SE-218BB is capable of reading and writing files at a variety of speeds including 24X CD-ROM, 24X CD-RW, 8X DVD±R recording, 5X DVD-RAM recording, 6X DVD+R Dual Layer recording, 6X DVD-R Dual Layer recording, 8X DVD+RW recording, and 6X DVD-RW recording.

Samsung SE-218BB DVD writer comes with Buffer Under Run technology, which prevents errors to exceed data transfer speeds. Manufactured with lead-free soldering technology, Samsung SE-218BB is is available now for $59.99 only.

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