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A smart Blu-ray player at a smart price: Toshiba goes back to basics on a stunningly small budget. Can it pull it off?
Flying in the face of current inflationary trends Toshiba's entry-level HD DVD deck has recently had its price cut. A step-up model which adds 1080p output to the HD-E1 will soon be on sale for £450
This is the flagship model in Toshiba's second generation of HD DVD players, which makes it the de facto leader for the blue laser format. The HD-EP35 is currently the best specified player of its kind and this seems set to stay that way for now
Considering Toshiba's original entry-level HD DVD player, the HD-E1, only launched towards the end of 2006 at a price of £450, it's remarkable that its direct replacement, the HD-EP30, is widely on sale for less than half as much
Toshiba claims that the HD-XE1 offers better features and build quality than its first HD DVD player, the HD-E1 - not to mention the all-important ability to output 1080p. And we're pleased to report it very much lives up to its promise