Sharp has become the first manufacturer in the world to release a 100GB Blu-ray disc, which is part of the new BDXL format.
Using triple-layer technology, the disc can pack in a mighty 100GB of content, which is double the size of a normal Blu-ray.
The discs are a little pricey, at 5,000 yen a pop (£37) but they do mean that you will be able to store around 9 hours of HD content on a single disc.
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Unfortunately the discs can't be used in normal Blu-ray players (well they might work but Sharp isn't guaranteeing it) so you will have to buy equipment supporting the BDXL format – which is mostly made by Sharp at the moment.
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Although the 100GB disc will be the first BDXL disc on the market, it is soon to be followed by its even bigger brother – the quad-layer 128GB BDXL.
It sounds impressive but this will definitely be a format that's for the very early adopter.
There's no word if it will come to the UK, either, but if you are Japan-bound then expect to see the BDXL discs in the shops as of 30 July.