PS3 hard disk drive to include HDMI

by admin September 25, 2006 at 4:07 am

High-definition output as standard

Sony has announced that the 20GB hard disk drive for the PlayStation 3 will include HDMI output as standard.

The PS3 will use version 1.3 of the high definition multimedia interface, which includes support for Deep Colour.

“Since Sony Computer Entertainment Inc first announced product specifications of PS3 at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in May 2005, demand for enjoying full HD quality image and realistic digital sound through HDMI has grown tremendously,” said a statement by Sony.

“Given the sharp increase in availability of flat displays supporting HDMI in the market, Sony has decided to equip HDMI as standard on all PS3 systems.”

On its release in Japan the hard disk will cost 49,980Yen (?Ǭ£226).

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