Once again Samsung has proved itself to be one of the leading consumer electronics manufacturers rather than a leading mobile phone manufacturer only. Samsung has unveiled a new generation DVD writer, named as SE-218BB. According to Samsung, the SE-218BB is the world’s thinnest external optical disc drive. The SE-218BB is 18% thinner and 8% lighter than the Samsung’s conventional DVD writer. Moreover, it is designed to support today’s mobile lifestyle and especially for tablets and ultrabooks.
Samsung SE-218BB DVD writer is compatible with almost all major Operating Systems such as Win7, Mac and Linux. It is also compatible with Android devices with full sized USB port that runs on Android 3.1 Honeycomb and above. The ultra thin DVD writer measures only 148 x 14 x 144mm and weighs just 255g. The SE-218BB uses Smart Power technology with the help of which it connects through its single USB port to power the drive. Moreover, it provides AV connectivity to notebook computers and PCs.
People having tablet PCs with a built-in USB port and that runs on Android Honeycomb OS 3.1 or above can enjoy the DVD content on their tablets anywhere, anytime. The SE-218BB also features Under Run technology, which enables PC multi-tasking and can even prevent errors while the data transfer takes place. This DVD writer is an eco-friendly device as it is manufactured with lead-free soldering technology i.e. the device does not contain any harmful materials like Cd, Pb, Hg, Cr+6, PBBs and PBDEs.
Samsung’s SE-218BB is capable of writing and reading files at a wide range of speeds across different data media types like 24X CD-RW, 24X CD-ROM, 5X DVD-RAM recording, 6X DVD+R Dual Layer recording, 8X DVD±R recording, 6X DVD-R Dual Layer recording, 6X DVD-RW recording, and 8X DVD+RW recording. With increasing popularity of tablets and Android devices, launch of SE-218BB DVD writer is definitely a smart step taken by Samsung. It is available worldwide at online retail stores for a decent price of $59.99 i.e. approximately Rs. 3,200.