Pioneer Unveils BDR-XS05J Portable Blu-ray XL Writer

Since we are aware of the obvious fact that a lot of notebooks and laptops lack an optical drives to save space, Pioneer has come up with a portable drive of similar sort. Pioneer has unveiled the colorful new BRD-XSO5J portable Blu-Ray XL writer. It can read and write almost every type of relevant disk, from CD format to DVD ad of course Blu-ray. It comes with an option 4 body panels which include, bushed aluminum, piano black, soft pink and glossy white. It measure 135x135x20.3mm (WxDxH) while weighing 330g. The device includes a slot-type disc loading mechanism with USB 3.0. Just a single cable is used for both power and data connectivity.


This device can actually write single and double layer BD-R and BD-R LtH discs at up to 6X, triple and quadruple layer ones at 4X and all kinds of BD-RE discs at 2X. While DVDs are written at a pace of up to 8X and CDs at 24X.

Yes you got that right, this drive can write data on BD-RE Blu-ray discs with a capacity of up to 100/128 GB of storage.

Pioneer has the following bundled software’s (InstaBurn 5, Power Backup 2, LabelPrint 2, MediaShow 6, CyberLink PowerDVD 10, PowerDirector 10, PowerProducer 10, PowerProducer 5, Power2GO 7).

No details on pricing have been mentioned. For more updates we shall keep you posted here.

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