Sharp Announces AQUOS 3D Blu-ray Recorders With Built-in HDDs, Wi-Fi, BD-RE XL Support

Sharp Japan announced [JP] the BD-HDW series today, which consists of three 3D-enabled AQUOS Blu-ray recorders: the BD-HDW80 (with a 1TB HDD on board/$1,290), the BD-HDW75 (500GB/$1,060) and the BD-HDW73 (320GB/$940).

Apart from supporting 3D Blu-ray discs, the recorders are compatible to the BD-RE XL rewritable Blu-rays Panasonic announced for the Japanese market last week. The devices also feature IEEE 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, DLNA support, an HDMI interface, Ethernet, and a USB port.

The picture below shows the flagship BD-HDW80:

Sharp plans to roll out the new recorders in Japan on April 27 (no word yet on a possible international release).