Sony and Panasonic team up to bring 300GB Optical Disc

Sony and Panasonic team up to bring 300GB Optical Disc




The use of optical discs to store contents may have dwindled over the years due to the rise of faster and more pocket-friendly alternative, but this doesn’t seem to bother Sony and Panasonic one bit as they announced their recent plans of developing a disc with a recording capacity of 300GB.

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Apart from having the highest storage capacity known to man, the duo is planning to include other features such dust and water resistance up to a certain degree, not mention having the ability to withstand certain humidity and temperature.

Further details about the mythical 300GB optical disc remains scarce as of the time of writing, but it’s been said that the two firms are looking to launch this product by the end of 2015.

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This article was written by Ronnie Bulaong, a special features contributor and correspondent for YugaTech. Follow him on Twitter @turonbulaong.

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9 Responses

  1. kike says:

    Naghihintay pa nga tayo ng pirated blu ray may bago na naman.

  2. Paopee says:

    parang di ata magandang idea to ah.. :(

  3. arvinsim says:

    Walang silbi pag madali lang ma scratch. Ang malaking advantage nang mga USB Flash drives ay hinde ka palaging nag iisip ko ma scratch ang storage device mo o hinde.

  4. almost...uhhh says:

    For me this is a good invention since kung may cd na may capacity na 300GB,mas nanaisin ko na lng na magdala ng ganito kaysa disk drives na mas makakapal at mabigat(at about 1 TB meron kang storage device na mas manipis sa lapis)kaso nga lng doubt ko kapag na scratch,does it mean byebye CD???suggestion ko lng i think they need to use sapphire crystal(just like in iphone’s camera cover) para almost scratch-proof =))

    • someone says:

      one problem you might face is that the new optical disc might not be compatible with the device you’re planning to use it with. bringing a portable hard drive or even a flash drive is still the safer solution if you want to access your stored data on any device.

      if this optical disc technology would one day replace bluray, then it’s a welcome innovation.

  5. snowden_cometh says:

    CDR-King has 400GB already…

  6. #burn says:

    so it would take me how many days to burn data on the disc?? haha..

  7. Zander says:

    The Development of this Disc Is Meant for the Professional Industries like Film or use for Servers. But if it crawls to consumers it would likely be used as backups this would also be the situation in the Film or Server Industry.

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