Toshiba is the first notebook OEM to introduce rewritable HD DVD optical drives. The new drives will be available to Japanese consumers as early as the end of this week.
Toshiba is leading the HD-DVD charge in the HD format wars. Sony is busy promoting its 50GB writeable Blu-ray drives for notebooks.
The G40 is a multimedia powerhouse, featuring up to 400GB of hard drive space and dual HDTV tuners.