BenQ announced that it would launch a 16x DVD Dual DL (single-sided double-layer) burner equipped with LightScribe direct-disc labeling technology, model DW1625, at the end of February.
LightScribe technology has been developed and patented by Hewlett-Packard (HP).
BenQ plans to make the DW1625 burner available in the international market in March, with a manufacturers suggested retail price (MSRP) of US$119, according to the company.
Model DW1625 features writing speeds of 16x for DVD+R, 8x for DVD-R, 4x for DVD+RW and DVD-RW, 2.4x for DVD+R DL, 40x for CD-R and 24x for CD-RW. It also offers read speeds of 16x for all DVD formats and 40x for CD discs.