Samsung announced its new slim external DVD writer, the SE-218BB optical disc drive (ODD). Built to accompany a new generation of ultrabook and slim laptop designs, the SE-218BB features a compact size that is 18% thinner and 8% lighter than conventional DVD writers and is the world's thinnest external optical disc drive with a 14mm height.
SE-218BB connects via USB port and works with Macs, PCs and devices running Android 3.1 and up. It is capable of reading and writing files at a variety of speeds across different data media types including: 24X CD-ROM, 24X CD-RW, 8X DVD±R recording, 5X DVD-RAM recording, 6X DVD+R Dual Layer recording, 6X DVD-R Dual Layer recording, 8X DVD+RW recording and 6X DVD-RW recording.
The SE-218BB is available now worldwide at online retail outlets for US$ 59.99.