Toshiba Japan has updated their REGZA HDTV range with select models supporting USB hard-drives or coming with 500GB of storage built-in. The Toshiba REGZA R1 series comes in 32-, 37- and 42-inch sets, while the REGZA H1 series comes in 32- and 37-inch sets.
Each has a USB port and Full HD resolution (Aside from the 32-inch models, which get 720p support). There’s also the entry level Toshiba REGZA A1 series, with 19-, 22- and 26-inch models, which all offer 720p HD resolution.
The REGZA R1 HDTVs have DLNA streaming support, four HDMI ports, various PC and analog inputs, plus two 10W speakers. The REGZA 32R1 is due on April 30th for 130,000 yen ($1,393), while the REGZA 42R1 and 37R1 will arrive in early June for 230,000 yen ($2,465) and 180,000 yen ($1,929).
The REGZA H1 has 500GB HDDs built-in, with IPS displays, DLNA streaming support and the same sort of connectivity as the R1 series. The REGZA 37H1 and 32H1 will arrive in early June for 200,000 yen ($2,143) and 150,000 yen ($1,607). The REGZA A1 series has two HDMI ports, TN panels and no USB recording support; expect those in August, priced at 90,000 yen ($964), 75,000 yen ($804) and 65,000 yen ($697) for the 26A1, 22A1 and 19A1 respectively.