Lite-On has just announced its new iHES212 12x Blu-ray Combo Drive for the European Market. It is an internal Blu-ray combo drive that features a SATA interface and has the capability to read Blu-ray discs at up to 12x. It comes with 2MB of buffer memory and other than reading Blu-ray disc it also can write DVD-R/+R at 16x, DVD-RAM at 12x, DVD-R/+R, DL and DVD+RW at 8x, DVD-RW at 6x, CD-R at 48x, and CD-RW at 24x.
The Lite-On iHES212 also comes with Smart-Burn and SMART-X technologies which ensures that disc are written steadily and delivers a smooth playback plus it also offers LightScribe support. The Lite-On iHES212 12x Blu-ray Combo Drive is presently available for the price of €70.16.