Sony has introduced the VBD-MA1 to the market, it is an external Blu-ray burner that comes with Sony’s Direct Copy. This is a feature that enables the user to make copies of a favorite Blu-ray or DVD Movie within a few seconds without the need for a computer. The device comes with a USB port which allows connectivity to portable devices such as video cameras, a pen drive, memory stick or SD memory cards to create a Blu-ray or DVD as well.
This all-in-one solution comes with an integrated colored screen that measure 2.7-inch, it has a few buttons for controls plus it supports Photo and 3D photo (MPO). It measures 44 × 42.6 × 161.5 mm and weighs in at 500 grams, it also comes with three audio / video inputs. The Sony VBD-MA1 Blu-Ray External Burner with Direct Copy will be available on the Japan market starting August 2011, no pricing details has been announced but we found it on Amazon for $269.