Toshiba announced that they will be releasing an updated version of the Gigabeat V portable video player on June 1st in Japan. The new Gigabeat V series will be available in 40GB and 80GB capacities priced around $409 and $491 respectively. Beyond increased capacity, the new series improves on the features of last year's
No word on whether we can expect to see the new Gigabeat V series in the US anytime soon. With the lack of 1Seg broadcasts in the US, you would probably see the digital TV feature stripped out of the design for American consumers.