HDTV Makers May Push 60-Inch Plus HDTV Models This Christmas: Sharp Exec
The value of your home may be plummeting, while the cost of driving to work seems to be rising everyday. But according to research firm DisplaySearch, our ongoing economic challenges haven't dulled your craving for the latest in HDTV technology. Growth is still a healthy 17% year-over-year, most likely thanks to big-name makers like Sony and Samsung following the lead of last-year's 2nd-tier big-name Vizio and focusing on cheaper models. With prices for 40- to 44-inch HDTV models expected to plateau early next year, you'll probably see an increased focus on 60-inch plus models where price drops have been slower. This according to Bob Scaglione, senior vice president of marketing for Sharp, who noted the change and focus will probably happen before the end of the year. We'll keep an eye on prices and let you know when things start to change.
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Posted by Justin Davey at September 16, 2008 6:52 PM