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Sony..... High Definition. Its in our DNA?

Is that why they announced at the end of the year that they were dropping production of all projector televisions and focusing on LCDs that oh by the way, they signed an agreement for Samsung to manufacture for them? I guess it wasn't in their DNA as much as they thought? Just look at those prices falling like a rock. That is the news here by the way.

http://www.sonystyle.com/webapp/wcs/...s07:contextweb
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Lets hope they do fall.

I really want to see an 20"+ LCD sell for around the same price as a CRT equivalent.
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I went in a Sony Style store yesterday and didn't notice any falling prices.
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Hey as long as the HD disc format they spearheaded is still the winner, I don't mind their little catchphrase.

Samsung doesn't manufacture the LCDs that Sony releases as LCD TV sets. Sony and Samsung jointly manufacture LCDs in the same plants.

It's true the Sony televisions do not provide the same price/performance as, say, an equivalent Samsung set, but there is more to a television besides just the LCD panel, I can guarentee you that.
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fanboy's have a smell??

I wonder how i smell... I'm kinda not so much a fan boy for anything, so does that mean i don't smell? Or just small differently from fanboy's??
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Originally Posted by jph1589 View Post
Sony..... High Definition. Its in our DNA?

Is that why they announced at the end of the year that they were dropping production of all projector televisions and focusing on LCDs that oh by the way, they signed an agreement for Samsung to manufacture for them? I guess it wasn't in their DNA as much as they thought? Just look at those prices falling like a rock. That is the news here by the way.

http://www.sonystyle.com/webapp/wcs/...s07:contextweb
The processing technology is as much a part of an HD display as the LCD panel itself.
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post #7 of 10
Where is this "in our DNA" stuff?
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It's part of Sony's recent ad campaign....."High Definition, it's in our DNA"
http://www.sonystyle.com/webapp/wcs/..._hdnal_gglsrch
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http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/offer-lis...5778790&sr=1-1

Prices for UK are falling, this is a TV worth £1200 according to SONY retail price, but going for £840 and sometimes below £700.

I purchased this TV last week for £830 off KK electronics via amazon. Take another few weeks to ship due to N.Ireland address

Im happy enough, replace my crap 19" Samsing with 40" monstor for my PS3 and 360.
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post #10 of 10
I'm getting a 40" 720P Sony LCD on Friday for $999 so I can't complain.
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