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Toshiba HD DVD sales hit 1 million in North America

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Japan's Toshiba Corp said on Sunday it sold 1 million HD DVD digital video recorders in North America last year, driven by demand for Internet-delivered content.

Toshiba, reeling from Warner Bros studio's announcement that it would exclusively release high-definition DVDs using the rival Blu-ray format instead of Toshiba's HD DVD technology, sought to stress instead the potential of its recent alliance with Sharp Corp on TV panels.

Toshiba executives made the comments at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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wetowel3484d ago

Ya and about 100 thousand of those units are about to be returned.

TANOD3484d ago

We've been declared dead before...unit sales in Q4 were the best to date. Nearly 1 million dedicated HD DVD players are in the market" "HD DVD has always put the interests of consumers ahead of companies"

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MK_Red3484d ago

Kinda late. Still, Toshiba did put up a good fight.

ruibing3484d ago

Yeah and all it did was prolong the format war and provide a million owners with an expensive upconverting DVD player.

CeruleanSky3484d ago

Wow, I guess this answers the question "Will there still be the endless Bloodmask HD-DVD SPAM littering N4G.com everyday?" even after the format is dead...

TANOD3484d ago

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CRIMS0N_W0LF3484d ago

thats 1 million of ripped off people

bootsielon3484d ago

1 million fools. Fools aren't people and they don't deserve compassion nor their money back. That's what happens for choosing a blatantly inferior format. Seriously, why would anyone? I rather wait 2 years for Blu-ray to become affordable than let an inferior format win just because I couldn't wait a little longer.

It reminds me of those that bought a 360 just because PS3 was expensive, as if they had nothing to do with their lives, like play PS2 or what not.

doshey3484d ago

there sales hit one million but the question is how many of those 1 million are still in peoples houses, now that my friends is the real question

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