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Standalone Blu-ray player sales triple Black Friday week

NPD reports :-

"Consumers paid more than $30 million for 147,000 Blu-ray players during a week in which the average price was slightly more than $200, down from about $240 the previous week, DisplaySearch said. About one in four video-disc players purchased for the week ended Nov. 29 were Blu-ray machines. Sales of Sony's PlayStation 3 videogame console, which includes a Blu-ray player, weren't included in the DisplaySearch figures.

Sony and Samsung, selling their cheapest Blu-ray players for $179 and $199, respectively, accounted for 85% of Black Friday week sales and helped unit sales also triple from the week ended Nov. 22. "

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Genesis53601d ago (Edited 3601d ago )

Gee! Looks like a lot of people really like BR me included.

WANNA GET HIGH3601d ago

BU BU BU BUT Blu ray is not selling well and dvd is just as good if u upscale it!?!?!?!

OH PLS... GTFO... :/

Nathan Drake3601d ago

Couldn't find a single Sony blu-ray player at Frys on Black Friday!

fuzon3601d ago

u are finished in Japan

US and europe to go

Johnny Rotten3601d ago (Edited 3601d ago )

And N4G will continue to get the non-stop "blu-ray is doomed" articles from your daily blog of choice.

xg-ei8ht3601d ago

Now what to do SONY!

Me thinks.

3 choices.

1)Advertise PS3 as a blu-ray player.

B)Advertise PS3 as a games machine.

III)Advertise PS3 as both.

And the winner is, Just advertise the bloody thing all over the place.

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