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Old 06-24-2008   #2
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Default Re: Blu-ray has outpaced DVD adoption

Originally Posted by TheMoose View Post
Of the 15 million Blu-ray drives owned by U.S. consumers at the end of last year, 4 million were stand-alone set-top boxes, compared with 5 million standard-definition players installed by the end of 1999, said Youn.
In other words, there have been 11 million PS3s and 4 million set top boxes sold. Including game machines in the 15 million total grossly misrepresents the comparison with comparable DVD penetration numbers. Was it Mark Twain that said: "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damn lies and statistics"?

Originally Posted by TheMoose View Post
Wal-Martís selling of its cheapest Blu-ray players at about $200 ..."
And which brand and model would that be?

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