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Old 01-21-2008   #95
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Default Re: HD Disc Format War Not Over By a Long Shot

Originally Posted by Vinyl Rules! View Post
The MASS consumer marketplace does not care about high resolution DVDs, and most of NetFlix is an accurate representation of DVD viewing habits: If only .3% of their total rentals are EITHER of the two hi-rez formats, then iMovies has won the war and Steve Job is the winner!
NPD believes that 220M DVD players are in use in the USA. Not counting the PS2s, Xboxes, PC drives, etc. used.

They believe 1.1M High Def players are used. With more than half of that having been bought in the last 60 days.

That comes to what? .5%? For the majority of the year what .25%?

All Netflix proves is just how pathetically small the HDM market is.
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