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U.S. TV Shipments Down 9% in 2013

U.S. TV Shipments Down 9% in 2013

By Sean Patterson February 7, 2014

A large portion of Americans are now perfectly happy with their (relatively) thin HDTVs. Consumers in the U.S. even skipped 3D TV for the most part, quickly identifying it as the fad that it was. Market research firm IHS this …

Affordable 4K TVs Are Coming Soon Affordable 4K TVs Are Coming Soon
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With TV manufacturers now giving up on mistake that was 3D, the entire industry is now looking for ultra HD to increase TV sales in the coming years. So far the technology has shown promise, but real sales growth has …

Ready for Black Friday? Check Out These Deals. Ready for Black Friday? Check Out These Deals.
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With Black Friday just two weeks away, retailers are beginning to release their ads, so let the chaotic holiday shopping preparation begin! Whether you’re shopping for young kids, teenagers or yourself, there are a lot of great deals to be …

4K TV Market Predicted to Take Off Next Year 4K TV Market Predicted to Take Off Next Year
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Now that the 3D TV movement is essentially dead, manufacturers are pushing 4K TV as the next big reason for consumers to buy a new TV. With 4K content almost nonexistent and 4K TV sets priced far higher than similar-sized …

North American penetration to hit 10% by 2018 North American penetration to hit 10% by 2018

With 3D TV a bust, the TV industry now set to contract for the second year in a row. With established markets now content with their current HDTV sets, TV manufacturers are looking for 4K TV to be the next …

TV Sales to Drop For Second Year in a Row TV Sales to Drop For Second Year in a Row

With 3D TV sets a failure and 4K TV content virtually nonexistent, TV manufacturers are offering nothing new to consumers this fall. Add in the fact that flat-panel and smart TV adoption has reached saturation levels in established markets, and …

75% of Americans Don't Care or Know About Smart TV 75% of Americans Don't Care or Know About Smart TV
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TV Manufacturers are scrambling for a way to increase sales now that consumers have settled in with their HDTVs. While 4K resolutions and content are still on the horizon, “smart” TV functionality is being touted as the must have for …

TV Sales Expected to Decline This Holiday Season TV Sales Expected to Decline This Holiday Season

HDTV sets are now ubiquitous throughout the U.S., with high quality, low cost sets available at retail locations across the country. While good for consumers, manufacturers are now scrambling to find a way to get consumers to spend money on …

LCD Panel Demand Weakening, Says Analyst LCD Panel Demand Weakening, Says Analyst

Tech manufacturers are now gearing up for production runs of fall and holiday product launches. Those plans, however, have not translated to high demand for large-sized LCD panels, defined as those 7-inches or larger. Analyst firm IHS is now estimating …

LG Sells Over 100 of Its 55-Inch OLED TVs LG Sells Over 100 of Its 55-Inch OLED TVs

That seems like a silly headline until you realize that LG’s 55-inch OLED TVs sell for over $10,000. That means those 100 TV sets brought in over $1 million for LG. The Korean electronics manufacturer has begun selling pre-orders for …