Only 1 In 10 Ready To Buy A HDTV

Posted: Apr 8 2009, 7:00am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 1:47pm CDT, in News | Home Entertainment

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A survey carried out by Buckingham Research about HDTV's has shown some surprising results according to the figures announced.

The survey showed that whilst 99% of consumers are aware of High Definition TV's only one in ten was looking to purchase a High Def television in 2009. The survey was based on responses from a total of 695 people who were asked a series of questions regarding their awareness of and feelings towards HDTV and its associated products.

Of those who are aware of HDTV:

-53% do not have it and do not intend to take out a subscription.

-13% do have it and will keep their current subscription.

-6% do not currently have it but intend to get it.

-1% will be cancelling their subscription.

-27% are unsure

The research also showed attitudes towards HDTV:

-48% of people questioned agreed that it made watching TV more enjoyable.

-35% stated that it as not worth the money.

-45% said that there was not enough HD channels at the current time.

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