Sony Flat Panel TV Shortage?

Posted: Nov 27 2004, 8:06am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 3:13pm CDT, in Other Stuff


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Sony Flat Panel TV Shortage?

Sony Wega 61" Plasma TV
Yahoo carries a Reuters story about Sony not being able to meet demand of growing Flat Panel TV sales.

Sale numbers in Europe indicate that Sony is closing in on Flat Panel TV market leader Philips. Sony had end of September 15.8%, where as Philips has 18.8%. Apparently Sony did not increase production in their plants fast enough. Seems consumers are really getting hooked on Flat Screens. It is also too tempting. When shopping for a TV, those CRTs or Projection TVs are just huge, compared to a slim Flat Screen TV.
Check out the Sony Flat Panel TV Bstsellers. For other bestselling Flat Screen TVs visit our Flat Panel TV Ranking Site.

Another interesting bit from the Reuters story is that a key component in flat screens, indium-tin-oxide (ITO), which is pasted on the glass has the highest price since 1939.

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