90,000 HD DVD Players Sold Last Weekend

Reducing the price of those HD DVD players to a rock-bottom $99 must be catching on, with 90,000 of its HD DVD sold last weekend. Most of them were those Toshiba HD-A2 players (pictured here) sold by Wal-Mart and Best Buy, locking horns in a price war, and resulting in a welcome reduction in inventory of those older… » 11/07/07 12:05pm 11/07/07 12:05pm

Best Buy Matching $99 Toshiba HD DVD Player at Walmart

The bloodbath has begun. Best buy is matching Walmart's $99 sale on Toshiba's low end HD-A2 HD DVD player. They're sold out online but local pickup might work for you. I can't help but wonder how much is lost on these players. If any, since they're heavily based on DVD tech. And what is Blu-ray going to do about this?… » 11/01/07 3:21pm 11/01/07 3:21pm

Sony BDP-S300 Blu-Ray Player Drops Below $500


Whether it is lower production costs or a new need to compete seriously with Toshiba's HD DVD camp, Sony has sliced $100 off of its original pricing for the BDP-S300 Blu-ray player, to a list price of $499. That's still high given the fact that a) the PS3 lists for just $100 more and offers Blu-ray playback and a lot… » 6/04/07 7:51am 6/04/07 7:51am

Toshiba's HD DVD Players Getting a Price Drop

It looks like the Blu-ray camp managed to scare the pants off Toshiba with all of their world domination talk so in response, Toshiba has lowered the MSRP on the HD-XA2, the HD-A20, and the HD-A2 down to $799, $499, and $399, respectively. We knew these drops were coming, and the timing couldn't be better to help… » 3/20/07 1:58pm 3/20/07 1:58pm

Toshiba to Roll Out Cheaper HD DVD Players Next Week?

Toshiba is taking the gloves off next week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, where the company might introduce a third line of HD DVD players that will be even cheaper than its current versions. Toshiba chief Yoshihide Fujii offers this tantalizing hint: "At first I thought the price threshold is… » 1/02/07 9:07am 1/02/07 9:07am