Price drops lift HD DVD player sales

HD DVD is bound and determined not to lose to Blu-ray. It is hard to argue with $300 price points to pick up adoption. Why stop there? Over the weekend they had an additional $50 dollars of to lower the price to within $10 of Oppo's famed up-converting player. By no means is this battle over, I am sure we can expect a price drop in the Blu-ray camp before long.

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Some other retailers also are offering free add-ons to promote the players. Value Electronics is selling the HD-A2 for $299 with a free HDMI cable and seven free HD DVD movies. HDMI cables cost around $100.