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Blu-ray DVDs Outsell HD DVD 2-1

Filed in archive Business Trends on October 24, 2007

According to Home Media Research, Sony's Blu-ray DVDs outsold Toshiba developed, HD DVDs 2-1 in the first nine months of the year. Approximately 2.6 million Blu-ray DVD units sold compared to just 1.4 million HD DVD Discs.

Life-digitized.com-HD DVD booth at CES 2006 Las Vegas

Consumers seem to still be confused by the two different formats and are slow to upgrade their current 480 dpi DVD players to new 1080 dpi HD DVD components.



Although Blu-ray has a 9-month lead advantage, HD DVD is hot on Blu-ray's tail. Exclusive distribution deals with Paramount and DreamWorks Animation for the next 18 months will give HD DVD and consumers a chance to catch up.

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