Samsung grabs 60 percent of US 3D TV market

By Emil · 4 replies
Jul 6, 2011
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  1. Samsung Electronics America has announced that it has surpassed the 60 percent market share threshold in the US 3D TV market, which includes both LED and Plasma televisions. As a…

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  2. does that mean they have 300 of the 500 sets?
  3. Mindwraith

    Mindwraith TS Enthusiast Posts: 186

    $50 for one pair of glasses? damn, ill pass thanks
  4. @ Mindwraith "$50 for one pair of glasses? damn, ill pass thanks"

    For the low end ones...... Higher quality one's with rechargeable batteries start around $100.
    They have bluetooth built in, they have to communicate to the tv so the tv can synch with the glasses about which shutter is open/closed on the glasses.

    Also my brand new 43" Samsung 3d Plasma tv... didn't even come with glasses :(
  5. Panasonic Plasma still provides the best picture quality / deepest blacks on the market (outside of Pioneer Kuro). 3D is a gimmick until you won't have to wear glasses. I can't even imagine how poor people with glasses have to put on another set of glasses. Currently there is also a large price premium for 3D features alone. I'd much rather purchase a 60-65 inch 2D television rather than get a 50 inch 3D TV. My current Panasonic 42 inch is still going strong since 2006 and I'll probably keep it for another 4-5 years before TVs move to AMOLED or other superior technologies than backlit LED.

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