Sunday, February 01, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
South Korea's Antitrust Authority Aims At Google, Apple
Bill Gates Sees Future In Robots
Pirate Bay Back Online
ASUS Announces The B85M-Gamer Mainboard
AT&T, Verizon Among Winners Of US Airwaves Auction
Apple Closes the Gap on Samsung Fourth Quarter's Worldwide Smartphone Shipments
Verizon To Let USers Opt Out Supercookies
Microsoft Outlines Windows 10 Options For The Enterprise
Active Discussions
Why Double Logins ?
retrieving burned cd information
Writing Audio files on DVDs ?
Need major help with Gigabeat
New match-3 puzzle game launch now!
Rimage 2000i
Sound card for my Laptop
hello
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > Hitachi...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, June 14, 2007
Hitachi: Consumers Interested in HDTV Despite Confusion


A survey released today from Hitachi America reveals that the high-definition television (HDTV) market is set to explode, with 78 percent of consumers saying their next TV will be an HDTV.

Entering the back-to-school, football and holiday shopping seasons, Americans are on the prowl for HDTVs, while also reporting that women are driving more purchases, bigger screens are better (especially for households with kids) and flat panels are favored.

The HDTV market?s growth potential is substantial, with strong interest in buying HDTV spanning all household incomes ? 85 percent making more than $35,000 are interested in HDTV and nearly 70 percent making below $35,000 are interested.

This interest for HDTV continues to rise despite ongoing consumer confusion. Nearly two-thirds of consumers said they would not be comfortable explaining the various HDTV options in the market (e.g., DLP, LCD and Plasma), revealing the need for continuing consumer education as they select the HDTV that best fits their viewing, design and lifestyle needs.

As expected, women are a driving force behind big consumer purchases, with nearly half of households (45 percent) reporting that women are either equally or more responsible for researching big electronics purchases. Interestingly, when discussing HDTV options such as DLP, LCD and Plasma, seven in ten (73%) women say they are confused by the options, compared to only about half (51%) of men.

Americans are also reporting, regardless of income, that larger TV screens are more important than ever, with more than one-third (37 percent) of respondents saying they?d prefer a screen that is 50 inches or larger. For households with children, that number jumps to nearly half (47 percent). In addition to size, consumers increasingly want flat-panel TVs that can hang on a wall. The survey found that 71 percent of people either own or want to own a flat panel ? 19 percent and 52 percent respectively.

Hitachi and KRC research conducted this nationwide telephone survey of 1,055 adults 18 and older between May 18 and 21, 2007. The margin of error is plus or minus three percent with a confidence level of 95 percent.


Previous
Next
AOpen's DSW2012P 20X DVD burner        All News        Yahoo Teams Up With iTunes for Japanese iPod Users
Microsoft Renames its IPTV Platform "Mediaroom"     Consumer Electronics News      Samung Introduces 70" Full-HD LCD TV

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Wearable Tech And TVs Dominated CES 2015
TCL Showcases Quantum Dot TV, 110-inch 4K TV at CES
Samsung Says New SUHD TV Is Not Only About Quantum Dots
TP Vision To Integrate Android into Philips TVs
Sony at 2015 International CES
Samsung At CES 2015
Sharp At CES 2015
LG Unveils Expanded OLED TV Lineup With New Content Options At CES 2015
LG Previews Its 2015 4K ULTRA HD TV Lineup
4K Ultra HD Logo License Nowe Available
4K Leads TV Growth Heading into the Holidays
Panasonic AX800 4K ULTRA HD TVs Update Adds Compatibility With Netflix 4K Streaming

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .