The format battle between Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD is over, but the lone high-definition format is having a difficult time trying to excite the average consumer.
Both Blu-ray players and Blu-ray movie sales have been rather unimpressive since HD DVD folded earlier in the year, and the Sony PlayStation 3 remains the most popular Blu-ray player. But with the holiday shopping season rolling around, and standalone players dropping in price, now may be the best time for manufacturers to make a strong effort into sales and promotion.
For consumers wondering why Blu-ray is a good choice for home entertainment, it was described in a simple way for CDFreaks:
"Blu-ray is the only technology that produces 1080p resolution and is the ultimate entertainment experience," said Panasonic spokesperson Jeff Samuels. "Most CE companies are producing Blu-ray players: Panasonic, Sony, Pioneer, Denon, Toshiba, Samsung, LG, etc."
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