Sony BDP-S300 Price Cut

Posted in Blu-ray,News,Sony by Chris Weber on June 4th, 2007

The Sony BDP-S300 Blu-ray player price has been cut from its already low price by another $100In late February Sony announced they were going to release the BDP-S300 Blu-ray player this summer at the low price of $599, which at the time was already around $400 less than a similar Blu-ray player from Sony. Now as Sony is gearing up to launch the player this week they’ve made a surprise announcement of a $100 price cut, bring the price for the BDP-S300 down to $499.

Sony says that the price cut is due to falling costs and increasing demand, although the rival HD-DVD players from Toshiba are selling at as little as $300. So far it seems that neither the Blu-ray or HD-DVD format has really caught on yet with consumers or studios, both waiting for one format or the other to take the lead.

Even though the BDP-S300 is down to $499, for only $100 more you can buy a Sony PS3 which has a Blu-ray player built in along with being one of latest generation game consoles on the market.

Source: USAToday

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