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Bigger In America?

Discussion in 'TVs' started by phuturephantasy, May 6, 2002.

  1. phuturephantasy

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    Having checked out some yank shopping sites how come they get to buy larger tvs (65'' rear projection widescreens are plentiful) and for less and with HDTV compatibility? The biggest I've seen widescreen over here is 56''. Is it possible to buy one of these 65'' and use it over here, if not why do we only get the smaller models?
     
  2. Kevo

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    Beacuse America does things bigger and better than us.
    Always has, always will!
     
  3. foggy

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    The USA market counts as the European Union combined together in numbers. Further than that USA market is pretty much homogeneous...language, culture etc unlike the European. No need for product differentiation as much as in Europe. SO...they can develop a better product for larger market and they can spend in developing this product...thus...bigger screens , better technology etc.

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  4. MarkTaylor

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    You can also blame the USA's continued preference for 4:3 TV's for the fact that the largest screens tend to be sold there.

    These very big sets are often 4:3 which means they can watch a decent sized letterbox picture for DVD's and still see the broadcast material in the correct ratio filling their screens.

    Mark
     

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