Just in time for your rebate and stimulus checks, industry insiders predict price drops of 20-25% on HDTVs in May. [HD Guru via Gizmodo]

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  1. theblackdog says:

    Still not buying one.

    My stimulus payment went to pay for my semi-annual car and renters insurance bill.

  2. whatdoyoucare says:

    Wahooo!

  3. LatherRinseRepeat says:

    Hmm.. “industry insiders” predict a price drop?

    It doesn’t take an insider to know that. Haha. For that past 2 or 3 years, the price of HDTV sets have declined around summer/fall, in preparation for new models and the Christmas shopping rush.

    As much as I love my Sony Trinitron, I think I’m going to get an LCD HDTV this year. The promotional rate on my cable TV service is going to expire this summer and I ain’t gonna keep it.

    Free OTA HD/DTV broadcast, here I come!

  4. howie_in_az says:

    My refund check still isn’t enough to cover an HDTV :(

  5. Skiffer says:

    “Industry insiders” are also predicting a rise in prices by end of year – once the weak dollar / commodity prices trickle into the supply chain.

    [money.cnn.com]

  6. radio1 says:

    “Sorry to break-in to current programming, Eyewitness News here. We have learned from industry insiders that gas prices will be rising even further due to the economic stimulus checks.”

    “More at 11pm.”

  7. femmme.fatal says:

    I dont even want one, I want an iPhone!