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Old 01-09-2008, 12:48 PM
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Smile Samsung will continue to produce DUO Blu-ray/HD DVD players

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CES 2008
By Henning Molbaek
FIRST ONLINE Jan 9, 2008

South Korean Samsung made it clear at their CES press conference that they would not abandon HD DVD just yet.

A Samsung spokesperson said that "Samsung was surprised by Warner´s decision to exclusively support Blu-ray but that it will continue producing the dual-format player if market demand warranted."

"I don't think we can preface that the format war is over," said Kevin Morrow, marketing director of Samsung´s HD players. "There are still a number of companies involved and will continue to support HD DVD."

"There is still that HD DVD market segment that is not going to go away immediately, and I don´t know if it ever will," he continued. He also made it clear that they still would have announced their latest Duo HD player, the BD-UP5500, had they know about Warner Bros. in advance.

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thats good . iam beginning to like samsung as of late , and i think i will give them my money.
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Ive always liked Samsung, despite what some people say on the forums. Most of my electronics are Samsung, and have had nothing but positive performance.
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I think my first BD player or dual will be a Samsung because they get the big picture.
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