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Gateway Cuts Monitor Price

6/30/2006 11:10:00 AM Eastern

Irvine, Calif. - Gateway reduced the price on its flagship computer monitor to $499.

The 21W-inch FPD2185W had been priced at $599. The high-definition unit is geared toward consumers who need their monitor to handle entertainment and business tasks. The display supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection and Gateway said it is compatible with the next generation of DVD formats.

The company cited data from the research firm DisplaySearch that gave the FPD2185W a 51 percent market share for 21W-inch LCD monitors.