Mahwah, N.J. — Sharp is the first among several manufacturers to make pre-holiday flat-panel price cuts, confirming that it has dropped suggested retail pricing by $300 on three 52-inch Aquos LCD TVs and by $100 on three 37-inch models, effective Oct. 1.
Models receiving new lower prices include the 52-inch LC-52D92U (which drops $4,499 to $4,199), LC-52D82U (drops from $4,099 to $3,799); and the LC-52D64U (drops from $3,799 to $3,499).
Affected 37-inch models include the LC-37GP1U (drops from $1,999 to $1,899), LC-37D62U (drops from $1,899 to $1,799) and the LC-37D43U (drops from $1,599 to $1,499).
Representatives of the
said Samsung, Sony and LG also recently announced price decreases on select flat-panel SKUs. Representatives of those companies did not respond to requests for details as this was posted.