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Toshiba HD-A2 available for $197.99 right now

Yesterday, DailyTech reported that Wal-Mart was preparing to drop the price on Toshiba's 1080i HD-A2 HD DVD player. Images were taken of a Wal-Mart aisle end cap with the HD-A2 listed for $198. According to user who posted the picture online, the new price is to take effect on November 3.

Well, it appears that Circuit City has beaten Wal-Mart to the punch and is currently offering the HD-A2 for $197.99. The player is available online with free shipping or if having the player in your hands right now is a priority, you can choose in-store pickup.

Toshiba's HD-A2 was originally released in December 2006 with a $499 price tag. Over the past year, the price for the player has steadily dropped to $399 in April and to $299 in July. Toshiba's long-running five free HD DVD movie offer [PDF] has also been available to give customers more bang for the buck.

The Toshiba HD-A2 supports a 1080i resolution and comes equipped with an HDMI 1.2 port. The player features a SHARC DSP and supports Dolby Digital Plus 5.1, Dolby TrueHD 5.1, DTS 5.1 and DTS HD audio formats.

Updated 10/29/2007
$197.99 appears to the be the new retail price for the Toshiba HD-A2. Amazon.com is also showing the lower price tag. Other retailers are likely to follow.


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RE: Nice...
By borowki on 10/27/2007 12:58:42 PM , Rating: 0
The guy must be European, as he apparently hasn't heard of the sales tax :-)


RE: Nice...
By mdogs444 on 10/27/2007 2:40:01 PM , Rating: 3
No im not euro. Coupons are only good for the total price - BEFORE TAX. Thats everywhere dude, where have you been?


RE: Nice...
By MGSsancho on 10/27/2007 7:37:27 PM , Rating: 2
playing WoW


RE: Nice...
By Oregonian2 on 10/29/2007 3:07:49 PM , Rating: 2
Here in Oregon, there's no sales tax anyway!


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