Sony Blu-ray price drop

Sony Blu-ray price drop

An “unconfirmed report” surfaced last month about Sony dropping the price of their Blu-ray Disc players. Today I have confirmed through a Sony rep that the price drops will go into effect later this week.

The BDP-S350 will now retail at $299, and the BDP-S550 will sell at $399. What’s not clear is if Sony will be giving refunds to people who pre-ordered the BDP-S550 on their website prior to this news.

Sony BDP-S350

As I previously mentioned, we can expect price drops across the board from all manufacturers beginning next month. I also expect they will bring new models in at the old price point to maintain sales margins.

About Steven Kippel

Steven Kippel has worked as a systems designer for a leading high-end audio/video custom integrator in Southern California since 2003. He is responsible for researching new technologies and integrating them into existing systems and new construction projects. He has designed several high-profile systems for discriminating clients on the cutting-edge of technology. When he is not hard at work, Steven is spending time with his wife, playing with his band or promoting concerts and bands in the Inland Empire. His favorite bands include The Cure, U2, Eisley, Living Sacrifice and DragonForce.

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