Philips Plasma Flat Tv
Two months after filing a plasma TV at the CES in Las Vegas, Philips has announced it will abandon the market for plasma screens to devote exclusively to the LCD industry. In this sense, expressed by the director general of the Dutch company during a press conference in Hong Kong. EDITORIAL . - The field of philips plasma flat tv televisions will soon lose one of its most representative names. Philips, the firm that in 2006 ranked fourth in the market for plasma displays, revealing their intentions have been surprised to leave the sector to focus its strategy on LCD TVs. Rudy Provoost, CEO of Philips, has been commissioned to publish the announcement in the context of a press conference in Hong Kong has realized that the electronic journal Taiwanese DigiTimes. The Dutch company will reduce gradually its sales of philips plasma flat tv TVs in all markets, except in North America and Australia, which currently remain the same, until the termination of its activity in this segment. The objective in China is to stop your marketing before the end of 2007. The news has come unexpectedly, as it comes just two months after Philips exhibited in last year's CES show in Las Vegas the flamboyant 63PFP7422D, a plasma television 63 inches which will begin shipping in the U. S. this summer for a few $ 5,500. In addition, according to data provided by analysts DisplaySearch, Philips in 2006 held the fourth position in the ranking of plasma TV sales, behind only Panasonic, Samsung and LG. According to statements by Provoost, Philips' goal is to focus on the LCD TV market segment in which the Dutch firm is the second ranking behind Samsung, accounting for 13 percent of sales (as long as the Data in the same market research company). Unlike what happens with LCDs, the sector in which the Dutch company owns nearly one third of the shares of LG. Philips LCD, one of the largest producers of LCD panels in the world, Philips does not manufacture their own plasma televisions. Outsourcing third for creating screens and good wishes that accompany the LCD segment from which it expects to sell 63 million units this year, can be counted among the motivations for this change of strategy. The news comes just ten days after philips plasma flat tv said it would also abandon its scanning backlight technology Clear LCD. As then, the future of various models of the Dutch company is plunged into uncertainty. In the case of Spain, are in the spotlight Cineos philips plasma flat tv TV 50PF9631D/10, 42PF9631D/10 Cineos, 50PF7321/10, 42PF5521D/12, 50PF7521D/12, 42PF5331/10, 42PF7521D/12 42PF3321/10 and which are still marketed. . . .