Toshiba HD DVD player hits sub-$300 mark

Posted by Mark Raby

San Jose (CA) - Through a new limited time in-store promotion, Toshiba's HD-A2 HD DVD player will be available for under $300 beginning next week.


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Toshiba's campaign, which begins on May 20, will slash prices of all its HD DVD players by $100 when purchased at a brick-and-mortar retail store such as Best Buy.

At the lowest end of the scale is Toshiba's HD-A2, which carries a list price of around $400.  After the $100 discount, the price is knocked down to $299.  The promotion will end on June 9, reports TV Predictions.

In addition, Toshiba has a current promotion that gives consumers five free HD DVD movies with the purchase of any Toshiba player.  The average list price of each of the 15 selected titles is around $28.