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Dell denies it plans to leave LCD market

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 07 Jun 2007 14:11 User comments (11)

Dell denies it plans to leave LCD market Dell has denied widely reported claims that the company is going to stop making LCD TVs. Websites and blogs started reporting on the alleged plan after a Taiwanese newspaper, Economic Daily, reported that Dell was set to exit the LCD display market as early as this month to focus on selling more profitable PCs. The company did acknowledge that it will make changes to its TV line-up but will continue to sell screens of 37 inches and smaller.
"We will soon offer a wider assortment of televisions from leading manufacturers that feature the latest technology and meet Dell's high standards for performance," said Dell spokeswoman Rachel Lyon. Back in February, Dell started selling Sony LCD televisions with screens between 40 inches and 46 inches on Dell.com. Dell also now sells TVs from Panasonic, Samsung, Viewsonic and Pioneer.

Dell is currently undergoing a corporate reorganization which includes laying off 10% of its 88,100 workers to rebound from falling market share and sinking profits. The company is also changing its core business model. In late May, the company announced it will sell desktop PCs in Wal-Mart retail stores, a step away from its "direct sales" model.

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11 user comments

17.6.2007 14:35

To be honest I did not know that Dell was making LCD TV's. Monitors Yes but not TV's. Although this is not going to make me purchase their product. Its just my opinion i do not like Dell.

27.6.2007 17:44

Dell denies it plans to leave LCD market?


Its Plans

37.6.2007 23:49
theridges
Inactive

i doubt they will stop making LCD's....
they make awesome LCD's and if anything is one of there main incomes...

48.6.2007 0:58
scott2k7
Inactive

i never knew that dell sold tvs only monitors also dell rules i have 2 laptops and 1 desktop and they rule!

58.6.2007 4:57

my brother and I bought the same computer, an XPS, about two years ago.... I bought the 24" Ultra Sharp wide screen LCD and he bought a 36" LCD TV...... after a yr he had trouble with it and it wouldn't turn on or off again! If it went off it would not turn on.... so he had to keep it on and finally it went haywire! After 2 returns they gave him a replacement and the replacement did the same thing! He has a new one now! But the computers are great!

68.6.2007 5:00
scott2k7
Inactive

dells computers absolutely rule they beat any computers out there

78.6.2007 14:06

Dell's at Wal- Mart! If it's like everything else (i.e. a carpet cleaner without brushes on the roller!), I am sure that it will be a great deal for some unknowing purchaser.

Let me guess.
On board video
On board audio
Memory and CPU soldered in place.
No PCI slots
Wireless receiver for keybd and mouse built into case.
all in flimsy plastic beige case for everyday Walmart price of $149.78!

811.6.2007 7:15

Originally posted by rking_ad:
Let me guess.
On board video
On board audio
Memory and CPU soldered in place.
No PCI slots
Wireless receiver for keybd and mouse built into case.
all in flimsy plastic beige case for everyday Walmart price of $149.78!

That's too state-of-the-art for me.I'm happy with MUD!

926.7.2007 20:32

From what I've heard, their TV's were ranked pretty bad.

1027.7.2007 1:43

my brother got an LCD tv almost 3 yrs ago from Dell..... he returned it twice and there after they kept giving him replacement LCD TVs! the power button started to go fluky after one month! and from there after he had 4 replacement LCDs from Dell....... he still has two of them in boxes ....... Dell never even asked him to return them! Now that's bad!

1130.7.2007 20:30

That just means that they know they are cranking out junk when they don't ask to have the original sent back to them.

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