$299 now buys you a GoogleTV with a Blu-ray player
Best Buy (BBY)and Sony Style are now offering the Sony Internet TV Blu-ray Disc Player with Google TV for $299. That's $100 off of the launch price and the same as the Logitech Revue which is Blu-ray-less.
The move is likely to start a price war with the Logitech Revue which will likely also see a price drop in the coming day.
Interestingly, Sony (SNE) advertises for Hulu Plus on the bottom right of the promotion A Hulu-GoogleTV deal hasn't yet been announced but on is in the works. Perhaps this is an indication of an upcoming announcement.
Gizmo maker Logitech hopes to make it big in the consumer electronics business.
Logitech, best known for making computer accessories like mice, webcams, and keyboards, wants to be a player in a burgeoning and potentially hot business: smart TV. And it has teamed up with Google and Intel to do it.
Based in Fremont, Calif., Logitech (LOGI) is the first company out of the gate with a contraption that brings Google's new MOREMichael V. Copeland, Senior Writer - Nov 3, 2010 3:00 AM ET
As a $149 add-on to the Logitech Revue GoogleTV, the HD camera makes the device a whole new product.
I'm not done putting the Logitech Revue unit through its paces for a full review, but as a standalone product, the Logitech Revue's HD camera is a really compelling offer. I've spent the last few days getting friends and family up on Logitech's Vid HD software for PC and Mac to test this thing MORESeth Weintraub - Oct 25, 2010 1:04 PM ET
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