South Korean customers seem to be really fond of Samsung’s first 3D TVs: According to the company, only six weeks after their 3D capable LCD TV series 7000 / 8000 were introduced to the local market, they have sold more than 10,000 units, averaging 245 sets a day. About half of them provided screen diagonals of 55 inches.
Major reason for the sales success ought to be the integrated converter function which enables the televisions to reproduce two-dimensional content in 3D. Users that way are not necessary dependent on specially adapted video content to enjoy three-dimensional movies.
Samsung’s 3D TVs sold more than 10,000 times since they have been introduced (Picture: Samsung).