3DTV Shipments are Up 352 Percent in First Quarter of 2011

Posted Tue Jun 7, 2011 at 11:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward

Over 500,000 3D capable televisions were sent to retailers in early 2011.

There's no question that 2011 is going to be a big year for 3D televisions. More sets are coming with 3D capability than ever and prices are getting lower, making the technology more accessible.

2011 is also the year the tech really gets pushed at stores, as evidenced by a whopping 586,276 3D televisions being shipped out to retail in the first quarter of the year. It probably won't come as a surprise that this is an increase, but Quixel Market Research says it's an increase of over 350 percent.

In all, there were 1.23 million 3D televisions shipped to retail in 2010, but if this shipment trend continues, 2011 may beat that before the summer ends. Quixel says we can expect 6.2 million shipped by the end of the year, and nearly double that in 2012.

Source: Twice

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Tags: High-Def Retailing, Industry Trends, 3D, 3D TVs (all tags)