Samsung Is 2006 U.S. Market Leader for Digital TV
Jan 30, 2007
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Samsung captured the number one market share position for digital TVs in the U.S. in 2006, according to The NPD Group's retail tracking service.

Samsung became America's choice for digital TVs in 2006 with total Digital TV unit share of 20.0 percent, which is a significant lead on the competition. In addition, Samsung demonstrated strong category leadership in Flat Panel TVs with number one unit share of 21.5 percent and number one dollar share of 25.1 percent; Samsung grew its LCD market share (10 inches and larger) to the number one position in 2006 (from the number four position in 2005) with a market share of 15.1 percent; and its SlimFit(TM) line of flat tube CRT TVs claimed an overwhelming 46.1 percent unit share and a 43.7 percent dollar share in 2006, according to NPD data.

Samsung is the only manufacturer that produces in all four major digital TV technologies: LCD, Microdisplay, Plasma, and Flat Tube. Strong 2006 sales across each category catapulted Samsung to the number one position.

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