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Japanese postcard (2)

by User Not Found | Feb 09, 2007

Here is the side-by-side comparison in an Akihabara store of a 65" PDP from Panasonic and the same size LCD from Sharp:

The Sharp is discounted by 44% to Y778,000 - a mere $6500...

External hard disk drives seem to be one of the hot items right now, reflecting consumers' need to store massive amounts of digital media. Here is a pile of Buffalo devices in various storage sizes:

Finally, an image that amused me: an"Internet Kiosk" at a Tokyo railway station, now lying sadly abandoned. This must have seemed like the future barely five years ago. I know the Japanese market moves quickly, but this seems a little extreme. Cause of death: mobile Internet, I presume:

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