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DVD players now cheaper than DVD films

The falling cost of DVD players means some machines are now cheaper than the films they can play. No 1 UK supermarket chain Tesco`s own-brand model will hit stores this week priced at £17.97 as part of its "value electricals" range.

Tesco said its value electricals range was sourced directly from the manufacturers, cutting out the middle man and making the goods less expensive to sell.

Rival chain Asda said its cheapest DVD player was the Durabrand DVD1005 priced at £17.92 which went on sale in October.

The cheapest DVD player available on price comparison website today was an Apex model priced at £19.68. (Source:

Story filed 04.09.05

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