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Reviewers On Amazon Poke Fun At $40,000 TV

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

Samsung is selling an HD television for $40,000. That price tag prompted the following customer reviews on Amazon.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

I was going to send my kids to college, but I had to do what was best for my family.

INSKEEP: Glad it has low energy costs, as I'm on a very tight budget.

MONTAGNE: I hesitated to buy, but I saw double-A batteries were free with the remote.

INSKEEP: I am coming back from the future to write this review, and to say the TV will cost 699 in two years.

It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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