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By Olga Kharif
As the economy tanks, consumer electronics manufacturers and retailers are slashing prices on TVs, MP3 players, camcorders, and laptops. But penny-pinching consumers want good value for the price.
To find out which new, lower-priced tech items give buyers the most for their money, we turned to Consumer Reports. These products combine performance, features, and value, and are less likely to break down than some other products.
Check out our slide show for a sneak peek at the best values in LCD and plasma TVs, point-and-shoot cameras, camcorders, laptops, MP3 players, GPS systems, printers, and digital picture frames.
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