Consumer electronic prices down 0.8% in January 2005

January 2005 prices for consumer electronics dropped 0.8% from Dec 2004, according to NPD Consumer Electronics Price Watch. The price for a market basket of the 27 most popular electronics goods fell to $10,825 in January from December and, were over $2,500 below one year ago. The largest declines were for 42-inch plasma screen prices, which slipped 7.2% to $2,207, while 17-inch LCD monitors fell to $351, down 5.3%.