Sony to purchase LED backlit HDTV panels from Samsung?

Buzz has recently beeen circulating the web that says Sony is prepping to purchase a whole slew of LED backlit HD panels from Samsung.

EngadgetHD suggests that Sony may be looking to use these panels for their BRAVIA line making for more consumer friendly priced TV sets.

If you’ve been paying attention, you’ll make note that Samsung also recently inked a deal with Funai Electric Co. to provide them with LCD HD panels. Will this be a reoccuring trend?