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Old 01-05-2018, 06:05 PM   #1
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Going tomorrow to buy new tv looking for advice on what's been good
to y'all and what to stay away from. Thanks
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Old 01-05-2018, 06:09 PM   #2
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I travel a bunch and have been looking at which screens appear the best in the hotels. LG have great clarity and contrast from all angles. To me they're winning so far.
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Old 01-05-2018, 06:10 PM   #3
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Old 01-05-2018, 06:13 PM   #4
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Picked up a samsung on black friday sale (8000series), been really happy with it so far.
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Old 01-05-2018, 06:15 PM   #5
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Samsung 4k
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Old 01-05-2018, 06:20 PM   #6
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Lately I’ve been using thewirecutter.com for every electronic pu chaw. They are what Consumer Reports used to be.

Look up the wire cutter tv reviews. I ended up with a Vizio, which I never would’ve considered before. And it’s titts.
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Old 01-05-2018, 06:20 PM   #7
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Another thing to consider is the sound. This and the picture is why is why I went with the Samsung.
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Old 01-05-2018, 06:59 PM   #8
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I would rather spend a little extra to get one that will last while still having the clear
bright picture,I've looked online at some, big difference in price for a Samsung or
Sony vs Visio just wonder if like most things you pay for what you get?
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Old 01-05-2018, 07:05 PM   #9
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I've had good luck w both Samsung and Vizio. Samsung is 10 yrs old and vizio is 7-8. No complaints.
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Old 01-05-2018, 07:23 PM   #10
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Old 01-05-2018, 07:39 PM   #11
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Samsung has treated me very well my only complaint is the sound quality lacks a little so we just add a sound bar or surround sound and works pretty well. Hope you find what you are after.
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Old 01-05-2018, 07:45 PM   #12
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I purchased a 70" Sony Bravia last week at Best Buy. They had them on sale for $500 of list.

Out the door for $1407.00
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Old 01-05-2018, 07:55 PM   #13
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I bought a new Samsung, it wouldn't stream video without buffering all the time. Exchanged it for a Sony 65in 850 series. It's awesome, streams anything.
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Old 01-05-2018, 08:12 PM   #14
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Have a Samsung 4K. My only gripe is sometimes Vudu doesn't want to play.
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Old 01-05-2018, 10:23 PM   #15
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My parents recently bought an LG OLED 65” 4K that is incredible.
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Old 01-05-2018, 10:27 PM   #16
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Just bought an lg 4k smart 65 for 799. Awesome screen
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Old 01-05-2018, 11:46 PM   #17
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Look at the LG OLED tvs and you won't be able to walk away. We bought a 55 inch but only because a 65 inch would not fit in our existing entertainment system. Hands down the most stunning picture on the market.
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Old 01-06-2018, 06:07 AM   #18
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Good info.
We are looking to buy a 55".
Supposedly, super bowl weekend is a good time to buy, that's what we are shooting for.
Buying a TV has never been harder, to much info to digest. Also I read that most cable and other providers do not broadcast in 4K.
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Old 01-06-2018, 06:24 AM   #19
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Consider the warranty.......maybe buy extended if offered. T.V.'s are pretty much disposable now days. Our first "big screen" lasted conveniently just over a year (came with 1 year warranty) and went black. Took it to local repair here in Victoria and guy said repairable but almost the cost of a new one. I forget what brand it was I think Toshiba maybe, they wouldn't do anything to help.

They've come down in price a lot since the first one, we now have a Samsung that has been working for over 2 years. Almost time for a new "light bulb".
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Old 01-06-2018, 06:37 AM   #20
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Also, can you get OLED and 4K together, or are they seperate things?
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Old 01-06-2018, 06:42 AM   #21
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Lg OLED most stunning picture on the market
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Wife and I bought an LG 4k 65" a few months ago and have been very pleased with it so far.
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Old 01-06-2018, 07:56 AM   #23
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Quote:
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My parents recently bought an LG OLED 65” 4K that is incredible.
We have the same TV and the picture is really good.
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Old 01-06-2018, 08:00 AM   #24
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Also, can you get OLED and 4K together, or are they seperate things?
They are together. 4K refers to the resolution. OLED is the picture source and is a breakthrough because black is really black which allows for a better picture.
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Old 01-06-2018, 08:03 AM   #25
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So some of these new tvs might not work with direct tv when we get it home?
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Old 01-06-2018, 11:13 AM   #26
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If you can swing the price for OLED that is definitely the best picture. Here is the ratings from this months Consumer Reports.


We just bought a 55” but our budget was around $500. We found the LG 6540 at a Sams one day sale for $478 and have been real happy with it. Far from the best out there but so much better than the 10+yr old 37” we had. Here is the 55” ratings for those looking that size. When shopping use reviews you trust. You can’t tell squat by looking at the TVs in the store. Too many variables.
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Old 01-06-2018, 11:28 AM   #27
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I love my 65” Lg
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Old 01-06-2018, 03:28 PM   #28
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Old 01-07-2018, 06:16 AM   #29
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Ok, OLED is expensive, I am still shopping.
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Old 01-07-2018, 08:04 AM   #30
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We went with the 65" LG OLED never dreamed I would spend that much for a tv but it is really nice,sounded like a movie theater in here last night.Huge upgrade from the 35" sylvania
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