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Old 04-03-2016, 12:42   #341
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What's the latest recommendations for something 50" in size? Not bothered about 4K, just needs to have good picture quality, support 1080hp and have a freeview tuner or maybe some catch-up tv/streaming apps build-in (if such a thing exists).

We're planning to ditch Sky as we watch so much stuff on catch-up now via apps on the iPads, Apple TV etc.
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Old 04-03-2016, 13:10   #342
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Very happy with both my Panasonics. I have a 40" which was £400 a year ago and a 50" which was £800 20 months ago.

Fantastic picture and thin bezel. Sometimes iPlayer just exits though, but very rarely.
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Ebuyer are doing the Sammy H6400 48" for £429:

Samsung H6400 48" Full HD LED Smart 3D TV - Ebuyer

Highly recommended on HDTV Test:

http://www.hdtvtest.co.uk/news/ue48h...1411133951.htm
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Old 12-05-2016, 10:29   #344
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That Samsung looks really good value and ticks all the boxes. There's also another very similar one which isn't 3D, but I'm guessing is just an updated non-3D one?

There's the UE48J5600 and the UE48H6400, both about the same price everywhere.

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Old 13-05-2016, 07:54   #345
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Buying a new TV seems to be like buying a road bike. The more you research, the less likely it is you'll actually buy anything.

For an extra £50 you can get a Samsung 48JU6000 48 Inch UHD 4K set... Which on the face of it would appear to be worthwhile.
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They probably have a "K" series due out any time now. Their new models usually seem to come out about this time of year.
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OK, that makes sense with the model numbers. Not sure if 4K on a 48" set is worthwhile given i'm ditching Sky and 99% of content will just be in HD. Also, with the sub-1K UHD sets, not sure if that means the normal HD content will suffer - i.e. are you better off with a better quality HD set rather than a lower quality UHD/4K set.

Ended up just going out and looking at some and went for a normal HD Samsung in the end. To my eye, albeit under shop lights, the PQ looked a lot better on that than the other sets and the budget 4K ones in particular.

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