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Old 05-05-2018, 10:09   #21
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Still have my 42" Panny plasma going strong. It's only 720p but I've no reason to change it (paid £800 for it, I think 9 years ago?).
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Old 05-05-2018, 10:57   #22
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I wish someone just made a good OLED 1080p TV that was affordable. I have no interested in 4k, 1080p is fine especially if your TV is under a certain size. Also having spent £1000s on DVDs and then Blurays, there's no way I'm getting into ultra HD Bluray, especially when so much of the content is actually upscaled.
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I should think based on the small scale they'd need produce them for the demand they'd end up costing more than a 4k screen.
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Old 05-05-2018, 12:00   #24
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For me I'll never spend £1000-1500 on a TV, unless my finances dramatically change.
I grudge it as well.

The last 2 TV's I've bought for myself and my Mother were refurbs off ebay.

The seller has great feedback and gave an accurate description of the TV.
The one I bought had a surface scratch on the screen from the polystyrene, it's very noticeable when the TV is off.

You don't see it at all when it's on and I saved a packet.
I'm eyeing up a 65" just now off them.
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Anyone here have any thoughts on this:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/TCL-55DP608.../dp/B07C4YLGPV

55"
4k
10bit
HDR

What's it missing?!
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Old 04-06-2018, 18:40   #26
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I'd have a gander at the https://www.avforums.com/ they have whole forums and threads about HDTVs.
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Old 04-06-2018, 18:56   #27
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Anyone here have any thoughts on this:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/TCL-55DP608.../dp/B07C4YLGPV

55"
4k
10bit
HDR

What's it missing?!
Non OLED ones are a lot cheaper nowadays.
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Old 04-06-2018, 19:17   #28
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There is this odd OLED at 869 - 55" it's an LG panel but there are not many reviews

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Old 04-06-2018, 20:23   #29
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For anyone looking to buy at the moment the Curry’s/PC World promotion has got to be worth a punt?

Buy 55” or over and there is a one in twenty chance of getting your money back.
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Honestly if you have a 1080p panel now and can’t afford oled, I’d wait.
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Anyone here have any thoughts on this:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/TCL-55DP608.../dp/B07C4YLGPV

55"
4k
10bit
HDR

What's it missing?!
It's a pretty average TV. It won't look much, if any, better than your current TV unless you're watching 4K content from a few feet away. Any more than that and you don't get the benefit of the extra resolution and I'd highly doubt it has the brightness to do HDR to any real effect.

I wouldn't get tooo hung up on the 10 bit thing, there's plenty of decent TV's that are way better, but more expensive, that are 8 bit +2

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There was a recent video on linus tech tips about those TCL displays. I think the general consensus was you get what you pay for.
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