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Re: TV recommendations

Postby JagXKR » Jun 1st, 2020, 7:53 pm

Why use a big word when a diminutive one will suffice.
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Re: TV recommendations

Postby oneh2obabe » Jun 1st, 2020, 9:02 pm

^^^Thanks for the links. Will check them out tomorrow.
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Re: TV recommendations

Postby Jlabute » Jun 2nd, 2020, 12:04 pm

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Re: TV recommendations

Postby Urban Cowboy » Jun 2nd, 2020, 3:56 pm

It may simply come down to personal preference and just how much a person is eager to spend.

I looked at this as I don't care for LG's burn in risk which is super high.......
https://www.visions.ca/product-detail/5 ... u=QN55Q90T

Then I looked at this............ https://www.visions.ca/product-detail/4 ... ku=QN55Q60

and in the end I simply could not visually detect enough difference to willingly spend more than twice as much money on the first choice.

I also don't even care about some of the features as my amplifier is more than capable of doing anything the TV perhaps can't.

Also a lot of TV programming is not even being broadcast in a form that makes full use of certain capabilities. I've noted that quite a lot of network programming is in 1080p while the lions share of material I watch through my bluray player, like Amazon Prime, or Netflix, is coming through in UHD and looks amazing.
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Re: TV recommendations

Postby jimmy4321 » Jun 4th, 2020, 1:01 am

I'm looking for a decent 55" 4k tv for about $1200, I prefer to stick with the usual Samsung, LG and others I'm familiar with.


I'll be running an Xbox One X, Netflix, Prime, and crappy cable

Honestly if 1080p 's were more widely available I'd get the top line model
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Re: TV recommendations

Postby Jlabute » Jun 4th, 2020, 9:39 am

If I was going to spend $1200 on a new 55"er (no OLED), I would do the Sony 950G. Sony outdoes most TVs for up-scaling. The recent 950G line has been updated with their top-of-the-line X1 Ultimate Processor, which is what most of a great picture is based on. The OS is Android and very usable. LG and Samsung have good OS too. It is $1169.99 at Best Buy. The lower model 900G is also good and less expensive. The 950G has local dimming and HDR10. To me, a higher end Sony is a no-brainer. Sony has been in the video/audio industry for a very long time and are very accomplished at it.

https://www.visions.ca/product-detail/48863/sony_55_4k_hdr_smart_android_tv_with_picture_processor_x1_ultimate_and_acoustic_multi_audio?categoryId=525&sku=XBR55X950G

Great review (for the $$)
https://www.rtings.com/tv/reviews/sony/x950g

- Outstanding peak brightness.
- Amazing out-of-the-box color accuracy.
- Great motion handling.
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Re: TV recommendations

Postby oneh2obabe » Jun 4th, 2020, 9:41 am

^^^Only store in BC with the particular model in stock is the Visions store in Kamloops.
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Re: TV recommendations

Postby Jlabute » Jun 4th, 2020, 10:22 am

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Even open box or display models at $999 is a steal.

https://www.londondrugs.com/sony-55-in-4k-hdr-ultra-hd-android-tv---xbr55x950g---open-box-or-display-models-only/L0451713.html?cgid=ele-television-televisions

Not saying during this time one might have to wait or order online. I think if a unit is in Kamloops, they would bring it down to Kelowna for a sale. Even still amazon and others have it online. Best Buy has it on display at least.

I ordered a monitor from Dell months ago and it never came. There are shortages of electronics items people use at home. I changed my order to a unit they verified was "in stock". When you are picky about picture quality,you may wait a bit to get the best TV you can. If picture quality is not as important as price, then just pick up anything.
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Re: TV recommendations

Postby Urban Cowboy » Jun 4th, 2020, 4:03 pm

jimmy4321 wrote:I'm looking for a decent 55" 4k tv for about $1200, I prefer to stick with the usual Samsung, LG and others I'm familiar with.


I'll be running an Xbox One X, Netflix, Prime, and crappy cable

Honestly if 1080p 's were more widely available I'd get the top line model


This unit is under your budget and higher quality as it's a QLED unit which is Ultra High Definition and a step up from 4K. I upgraded from an LG 4K television and the improvement is amazing.

https://www.visions.ca/product-detail/4 ... ku=QN55Q60
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Re: TV recommendations

Postby oneh2obabe » Jun 5th, 2020, 12:36 pm

Who knew buying a TV would be more of a pain than buying a car. So, after looking and looking and looking I've narrowed it down to 3 or 4 different TV's.

What do you guys think about this one
https://www.costco.ca/hisense-70-in.-4k ... 26425.html
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Re: TV recommendations

Postby mexi cali » Jun 5th, 2020, 12:43 pm

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Re: TV recommendations

Postby mexi cali » Jun 5th, 2020, 12:49 pm

oneh2obabe wrote:Who knew buying a TV would be more of a pain than buying a car. So, after looking and looking and looking I've narrowed it down to 3 or 4 different TV's.

What do you guys think about this one
https://www.costco.ca/hisense-70-in.-4k ... 26425.html


That's a good deal. I looked at this one on Amazon and thought I would send it t you as a comparison.

https://www.amazon.ca/Hisense-Smart-65H ... r=8-6&th=1
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Re: TV recommendations

Postby DANSPEED » Jun 5th, 2020, 12:57 pm

Urban Cowboy wrote:This unit is under your budget and higher quality as it's a QLED unit which is Ultra High Definition and a step up from 4K. I upgraded from an LG 4K television and the improvement is amazing.

https://www.visions.ca/product-detail/4 ... ku=QN55Q60

Rtings (Samsung Q60/Q60R QLED) gave it a good score. Poor viewing angle. 7.4 rating for sports. Minor blur. Some reviews mentioned ghosting when watching sports.
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Re: TV recommendations

Postby DANSPEED » Jun 5th, 2020, 1:10 pm

oneh2obabe wrote:Who knew buying a TV would be more of a pain than buying a car. So, after looking and looking and looking I've narrowed it down to 3 or 4 different TV's.

What do you guys think about this one
https://www.costco.ca/hisense-70-in.-4k ... 26425.html

Do a google search for "Hisense quality" first.
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Re: TV recommendations

Postby oneh2obabe » Jun 6th, 2020, 7:46 pm

Thoughts on this TV - surround bar with subwoofer and $100 Netflix gift card included
https://www.visions.ca/product-detail/5 ... u=PKG57731
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