Any Real Difference in the TV's £400 Price

johna

Active Member
Needing to buy 2 49inch TV's for the kitchen and bedroom (so image is no so important compared to the living room) I started to look at the usual spots, John Lewis, RS etc. One thing I noticed is lots of similarly priced models from the main manufactures, sometimes with pound and pence between their own models.

I suppose the question is, at this price point and screen size, will there be discernible differences in picture quality or should I focus more on a brand / OS I like and other features such as number of HDMI's etc?

Thanks
John
 

Sloppy Bob

Distinguished Member
The first thing I'd decide is how wide viewing angles you need.

If you need a wide viewing angle then you probably need an IPS LCD panel on the TV.
However, IPS has a much worse overall picture quality than a VA LCD panel but the VA panel is really only for watching head-on or shallow angles.

IPS panels have worse contrast, blacks and black uniformity.
 

johna

Active Member
Thank you, luckily (by the sounds of it) I don't need wide angle, so I'll narrow it down to the VA panels, just reading through Dodgexanders pages now to try and get better informed.

Cheers
John
 

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