Best 43” tv on a budget

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  1. JimmyMac

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    Looking for a replacement tv for a family member, budget is around the £500 mark and she seems to want about 43”

    No real major requirements, UHD would be good but not a deal breaker if a normal HD offers better value

    Currently has an fairly old 32 lcd so most will likely be an upgrade
     
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    Nor much choice in 43" guise. The Sony xe70xx is around £599
     
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    Do you need wide viewing angles or do they watch head on?
     
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    Pretty much head on
     
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    If you need 43" then you are looking at TVs with IPS type panels, for most people thats fine, especially if viewing is often with the lights on or curtains open during the day.

    If you want better contrast and black levels and you think they will notice traits such as clouding or dirty screen effect when viewing in the dark you are looking at a VA type panel TV, this year of which the only one is the FHD Samsung 43M5500.

    The best UHD TVs with IPS type panels (wider viewing angles, worse contrast and blacks) are probably either last years Sony XD83xx series or this years Sony XE80xx series.

    If you go 40" you can get the best of both worlds from TV's like the Panasonic DX700 and DX600.
     
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    Thanks, the 5500 was one I had been looking at previously. Did suggest going 40 as there are some great ones in that bracket but apparently she wants 43!

    Gives me some food for thought
     
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    I have the LG 43LJ594V set and find the picture quality is excellent no DSE and find the TV to be quite adequate. I think DOGEXANDER is very good with his advice and would go with his INFO.
     

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