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Bigger LCD screens?

Discussion in 'LCD & LED LCD TVs' started by RekalinSimms, Apr 25, 2005.

  1. RekalinSimms

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    I really want a 42"+ LCD TV, but I'm afraid that the bigger LCDs are simply too expensive right now. Are they going to decrease in price soon, or are there any less expensive ones out there right now?
     
  2. jimsan

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    Prices will drop when the next wave of LCD's shows up in the summer. Still a 42" LCD will remain expensive compared to comparable sized Plasmas.

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    When we say summer, what sort of month are we talking?
     
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    New Sharps in June/July. New 0930 Philips (32", 37" and 42") in August. Full 1080 vertical Resolution rumoured for the 37" and 42"!!

    Jimmy
     
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    I really want an LCD b/c I'm afraid of burn on the plasma, but I'm just ready to dish the money out yet.
     
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    Don't be afraid, screen burn or image retention to be more accurate isn't such a major problem on today's plasma TVs. As long as you don't use a plasma to display a static image 24/7 and use some common sense then you wont really have a problem.
     
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    I'm interested to see how good Sony's upcoming Qualia 42" LED is. Aparantly LED technolgy gives a far better colour and contrast range than a LCD tv. 150% better infact. Or so they claim.
     
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    Please be aware that the Qualia is still a LCD TV, but is backlit by LEDs.
     
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    Burn in really isn't a problem anymore? really? I didn't know that. So, what are the disadvantages of going plasma then?
     
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    Plasma screens tend to have to be larger to achieve the same resolution as LCD. To view 720p high-def without downscaling you need a 50" plasma screen, but there are plenty of 26" LCD screens that can do it. So, for the same resolution, LCD will be cheaper. (But for the same screen size, plasma will be cheaper)
     
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    Ah, I understand. Thanks for clearing that up for me.
     
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    Samsung and Sony have joined forces to make the biggest LCD factory in the world. They start production late summer.

    Details here

    Should be interesting what sizes and prices come out of the joint venture.
     
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    The power consumption is about twice as much as with LCD.
     
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    If you can afford the screen you can afford the electric bill ! :)
     

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