LG 42lw550 or LG 47lw450

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  1. mabbyb

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    Just returned a Samsung ue40d6530 because it had some stuck pixels. I have now had enough of Samsung because of so much recent trouble with various tv's.

    I exchanged it for a LG 42lw550 as the other LG I own seems (touch wood) to be a decent reliable tv.

    The exchange isn't avaliable for 5 days & I was wondering if I would be better off getting an LG 47lw450 for £50 more.

    My main concern is 2d picture quality & both tv's seem to have similair specs. I am not worried about smart tv, so was wondering if someone could tell me if there is much difference in PQ between the sets.
     
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    Because of all the trouble I have had with tv's from Comet they have offered me the 42lw550t for £600 or the 47lw450u for £650 what is the better buy ?

    Anyone please.....
     
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    42LW550T
    -FreeviewHD
    -SmartTV
    -3D
    -600hz

    47LW450U
    -Larger screen
    -FreeviewSD
    -3D
    -400hz

    The other stats between LG's are pretty similar.

    So the 550T has FreeviewHD and its a Smart TV, and 42" is suitable for most people.

    I would personally go with the 42LW550T
     
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    Thanks.

    I had a look at the lw550 in Comet today & it had a really colourful, punchy picture, probably due to the higher contrast ratio than the lw450.

    My viewing distance is 7 - 9 feet so I think the 47" might be pushing it a bit.
     
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    I watch a 46" from 8ft, fine for all inputs
     
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    I briefly had a 50" plasma & it seemed to really dominate the room which is only about 11' x 9' but then a samsung 40" (the 6530 with the very thin bezel) seemed small.
     
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    Oh that is a small room - mine is around 10 ft wide but 21 foot long - I watch the TV across the width of the room - it is in a recess. I would think a 42" would be more than adequate
     
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    That was my gut feeling but the thought of a larger screen always appeals.

    What hurts more is having to admit to my wife that she was right about the smaller screen, why is is that when they are being sensible they are always right :laugh:
     
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    Women are always right, believe me ;)
     
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    My argument about the full cinematic experience fell on deaf ears I think !
     

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