Every time we get a`personal recommendation' or`what is the best' or`if I were you' type of the questions, can we remind members of the saying: `one man's meat is another's poison'. We need to construct a profile of your taste for pros, TV use and more importantly your intolerance for specific cons for you to make the right choice. or...you can take the plunge and find out later.
Please answer the following questions:
Which external devices do you plan to connect to the TV?
If so, which model?
Apple TV 4k?
Nvidia Shield 4k?
Amazon Fire Stick 4k?
Roku streaming stick plus?
UHD Blu-Ray Player?
HD Blu-Ray Player?
If so, which one(s)?
If so, what graphics card?
What content will you watch on the TV?
What streaming services do you plan to use?
If available, which plan? for example: Netflix premium?
Catch up TV apps,
If so, which apps?
If so, channel resolutions?
If so, HD, UHD/HDR gaming?
What proportion of your total viewing will be content in SD, HD or UHD?
What proportion of your viewing will be broadcast TV shows, broadcast sport, broadcast movies, streaming TV/movies, DVDs, FHD Blu-Rays, UHD Blu-Rays or games?
Broadcast TV shows
Streaming TV shows or Movies
Will you use internal or external apps or tuners for the following? If external, via which device?
Catch up apps
What TV are you currently using and what are expecting to see upgrading to a new TV?
Are you a tweaker or set and forget kind of person?
What is your viewing distance?
If you place yourself in the position of your TV facing towards where you watch, at what angle from the centre is each integral seating position? (Tip, use a protractor to measure angles).
When will you use the TV and what kind of lighting will be in your room? Some examples:
Bright conditions during the day.
Dark conditions during the day.
Dark movie nights in the evening.
Always use a lamp or light in the room, even in the evening.
Would your usage of an OLED TV put you at risk of permanent burn in? Please read: OLED Burn In Risk
Do you need any legacy connections like composite or component?
If using planning to use an internal tuner will you use satellite or free to air?
Please rearrange the following, in descending importance: