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Question New question Samsung UE60ks7000 vs 58dx902b

Discussion in 'Which TV Should I Buy?' started by Ciggybumly, May 19, 2017.

  1. Ciggybumly

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    Hi all


    Just wanted to check people's opinion.

    Right, change from previous the 65ks9000 was actually faulty so it's gone out of the window. The second option is a 60" ks7000 or the 58" dx902. The ks7000 would come with approx 4 year warranty, while the dx902 has 12 months

    I sit around 2m from the screen so either so be ok (ish) for viewing distance. Mainly tv / film watching (virgin v6 box and nvidia shield tv) and occasional PS4 pro gaming.

    As much as I know a 65" would suit the viewing distance better, money is an object :) any opinions now based on the lower spec ks7000?

    Cheers

    Tim
     
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    You will need a 65" for UHD to look any better than FHD at that distance, ideally a 75" even so go with with the Samsung to benefit more from resolution or the Panasonic if you want better HDR and don't mind sitting too far away from the TV to see any benefit with UHD.

    Both have narrow viewing angles, but the Panasonic is worse.
     
  3. Ciggybumly

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    I must admit I've seen the Panasonic in store, and the picture was amazing. I'm hopefully going to have a view of the Samsung tomorrow. But my goodness 65" TVs are huge! I've got a 50" at the moment so a bit concerned about making a 15" jump. Is 58" really that lacking in detail from 2m?
     
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    Nah, they aint that big. You just think they are for about a day, then you start thinking about 75"'s...
     
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    You can't make a bad decision here, both are fantastic TVs by all accounts.

    If memory serves me right, the Samsung curves and is edge-lit, lacking the more precise full array local dimming of the Panasonic. These are probably the two most obvious differences, besides screen size of course.

    Talking about screen size, here's some copypasta numbers you might find interesting:

    50" -> 58" = 34.56% larger viewing area
    50" -> 65" = 69% larger viewing area
    58" -> 65" = 25.59% larger viewing area

    So, as you can see, the increase in viewing area doubles between the two sets if you choose the bigger TV. That is the one I would personally go for (saving £200), but I do have a thing for 65 inchers.
     
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    Just look over in the US, they have had 75"+ FHD TVs for years, its a joke really in the UK that so many people are getting UHD sub 65" sizes at most peoples viewing distances.
     
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    Went to view the Samsung, it's actually got a horizontal line across the whole screen, reason for cheap sale :(
     
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    Any opinions on a 60ks7000 vs the 58dx902?

    Tim
     
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    Had a 65ks7000 for a month. The 58dx902 will be the better performer.

    Price difference?
     
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    Both the same price, the other curveball is the 55ks9000 with free Samsung ubdk8500 uhd player for £1199 5 year warranty etc. Basically I'm looking for the best possible set for £1000 mark. The Panasonic is from their ebay outlet so pre owned but 12 month warranty.
     
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    If PQ is top priority then the Panasonic will be your best bet. I'd get it with the intent to return it if it's anything other than what is described in the listing.
     

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