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OK, so here are my 32" lcd final choices!!!

Discussion in 'LCD & LED LCD TVs' started by craynerd, Aug 14, 2005.

  1. craynerd

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    OK, i have around 1k to spend but i can up it to £1300 max. So after all my questions, here are my final three:

    Panasonic LXD50 - no HD but a nice TV ( £1070 (best online price i can find)

    Sharp LC-32P50E - HD ready!! only £912 !!!! seems good value but hows the quality?!?!

    Philips 32PF5520D - HD ready!! and £950 !!!!


    So so so....the question is, is the panny lxd50 much better quality but without the HD, or are both the sharp and philips good quality and HD THEREFORE genuine good value!!!???

    Ahhh way to much choice, i`m gonna start getting board in a bit and just go out and by the panny lxd50 getting fed up with the descisions!

    THEN the questions arises - well if the sharp and philips are doing a 32" HD ready tv for £950, what extra am i getting from the top two contenders of the panny LXD500 at £1400 and JVC LT-32DS6B at £1350 !!!!!!

    PLEASE PLEASE HELP like i say, i`m getting really frustrated and don`t know what to do! :lease: :lease: HELP
    Chris
     
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    If you plan on getting a TV for HD, then you can knock the Sharp off the list. It's one of their PAL optimized panels (lower resolution than HD). So - it looks like you're left with the Philips.
     
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    if reliabillity is a concern i would knock philips off the list,
    so choice of panny or sharp, tough one, but your own opinion on picture quality is what really counts, i have a sharp and the picture is superb,
    and saving nearly 500 quid by buying the sharp would also help me in making my decision, why i went for sharp and not the tosh, plus reading the reviews sharp come out favourably
     
  4. craynerd

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    lol, conflicting posts! ...so is the Sharp not really HD ?
     
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    The sharp will show hd it will just downscale it to the sharps lower screen resolution but i doubt you would tell much difference.
     
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    with regards to quality, if you were to line all three against a wall which would come out the best without using HD?

    Also you talk about the sharp downscaling the HD, would it still be better quality than the panny lxd50 without hd at all ?
     
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    I think the sharp would look best with normal tv id go for the sharp out of them three.
     
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    lol, thanks peahead, i have to ask you this since you have responded twice to this post, but to confuse me even further...with a budget of £1000 or just over, what would u go for, full stop?
     
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    you can get the Panasonic Tx32lxd500 for £1400

    realise you're at top end of budget but at least you're "future proofing yourself" for a few years..
     
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    Definately cross the LXD50 from your list if you intend keeping the TV for 5+ years and then go and see the others for yourself.

    If my max budget was a £1000 for a 32 inch screen I would go for the Sharp.
     
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    Honestly it would be between the new sharp screens or the new sagem 32" lcd tv.
     
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    Also look at the Philips 32PF7520D this is a new panel, has pixel plus which the 5520 doesn't, has an integrated Freeview tuner is HD Ready and gets a 5 star PQ rating. I have auditioned this panel and was most impressed, will cost you around £1200 - £1300
     

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