Philips 903 OLED TV announced

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    1. hodg100

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      Cannot see how philips will be able to break the 1000 barrier with all the other manufacturers peaking at 800??
       
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      Any idea of pricing/release date?
       
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      Very interesting, thanks. @Goldorak - might finally be one to go after if it ever shows up in the UK! ;)
       
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      Still. I believe the sound and design are the only change from 803...
      If sound not that good or someone has an Av then 803 is much better value...

      I have to admit 903 looks fab...
       
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      Thanks for this mark...
      I have read from other sources that both TVs have the old underpowered mediatek chip. Will be good to know if that’s true or not...
      Was hoping 903 will be unproved upon 803 on spec as only 2 hdmi full spec is weak...
      Let us know if you have more info
       
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      Didn't Panasonic say the same thing too? It will probably end up around the 800-900 range.
       
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      @dollag 2018 oled reach easily 1000 nits as it all depends on how you measure...
      Like matson said, they all end up at 800-850 AFTER CALIBRATION
      it is similar to the difference of proper calibrated mode versus vivid mode in your tv. Same results.
       
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      Phillips like to say they have the best 'Vivid' mode in the business, that is where 1000 nits is coming from.
       
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      where does it rate again all but most important where can it be seen
       
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      Philips 903 OLED TV Hands-On First Look [PROMOTED]


      I have to say, getting fairly excited about this set - let's see if it is coming through to the UK and at a reasonable price!
       
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      What’s your opinion regarding ‘includes paid promotion’? Could it be paid travelling and accomodation?
       
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      For people without soundbar or av system, very very interesting....
      803 will be significantly cheaper but it all depends on that sound performance...

      Few months ago, I found previous generation Oled at 2400 euros for 65...normal rrp and there was a promotion on top...all that in a major expensive retailer (Fnac) and not dodgy website.
       
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      Morning guys, anyone seen the new Philips anywhere ?
       
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      On Richer Sounds site now...65" = £3499.
       
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      Has it been edited? Says 22ms now ...
      Also note that he doesn't use the Bodnar device so his lag numbers don't necesarilly match other reviews (instead does it the old way by comparing a timer with another monitor)
      'Should be 22ms' or 22ms is wrong? Measured with the Bodnar device other reviews have it at 39ms ...
       
    22. Goldorak

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      Sorry mate, I meant in the flesh
      Too much asking to see the Philips anywhere in the uk?
      Still hoping one richer sound will get a display sample.
       
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      Typo mistake, all the reviews have it around 39 indeed...
       
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      Ah rightio... yeah over here in Ireland and finding it impossible to see one in the flesh so to speak ..have been in contact with RS in Belfast and they say they should have some in stock in a couple of weeks....i just cant decide between LG 65c8 or the 65"903 both are having great reviews but with the 903 having the added B+W system and the ambilight im leaning slightly towards the philips ...just cant figure out why its not in all the main electrical stores .
       
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      Because tpvision distribution and support on the region been a disgrace
      They know it and that’s a major point to keep in mind post sale
      At same price, LG wins hands down for overall package. In Europe, Philips very agressive in pricing. That’s what works in their favour. Not in our region unless the wake up...
      So far, we have seen lots and lots of talk and very little action...shame as great products. I am taking about uk
       
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      Cant give you a "like " cause im only a minion so here's a thumbs up instead...
       
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      Just a question mate ...if RS was giving a 6 year warranty on a 903 would you not take a chance on one ??
       
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      Good question. I will look at
      1. How it performs with a sample
      2. Price versus performance
      So far, reviews are good with usual Philips over processing and upscaling, good motion and top hdr. Soundbar and design plus ambiligt. That pseudo hdr is also interesting if done well.
      Issue is OS (update to oreo promised by Philips, lots of bugs identified in reviews), only 2 hdmi full fat and relatively bad input lag.

      So, I like the design of 903 and that b&w sound seems to be special without adding soundbar...I like that a lot...

      @Phil Hinton is reviewing the Sony and phikips. I read many reviews (good and bad) but waiting for his in particular...

      There is a tendency to overlook Philips (self inflicted for half of it by TP vision). They are known to be complicated set to get right BUT happy to suffer a bit if I get a good 4K picture and a superb upscaling/clean picture...from hd and streamed content...

      This year, French site identified Philips having a new panel. Hope Phil can confirm as hdr measures and impact are way higher...
      Many many reviews reported that extra pop. Now, with LG recently putting a dimming mechanism, I wonder if we are looking at that for all oled going forward...to avoid burn in...
      That’s another discussion all together about oled or lcd.
       
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      Good thoughts bud ....if you come across Phil's review of the 903 can you ping me incase i miss it .
       
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      Interesting to see it on Richer Sounds, thanks for the info @O C D. Good to see that it is finally coming through..I wonder if it might be worth selling my perfect C8 for the 65 803...:smashin:

      However, my gutfeeling really tells me that these might be falling in price fairly quickly...the POS 9002 has been seen on Amazon UK for £1.1k recently!

      By the way @Goldorak, hope you have applied for that TPVision job and good luck!
       
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