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  1. ubot

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    Hello im looking to buy a new hdtv and have the same problem as i suspect a lot of people have.....Which one!!!!

    Could someone help with their expert knowledge :)

    Ill be using it for
    1. mainly Standard television about 8 hours a day

    2.PS3 about an hour a day

    3.A few DVDs a week

    Would i need a 1080p tv for what im gonna be using it for?

    Ive narrowed my search to these,any one got know more about these tvs?


    Samsung PS-50Q97HD
    SAMSUNG LE46F86BDX
    Samsung le46m86

    Sony w2000

    or should i fork out a bit more for 1 of the pioneers but most of them are ont full hd

    Thats about it

    I hope there someone out there who can help me

    Thanks
     
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    get a panasonic - they are the best.

    I would avoid samsung as they have many known faults, look waaay to bling and there is also a panel lottery with some models - you don't know which panel you will get, literally.

    you wouldnt need 1080p for your uses and stop watching so much TV - theres a whole world out there!! :)
     
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    The Panasonic 32" may be regarded as the best in it's class, but that's not necessarily true of the larger panels nitro.

    I shortlisted Sony, Samsung, Sharp and Toshiba 37" 1080p TV's when I was looking for mine, and went for the Samsung M87 in the end due to their better input compatibilty and price (cheaper than the Sony).

    If you're careful, you don't have to worry about panel lottery or the firmware issues (check the M86/M87 thread for details). Not sure about the new F8 range though.

    I don't think you'd specifically need 1080p, but you may want to consider it if you want to go for Blu-Ray, HD-DVD or a HTPC at some point in future. If not, you may infact want to look at a Plasma.
     
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    Thanks guys

    i also like the samsung m87

    whats the picture like on standard definition tv?
    Thanks
     
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    not as good as pioneer....
     
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    But most pioneers havent got 1080p

    How would a PS3 look on it?
     
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    I have seen some pics on pio thread with BR and was excellent too...
     
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    I've got the 46" M87 and PS3, Blu-Ray and upscaled DVD is absolutely fantastic. :smashin:

    Standard definition TV is awful though. :thumbsdow

    If you're going to be spending most of your time watching SD then go for a non-1080p Plasma instead. They just handle SD better with the lower native resolution.

    1080p is fantastic as long as you're going to be using it. 1080i will do, that's what my SkyHD box outputs.

    HTH
     
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    What pioneer do you recommend?
    The 428Xd?
     
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    is sd better with sky HD?
     
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    SD is SD but the standard Freeview channels seem to be ever so slightly better off of the Sky box.

    I'd only recommend a native 1080p/1080i set if that's what you're primarily going to be using it for.
     

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