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Question Please Recommend Which TV I Should Buy


Prominent Member
Hello Everyone

I did post this in a different section on the site however since seeing this section I believe my question is better suited here, please delete if you feel this is in the wrong place.

I am looking into purchasing a new TV but to be honest with you, after having read through many articles on here and peoples suggestions there are so many options it's quite hard to take in.

My current set up is as follows:

42" Panasonic TV (Can't remember specific model # off the top of my head). It won TV of the year around 2014 and has been brilliant, still love it just with the new 4k around it is tempting me to upgrade.
I have a Pioneer HTP-072 AV Receiver which everything runs through. The amp itself, sub and 5 speakers.
Xbox One (which has the Blu Ray player) running through the AV Receiver.

I will be purchasing the Xbox One S as I heard the 4k player is actually very good, so I am basically looking for a TV which will have 4k (The main reason for upgrading), I will have to measure up but I would be happy to go for as big a TV as possible, could you make suggestions between 48" - 65".

Another question I have, as I run my Xbox through the AV Receiver, would this also need upgrading due to the 4k?

The TV does not need to have 3D as I am not a fan. It also does not need Smart TV.

Budget will depend on if I have to purchase a new AV Receiver but would be looking to spend around £1,000 on a TV, if this is possible. Please recommend TV's even if they are above this so I know what sort of money I will be looking at needing to spend.

Thank you for reading!


Distinguished Member
4K is only really of interest to buyers of huge TVs, 65" is about the minimum where you'd want it if you sit closer than usual. I wouldn't bother upgrading for 4K on a smaller TV unless you sit really close.

HDR and OLED are more of interest for your size range but they're not really down to £1k yet.

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