SAMSUNG are driving me crazy?!

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  1. mkjones

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    I just dont GET Samsungs LCD TV range.

    They have the LE-whatever-R4/R5 range with the triangle bottom:
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    This is of course the popular one. However it only goes up to 40" and doesnt have great connectivity.

    Then we have the LE-whatever-M61 range with the nice flat bottom:
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    This is the less popular one but looks SOOOO much nicer becuase of the flat bottom and ALL BLACK look. BUT it still only does 40" AND has poor connectivity.

    And NOW we have the new R7 range, which is back to the triangle bottom:
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    BUT it still only comes in a max 40"? I have no idea about connections yet.

    :rolleyes:

    What confuses me is, the flat bottom range are more expensive, look nicer and seem to have better picture quality than the triangle-y ones. But they arnt marketed 1/2 as good AND they dont go any bigger than 40" so I ask myself, why did they bother?

    Now with the new R7 range, it seems like they have just updated the older triangle ones and missed out the flat bottom ones and STILL remain set at having a MAX size of 40"

    Can anyone shed some light on what they are playing at??

    I want a Sammy, they seem to have the nicest picture quality I have seen for the cost. But I HATE the triangle bottom ones and NONE of them come bigger than 40"?

    I just dont get it. They dont seem to be "progressing" just constantly re-styling?
     
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    I must admit I love the triangle look, just bought a 32" one at the weekend, but i hate the new white look its disgusting

    Im a firm believer that AV equipment should be black or silver and nothing else
     
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    You can get the new ones in "pure" black too. They look far nicer than white.

    Apple fans would want the white ones I suppose.
     
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    Holy ma-hony :eek: thats a bit costly. Thanks for the info tho. AGAIN Sammy being foolish and not advertising the fact they they have these on sale. :suicide:
     
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    I found it cheaper for you, Bear in mind that this is one of, if not the biggest HD LCD TV's availible in the UK.

    This next price is a steal if you take that into account!

    http://www.beyondtelevision.co.uk/thisProduct.asp?ID=561
     
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    To get the new health and safety rating, all screens that have a black surround only comply with the 95 rules and all screens with a light grey/silver or white surround get a full 2005 safety rating as the latter produce less eye strain.

    Could this be the reason that a lot of screens are dropping the pure black look.

    This only applies when the screen is being used in a work enviroment and used eg as a pc screen or a display that is used for more than 4 hrs a day.

    ?????????????????????????????
     
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    I don't understand this - I always prefer screens where the 1-2 cm of the case surounding the screen is black. It's why I'm put off the (otherwiase very appealing) JVC DS6/DX7s as they have a small silver line between the black surround and the screen.

    Why does blank suround cause more eye strain?
     
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    The white ones are in the smaller sizes - cant remember exact details but 22" and below i think for use in kitchen, bedrooms etc. The 32, 37 and 40 models are all in the sleek piano black.

    I love the triangle look but am waiting for reviews now. :)
     
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    I managed to find it at Currys for £2,300:
    http://www.currys.co.uk/martprd/sto...&calling_page=Product&sku=638875&page=Product

    Which isnt bad as I would probably get a discount (NHS Staff ;) ) AND if its a bit poor its only a short drive down the road to take it back :)
     

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