Smart TV advise!

Discussion in 'What Is The Best TV For You?' started by OwenPan, Aug 14, 2013.

  1. OwenPan

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    Hi,

    I'm looking at getting a small tv to mount on the wall in the kitchen.

    It must be a smart tv as I want to connect to the internet using wifi. Mainly so the mrs can look up recipes as she cooks. So a user friendly browser would be ideal.

    I also want it to connect to a wireless keyboard. Preferably the apple keyboard as I like its simplistic styling.

    Any advise comments recommendations would be great.

    Thanks Owen
     
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    That TV have a dual core processor, so the speed of the browser should be alright, more responsive than last year models .

    I was particularly interested in quality of a browser on new LG models, so I had to test one. I have to say it works really well. They have their limits, mostly memory related (if you have few tabs with flash open they will slow down to a point of not being usable).

    My advice would be either that model that vickster recommended, or LG LN575V. Since you are planning to wall mount them, keep in mind that both models are a bit thicker.
     
  5. OwenPan

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    I was looking at a 24" Panasonic, TX-L24X6B. Mainly because I have a 47" DT50 already, the IOS app isn't bad and the browser is good. Wasn't sure how comparable a high up model would be to a smaller tv.
     
  6. vickster

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    Doubt the Panasonic is full HD? The X models are mostly HD ready
     
  7. OwenPan

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    Good point, I had seen that but forgot. The LG and Samsung are looking like a good bet.

    Do you know if wireless keyboards can be used? Never had the need to so don't know much about it, or would you stick with the supplied iOS apps?
     
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    Don't know, sorry. I use a computer/iiPad/smartphone for the web - TV for TV
     
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    So what did you opt for in the end, given that the Samsung was 2" smaller than the Panasonic?
     

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