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#1 2 years ago

Does anyone know a good website for TV reviews?

There are way too many models out there, which makes it very difficult to tell which product is suitable (which is probably exactly why TV producers come up with this many models).

Basically I'd like big table that shows TV with information on image quality, panel type, resolution, HDR, quantum dots etc. Most review sites write a little bit about a very small selection of TVs that are currently on the market, which is pretty much useless.




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#2 2 years ago

I've never actually shopped for a good TV, have always just bought whatever was on sale and in the size I wanted.

Some quick searching has come up with this.

Seems to be pretty easy to search/compare.


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#3 2 years ago

The most recent TV we bought was from years ago; a Sony Bravia 32" 720p for about $350.  At the moment we might be considering a new one, so this topic came at a great time.


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#4 2 years ago

Honestly, reviews are subjective, especially when it comes to TV's and the audio/videophile that you happen to speaking to next.

I generally advocate the following advice;

1. Find a TV that has the specifications you want, in the price range you're happy with.

2. If you're looking at mid-high range TV's. find out if that TV is a rebadged TV or actually made by the brand it's sold under. For example you might find a rather decent looking Sony TV which is actually a re-badged Blapunkt or something cheaper.

3. Make a note of the use case for your TV. Are you plugging a PC into it, need it to play games? What resolutions do you want it to support? Find out if the TV supports the resolutions and refresh rates you want by getting the full model and finding out from places like AVSforums or on YouTube, or Google.

If you do all these things you're probably going to be more than happy with your purchase. As I say it's more about what you want the TV to do, not what another person wants it do, IMHO.


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#5 2 years ago

"RadioActiveLobster"I've never actually shopped for a good TV, have always just bought whatever was on sale and in the size I wanted.

Some quick searching has come up with this.

Seems to be pretty easy to search/compare.[/quote] Thanks, that site looks pretty good already. [quote="FileTrekker"]

1. Find a TV that has the specifications you want, in the price range you're happy with.

Unfortunately the sort of features I like (good picture quality, so HDR plus either OLED or quantum dot) are a bit out of the price range that I am comfortable with. Well, my old 32'' TV still works, so I can probably wait till Christmas when prices usually drop a little.

2. If you're looking at mid-high range TV's. find out if that TV is a rebadged TV or actually made by the brand it's sold under. For example you might find a rather decent looking Sony TV which is actually a re-badged Blapunkt or something cheaper.

That is good advice, wasn't aware that they do that with TVs.




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#6 2 years ago

I don't know about over there but here in the states we have brands like Insignia or Vizio, which are lower tier brands but can be a great deal.

Starting to see 4K tvs in the $500 range from those brands.


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#7 2 years ago

I actually went to a shop and bought mine. 40" Sony and I liked the picture better than anything else in there. That's all I needed to know. It's a "smart" tv, but I hardly use those functions. A lot of tv sucks anyway. The less watched, the better these days.


Thinking about it.