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Which TV should I get?

by Darenzo95 / February 21, 2013 5:25 AM PST

Ok, I have narrowed my selection of what TVs to get down to 4, and I want to know which to buy and if you are going to recommend something different, keep in mind I only have a budget of $590-600

-1st Choice
Vizio 42" LED 1080p 120Hz E420i-A0

-2nd Choice
Samsung 51" Plasma 720p 600Hz 450 Series

-3rd Choice
Samsung 40" LED 1080p 120Hz UN40EH6000

-4th Choice
Vizio 42" LCD 1080p 120Hz 3D E3D420VX

All the links are not necessarily where I'm buying the product from, they just serve as a way of you to be able to view the specs. Thanks in advance.

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Clarification Request
What's your budget, ~$500-600?
by Pepe7 / February 22, 2013 12:27 AM PST
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And why the variance in screen size? Are you leaning towards the biggest display that fits your budget, or the one which provides the best picture quality?

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I would look at the U50 if possible
by Pepe7 / February 22, 2013 12:32 AM PST
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by Darenzo95 / February 22, 2013 5:06 AM PST

My budget is $600, but I may get the TV you suggested, and also I'm just aiming towards a TV that will give really nice picture quality for blu-ray and gaming.

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The one I suggested can do all of that (NT)
by Pepe7 / February 22, 2013 7:05 AM PST
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Out of the ones I have listed which should I get?
by Darenzo95 / February 22, 2013 5:08 AM PST

Well the subject says it all, I know that TV you recommended looks really nice, I may consider it, but I rather get a TV that I won't have to go over my budget, so out of the ones I listed which is best?

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I'd narrow it to #1, #3 & #4
by Pepe7 / February 22, 2013 7:07 AM PST

Best way to go is to see them in person. Make sure you do that before you pull the trigger. Vizio is a love/hate thing with me. Hard to get parts for them sometimes even though initially you may be pulled in by price/feature set.

That particular plasma is a non-starter for me since it's 720p.

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I've seen #1 and #3 in person
by Darenzo95 / February 22, 2013 9:26 AM PST

As said in subject I've seen choices #1 and 3, but not side by side, because one is at Bestbuy and the other Walmart, and #4 is only purchasable online, I mean the Samsung(#3) looked only slightly better than the Vizio, but it only has 2 HDMI inputs, and the Vizio(#1) looks really nice also, and it has 3 HDMI inputs and is 2" bigger, but everyone says Samsung is the best way to go no matter what. Also is the other Vizio(#4) really worth getting, I mean the reviews are amazing, and it's 3D, but it's LCD, but I've never had a 3D tv so I wouldn't no if it is worth wild. So in YOUR opinion which do you think would be a better choice in reliability wise and durability wise? Which do you think in YOUR opinion is overall, better?

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I'd pick the Samsung by support alone
by Pepe7 / February 22, 2013 12:13 PM PST

A lot of the post-sales activity by Vizio leaves much to be desired. PQ-wise, that Sammy certainly won't be any wore than either of those Vizios. 3D at this stage is a gimmick more than anything relevant IMNSHO and E.

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Soo.. Choice #3?
by Darenzo95 / February 23, 2013 2:52 AM PST

So Samsung will have better support, and most likely better picture quality, and Vizio will probably have more apps, but Samsung in PQ-wise will be better, and they are more reliable, right?

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It's very likely, yes (n/t)
by Pepe7 / February 25, 2013 2:54 AM PST
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4D overtakes 3D for sure
by vinay-techamneder_com / February 23, 2013 8:30 PM PST

3D tv gives a differnt experience, but is not suitable to watch on tv. Watching tv for lot of time with those glasses on is not convinient.
Surely 4D will replace 3D in no time, it will gain instant popularity as is suitable for viewing from any angle and there is no need of glasses.

from vinay

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