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Why are these clowns just mainly showing 60 inch plus TVs?  The majority could not care less about TVs that size!

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Why are these clowns just mainly showing 60 inch plus TVs?  The majority could not care less about TVs that size!

Because the guest presenters can more easily hide behind / exit behind them.

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chebby wrote:

gel wrote:

Why are these clowns just mainly showing 60 inch plus TVs?  The majority could not care less about TVs that size!

Because the guest presenters can more easily hide behind / exit behind them.

 

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ROFL :rofl:

chebby wrote:

gel wrote:

Why are these clowns just mainly showing 60 inch plus TVs?  The majority could not care less about TVs that size!

Because the guest presenters can more easily hide behind / exit behind them.

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Why are these clowns just mainly showing 60 inch plus TVs?  The majority could not care less about TVs that size!

If you are demoing to a big crowd, I would have thought it was obvious you would use a big TV. Also, don't forget this is a US show. Large TVs are far more common there.

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gel wrote:
Why are these clowns just mainly showing 60 inch plus TVs?  The majority could not care less about TVs that size!

I know, and it's not like the assembled 'tech' hacks, bloggers and blaggers are going to write endless pages of drooling words about ever-pointlessly-bigger screens with ridiculous features like curves, flexibility and – oh, hang on...

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hammill wrote:

gel wrote:

Why are these clowns just mainly showing 60 inch plus TVs?  The majority could not care less about TVs that size!

If you are demoing to a big crowd, I would have thought it was obvious you would use a big TV. Also, don't forget this is a US show. Large TVs are far more common there.

 

There was me thinking the whole point of these shows was to show of TVs people are actually interested in buying!  True big TVs are the thing they like buying over there, I still think it is pointless though, if I was in the crowd I would be bored stiff demoing 75 inch TVs - what is to write and report about there?

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There are no TVs I'm interested in this year.

I can't afford an OLED TV. (Give it three years and prices might be more realistic.) The rest are LED models, with functionality I couldn't care less about. 

I've heard nothing of G series Samsung plasmas. 

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The US market dwarfs the Uk and their homes can generally accommodate larger TVs. Check out any Best Buy and the median screen at least 55in and their HD transmissions finally match the UK for PQ. The biggest factor is as ever, price The old shoppers addage of 'dollars for Pounds' has been accurate for the last 4 decades from my experience. Rip-off Britain indeed.  For example, I bought an IPad Air for £276 on Black Friday and designer jeans for £24 - £85 for an identical pair here. ATV £99 vs  $99+tax in the Apple store

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strapped for cash wrote:

There are no TVs I'm interested in this year.

I can't afford an OLED TV. (Give it three years and prices might be more realistic.) The rest are LED models, with functionality I couldn't care less about. 

I've heard nothing of G series Samsung plasmas. 

 

There's still hope for 2014 Samsung plasmas, strapped...

http://www.hdtvtest.co.uk/news/plasma-ces-201401063562.htm

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There's still hope for 2014 Samsung plasmas, strapped...

http://www.hdtvtest.co.uk/news/plasma-ces-201401063562.htm

True, though there's no guarantee; and I suspect they won't improve on the F8500 in terms of performance. If they can match the F8500 for less that'll still be an extremely good buy. 

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I would love to see the Samsung 6500 return, it was a bargain.  My TV was 8 series picture with no cameras, touch pad remote or upgrade ability. 

 

I noticed from Whathifis reporting on speaker stuff that Samsung seem to have skipped the letter G and gone for H series.  Any idea why? Is it like the Japanese being superstitious with the number 4, or a grammatical thing in Korea I wonder?

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Maybe this Year the aim is for 60" to be the new 50".  If they are the same / similar price why would you buy the 50" ?  If you own a 50" why would you buy another 50" or maybe 3 50" sets??? Wink

 

The industry needs to make sales so it has to up the anty year on year - so maybe the aim is for people to want a bigger tv so they buy sooner...

 

Or that possibly is already the case in the States - really dont know onm that front

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I would love to see the Samsung 6500 return, it was a bargain.  My TV was 8 series picture with no cameras, touch pad remote or upgrade ability. 

 

I noticed from Whathifis reporting on speaker stuff that Samsung seem to have skipped the letter G and gone for H series.  Any idea why? Is it like the Japanese being superstitious with the number 4, or a grammatical thing in Korea I wonder?

Haha. It's because Samsung hate LG. So, I would imagine that we won't get any 'L' series Samsung TVs.

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Size of the TV depends on viewing distance more than affordability, at least in my case. When I was buying my Kuro, I compared both 500A & 600A, and watching the 60-inch model was nauseating at my viewing distance. So I opted for the 50-inch version.

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There was me thinking the whole point of these shows was to show of TVs people are actually interested in buying

You thought wrong.

Do you not understand what a trade show is?

 

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