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I had a demo of this in John Lewis today:

 

http://www.johnlewis.com/samsung-ke55s9c-oled-full-hd-3d-smart-tv-55-wit...

 

Not that impressed to be honest.  The black levels didn't look anything special.  It was bright (but not too bright) and was very clear.  Viewing angles looked fine.  I will have to demo it again.

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They had one on display at

They had one on display at the top of the escalators in John Lewis, Kingston when I popped in on Saturday. Seemed to be attracting quite a lot of interest, though the price raised a few eyebrows.

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Andy Clough wrote:
They had one on display at the top of the escalators in John Lewis, Kingston when I popped in on Saturday. Seemed to be attracting quite a lot of interest, though the price raised a few eyebrows.

 

Yep, exactly the same as ours!   Smile

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I'm pretty fed up with this

I'm pretty fed up with this already.its going to be a long time till a 80 inch (80 being a good size to appreciate 4k)4k tv is affordable and the whole oled thing is just as expensive ,ok they have an absolute 0 black level but my ZT is something like 0.004 or 0.003 .

I'm not going to upgrade to 4k with nothing to watch and I'm not going to upgrade to oled for very little picture improvement and dropping screen size.im sure a 55inch oled is the biggest you can buy at the moment.

I understand the technology has to start somewhere but 7grand for a 55inch oled and the same for the sony 65 inch 4k with nothing to watch,the whole up scaling HD to 4k farce is the same as DVD being upscaled to blu ray.

I'd be first in line if there was a 80inch 4k tv at 5 grand with an affordable 4k blu/red ray player with movies to play on it but that's going to be a while away.

I wasn't blown away with the 4k tv I saw in John Lewis and I don't expect to be blown away with oled either.

This years flagship tvs from Sony Samsung and panasonic are going to take something special next year to make the people who bought them upgrade,the calibrators at the value electronics show even said they were nitpicking this year.there was very little improvement on last years flagship tvs.

Speaking of calibration I'm getting my zt65 calibrated next weekend so I can only assume it will look even better giving me more reason not to bother with 4k and oled.

Does anyone know anyone who bought the 25grand 84inch 4k tv I'd love to hear there thoughts and review of it,I actually wonder how much of them they sold in the U.K.

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Nice one!   Smile

 

I will have to demo it again for black levels.

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Would you be tempted if it was £5000 cheaper, i think i would i would save up and buy next year.  Smile

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Would you be tempted if it was £5000 cheaper, i think i would i would save up and buy next year.  Smile

 

I will have to demo it again with something like one of the Batmans.  It was on one of their clips (I think), and it was quite hard to judge.  I did remind me a bit of my VT65, but my VT65 cost £1469!  Lol   excellent!   I am quite happy after that for sure, but I need to see some more material first.  It was better than a Samsung LED, the brightness was about perfect.

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RE: I'm pretty fed up with this

Was speaking to a sony rep after Christmas and asked how the 84inch sold and he said sony uk sold out of their allocated 30 units. Also he mentioned George Michael bought one! Would be interesting to know how many have sold since January. 

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I had another look at it

I had another look at it today, and this time I saw a lot more material and it was good, very good. The black levels are really good, not quite sure they are what I was expecting though but very good. I think I am most impressed with how clear and clean the image was. I am not sure what setting it was on but did go very bright - probably too bright for me, I guess it was probably on dynamic though. It was on a Samsung OLED demo disc just repeating.

It was good though but not quite sure it was what I was expecting it to be. I will be looking forward to demo other brands.

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RE: I saw a Samsung OLED TV today

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Steve Withers like it:

http://www.avforums.com/review/samsung-ke55s9c-oled-tv-review.9369

 

Yep, I have seen that.  I can't say I like their new website though, I much preferred the older one!  

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RE: I saw a Samsung OLED TV today

Though motion handling seems questionable.

We need to see how the tech develops and what other manufacturers can do. Contained enthusiasm is probably the appropriate response.

I think we need to take a long hard look at ourselves and admit that LED is the future, for now. Wink

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strapped for cash wrote:

I think we need to take a long hard look at ourselves and admit that LED is the future, for now. Wink

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RE: I saw a Samsung OLED TV today

bigboss wrote:

strapped for cash wrote:

I think we need to take a long hard look at ourselves and admit that LED is the future, for now. Wink

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