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hi all i have a LG 47LM860V-Zb and was wondering if its worth upgradeing to a sony XBR-55X900A when they come out in may, its a 4K tv please give me some advice please thanks to any replys you give me

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No. Not for 4k content.

Given the human eye can't discern difference between HD and U-HDTV resolutions at domestic screen sizes.

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what about if i got the 65 inch model would it be worth it ?

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Not too sure about the 'can't see a difference' bit  given that Sharp have an 8K tv ?

Maybe at the end of the day  it'll be like the folk who spend one hell of a lot on money on speaker wires imagining that they do 'hear' a difference.... in this case with the 4 and 8K TV's  folk will think they do see a difference ?

Not too sure but in any case... Ive already started saving for my   4K TV     Smile    (unless the 8K one's come waaaay down in price)

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daveh75 wrote:

No. Not for 4k content. Given the human eye can't discern difference between HD and U-HDTV resolutions at domestic screen sizes.

Says who? Saw 4k content at the Bristol Hi-fi show and the difference is very noticable.

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Irrespective of perceivable differencesbetween 4k and 1080p, there's the broader question of content.

If your only justification for buying is an increase in resolution, I'd wait until there's a sizeable 4k library and a genuine 4k delivery solution (at best this is a good few years off and may never be a reality in terms of OTA content).

In other words, this isn't the right time, because you'll have virtually nothing to watch in 4k and you'll pay a premium for the privilege.

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strapped for cash wrote:

Irrespective of perceivable differencesbetween 4k and 1080p, there's the broader question of content.

If your only justification for buying is an increase in resolution, I'd wait until there's a sizeable 4k library and a genuine 4k delivery solution (at best this is a good few years off and may never be a reality in terms of OTA content).

In other words, this isn't the right time, because you'll have virtually nothing to watch in 4k and you'll pay a premium for the privilege.

Agreed. The manufacturers still aren't sure how to deliver 4K content to people's homes. Sky is unlikely to jump to offering 4K anytime soon.

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bigboss]</p> <p>[quote=strapped for cash wrote:

Sky is unlikely to jump to offering 4K anytime soon.

what makes you say this BB?

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jcshutts]</p> <p>[quote=bigboss wrote:

strapped for cash wrote:

Sky is unlikely to jump to offering 4K anytime soon.

what makes you say this BB?

Sky still offers 1080i and not 1080p, because the latter requires a lot of bandwidth (around 4 times I think). I don't think there are any immediate plans for 1080p either. Let it first offer that, then we'll see.

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how much are the new sony 4k 55 and 65 inch going to cost. i was at my local currys store today and he said its going to be 8k for  the 55. doesnt seam right i read on a site that it will be 3k for the 55 and 65 will be 7k

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am i allowed to post links mods ? Smile

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The 55-inch Sony XBR-55X900A will come in at $4,999, while the 65-inch Sony XBR-65X900A will cost $6,999. That's around £3,260 and £4,560 respectively by today's exchange rate.

do you guys think i sould go for the 65 inch i can afford both but dont know witch one to go for

 

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The 55-inch Sony XBR-55X900A will come in at $4,999, while the 65-inch Sony XBR-65X900A will cost $6,999. That's around £3,260 and £4,560 respectively by today's exchange rate.

do you guys think i sould go for the 65 inch i can afford both but dont know witch one to go for

 

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sorry about the dubble post

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On what basis have you narrowed your decision down to these two TVs?

There are a multitude other TVs available, including Panasonic's upcoming ZT65, which looks set to be the new reference TV and can be bought within your budget.

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i want it becuse its 4k plus sony are bringing out a service where you can get even more 4k content its on there web site. is the tv your talking about plasma ? reason i want 4k is becuse the ps4 is comeing out soon as well as well xbox 720 iv been told that the tv i want can upscale in 4k