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TX-P50GT50 exchange for 50VT50??

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I know! Just as I called to order.....they will let me know on Monday when more due in....they seem to think they will get more...

 

You could try ringing around the different branches, I am sure some might have some.  I got my iPad delivered from a different branch.

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Hot the GT online so have to stick to that...also, I asked what they did with the TV's I send back to make sure I did get sent someone else's returns and they said it goes to the stores if nothing wrong with it......interesting.

fingers crossed they get more VT's in, I think at £1099 it's a great buy and will make me feel better about all the swapping about.....

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RE: TX-P50GT50 exchange for 50VT50??

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Hot the GT online so have to stick to that...also, I asked what they did with the TV's I send back to make sure I did get sent someone else's returns and they said it goes to the stores if nothing wrong with it......interesting.

fingers crossed they get more VT's in, I think at £1099 it's a great buy and will make me feel better about all the swapping about.....

The first GT50 I bought around a year ago was a customer return.

Looked good in the shop, but when I got it home, it had horrendous screen burn.

I rang JL and asked for a refund, they did, no problem, but when the refund was being done over the phone, the lady said that she was watching my tv at that time, and she couldn't see anything wrong with it. <img src=" />

So I presume it got sold again, and I'm sure that's what they'll do with yours.

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RE: TX-P50GT50 exchange for 50VT50??

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Hot the GT online so have to stick to that...also, I asked what they did with the TV's I send back to make sure I did get sent someone else's returns and they said it goes to the stores if nothing wrong with it......interesting.

fingers crossed they get more VT's in, I think at £1099 it's a great buy and will make me feel better about all the swapping about.....

 

Could you go £400 more with the 55vt50?  Now knocking around at about £1500.  John Lewis will price match.

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RE: TX-P50GT50 exchange for 50VT50??

Would rather not....still need a new bluray player....and then I'm into GT60 money and not which would then be better....but if no VT50's appear, is the  55 any better (other than being bigger)?

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Would rather not....still need a new bluray player....and then I'm into GT60 money and not which would then be better....but if no VT50's appear, is the  55 any better (other than being bigger)?

 

Not according to this:

 

http://www.digitalversus.com/tv-television/panasonic-viera-tx-p55vt50-p1...

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RE: TX-P50GT50 exchange for 50VT50??

Hi gel:

thanks for posting that....can only see review for the 50'....and is that site American?

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Hi gel:

thanks for posting that....can only see review for the 50'....and is that site American?

 

Think it is French, it says everything they said about the 50 inch holds true for the 55 inch.  50 inches is a great size but 55 inches you really feel the size of it - impressive.

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I think it is the best TV deal ever.  Smile  I can't think of a better one.

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RE: TX-P50GT50 exchange for 50VT50??

55VT50 at £1500? 

Now there's a question....best deal ever? Wonder what others think? If anyone's reading that is!

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RE: TX-P50GT50 exchange for 50VT50??

Did your GT50 suffer from DSE? Because even VT50 models were affected. Early reviews of the GT60 indicate that this.problem has been overcome.

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RE: TX-P50GT50 exchange for 50VT50??

I had not noticed any....I read up on what DSE was as I didn't know about it prior to researching pre purchase. I was a little confused but took DSE to mean parts of the picture blurring a bit, say the football pitch when panning....I have noticed on my second gt that there is some motion judder but with slow pans....perfect with quick motion but often bad with slow pans.....any idea what that could be?

JL still not stocking the GT60....

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Did your GT50 suffer from DSE? Because even VT50 models were affected. Early reviews of the GT60 indicate that this.problem has been overcome.

 

Only some were affected and the GT60 costs £1500 at present!

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55VT50 at £1500? 

Now there's a question....best deal ever? Wonder what others think? If anyone's reading that is!

 

Yep, throw in the John Lewis 5 year warranty, the best TV deal ever!  Can anyone beat it?

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RE: TX-P50GT50 exchange for 50VT50??

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Nick_Shepherd wrote:

55VT50 at £1500? 

Now there's a question....best deal ever? Wonder what others think? If anyone's reading that is!

 

Yep, throw in the John Lewis 5 year warranty, the best TV deal ever!  Can anyone beat it?

Remember, there's a 28 day cooling off period with all John Lewis purchases, so in principle you could get a refund if the VT50 has problems.

As this would be a part exchange, definitely check that a refund is possible before jumping in (if you decide a VT50 is the way to go). 

I'd wait for this year's models. I'd rather have a 50GT60 than a 55VT50. It's a better television.

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