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Ultimate Geek
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Topic # 159877 15-Dec-2014 19:56
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does anyone have any one of these units? KDL55W800B  http://www.sony.co.nz/product/kdl-55w800b

how are the apps on sony tv? i was told "tv on demand" isnt available which is a shame


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  Reply # 1198107 15-Dec-2014 21:37
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It's on okay TV, the smarts are like most 'smart TV's, not overly handy.
However, if they launch a NZ Netflix app in time for the NZ launch next year, you probably won't care too much about TVNZ or TV3 on Demand...




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  Reply # 1198218 16-Dec-2014 07:57
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cool, I will go down for another look today

Thanks

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  Reply # 1200035 18-Dec-2014 16:04
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How do they compare to the samsungs in the price range.

Currently a deal going on at JBHifi which looks quite tempting:

Sony 60" Full HD LED-LCD Smart TV (KDL60W600B) + Sony 40" KDL40W600B for $1791
http://www.jbhifi.co.nz/tv-lcd-led-p...tv-sku-277348/

Sony 60" 3D Full HD LED-LCD Smart TV (KDL60W850B) + Sony 40" KDL40W600B for $2496
http://www.jbhifi.co.nz/tv-lcd-led-p...tv-sku-269629/

 

 

 

 


Sony 55" 3D Full HD LED-LCD Smart TV (KDL55W800B) + Sony 40" KDL40W600B for $1777
http://www.jbhifi.co.nz/tv-lcd-led-p...tv-sku-270416/

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1200039 18-Dec-2014 16:13
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Considering they are LED, they are pretty fat. The older LED screens where thinner. It seems the more you pay, the better the build quality and thickness could be. I would rather a discount than a free TV that I didn't want.



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  Reply # 1200051 18-Dec-2014 16:39
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after having a second look compared to the samsung model (H6400 series) the menu and tv seems abit slow, apps are not as good

picture wise out of the box the sony looks better than samsung but with abit of tweaking the samsung is a overall better tv i reckon 



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  Reply # 1200068 18-Dec-2014 17:00
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I'm more of a sony person. I have had good experience with Sony, and find their products really reliable. Also Sony designs are generally well thought out and stylish looking. They seem to put a lot of effort into nice simple designs.

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