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# 178986 21-Aug-2015 15:13
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Anybody got one of these as DSE have the 55" on special for $2299 and also have a $120 off voucher for today making it $2179 which I think is a bargain for a large (ish) UHD.

I have seen comments that the viewing angles aren't great but that doesn't bother me as we sit pretty much in front of the TV

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  # 1371735 21-Aug-2015 16:55
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I've got the curved screen model (JU6600) and I am impressed with the upscaling, definition and overall colour depth and contrast. It is almost 3D like. The only difference between your option and the one I purchased is that mine is slightly curved (and many people on the net have theories why that is not  good idea!)

I think you will be pleased with your purchase.

If you need help changing the region to UK for BBCiplayer All4 etc, send me a pm

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  # 1372510 23-Aug-2015 15:51
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Why's the curved screen NOT a good idea Dave?


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  # 1372516 23-Aug-2015 16:03
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I picked up one for $2k in an online special at DSE, bargain

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  # 1372638 23-Aug-2015 19:02
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steevg: Why's the curved screen NOT a good idea Dave?

Like any new tech, there will always be varied opinions. I seem to recall reading on the AVS forums (in the early days of curved displays) various reasons against the curved approach, especially the fact that a curve draws your eyesight naturally to the center of the screen. That argument was offset by those that suggested that a curved display gave you a wider field of view without having to scan the screen.

To be honest with you, I don't have an opinion apart from the fact that the model we purchased works well for us and the only time we notice that there is a slight curve on the screen is when the TV is turned off !

It would be interesting to compare them both side by side from the same viewing position and identical lighting, shading etc. But I suspect that my tired old eyes would be hard pressed to see a difference.

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  # 1372639 23-Aug-2015 19:03
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langers1972: I picked up one for $2k in an online special at DSE, bargain

Good shopping and I am sure you will be very pleased.

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