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  #513241 28-Aug-2011 23:33
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ajobbins: Full HD is a waste of money.


*Shoke* why is that?

@illicit I click one button X times depending on the source on mine Samsung's D550...




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  #513246 28-Aug-2011 23:55
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kobiak:
ajobbins: Full HD is a waste of money.


*Shoke* why is that?

@illicit I click one button X times depending on the source on mine Samsung's D550...


Firstly, for a 32" it is near impossible to tell the difference at normal viewing distance. Secondly, for a granny, who I doubt would care about Full HD (Or HD at all), if she could even tell the difference.

I could barely tell the difference on my 50" Full HD panel




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  #513275 29-Aug-2011 07:59
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@ajobbins you must be watching TV from far a away.

I've got mine under 4,5 meters and I can tell difference between 720p and 1080p videos. as you would imaging 1080p videos are more sharper... and samsung's upscaling is not bad at all. watching dvd or dvdrips is alright, exceptable, but when I got a chance to view it FullHD - i would not miss it.

and talking price wise, what's the difference? $20-100, right? For better technology, is not too bad :)




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  #513292 29-Aug-2011 08:56
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kobiak: 

@illicit I click one button X times depending on the source on mine Samsung's D550...


You still have to press 'enter' on the remote to get rid of the source list, on some Samsungs it goes away by itself but it takes about a minute. 

Most people use the arrows to move through the source list (even after being shown otherwise) 

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  #513297 29-Aug-2011 09:10
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$485 for a 4 series Samsung, $599 for a FHD 5 series Samsung.
For a granny, I'd get the 4 series every time.
However, if they are hard of hearing, I'd ensure I got a TV with RCA audio out so they can use wireless headphones that are independent of the TV's volume. Which... would mean a Panasonic or hunting down an old Sony.

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