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Topic # 89158 26-Aug-2011 14:53
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Hi there,

Anyone have one of those fancy looking 21:9 screens from Philips ?  Interested to know what they are like for movie watching and general TV use.

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Mark
 

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  Reply # 512580 26-Aug-2011 16:13
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No experience whatsoever with the model, however, for general TV I wouldn't recommend them, 21:9 is designed for cinemascope movies (2.34 or 2.40:1), the bulk of TV broadcast is 16:9, the super-wide screen is wasted

I thought Phillips pulled out of TV production?



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  Reply # 512719 26-Aug-2011 21:42
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I was wondering how it handled standard TV, or if the black bars would be too distracting.

Philips only seem to have pulled out of NZ, selling everywhere else :-( 

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  Reply # 512738 26-Aug-2011 22:47
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sen8or: No experience whatsoever with the model, however, for general TV I wouldn't recommend them, 21:9 is designed for cinemascope movies (2.34 or 2.40:1), the bulk of TV broadcast is 16:9, the super-wide screen is wasted

I thought Phillips pulled out of TV production?


Aren't philips now LG branded?

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  Reply # 512772 27-Aug-2011 08:49
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Personally I would get a bigger 16:9 then a 21:9. There just is not the material for 21:9 and it is only reducing as more and more movies are created in 16:9.







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