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Old 02-15-2018, 12:58 PM
SamuelA SamuelA is offline
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Why not just get a 55" 4k next black Friday? What's wrong with large?
Old 02-15-2018, 01:03 PM
Jasmine Jasmine is offline
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Originally Posted by aceplace57 View Post
I have absolutely no interest in Smart TV's or High Def. All I care about is basic tv.
I read, but I do not comprehend. How can this be?!

"Small" UHD TVs, like a 32 incher, can be had for under $300 if you look around. Why short change yourself?!
"The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -- it is the illusion of knowledge."
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Old 02-16-2018, 09:12 AM
Colophon Colophon is offline
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Why would you want a small TV to watch in bed when you could just watch a tablet or laptop?

I remember I used to have a 14" TV in my bedroom, on one of those big wall brackets. I won it in a competition in a computer magazine in about 1990. I'm currently typing this on the second monitor on my desktop PC and it's bigger than that.
Old 02-16-2018, 10:13 AM
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Originally Posted by Jasmine View Post
I read, but I do not comprehend. How can this be?!

"Small" UHD TVs, like a 32 incher, can be had for under $300 if you look around. Why short change yourself?!
On a TV that small, there's no visible difference between 1080p and 4K. Even on large sets you need to sit really close to see the difference.
Old 02-16-2018, 06:16 PM
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Originally Posted by muldoonthief View Post
commasense is right on. You're buying this TV for your mother, who I'm guessing is at least in her 60s, and she'll be watching it from 12 ft away? 13" will be useless. Get a 30" name brand with a wall mount and she'll actually be able to enjoy it.
Yes. I got a little flatscreen TV/DVD for my bedroom because I didn't want to spend more than a gift card I had. Now I can barely see any detail from my bed ten feet away.
Old 02-16-2018, 07:23 PM
P-man P-man is online now
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When our son went to college and bought a new computer he got a free tv bigger than ours.


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