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Old 07-29-15, 12:20 PM
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Best 65-70" HDTV for a living room wall?

need something nice and big to go on a living room wall.

about $2000 or so.

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Old 07-30-15, 11:43 AM
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Re: Best 65-70" HDTV for a living room wall?

From Consumer Reports (in order of rating and in the price range specified):

Samsung UN65H8000
Samsung UN60JU7100
Sony Bravia KDL-65W950B

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Old 07-30-15, 11:46 AM
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Re: Best 65-70" HDTV for a living room wall?

(spying on this thread as I ponder upgrading from my 720p Panny plasma - though I'm looking in 55" range)
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Old 07-30-15, 12:55 PM
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Re: Best 65-70" HDTV for a living room wall?

Originally Posted by Dogg View Post
From Consumer Reports (in order or rating and in the price range specified):

Samsung UN65H8000
Samsung UN60JU7100
Sony Bravia KDL-65W950B
thanks Dogg. will look into these...
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Old 07-31-15, 11:35 AM
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Re: Best 65-70" HDTV for a living room wall?

Originally Posted by Pointyskull View Post
(spying on this thread as I ponder upgrading from my 720p Panny plasma - though I'm looking in 55" range)
I can check that size as well if you provide a price range.
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Re: Best 65-70" HDTV for a living room wall?

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I can check that size as well if you provide a price range.
My goal is under 1500, if possible.
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Re: Best 65-70" HDTV for a living room wall?

if my friend can get a 75" Sony 4k for $2500 from PC Richards should he go for it? newest and greatest and all?
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Re: Best 65-70" HDTV for a living room wall?

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Samsung UN55H6400
Samsung UN55HU6950
Panasonic Viera TC-55CX650U
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Re: Best 65-70" HDTV for a living room wall?

Personally I'd skip UHD or 4k for now as the specs are still in flux. And I've seen too many reviews of how badly some models look when displaying any non 4k content. Everyone want's a "good deal" or "good price", but you often get what you pay for, especially in regards to new tech.
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Re: Best 65-70" HDTV for a living room wall?

Originally Posted by Dogg View Post
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Samsung UN55H6400
Samsung UN55HU6950
Panasonic Viera TC-55CX650U
Thanks, Dogg..!
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Re: Best 65-70" HDTV for a living room wall?

Samsung is the best choice for now. Or I would have chosen Sony as a second choice.
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Re: Best 65-70" HDTV for a living room wall?

BestBuy currently has the Samsung JS8500 Series UN65JS8500FXZA LED Smart 4K Ultra HDTV for $2,000 that is really tempting me. Looks like a solid 65 inch 4k TV that's supposed to go on sale for Black Friday yet it appears to be active right now.

Really tempted to go for it, however I might wait for a Amazon Price-match.

Any thoughts on the TV or deal in general?
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Re: Best 65-70" HDTV for a living room wall?

Originally Posted by Navinabob View Post
BestBuy currently has the Samsung JS8500 Series UN65JS8500FXZA LED Smart 4K Ultra HDTV for $2,000 that is really tempting me. Looks like a solid 65 inch 4k TV that's supposed to go on sale for Black Friday yet it appears to be active right now.

Really tempted to go for it, however I might wait for a Amazon Price-match.

Any thoughts on the TV or deal in general?
That's the model I've had sitting in my Wish List at Amazon. I've been meaning to check it out in person before I pull the trigger.

Both have it for 2K right now. Is it supposed to drop even further?
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Re: Best 65-70" HDTV for a living room wall?

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That's the model I've had sitting in my Wish List at Amazon. I've been meaning to check it out in person before I pull the trigger.

Both have it for 2K right now. Is it supposed to drop even further?
Good question. The Black Friday ad has it listed at that price so it looks like it dropped early.
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Re: Best 65-70" HDTV for a living room wall?

Looks like I'm in the market for a new HD TV maybe a 4K one. Turned on my 4.5 year old Panny Plasma TV this morning & no audio. Worked fine last night before I turned it off. Sound bar seems to be working. Changed the digital audio cable & that did not help. Removed the cable & turned on tv speakers in the menu & still no audio. So I'm guess the audio board is bad.
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Re: Best 65-70" HDTV for a living room wall?

Follow up... I did end up buying the Samsung 4K 65" JS8500 at Best Buy. The Geek Squad installed it last night and it was a good experience. Still need to get more hooked up to it and play around with the settings, but no complaints at all so far. Great picture, and I haven't even gotten to try out true 4K resolution yet.
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Re: Best 65-70" HDTV for a living room wall?

Originally Posted by Lord Zarak View Post
Follow up... I did end up buying the Samsung 4K 65" JS8500 at Best Buy. The Geek Squad installed it last night and it was a good experience. Still need to get more hooked up to it and play around with the settings, but no complaints at all so far. Great picture, and I haven't even gotten to try out true 4K resolution yet.
I got it too. Love it so far.
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Re: Best 65-70" HDTV for a living room wall?

i got everything straight with my 50". loving it and everything it can do...
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