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Anyone heard of "Skyworth" HDTVs? Are they any good?

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Hey,

 

I'm looking at this HDTV.

 

I've never heard of this brand before though. Has anyone had any experiences with them? Or know anything about them?

 

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They are fine but of course how good the tv is depends on the panel a lot.
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They are fine but of course how good the tv is depends on the panel a lot.

I see... So they source panels from different companies, correct? So I could get a good one, or a crappy one. Or is it more a variation of the same panel?

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I bought a 39" one myself a couple of months ago. I mainly use it for consoles, the ps3 & xbox 360. It's pretty decent thumb.gif
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I bought a 39" one myself a couple of months ago. I mainly use it for consoles, the ps3 & xbox 360. It's pretty decent thumb.gif

I see. What's the colour quality like? My use will be solely anime / TV shows. I considered an LG, but this one is right in my budget.

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I see... So they source panels from different companies, correct? So I could get a good one, or a crappy one. Or is it more a variation of the same panel?
No they are all the same panel for a serie of TV's but there are good and series.
I've been very happy with my Skyworth Tv which has an Innolux panel that entire serie the 39 inch serie has Innolux brand panels.
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No they are all the same panel for a serie of TV's but there are good and series.
I've been very happy with my Skyworth Tv which has an Innolux panel that entire serie the 39 inch serie has Innolux brand panels.

I see. I don't suppose you know what panel the 31.5 inch model I linked uses? I have no idea where to find that.

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I see. I don't suppose you know what panel the 31.5 inch model I linked uses? I have no idea where to find that.
Sadly I don't and the only real way would be to look at it with the shell removed.
Judging by the 6000:1 contrast and high backlight intensity you can be certain that the black levels will be very good.
It seems good if it is PVA or MVA the viewing angels will also be quite good. (colour accuracy if it is MVA would be between 70/80% colour gamut which is also really good)
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Sadly I don't and the only real way would be to look at it with the shell removed.
Judging by the 6000:1 contrast and high backlight intensity you can be certain that the black levels will be very good.
It seems good if it is PVA or MVA the viewing angels will also be quite good. (colour accuracy if it is MVA would be between 70/80% colour gamut which is also really good)

I see, I see. Well thank you very much for your help =)

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