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Hello All,

I current purchased a condo recently and with all the furniture's in place, now I need a TV.
My current budget is $1,600 including tax + delivery.

4K
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/samsung-60-class-60-diag--2160p-smart-4k-ultra-hd-tv-black/5149031.p?id=1219646572403&skuId=5149031

and

1080p
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/samsung-60-class-60-diag--led-1080p-smart-hdtv-black/5412152.p?id=1219650465773&skuId=5412152

With this wall mount.
http://www.amazon.com/Cheetah-APTMM2B-including-Profile-Magnetic/dp/B0012S4APK/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1443474327&sr=8-2&keywords=tv+wall+mount

Sitting about 15 feet away from the Television, does 1080p and 4K really make a big difference?
I'm currently looking into two models.I'm not planning on having cable since I have my Roku 3 to stream amazon prime. biggrin.gif


Thanks in advance! thumb.gif
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http://www.eastcoasttvs.com/LG-OLED-HDTV-p/55ec9300.htm
Get this TV LG 55" OLED 1080, your eyes will thank you, plus it comes with a free TV stand under $1500
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Between the two choices, when viewing at 15 feet away you wont see a difference. You want the image quality and that choice is between plasma and what diggiddi mentioned, OLED. OLED being newer, but more expensive. Plasma is older tech, so its cheaper and stable (majority of the issues have be ironed out). If you're dead set on just the two choices, get the 1080p. If you want the best image quality without spending too much, get a plasma.
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Originally Posted by diggiddi View Post

http://www.eastcoasttvs.com/LG-OLED-HDTV-p/55ec9300.htm
Get this TV LG 55" OLED 1080, your eyes will thank you, plus it comes with a free TV stand under $1500

Thank you for the link, but wife wants a 60 inch. biggrin.gif

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Originally Posted by keikei View Post

Between the two choices, when viewing at 15 feet away you wont see a difference. You want the image quality and that choice is between plasma and what diggiddi mentioned, OLED. OLED being newer, but more expensive. Plasma is older tech, so its cheaper and stable (majority of the issues have be ironed out). If you're dead set on just the two choices, get the 1080p. If you want the best image quality without spending too much, get a plasma.
Thank you. Seems like Samsung doesn't have OLED TV's yet. frown.gif
LG's OLED is way out of my price range.
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If you're using it as a TV, there's no point to go with 4k. There is next to no 4k content anywhere and 1080p upscaled to 4k doesn't look anywhere near as good as native 1080p.

Unless you're going to use it as a PC monitor, there's no point. The PC is the only place you'll be able to play 4k youtube videos, 4k games etc.

Also, even if you were planning to use it as a monitor, 15 feet is too far to see the details. I sit 4 feet from my 55" 4k. When I sit on the couch, about 10 feet away, the detail is lost and I find myself squinting to see it.

I'd say go 1080p for your purposes.
    
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