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"aims to bring a brightness and contrast that'll rival the richness of OLED sets"

Why don't they just invest in OLED R&D instead of wasting those resources on trying to polish the irredeemable turd of a technology that is LCD? Why would anyone want "sort of almost a bit like like OLED" when they can have the genuine article.
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Why don't they just invest in OLED R&D instead of wasting those resources on trying to polish the irredeemable turd of a technology that is LCD?
Because it's much more profitable to charge $7000 for a product that cost some $500 to produce and assemble.
    
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I bought my Sony XBR-65X930C over 1 year ago and paid $3999.99 and the LG OLED tv's were $6999.99 at that time so I bought it. Great TV sound is amazing with the front facing speakers. But I really wanted the OLED but the price was just to high at the time. Then 6 months had passed and the price went down to $2500 and the LG OLEDs where in the low $4000.00 I was so mad.
I have been buying a ton of Sony stuff lately and so far happy with my items I have bought. The only bad thing I do not like about my TV is when SONY wants to do updates they LOCK the TV tell you do the update and agree to it. There were several times I was ready to sit down on a Friday night to watch a movie and had to wait 30 minutes for the TV to update it really pissed me off.

Go with the OLED TV and never look back...

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I'd rather go the TV route these days, tbh. Would rather sit back on a 60+" 4K TV (even 1080p) then sit, crammed at a desk, with an overpriced Asus/Acer with horrible QC issues. Prices in the monitor world are still flat out crazy for what you're actually getting.
Pretty sure a high-end 60" 4K TV costs slightly more than a high-end gaming monitor.

And by slightly I mean over double.
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Not surprising. Even the top Vizio (which is a cheap brand) models start at $6000.
https://www.vizio.com/r-series
edit: just noticed that Vizio says that reference model has a 120Hz input on it for games... eek.gif

 

I'd just be happy with a web browser, wish Vizio would make one for their TV's.

 
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Is HDR content only in purchased Ultra HD movies with HDR or can you get it from other sources as well?
Can things actually upscale to HDR or just 4k?

If you have to buy some overpriced $30+ disc for just the one movie and then of course an HDR compatible blu ray player and likely an HDR compatible receiver as well then the price to get into this tech is crazy.

I am seriously going to look into a 60" tv this year, but I am thinking that HDR is not something worth the $500+ premium if it only shows up once you have everything with the new tech as well to play along.
I am thinking a good quality Samsung or Sony 4k tv without HDR is the better bang for my/your buck.
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post #27 of 102
7,000.00$ for a LCD Display?

They're on drugs, and they're marketing this to people who are on drugs, drugs strong enough to obliterate their common sense for they to not see how much of a scam this is.

I could buy a 4K OLED with this, HDR or not it would clean the floor with this TV.
post #28 of 102
As somebody who is viewing and typing this on an LG OLED as we speak......I uuuuuhhhhh...........is Sony serious? ROFL LCD IS DEAD OLED is the undisputed heavy weight champ....nothing else even remotely comes close....not even CRT.
post #29 of 102
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Is HDR content only in purchased Ultra HD movies with HDR or can you get it from other sources as well?

Both Amazon and Netflix has HDR content. http://www.trustedreviews.com/how-tos/how-to-find-netflix-amazon-hdr-streams
I've watched some Mozart in the Jungle and it was pretty nice.
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Originally Posted by EniGma1987 View Post

Set MotionFlow to impulse. Done.

@ 60 hz?

what.... that will flicker like crazy, no wonder no one's heard of it..

That's a no go..

ULMB has a bottom requirement limit of ~100hz.
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