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Should i pull the trigger? All other TV's of the same size are waaay too expensive for me, what makes this so cheap?
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its 720p
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I personally wouldn't get that one. It may be big but the resolution is low. I would stick with the same price and get a 1080P LCD. I bought my Scepter 46" about a year ago for $800. You should be able to find something 42" or so for $600 easily.

Here is a nice one for less:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16889005137
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its 720p
I'll probably be sitting 10 feet from it. Will it make a big difference?
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post #5 of 8
I think it would be a waste of money. Why buy something of a lower quality (resolution wise) when you don't have to. Look at some LCD TVs and I'm sure you will find a better deal.
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I'll probably be sitting 10 feet from it. Will it make a big difference?
1080p is about twice the resolution of 720p.
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post #7 of 8
LG is probably the worst plasma company out there.

I got my 42" 1080p Panasonic on sale at Newegg for $530 shipped. They tend to go on sale a lot. Do you REALLY need a new TV just for the superbowl? Why not just go to a bar or something? Or if you're throwing a party just rent one from those rental stores. But they're probably sold out and will rip you off.

Why rush the decision and be stuck with a TV you're not truly happy with. My roommate has a 55" 720p Zenith or something and it looks like crap compared to my Panasonic. Granted 720 vs 1080 isn't fair.

Do not get 720p, you will regret it if you have HDTV and/or BluRays. If you never plan to get HD broadcasting or watch BluRays 720 would suffice. But the price of 1080s are so low right now it doesn't make sense.
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I have a 42" 720p Panasonic plasma and it looks great. Granted, if I went any higher I would have opted for 1080p but at the 42" theres wasn't a real difference between 1080p and 720p until you go with something bigger, or you're sitting less then 6" away.

For a 50" though I would definitely go with 1080p, any lower resolution is a waste.
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