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Old 15-10-2013, 18:20
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I am looking for a new Smart TV below is what I need

Full HD
LED TV
Samsung (ideally)
3D (Not too bothered)
37"-40"
3x HDMI
USB Port
WIFI built in

Budget is up to 500

Any idea's would be great.
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Old 15-10-2013, 18:34
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Have you tried Google?
http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/tv-dvd-...28909-pdt.html
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Old 15-10-2013, 18:41
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If 3D is not a deal breaker then I recently acquired one of these

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Produc...er/9157899.htm

It's 42in though if that matters.
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Old 16-10-2013, 00:43
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Samsung UE40EH5300

Samsung UK spec page: http://www.samsung.com/uk/consumer/t...UE40EH5300KXXU

PC Advisor review: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/reviews/d...eh5300-review/

Home Cinema Choice review: http://www.homecinemachoice.com/news...0-review/14388

Amazon 426: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...F8&me=&seller=

Samsung UE40F6400 (better SD picture than EH5300 HD picture the same)

Samsung UK spec page: http://www.samsung.com/uk/consumer/t...UE40F6400AKXXU

TechRadar review: http://www.techradar.com/reviews/aud...1167065/review

Trusted Reviews review: http://www.trustedreviews.com/samsun...6400_TV_review

Crampton & Moore 529 1 yr gtee: http://www.cramptonandmoore.co.uk/sa...40-led-tv.html

Samsung UE40F6320 (very similar to 6400)

Samsung UK spec page: http://www.samsung.com/uk/consumer/t...UE40F6320AKXXU

Richer Sound 549 5 yr gtee: http://www.richersounds.com/product/...sams-ue40f6320
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Old 16-10-2013, 12:40
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All Smart TVs also have built-in disappointment.
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Old 16-10-2013, 12:56
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All Smart TVs also have built-in disappointment.
The name really bugs me - nothing 'smart' about them at all
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Old 19-10-2013, 08:35
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I don''t really get what a smart TV is supposed to do! Or more specifically what advantages it has over the use of a laptop connected via an HDMI cable. At the moment I'd rather not have to pay a premium for that facility personally.
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Old 19-10-2013, 08:52
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I don''t really get what a smart TV is supposed to do! Or more specifically what advantages it has over the use of a laptop connected via an HDMI cable. At the moment I'd rather not have to pay a premium for that facility personally.
It puts BBC iPlayer on your tv without the need for an external device. Everything else is either crap or paid-for (or both).
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Old 19-10-2013, 08:55
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I don''t really get what a smart TV is supposed to do! Or more specifically what advantages it
has over the use of a laptop connected via an HDMI cable.
Fairly obviously it has the HUGE advantage of not requiring the laptop and HDMI cable

And if you want to watch iPlayer or Demand 5, then it's an easy (if rather slow and limited) solution.


At the moment I'd rather not have to pay a premium for that facility personally.
Generally you don't, it's pretty well a standard feature - whether you want it or not - but you can simply ignore it, like 3D.
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Old 19-10-2013, 10:06
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It puts BBC iPlayer on your tv without the need for an external device. Everything else is either crap or paid-for (or both).
Is that it????? I can see there might be a use for this in some area's but as we have Virgin Media Tivo that feature is completely redundant in our case.

Fairly obviously it has the HUGE advantage of not requiring the laptop and HDMI cable
A touch of tongue in cheek methinks We leave a laptop in the lounge to be ready if our daughter decides to skype us from uni, so one concealed cable is hardly a major hardship.

And if you want to watch iPlayer or Demand 5, then it's an easy (if rather slow and limited) solution.
Again, Tivo is your friend Add to it the youtube app you can control from a tablet and not sure that I will ever need a smart TV.
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Old 19-10-2013, 10:35
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A touch of tongue in cheek methinks We leave a laptop in the lounge to be ready if our daughter decides to skype us from uni, so one concealed cable is hardly a major hardship.
Only partially - buying a laptop on top of buying a new TV is a bit 'over the top' just to get iPlayer.

If you already have the laptop (and a TV with a VGA socket), then there's little point.

Likewise, if you have an Xbox there's little point.
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