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I want to get a big tv to hang on the wall of our kids playroom. I want a tv that will last 10 years, not junk, but I am not concerned if it has a great picture or any modern gizmos. Just needs a couple of hdmi inputs for the directv and playstation. Will only be used to watch cartoons and ps4 games. So what is the best bang for the buck out there? Looking for 60" or so.
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Samsung.....period!

Just check my thread that I started a day or two ago, overwhelming consensus was Samsung!

Apologize for not being smart enough to figure out how to place that thread hear. Hopefully someone will take care of that!

Have a great Thanksgiving man!
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I have had one of my vizios for 8 years. The 70" for 3, I did have a problem with my 70" vizio replaced no questions, and sent someone to set it up and take the other one away. Samsungs have had their share of issues as well.
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Million of these threads over the years...my $0.02 is define how much you want to spend, and then buy the biggest TV you can for that money. Honestly unless you are looking for a really higher end unit (which you stated you are not) - you really aren't going to go wrong.

They all have their share of problems...you hope you get one that lasts, or at least has some sort of warranty...

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Samsung.....period!

Just check my thread that I started a day or two ago, overwhelming consensus was Samsung!

Apologize for not being smart enough to figure out how to place that thread hear. Hopefully someone will take care of that!

Have a great Thanksgiving man!


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Not sure if you are a Costco guy but they had some great deals on TVs when I was there last week.
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Old 11-23-2016, 02:39 PM
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Go to the store and look at the all the TV's on display. Bet the Samsung will be very sharp and clear. I use to have a Sony no comparison to the new Samsung are how sharp the picture quality is. Then its a question of how much you want to pay for a TV.
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Just went through this, ended up with a LG 4K UHD. Very good reviews. New Visios require a tablet or phone app for some of the functions, lower refresh rate. Didn't see the difference in paying the price for a Sony or Samsung.
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You can't just say "samsung" or "sony" or "LG"

there are clunkers in every single manufacturer.

One thing you can do is research.

I would actually stay away from all sony's because of this: http://hothardware.com/news/sony-all...-on-bravia-tvs

But...there are still absolute crap models in all brands.

I wouldn't expect 10 years out of a tv these days, even the 3000 dollar samsung I got last Christmas.. hoping for 6 or so.
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I'm 7 years in on my sharp aquos 62", still best picture I have seen around friends and family. Good cable may contribute.
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Just went through this, ended up with a LG 4K UHD. Very good reviews. New Visios require a tablet or phone app for some of the functions, lower refresh rate. Didn't see the difference in paying the price for a Sony or Samsung.
My Son has a 55" LG,about 4 yrs. old or so.The Picture is incredible!! Looks like 3D on most things on it.I've always been a Sharp Guy [No Pun intended..Lol]...Next TV will be a LG for sure. I will say He did tweak the adjustments on it....
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My Son has a 55" LG,about 4 yrs. old or so.The Picture is incredible!! Looks like 3D on most things on it.I've always been a Sharp Guy [No Pun intended..Lol]...Next TV will be a LG for sure. I will say He did tweak the adjustments on it....
Our 42" LG is the same way. Incredible picture and hasn't missed a beat in four years.
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Originally Posted by yachtjim View Post
I want to get a big tv to hang on the wall of our kids playroom. I want a tv that will last 10 years, not junk, but I am not concerned if it has a great picture or any modern gizmos. Just needs a couple of hdmi inputs for the directv and playstation. Will only be used to watch cartoons and ps4 games. So what is the best bang for the buck out there? Looking for 60" or so.
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Here is a deal for ya! It'll just cost the bridge toll

I have a perfectly good working 2007 SONY SXRD 60'' you can have, no one wants it and it kills me to trash it. It has several HDMI inputs, but you'll need a well built wall to hang it on.





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Looks a lot like the Mitsbishi DLP we replaced with the LG. we are donating ours to a thrift store.
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I will be that guy and recommend the cheapest one.

Advancement is quality control in China in the past several years has drastically improved quality. I would rather gamble $700 on a 65inch Visio vs spending $1300 on the same size brand name.

I expect 6 years troublefree from any TV.

Just my 2 cents.
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Million of these threads over the years...my $0.02 is define how much you want to spend, and then buy the biggest TV you can for that money. Honestly unless you are looking for a really higher end unit (which you stated you are not) - you really aren't going to go wrong.

They all have their share of problems...you hope you get one that lasts, or at least has some sort of warranty...

Good luck!
Agree 100%. Tvs like boats have tiers.

I like cheap tvs. I set the limit at $500 last year and wound up with a 60" Samsung. Same deal, mounted it in the playroom.

Last two tvs were cheapos and have lasted well.
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Samsung is all I buy although a friend of mine love Vizio and they have an excellent picture and I think are made in USA, not sure.
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Originally Posted by Halfmoon View Post
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Here is a deal for ya! It'll just cost the bridge toll

I have a perfectly good working 2007 SONY SXRD 60'' you can have, no one wants it and it kills me to trash it. It has several HDMI inputs, but you'll need a well built wall to hang it on.





You can't hang that thing on a wall!
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I have 2 vizio's 1 is 7 years old and 1 is 5 and they have been great.
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