Denster presents: The 4K/8K HDR HDTV Thread

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by Saint of Killers » Thu Sep 23, 2021 8:06 am

Will there be a 4K disc which blows me away more than 1917 did? And it wasn't even the res that blew me away but the deep blacks/transition from deepest black to light (<3 <3 <3 OLED) and some amazing scenes with colour, which lit up my room and were a legit "whoa" moment. The only things to have equalled it are the UHD docs on iPlayer and Apple.

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by Albear » Thu Sep 23, 2021 8:13 am

KK wrote:For that price either the LG OLED65G16LA (better sound, brighter picture with their new “evo” system, but designed to be wall mounted as it doesn’t come with a stand, though one can be purchased separately) and LG OLED65C14LB. Only TV that has a marginally better picture than the G1 is the Sony XR65A90J but there’s a silly price premium on that (you’re paying for a clever sound design that has it emanating from the screen, but for most people they’ll be using a separate soundbar or system which will still sound better). Also doesn’t currently support variable refresh rate for games (though Sony has promised a firmware update).


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Just been looking on Currys.com and can't believe how difficult they are making it to understand what is what with regards to model numbers. :dread:

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by Victor Mildew » Thu Sep 23, 2021 9:04 am

Saint of Killers wrote:Will there be a 4K disc which blows me away more than 1917 did? And it wasn't even the res that blew me away but the deep blacks/transition from deepest black to light (<3 <3 <3 OLED) and some amazing scenes with colour, which lit up my room and were a legit "whoa" moment. The only things to have equalled it are the UHD docs on iPlayer and Apple.


That does indeed look amazing. Infinity War is amazing most of the time, and the last Jedi ( :dread: ) is a visual feast, especially the throne room fight.

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by Saint of Killers » Thu Sep 23, 2021 5:53 pm

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Saint of Killers wrote:Will there be a 4K disc which blows me away more than 1917 did? And it wasn't even the res that blew me away but the deep blacks/transition from deepest black to light (<3 <3 <3 OLED) and some amazing scenes with colour, which lit up my room and were a legit "whoa" moment. The only things to have equalled it are the UHD docs on iPlayer and Apple.


That does indeed look amazing. Infinity War is amazing most of the time, and the last Jedi ( :dread: ) is a visual feast, especially the throne room fight.


I am re-watching old favourites on 4K and so maybe they're not the best for the *wow* factor. Will check Last Jedi out on streaming first. Ta for the tip. Will give Infinity War another go again soon. (I think I stopped part way through and never went back to it. Possibly bc I'd already seen it not that long ago on BR.)

I should make better use of Disney and Apple channels.

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by Tomous » Thu Sep 23, 2021 7:20 pm

Victor Mildew wrote:
Saint of Killers wrote:Will there be a 4K disc which blows me away more than 1917 did? And it wasn't even the res that blew me away but the deep blacks/transition from deepest black to light (<3 <3 <3 OLED) and some amazing scenes with colour, which lit up my room and were a legit "whoa" moment. The only things to have equalled it are the UHD docs on iPlayer and Apple.


That does indeed look amazing. Infinity War is amazing most of the time, and the last Jedi ( :dread: ) is a visual feast, especially the throne room fight.


Yeah, there's a lot I hate about The Last Jedi but has some really striking scenes.

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by Saint of Killers » Thu Sep 23, 2021 10:34 pm

Eddy Hitler in 4K. I already love it. And that other guy had greasy looking looking hair which wouldn't have looked out of place had it been on Richard Richard's head.

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by Victor Mildew » Thu Sep 23, 2021 10:45 pm

Saint of Killers wrote:Eddy Hitler in 4K. I already love it. And that other guy had greasy looking looking hair which wouldn't have looked out of place had it been on Richard Richard's head.


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by Drumstick » Thu Oct 07, 2021 4:55 pm

I am moving soon and will have a dedicated office. I want to switch to a dual screen setup where screen 1 can be used for work/gaming and screen 2 can be used for work/tv.

So I need two screens which have 2 HDMIs each... Does it matter if they're proper computer monitors or TVs?

Also, does anyone have any suggestions? I'm looking in the 22"-27" range.

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by KK » Sun Oct 10, 2021 7:42 pm

4 promotions running at the moment for those thinking of purchasing a TV.

John Lewis are offering a £100 gift card (which can be claimed between 6 December 2021 and 20 December 2021 on My John Lewis) on TVs purchased between now and 1st November 2021.

In what may be a direct response to Sky Glass, they’re also offering 18 month interest free loans on the majority of new TV purchases.

If you purchase an eligible Sony TV, Sony will give you a £100 PlayStation Store gift card. Claim at https://www.sony.co.uk/promo/tv?cpint=S ... ION5BRAVIA until the end of the year.

And if you must have an 8K TV, Samsung will give you a free Galaxy Z Flip3 (worth £950) when you buy any Neo QLED 8K TV. Claim at: https://2021.samsungpromotions.claims/8KTVreward/en-GB

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by KK » Fri Oct 22, 2021 1:20 pm

The LG 48" OLED C1 is down to £999, 55" down to £1,199, and 65" £1,699 at: https://www.sevenoakssoundandvision.co. ... ed-tv.aspx. Includes 5 year warranty and all the latest doodads for gaming.

2nd or 3rd best TV on the market today in terms of picture quality, depending on your POV.

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by KK » Fri Oct 22, 2021 1:39 pm

Review of the new Sky Glass TV courtesy of an engaging Yorkshireman:



Software crashes at the 7:25 mark.

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by Victor Mildew » Fri Oct 22, 2021 2:05 pm

Prime tv viewing location 10/10

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by KK » Fri Oct 22, 2021 2:31 pm

Dog seems to think so, as he instead gazes wistfully out the window wishing he was in the garden.

Love how he buries the shitty ITV Hub. We can all relate. :msgreen:

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by That's not a growth » Sun Oct 24, 2021 9:15 am

I'm going to be looking to get myself a new TV in the coming months as I'll be moving house. Very tempted to get huge OLED. I guess black Friday / Christmas would be a good point to buy?

What's the general consensus with sound. I want some decent sound, but figure getting a set up with a sub is going to piss off my neighbours so perhaps a sound bar? Or perhaps one with some satellite so get surround sound, which I've never had.

Drumstick wrote:I am moving soon and will have a dedicated office. I want to switch to a dual screen setup where screen 1 can be used for work/gaming and screen 2 can be used for work/tv.

So I need two screens which have 2 HDMIs each... Does it matter if they're proper computer monitors or TVs?

Also, does anyone have any suggestions? I'm looking in the 22"-27" range.


Didn't you just move recently when you got away from hot tub guy?

Doesn't look like anyone has replied to this, but from what I know in the 22-27 range you're really looking at monitors rather than TVs. But monitors don't have tuners, but this wont be a problem if you just use something through the input to watch your TV.

Also, it depends on the kind of work you do - general admin / spreadsheet stuff could get away with something less pricey then high end photography / video colour grading work. But also if you're gaming you'll probably want certain features that'll add a premium.

While I don't know specifics digital foundry could be a good place to look to begin with https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digi ... nitor-7003

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by KingK » Sun Oct 24, 2021 11:28 am

KK wrote:Review of the new Sky Glass TV courtesy of an engaging Yorkshireman:



Software crashes at the 7:25 mark.

:lol: Skipped through this rather than watch it all but watching him trying to figure out where his episode of Air Crash Investigation on Tenerife airport is, was funny

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by Drumstick » Sun Oct 24, 2021 2:07 pm

That's not a growth wrote:...

Thanks TNAG. A while ago, after that post, I found this which I think satisfies everything.

https://www.ebuyer.com/1126824-viewsoni ... 2458-p-mhd

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by Grumpy David » Sun Oct 24, 2021 8:48 pm

Looking to get myself a 4K OLED HDR 55" TV. Haven't played video games in probably 8 years. It'll be used for Sky HD, Netflix, Amazon Prime, 4k Blu Rays and occasionally plugging the laptop into it.

I'm very much out of the loop on TV knowledge compared to how I used to be. Not even sure which websites are now most trusted for reviews.

Particularly with "what's the different HDR modes from manufacturers and what ones do I need for optimum 4k HDR and Netflix HDR"?

Another thing with my current 4k TV is it only does 4k over HDMI1 instead of all 3 HDMI sockets which is infuriating.

I think it's pretty much the LG C1 I'm looking at but possibly the Panasonic Z1000. Would that be general consensus for top choices in the £1,000 to £1,500 range?

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by Ironhide » Tue Oct 26, 2021 3:44 pm

The LG one probably.

Quick heads-up: I think John Lewis are doing the free £100 voucher when spending £1000 or over on TVs (and other electricals) again.

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by KK » Tue Oct 26, 2021 3:46 pm

Definitely the LG C1.

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by Victor Mildew » Tue Oct 26, 2021 3:53 pm

Buy a 2019 revision Sony tv in the black Friday sales.

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