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This has been suggested, above, but the accuracy of this statement is being questioned.
Well now I'm not so sure. I'm going by what my son was told in the shop when he bought a TV not so long ago. Of course, it could just have been the salesperson's way of getting his address details out of him for marketing purposes...
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Re: Desperately need help with chosing new TV

Once you have decided which model of Samsung smart TV to order (really I wouldn't bother with anything else) don't be tempted to pop down to InterDiscount and buy one. You will get a much better deal online. I bought mine from microspot.ch


As microspot and InterDiscount are both owned by Coop, you might imagine that they would charge the same prices for the same models. They don't. The high street shops are significantly more expensive.
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Re: Desperately need help with chosing new TV

This one from Panasonic was test winner

http://www.panasonic.com/ch/de/consu...-47asw754.html
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sound quality. They all have pathetic speakers so that one has to always buy additional ones. Probably done on purpose
check for BT in the Samsung specs as it stands for Bluetooth and will let you connect with the Samsung WAM wireless speakers (need 220V). I believe not yet Sonos level but getting there.
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Re: Desperately need help with chosing new TV

I would say, make a shortlist of some criteria which are must have and those that are good to have. Personally, I would advise for
DVB-C tuner
DVB-S2 tuner
minimum 3 HDMI ports
USB
DLNA
network RJ45
wireless
FullHD

With the above set of features, you are sure to accommodate the current minimum + be safe for a few years ahead. I would not buy a 4k TV no matter the appeal. I would also quickly glance at one of these reviews here, here and here.

There is a thread around here for daily deals, sometimes Mediamarkt and similar stores have daily/weekly specials on TVs. Else, toppreise is your friend.

Whatever you pick, enjoy and may it serve you well.
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I would say, make a shortlist of some criteria which are must have and those that are good to have. Personally, I would advise for
DVB-C tuner
DVB-S2 tuner
minimum 3 HDMI ports
USB
DLNA
network RJ45
wireless
FullHD

With the above set of features, you are sure to accommodate the current minimum + be safe for a few years ahead. I would not buy a 4k TV no matter the appeal. I would also quickly glance at one of these reviews here, here and here.

There is a thread around here for daily deals, sometimes Mediamarkt and similar stores have daily/weekly specials on TVs. Else, toppreise is your friend.

Whatever you pick, enjoy and may it serve you well.
no DVB-T2 tuner for the free channels?
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Re: Desperately need help with chosing new TV

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I would say, make a shortlist of some criteria which are must have and those that are good to have. Personally, I would advise for
DVB-C tuner
DVB-S2 tuner
minimum 3 HDMI ports
USB
DLNA
network RJ45
wireless
FullHD

Thank you all and particularly defcon3. That is exactly the kind of information I am looking for. As for tests I had found this one from the UK which recommended the following:
http://www.hdtvtest.co.uk/news/ue40h...1405023756.htm
but I couldn’t find the model on any Swiss site. So where do I find a Samsung that has all the components that you recommend. Also, although it is tempting to buy from a mail order firm since they often offer better prices I would prefer to buy from a company in Geneva that offers a good ‘service àprès vente’ and hopefully also sells and installs a satellite tuner since mine is hopelessly out of date. I have had bad experiences buying stuff on the internet. Any suggestions ?
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