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Old 04.03.2010, 15:31
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Where to buy a TV - Switzerland or UK (for use in UK)

I'm selling my CRT TV here in Switzerland, and we'll need a new tv in the UK. I've been looking through ads in the UK, and it seems just a decent flat panel between 27" and 36" is pretty expensive there, but not quite as expensive here.

Am I missing something? I am pretty sure they can be used in either place, with the only issue being the plug. But I admit to not being TV savvy, so I'm asking you guys - where would you buy an average TV - Switzerland or the UK?
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Re: Where to buy a TV - Switzerland or UK (for use in UK)

for use with a set-top box - wherever you like.

how are you comparing prices CH/UK and are you comparing like-to-like?

www.ciao.co.uk seems to compare prices.... what about www.froogle.co.uk?
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Re: Where to buy a TV - Switzerland or UK (for use in UK)

I bought mine in the UK just before moving here, saved about 200 on CH price - same telly
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for use with a set-top box - wherever you like.

how are you comparing prices CH/UK and are you comparing like-to-like?

www.ciao.co.uk seems to compare prices.... what about www.froogle.co.uk?
Yes, I'll be getting one of those recording devices with freeview built in. I just did a casual comparison, seeing a tv advertised here for about 400 francs and remembering I'd seen similar sized ones advertised in the UK for about 300. I didn't compare quality and features - but it got me thinking. I'll check both of those sites, get the best prices on what I'm looking for and then find similar/same here and see what the result is.

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I bought mine in the UK just before moving here, saved about 200 on CH price - same telly
Ah ha...good to know! Thank you!
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Old 04.03.2010, 15:44
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Re: Where to buy a TV - Switzerland or UK (for use in UK)

we just bought a samsung led tv here, but it was cheaper in the uk, but not by enough to make it worthwhile buying there and bringing it over.

which one you looking at that is cheaper here???
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Old 04.03.2010, 15:56
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we just bought a samsung led tv here, but it was cheaper in the uk, but not by enough to make it worthwhile buying there and bringing it over.

which one you looking at that is cheaper here???
Oh, I wasn't looking with specifics, it was a casual glance as I brought in today's post and saw the Media Markt and Saturn ads...
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Old 04.03.2010, 16:49
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Re: Where to buy a TV - Switzerland or UK (for use in UK)

There are so many good deals on TVs in the UK at present as all the retailers seem to have a new offer weekly. A friend bought one in Aldi last week and it has a 3 year guarantee!
Check out Currys , Comet etc and don't forget John Lewis as they offer good deals usually with the 3 year cover thrown in.
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