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post #11 of 21 Old 09-16-15, 01:31 PM
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Yeah, I'm with you guys on that. I was sad to see plasma go, and hoping that my current Panny plasma will last long enough for OLED to be less cost prohibitive... $11k is a good bit of change.
I am in the same boat, as long as my Panasonic plasma can last me until a 65" (ish) OLED is below about 3K I will be happy. 4K and HDR are just not enough to motivate me to "upgrade"
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Can't comprehend why they keep insisting on curved shapes. Ok, it was a nice marketing thing when OLEDs were introduced, but now it's still pointless. Thankfuly they will come/end up eventually with flat panels.
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Can't comprehend why they keep insisting on curved shapes. Ok, it was a nice marketing thing when OLEDs were introduced, but now it's still pointless. Thankfuly they will come/end up eventually with flat panels.
As a Best Buy sales person explained to me "It makes it easier for a person in another room to see the TV". My reply to that was "but they will only be seeing the small part that is curved toward them and nothing of the part that is curved away from them" He just looked at me and said but people love curved screens.
Fearing an aneurysm I just walked away.
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Can't comprehend why they keep insisting on curved shapes. Ok, it was a nice marketing thing when OLEDs were introduced, but now it's still pointless. Thankfuly they will come/end up eventually with flat panels.
Large screen, sitting dead center, you might see a difference you like...but, in general, I agree. Dump the curve and go flat. The good news is that both LG and Panasonic will have flat versions of OLED sets (soon).
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As a Best Buy sales person explained to me "It makes it easier for a person in another room to see the TV".
That might be the dumbest thing I've ever heard.
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Either way, awesome news. Even if it comes in at the $4K -$5K range, and if it's as good as enthusiasts (we) all hope, I'm in.
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As a Best Buy sales person explained to me "It makes it easier for a person in another room to see the TV". My reply to that was "but they will only be seeing the small part that is curved toward them and nothing of the part that is curved away from them" He just looked at me and said but people love curved screens.
Fearing an aneurysm I just walked away.
That's the worst justification I've ever heard for a curved screen. LOL. It only makes an improvement for someone sitting in a fairly narrow sweet spot. If you view solo, or in pairs, it could be great. If you have many people sitting off angle, then not so much. Other rooms... just LOL.

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Re: Panasonic Announces an OLED Television, Due in Europe This October (4K Pro CZ950)

Can't wait to see Panny release OLED products.
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Can't wait to see Panny release OLED products.
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I was just reading this article from Display Mate about curved screens and maybe they are not as bad as I was thinking. They even talk about off angle viewing:
"...The slight curvature improves viewing from the sides away from the central sweet spot: A second and more subtle point: people sitting off to the sides away from the central sweet spot actually get a somewhat better viewing experience than with a flat screen because the curved screen accommodates their viewing direction better by compensating for some of the uneven image foreshortening that is seen with a flat screen: the image on the side of the screen closest to you appears larger, and the image on the side of the screen furthest away appears smaller. The inward curvature of the screen compresses the foreshortening of the image on the near side that appears larger, and the curvature on the far side enlarges the distant part of image that appears smaller, which improves the overall screen image geometry that is seen away from the central sweet spot...."
I am sure that is what the Best Buy rep was talking about...

Not sure if that is enough reason to get one but I don't think I am as opposed to curved screens as I was before (as long as it is a very slight curve)

Here is the section of the article for anyone that is interested.
http://www.displaymate.com/LG_OLED_T...#Curved_Screen
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