Which TV Should I get for my new X1?!

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2 years ago#1
Got around $300 to spend and the two that I am looking at, I can't decide. This will be for my X1 and PC.

Samsung:
http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-UN39FH5000-39-Inch-1080p-60Hz/dp/B00CALLZK6

Vizio:
http://www.amazon.com/VIZIO-E390i-A1-39-Inch-1080p-120Hz/dp/B00BF9MZY4

Now, I know Samsung is the preferred brand, but that Vizio has many reviews and is a smartTV on top of it. BUT, I don't really need that aspect...

Both of them I can get for around the same price, Vizio being about $30-40 cheaper.

What would you recommend? I'm not a enthusiast, I just need something to get me by.

ps, if anyone knows, I want the best specs that would look good gaming on my PC as well.
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2 years ago#2
Get the Vizio, and a warranty if anything goes wrong.
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2 years ago#3
Wish I had more technical background to help you TC. I would usually buy a Samsung. I've always liked their displays, very nice quality and I trust the brand. In this case the Samsung has one less HDMI port (the Vizio has 3 and one of them seems to face to the side which is always nice) and the Vizio is 120hz refresh rate, the Sammy has 60zh, keep those in mind
2 years ago#4
samsung is a top tier brand

vizio is a budget brand

plus all that "smart tv" crap is useless
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2 years ago#5
Vizio is a budget brand?
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2 years ago#6
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Vizio is a budget brand?


Well, in most people's eyes they are. Nowadays, not so much.

Personally, when I chose an lesser known brand, I went with HiSense

After doing research I learned they are a Chinese OEM maker for other brands like Samsung, LG, etc. (meaning HiSense makes the stuff and the other folks slap their names on it.) They are also a vertically integrated manufacturer, which allows them to have significantly lower prices than their competitors on comparative-spec sets.

Along with that, they have the longest factory warranty - 2 years.

When reading reviews, in general, most people who have them really enjoy them, and now I, myself, am included in that category.

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2 years ago#7
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2 years ago#8
vizio is indeed a budget brand. Its quality to price is just preferred which is why it's popular. You don't need smart tv features when most blu ray, and consoles can do all that.

I would get a samsung over a vizio any day.
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2 years ago#9
Um smart TVS are not "worthless". Having netflix built in is extremely useful. Plus TC, id look at a plasma honestly.
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2 years ago#10
Anyone (for the most part) who says that smart tv stuff is useless hasn't owned one. Just saying.
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