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This is why I hate buying electronics even more than cars. Cars only depreciate if you drive it off the lot, but electronics depreciate as soon as you click add to cart.
Originally Posted by Camo
I remember when Rodent was just about to knock Spudracer off the shoutbox leaderboard we were joking about him returning at that moment haha. You're late!
Bah! You should have told me!! I would have definitely been in on that.
I can see myself buying a 4k monitor quicker than I buy a 4k TV, the reason being the amount of native 4k content out there.

My rural fibre probably won't be able to stream 4k so I'll be reliant on discs, and there aren't many of them yet.

Then HDR will be a thing to factor into a TV purchase. Then I'll probably have to think about opgrading my surround system when Dolby ATMOS come on song.
Yeah, but that part about laying a lot of money and then you'll see it drop to about half price - that's how it will always be... and with everything you buy.

When these OLEDs drop, then there will be a better display, which might have some new standard you just have to have.

But I agree, OLEDs are insane right now, but the "price drop" still intriuges me. It dropped to half price now, but unfortunately it just went from extremely insane to just a little insane. But still insane...
This is the problem. I had friends who bought a 50" Bravia a few years ago for 1000.

I bought a much better 50" Bravia in January for 590, and I'd expect the same TV or equivalent model to be 499 next year.

But, hey, who am I to give advice? I bought a graphics card for my PC last year for 620. The same ones are selling now for 349.

If the price seems affordable to you, then it's a good deal. OLEDs aren't anywhere near what I'd want to drop on a TV yet.
Originally Posted by Tacitus
Originally Posted by MovieMeditation
I really want to buy an OLED tv.

Please, something talk me out of it into it.
I've not been paying huge attention to the subject but isn't the price hugely prohibitive at the moment?

I bought a new TV a few months ago, fully aware that it's just a stopgap until 4k OLED becomes actually affordable.
It is, but it just dropped a bit here. That said, it's like saying "hey, this used to cost 2 mil now it's only 1 mil - that's half price and you save 1 mil!" But... it's still 1 mil, you know.

Anyways, the 55" are hella cheap, but I need that 65" and the cheapest right now is $4,500...
Originally Posted by Gatsby
Originally Posted by MovieMeditation
I really want to buy an OLED tv.

Please, something talk me out of it into it.
Tree of Life would look great on an OLED screen.
Very true. That's a huge +1 already
Originally Posted by MovieMeditation
I really want to buy an OLED tv.

Please, something talk me out of it into it.
I've not been paying huge attention to the subject but isn't the price hugely prohibitive at the moment?

I bought a new TV a few months ago, fully aware that it's just a stopgap until 4k OLED becomes actually affordable.
Originally Posted by MovieMeditation
I really want to buy an OLED tv.

Please, something talk me out of it into it.
Tree of Life would look great on an OLED screen.
I really want to buy an OLED tv.

Please, something talk me out of it into it.