Re: Curved screen tvs
This subject hit home as we have spent the last 2 weekends looking for a new tv to replace our 14 year old Sony. Subscribed to Which just to research Best Buys. They go for Samsung all the way, to such an extent that they tend to practically ignore other brands. We had initially gone out looking for a 49 inch curved screen tv. The man at Curry's said Sony were the best in our price bracket - we didn't want to spend megabucks but wanted 4K - but on leaving we noticed that he had Sony written on his shirt so was obviously on commission! Interestingly enough though, he advised we steer clear of curved screen tv's as optimum viewing is only achieved if you sit facing the middle of the set, the corners are cut off if you're looking at it from any other angle and he demonstrated this. He explained Samsung were the only brand promoting curved screen tvs. We then toddled off to John Lewis for some 'independent' advice. Not impressed, they wouldn't commit but said they stock LG, Panasonic, Sony and Samsung and all brands are equally good. Waited forever to speak to someone and left still undecided. Finally, we visited our local Richer Sounds. Wished we'd gone there first. They highly recommended Samsung if you wanted to spend megabucks but in our price range (£600 ish) we came away with a 43 inch 4K LG model for £449 (retailing on Amazon for £599). (49 inch was just a bit too big for our room). Very happy with our choice with one minor gripe - the remote control is a lot slower than our old Sony one. Hope this is helpful.