Dickie on Amazon
5 years ago
06/16/2016, 07:07 AM
Best TV I have ever owned
(This review is for the 65 inch model)
I did a lot of research, plenty of indecision before pulling the trigger on this TV from Amazon. Reading some of the reviews about bent units etc made me a little wary about how fragile this thing was - in fact my first unit never arrived because it got damaged in transit (for which inconvenience Amazon credit'ed me a small amount), but when it arrived, just WOW.
The last mile courier service you get when purchasing through amazon means you get a local team to bring the unit to your house, take it out the box and packing, and set it up on the stand , put it where you want and plug it in. At any point in this process you can choose to send it back , so don't worry about having to take what you get. For a little extra they will even install and wall mount it for you (I personally purchased the SUWL810 mount - a little pricy, but hangs the TV like a picture) - so if you'r unsure I would recommend it.
There is a lot of discussion about the 3D, so I did consider the lower model (the 65X840D) but the additional features on this unit really make the difference. PS4 looks amazing, AppleTV looks like something I've never seen - I've even got it hooked up to a Sony blu-ray player (still waiting for them to come up with a UHD player) which at 24p just blows you away with the 4k upscaling.
As a footnote, I decided not to go with the Sony amps as they lack dolby atmos support at the moment - so I went with a Denon AVR-S720W. Everything plays nicely together and I can control the TV, ATV, PS4, Blu-Ray and even the Denon - all from a single TV remote.
UHD on Amazon Prime (watch "The Man in the High Castle") looks amazing, but a UHD player will be my next purchase... likely wait for sony to come out with one in early 2017, maybe even as part of the new PS4 'Neo'.