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LG 60 Inch 60PK790 1080P Freeview HD Plasma TV £800.00 @ Argos

£800.00 @ Argos
***DEAL STARTS 6TH JANUARY*** Following the pricing error on this same telly the other day, I emailed the MD and CEO of Argos/Home Retail Group to complain about them renaging on the "deal". I su… Read More
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6y, 4m agoFound 6 years, 4 months ago
***DEAL STARTS 6TH JANUARY***

Following the pricing error on this same telly the other day, I emailed the MD and CEO of Argos/Home Retail Group to complain about them renaging on the "deal". I subsequently got a phonecall from the Executive Relations Manager, offering me an apology. She slipped it into the conversation that the telly would be reduced to £800 tomorrow (6th Jan).

While I appreciate that this deal is not active yet, and it's not quite the £199 we were hoping for, it's still a pretty awesome reduction.

Please go easy with me, it's my first time!
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banned#1
That model is not showing on their website?
#2
crebera
That model is not showing on their website?


It's there just not at the mentioned price as that comes in to effect tomorrow, search code 498/0559
#3
Its appearing here

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/4980559.htm

Its £2246.80.. £800 seems very cheap
banned#4
This will go red hot if thats the price tomorrow...
#5
Won't vote hot or cold.... But I'm very doubtful, seeing as how most 60" T.Vs are selling for around 2.3-2.7 K. Seems more likely the manager just invented this promotion to get you off the phone, either that or meant it would be reduced by £800. But still, I'll hold off on voting, on the odd chance I might be wrong, and Argos have gone insane :)
#6
if that happens i will buy 20, i cant see it happenin though red hot hot hot if it does.
#7
lumsar31
if that happens i will buy 20, i cant see it happenin though red hot hot hot if it does.

20 would be £16,000. Good luck storing and offloading 20 60" tellies :)
#8
teddy1590
lumsar31
if that happens i will buy 20, i cant see it happenin though red hot hot hot if it does.

20 would be £16,000. Good luck storing and offloading 20 60" tellies :)


Would be ok if the model was a quick mover and gained good margins, would be bad luck if the market price dropped. Just a chuckle imagine how many pallets it would take to deliver that lot and Argos probably still will only charge £8.95 delivery.

Edited By: simplyjimbo on Jan 05, 2011 13:19
#9
may b not 20 then may b just 1 lol
#10
My birthday tomorrow, this would be a great present to self!
#11
Just in case this does drop down to 800 is this tv any good?
#12
argos do'snt recognise it from the link ?
1 Like #13
you emailed to complain about what was a blatant pricing error !? - what a chancer!
#14
it looks good. I might be tempted in gettin it.
#15
This TV is £1500 everywhere, this would be a steal!
#16
The link was working, but for some reason is not now. The catalogue number is 498/0559, although this no longer works. Please wait for tomorrow before voting me cold!
#17
great deal if you can get it...... sheffield wednesday...........really?????
#18
GuernseyOwl
The link was working, but for some reason is not now. The catalogue number is 498/0559, although this no longer works. Please wait for tomorrow before voting me cold!


perhaps you should of posted tomorrow?
#19
We ll see
3 Likes #20
cold, got this for £199.99 2 days ago
#21
Don't you just love deals like this?
The anticipation is immense!
#22
GuernseyOwl
The link was working, but for some reason is not now. The catalogue number is 498/0559, although this no longer works. Please wait for tomorrow before voting me cold!


Click the deal link on this post and it is there
#23
yeah at the correct price of £2246 !!
#24
What is so great about this model that makes it worth even £800 ?

Genuine question.
#25
The link was working, but for some reason is not now. The catalogue number is 498/0559, although this no longer works. Please wait for tomorrow before voting me cold!
#26
Going_Digital
What is so great about this model that makes it worth even £800 ?

Genuine question.

Good question you are paying about £200-£300 more even at £800 just for the extra inches over a 50 inch for example,But this is 60 inches and full HD so luke warm at best IMO @ £800, HOTTTTT @ £199.99 :)
#27
mully
yeah at the correct price of £2246 !!


As the OP stated "the telly would be reduced to £800 tomorrow (6th Jan)"

So I imagine the price will change then
#28
awesome
#29
Bully
cold, got this for £199.99 2 days ago


I take it you haven't had the phone call yet...
#30
I'm joking of course, great deal at £800 for a full HD 60 incher, just make sure your living room can take it, otherise PM me, i know a good builder to fit it in :)
#31
A little piece of me died when they phoned me to tell me they weren't going to honour £199, even though I knew they wouldn't!
#32
Amazon have it for over £2k
#33
I'll ring and reserve it in the morning.

;-)
banned#34
only 2 hdmi sockets on a tv of this size, that's stupid
#35
Zer0Cool
only 2 hdmi sockets on a tv of this size, that's stupid


It has 4 HDMI sockets, according to LG
#37
The current cheapest price appears to be ~£1600 from a quick look. Therefore if it is £800 it would be a good price.

However, we all know the push to 3D is driving the prices of old models down, so I imagine we'll see a few deals if you're not particular about the model/make.

IMO you'd have to be pretty sure you won't want 3D in the near future, as £800 while cheap is not insignificant and its a little big for most people to stick in the bedroom.
banned#38
GuernseyOwl
Zer0Cool
only 2 hdmi sockets on a tv of this size, that's stupid


It has 4 HDMI sockets, according to LG

argos must have it wrong again then, the last tv i got from there actually had 3 when they said it had 2
banned#39
GuernseyOwl
A little piece of me died when they phoned me to tell me they weren't going to honour £199, even though I knew they wouldn't!
I've heard there wasn't much life in that piece anyway (_;)
#40
GuernseyOwl
A little piece of me died when they phoned me to tell me they weren't going to honour £199, even though I knew they wouldn't!

Same piece that believed in Santa :D

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