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Samsung 32" LED TV £279.00 - John Lewis - 5 year guarantee - free delivery

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The Samsung UE32D4003B LED TV hands you access to a wealth of entertainment courtesy of built-in Freeview and thanks to two HDMI ports you’ll be able to have your games console and Blu-ray player connected simultaneously.
There are two HDMI connections which will allow you to connect to HD sources such as blu-ray players, consoles, set-top boxes or camcorders. An 8-day electronic programme guide will also ensure you will always find something great to watch.

Sound is delivered via two 10 watt speakers and features Dolby Digital +SRS theatre sound.

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    biggysmalls
    unbeatable price with the 5 yr warranty.
    Orcinus_orca
    On mode power consumption 37 watts - very low, will save some £ in electricity
    tommytbone1
    HD Ready so not for me, but great price with warranty
    gchild
    £20 cheaper than argos - was on my way down there until i saw this!
    ianc1990
    Only HD ready and been through my fair share of TV's and Samsung rank very very low on my list!
    gchild
    ianc1990
    Only HD ready and been through my fair share of TV's and Samsung rank very very low on my list!


    Whats an alternative at this price?
    dooper
    Review...
    http://www.which.co.uk/technology/tv-and-dvd/reviews/led--lcd-and-plasma-tv/samsung-ue32d4000/review/

    Score 57%

    Pros: Decent picture quality for this price point, low energy use, wallet-friendly price

    Cons: Harsh audio, widescreen switching glitch on HDMI, lacks a couple of sockets (Scart and dedicated analogue audio out), usability niggles, Freeview tuner only

    The above review is of the D4000. On the basis that D4000 & D4003 share the same panel, processor & firmware, the review should be relevant.

    Edited By: dooper on Feb 19, 2012 11:01
    Babsy Baby
    Thanks. Looked at the deal, and went for the Toshiba 32" for the same price. 5 year guarantee is great. Heat added.
    Babsy Baby
    gchild
    £20 cheaper than argos - was on my way down there until i saw this!



    Was argos giving a 5yr warranty.
    MiiCK
    To be honest, think anybody buying a tv from today onwards should buy 1080p, why buy old technology? Good deal if your not needing the crisp picture but don't see the point in buying tech that's going to look like 240p soon! :p
    iAmLegendFam
    Cold, 720p, should be 1080p for this price, plus new models soon.
    Drake111
    You can get full HD ones at that price and size :/
    Nellster
    i can't tell the dif between 720 and 1080 on my 32".. i don't believe many would pass the pepsi challenge either unless you are 1ft away from tv
    wardy01
    Good TV for a bedroom?
    I feed all my TV's with the RF2 from Sky, so no issues with it being HD Ready.
    forest2002
    I can see a "is 1080p needed on a 32 inch screen" debate coming.

    On a serious note most of the "cons" from Which wouldn't be issues if you were using it with an av receiver and external speakers (something I consider a must with any flat screen).

    I've had the ue32c5100 for quite some time, I paid £350 for it, if the picture quality is anything like as good and with a 5 year warranty from John Lewis you can't be going far wrong for that kind of money.

    Edited By: forest2002 on Feb 19, 2012 14:33: .
    dooper
    There is a common misconception that a 'Full HD' (1080p) TV will automatically offer better picture quality than an 'HD Ready' (720p / 768p) TV.

    Picture quality depends on Panel & Processor & Video Processing Firmware specification. A good Panel matched to a poor Processor will result in poor picture quality. A poor Panel matched to a good Processor will result in poor picture quality.

    A good 720p or 768p Panel matched to a good Processor can outperform a poor 1080p Panel matched to a poor Processor. Do not associate 1080p specification with high performance. It is not guaranteed, e.g.

    Hannspree SV32LMNB. 1080p. Digitalversus Verdict 2/5

    Luxor LUX-40-914-TVB. 1080p. Which? Score 39%

    M&S 32100 LED. 1080p. Which? Score 43%

    John Lewis JL23LED. 1080p. Which? Score 45%

    LG 32LK330. 768p. Which? Score 60%
    gchild
    As usual this is getting a little over cooked.

    If there is a better 32" led tv to be had at this price, then post it! You can always get better, but I bet it costs more!
    blue_eyes777
    what would PC text look like running on this please?
    any ideas?
    kodbel
    I bought it in Jan at the same price with a price match. IMHO, it's a good tv (video quality wise), sound quality should have been better. Disappointing input options - no dvi, only 1 hdmi. USB can only playback audio and photos. Had to change model number through service menu to enable video playback.
    Mentos
    IMO the 5 year JL warranty makes it a reasonably good deal. However, if the equivalent models from the previous generation are anything to go by, this will not be an unusually low price for this TV.
    credington
    no freeview HD=fail
    c.grex
    credington
    no freeview HD=fail


    No 3D= fail

    Not 60"=fail

    Etc....

    The tv is what it is. Is it hot or cold!?
    chubuking
    king_iang
    alternative32" 1080p samsung 279.99

    Edited By: king_iang on Feb 19, 2012 17:42
    shareef


    Fair enough it may be a better specced tv but it is 80 quid more and doesn't come with a 5 year warranty worth around 100 to 200 bucks, so can't really compare the two.
    dealfeal
    dooper
    There is a common misconception that a 'Full HD' (1080p) TV will automatically offer better picture quality than an 'HD Ready' (720p / 768p) TV.

    Picture quality depends on Panel & Processor & Video Processing Firmware specification. A good Panel matched to a poor Processor will result in poor picture quality. A poor Panel matched to a good Processor will result in poor picture quality.

    A good 720p or 768p Panel matched to a good Processor can outperform a poor 1080p Panel matched to a poor Processor. Do not associate 1080p specification with high performance. It is not guaranteed, e.g.

    Hannspree SV32LMNB. 1080p. Digitalversus Verdict 2/5

    Luxor LUX-40-914-TVB. 1080p. Which? Score 39%

    M&S 32100 LED. 1080p. Which? Score 43%

    John Lewis JL23LED. 1080p. Which? Score 45%

    LG 32LK330. 768p. Which? Score 60%


    Thanks for the great reviews as always...
    hank2spoons
    samsung along with pannys are the dogs dangleys. I believe 1080p is only usefull on a broadcasting level if u have gd channels. Plus u can upscale to 1080i for gaming. So if u dont have any hd channels u will be watching tv on 720p. I would say surely better the hz i.e. 100hz and above the better.
    hank2spoons
    *hd channels
    Mish_Mash
    iAmLegendFam
    plus new models soon.

    Aren't there always?
    DarrylJohn
    My heart dropped abit there till I realised it wasnt the same TV as I paid £329 for without the 5 years warranty.

    UE32D5000
    Mentos
    shareef


    Fair enough it may be a better specced tv but it is 80 quid more and doesn't come with a 5 year warranty worth around 100 to 200 bucks, so can't really compare the two.


    How can a 5 year warranty on a £279 product be worth £100 to £200?
    Common Sense
    5 year warranty, according to Richer Sounds costs 10% of purchase price = £27.90.

    EU law... goods should last a reasonable duration. 2 years minium and arguably 5 years+.
    You have 6 years to make a claim. After 2 years it is on your head to show a common fault.
    There are many reviews and user groups to help.

    Brother repaired my printer after 5 years after I mentioned the regulation. For less than £300, few companies are willing to waste a day in the small claims court to defend a claim. It costs them more to represent themselves and they cannot reclaim costs. For low cost items, consumers are king!

    Edited By: Common Sense on Feb 19, 2012 19:49
    shareef
    Common Sense
    5 year warranty, according to Richer Sounds costs 10% of purchase price = £27.90.

    EU law... goods should last a reasonable duration. 2 years minium and arguably 5 years+.
    You have 6 years to make a claim. After 2 years it is on your head to show a common fault.
    There are many reviews and user groups to help.

    Brother repaired my printer after 5 years after I mentioned the regulation. For less than £300, few companies are willing to waste a day in the small claims court to defend a claim. It costs them more to represent themselves and they cannot reclaim costs. For low cost items, consumers are king!


    And a 5 year warranty at comet/currys costs a hell of a lot more, I was talking average.

    Secondly I agree about the law but this is no guarantee + it's a hassle to some people who WANT a warranty with it, this is about a deal with a warranty, not the ethics/practice of warrantys
    Andysnowboarder
    People on here are a bit picky, it's only a tv, and it's a good price. No need to rip everything to pieces. It's not an iphone but who cares? Hot!
    sweeney287
    Good price for a 32" with a 5 yr warranty.
    Infinite Element
    There was a HD Ready 32" for £189 at Tesco not so long ago.

    A 5-year guarantee would involve as much paperwork and legwork as getting your telly repaired by law as previously mentioned. I would personally avoid this, as this is effectively a budget telly at nearly £100 more than others.
    steve10574
    Can this be hacked to play video files (dont think it does out the box)
    JamieH
    You won't really notice the difference between 720p over 1080p on a 32" TV. On this basis I am voting H O T 8)
    Sawb
    hank2spoons
    samsung along with pannys are the dogs dangleys. I believe 1080p is only usefull on a broadcasting level if u have gd channels. Plus u can upscale to 1080i for gaming. So if u dont have any hd channels u will be watching tv on 720p. I would say surely better the hz i.e. 100hz and above the better.


    This tv will not display 1080i, it can accept a signal in that format and convert it to its native 720p panel. Im not sure what you mean you'll be watching tv on 720p, everything you watch on this tv will be 720p, better if its given native 720p material or the tv will upscale the signal itself and the 100hz thing is personal preference, it can cause as many problems as it fixes.
    ger_ryan22
    dooper
    There is a common misconception that a 'Full HD' (1080p) TV will automatically offer better picture quality than an 'HD Ready' (720p / 768p) TV.

    Picture quality depends on Panel & Processor & Video Processing Firmware specification. A good Panel matched to a poor Processor will result in poor picture quality. A poor Panel matched to a good Processor will result in poor picture quality.

    A good 720p or 768p Panel matched to a good Processor can outperform a poor 1080p Panel matched to a poor Processor. Do not associate 1080p specification with high performance. It is not guaranteed, e.g.

    Hannspree SV32LMNB. 1080p. Digitalversus Verdict 2/5

    Luxor LUX-40-914-TVB. 1080p. Which? Score 39%

    M&S 32100 LED. 1080p. Which? Score 43%

    John Lewis JL23LED. 1080p. Which? Score 45%

    LG 32LK330. 768p. Which? Score 60%


    I bought the last one you mentioned there (LG) from Richer Sounds on Thursday for the bedroom. I've had a 1080p Samsung in the living room for a few years now and honestly, I can't tell the difference in the quality of the HD picture and there's nothing wrong with my eyes. I think people get duped into paying an extra £50 - £70 on a TV just because it's 1080p. Save your money and get the 720p if you want and people won't be dissapointed. I got £10 off my LG when I rang Richer Sounds. Curry's are selling it for £234, RS for £249. At least I was able to pick it up straightaway and not have to worry about waiting on Curry's delivery times.

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