42" FULL-HD 1080p 3D LED TV+8x 3D GLASSES £319.99 @Finlux Direct  (2D-3D Upscaling, Freeview, PVR)
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42" FULL-HD 1080p 3D LED TV+8x 3D GLASSES £319.99 @Finlux Direct (2D-3D Upscaling, Freeview, PVR)

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Found 23rd Dec 2013
FINLUX 42'' 3D LED TV (42F7077-D)

WAS £499.99 NOW £319.99 SAVE £180.00!

3D Action in High Definition

The Finlux 42F7077-D 42 -inch LED 3D TV turns any room into an entertainment hub thanks to breathtaking 3D action. You’ll also have full access to showcase your videos, photos and music via USB, a wide range of Freeview channels to keep you occupied as well as being able to pause, rewind and record live TV with one button!

2D to 3D Upscaling

Turn any content into 3D! Simply press the 3D button, select from three settings, and you 're watching in 3D. You can enjoy your DVDs in a whole new way.

Share the 3D experience

This TV comes with 8 pairs of passive 3D glasses to enjoy breath-taking 3D entertainment with. More than enough to go around!

Bright & Crisp LED Screen

LED back-lit TVs create greater contrast ratios, leading to a sharper image. They are also slimmer and consume less power than similarly-sized traditional LCDs.

Easily Connect to any HD Sources

Benefit from 3x HDMI inputs, so that you can watch your favourite media in stunning High Definition. Simply connect HD sources such as Blu-ray players, HD Digital set-top boxes or Games consoles.

Pause & Record Live TV

Stay in control of your TV viewing thanks to our PVR functionality. You can pause live TV, or even record shows up to seven days in advance via USB.

A-rated Energy Saver

This TV is one of the most environmentally friendly sets available on the market. It has a very low power consumption, meaning that'll save you money, and save energy.

Easily Wall Mountable

If you fancy saving space and positioning your TV on your wall, this TV can be easily wall mounted with one of our relevant wall mounts available separately.

The Finlux Guarantee

All Finlux TVs come complete with 12 months guarantee. Your TV will be repaired free of charge where possible, and if a repair is deemed not possible then the product will be replaced.

Screen Size (IN) 42 inches
Visible Screen Size (CM) 106
Screen Resolution Full HD (1080p)
Screen Format 16:9
Refresh Rate 50Hz
3D TV Yes with 2D to 3D
3D Glasses Included Yes - 8 Pairs
Smart TV NO
Web Browsing N/A
DLNA No
PVR (USB Recording) Yes
Audio Output Power (RMS) 16W
HDMI Slots 3
USB Slots 2
VGA PC In Yes
CI Slot Yes
Energy Rating A
Stand-By Power 0.5W
Annual Power Consumption 100 KWH
Dimensions with Stand W957 x D220 x H627mm
Dimensions without Stand W957 x D64 x H555mm
Weight 11.2kg
Warranty Cover 1 Year

7 Comments

Original Poster

Found a user review on youtube in case anyone is interested

youtu.be/8dy…K9o

Original Poster

I thought I should also point out the "cons" of this TV:

1. This TV uses Passive 3D. (not the Active 3D with shutter glasses seen on more expensive models).
- The 3D resolution works out lower than HD since you see half the vertical pixels in each eye.
- Not a con in itself, this technology uses polarized glasses which cost around £1 each, so the 8 free glasses aren't a fantastic
saving. On the other hand, it's cheap to replace and doesn't require recharging.
2. You probably won't use the 3D much or at all.
- If that's the case, then you could get a 40" Smart-TV instead for a similar price
(http://www.finluxdirect.com/all-tvs/40-smart-led-tv-40f8073-t/invt/40f8073-t).
- You could also get a 40" 'dumb' HD LED TV for around £100 cheaper (see other TVs on HUKD).
- 2D-3D up-scaling isn't perfect and can result in artifacts. On the other hand, since this TV has 2D to 3D up-scaling
you probably will use the 3D feature a lot more often than if it didn't have that feature.
3. This TV as with all budget TVs has a low refresh rate (50Hz). This isn't ideal for watching sports (Recommended 100Hz+).

About Passive 3D:

Passive 3D uses inexpensive polarized glasses, like what you get at most … Passive 3D uses inexpensive polarized glasses, like what you get at most movie theaters. The TV has a special filter that polarizes each line of pixels. This filter (a Film Patterned Retarder is one type) makes the odd lines on the screen only visible to the left eye, and the even lines only visible to the right. Without the glasses, the TV looks normal.



Nevertheless, seems great value for money.

Original Poster

On second thoughts, you might have noticed that the TV in the picture here is EXACTLY THE SAME as the Bush model sold by Argos for £279.99, which also has exactly the same features and also comes with 8x 3D glasses. It seems as though both companies are using the same supplier and re-branding the TV set.

argos.co.uk/sta…htm

I bought one of these about 18 months back as a stop gap until OLED TVs came out as I don't like the poor quality of the picture on plasma and LCD TVs.
Its not as good a picture as a CRT of course but its as good as most plasmas and LCDs that I have seen, even ones that cost much more than this. The up scaling of SD is better than I expected and I am happy to live with it until 4K comes out. The 3D is good and the glasses are much lighter and more comfortable than the shutter glasses I have to use when I watch 3D content on my Optoma 3D projector. Unless its cartons/animations I tend to watch most films and 3D content on my projector so that I can have an approximately 85 inch diagonal screen, but for every day use I am very pleased with this TV, I bought mine for £299 including next day delivery I think, off the Finlux ebay outlet.
I think most people would be happy with this TV

iozzyi

On second thoughts, you might have noticed that the TV in the picture … On second thoughts, you might have noticed that the TV in the picture here is EXACTLY THE SAME as the Bush model sold by Argos for £279.99, which also has exactly the same features and also comes with 8x 3D glasses. It seems as though both companies are using the same supplier and re-branding the TV set.http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/1391347.htm

The Bush is assembled in Slovakia by UMC. Argos and UMC quote the same model number in their user manuals, athough some of the line drawings are dissinilar. Compare to the suggested Finlus equivalent.
Argos Bush manual.
UMC Bush manual.
Finlux manual.
And OP appears to have been overcome by the Finlux marketing team's over-exaggerated discount claim of £180 (complete with exclamation mark). The most recent and near-usual price from Finlux is £349.99, but even the current Finlux price is still nowhere near the Argos Bush £280 price if it is a near-identical model.

The bush 42" 3d tv at argos has gone up to £399
argos.co.uk/sta…htm

The original link still says £280 but its out of stock so I searched again and wow they added £100
No sorry i'm wrong they have two tvs that are very similar but have over £100 price difference.
cheers to all who have commented

Good find
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