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post #1 of 3 Old 01-15-2013, 07:05 AM - Thread Starter
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I personally have never tried the smart apps like cinema now, hulu...What I was wondering is if there is a difference in the use of these apps between high end vs lower end TV's. From what I heard at the stores is the lower end do not have dedicated processors and the apps run painfully slow, searching for movies for example is painful.

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That is true, to some degree. But there are a lot of factors that determine how fast an app loads.
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I for one have never been a fan of smart tv's. That's just one more thing to go wrong and a possible cause of headaches and issues (slowness, failed updates, etc). I think folks are better off to use some sort of external source for their apps like a blu-ray player, Roku, AppleTV, or any other number of devices. Easier to update and repair should anything go wrong and they are usually more robust, especially the dedicated devices.
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