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The former is available at Sam's for $798.00, the latter as low as $849.99 (online and at Best Buy). Need to replace the 50" 720p DLP with its weekly addition of dead pixels, but trying to save money due to recent AVR purchase! ~$50 price difference is minimal, so questions are

1. Will the more "expensive" item have that much better a picture?

2. If not, will I appreciate the extra real estate provided by the additional 5" diagonal?


I *am* a 3D fan, but can save that for the dedicated home theater (projection/screen - some great bargains out there, compared to flat-panel displays). Neither do I need a smart TV - I have network capabilities in the BDP and AVR.

I'm leaning toward the 60", just wondered if anyone might have suggestions to the contrary.

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go with the extra 5", imo the picture is identical! 3d who needs it for 1 or 2% of total viewing.

smartv is lackluster @ best, your smartphone has much better processing power. i hook up my ip5, via appletv for airplay & works much better than my neighbor's UT50!
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