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post #1321 of 1605
What's the best price people have seen for the Sharp Aquos LC80LE844U 80-inch and where did you see/buy it?
post #1322 of 1605
Who has the best price/tax/delivery on the Sharp LC80LE844U - 80" LED this weekend?

Thanks in advance!
post #1323 of 1605
post #1324 of 1605

Thanks!

I'd like to get a price match at BB for an internet price, so, any tips on getting the PM at BB would be appreciated.
Edited by mkerdman - 2/15/13 at 2:52pm
post #1325 of 1605
Please chime in if you find a PaulsTV Coupon Code on the Sharp Aquos LC80LE844U 80-inch.
post #1326 of 1605
Any update on what people are paying for this TV? $3800 delivered good price from online?
post #1327 of 1605
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Originally Posted by R0ckets11 View Post

Any update on what people are paying for this TV? $3800 delivered good price from online?

Which model??
post #1328 of 1605
That's what i paid for mine, included 2 pairs of 3D glasses
post #1329 of 1605
Has anyone heard or seen any great deals on the LC-80LE844U recently? I spoke with Sears and they said their first shipment of the new models will be the first week of April. I imagine this will be the month to grab last years model at a great price and maybe some bundled glasses. smile.gif
post #1330 of 1605
Personally I'm looking at the LC80LE632U model, don't really want or need 3D. Starting to see some nice deals out there...Paul's TV showing $3,499 with free white glove delivery and U.S. Appliance quoted me $3,297 with free white glove---probably go with that one in a couple weeks.

I'm sure there are deals on the 844 also, you probably have to call them.

Rich
post #1331 of 1605
Hi,

East Coast TV has the LC80LE632U for $3209 with no taxes and free shipping. Is this a good online company? Any better prices out there?

Laz
post #1332 of 1605
There is a variety of info on East Coast TV's, some good, some not so good. For me the biggest thing is that they are not listed as a Sharp authorized online dealer (as far as I know). Places like Paul's TV and U.S. Appliance are and with less than a $100 difference (at U.S. Appliance) it wouldn't be worth it for me to use East Cost TV's. Many have said positive things about U.S. Appliance.

YMMV,

Rich
post #1333 of 1605
My local BB matched buytvtoday.com without batting an eye. They didn't even look at who they were matching just looked the TV listing and matched it. As it turns out all 1/3 of each side of the screen the whites were pink. My new TV is being delivered Tuesday no hassle. I'm a new fan of face to face local buying.
post #1334 of 1605
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Originally Posted by bigbone61554 View Post

My local BB matched buytvtoday.com without batting an eye. They didn't even look at who they were matching just looked the TV listing and matched it. As it turns out all 1/3 of each side of the screen the whites were pink. My new TV is being delivered Tuesday no hassle. I'm a new fan of face to face local buying.

I'm hoping to get just as lucky. Looking at Best Buy's price match policy, it is very strict on which websites they match. There are a few websites listing the LC-80LE844U at $3800 but none are considered "Sharp Authorized Resellers". It would be nice to buy it at Best Buy using a reward zone card, getting premium silver then receiving a free ISF calibration.
post #1335 of 1605
So if they're not an authroized Share dealer and they sell a new unit, what does that mean? Does that mean I'm not covered under the Sharp warrenty?
post #1336 of 1605
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Originally Posted by lrlaz View Post

So if they're not an authroized Share dealer and they sell a new unit, what does that mean? Does that mean I'm not covered under the Sharp warrenty?

I think they are still covered under the manufacturers warranty but you can't (generally) price match sites at brick and mortar stores if they are not a factory authorized reseller.
post #1337 of 1605
Wherever you decide to buy (online), make sure you really check them out. There are a variety of threads on East Coast TV's. I'd also make sure you are comfortable with their return policy. For instance, part of East Coast TV's policy says this:

for televisions 50"+ and major appliances:

.[content skipped]...If there is a problem with the merchandise from the start, that will be caught upon delivery. Upon delivery you, the customer will inspect and test your merchandise for any physical damage or defects. If you find your products to be damaged or defective in any way, the delivery may be refused and replacement merchandise will be shipped to you right away. If the item is delivered and it is not defective or damaged, you will be required to sign the delivery manifest which states the items were delivered in good and working condition. If you have a problem after the items are delivered and the delivery manifest has already been signed we cannot accept a return on the item.

The highlighted part is what would concern me. If there is something about the TV that I don't like a week after it is delivered, I'd rather not have to deal with the manufacturer's warranty. Other dealers like U.S. Appliance allows a 30-day return of TV's.

Again, saving $100 would not be worth it to me to buy from a place like East Coast, but maybe it would be to someone else.

Rich
post #1338 of 1605
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Originally Posted by Venom2000 View Post

I'm hoping to get just as lucky. Looking at Best Buy's price match policy, it is very strict on which websites they match. There are a few websites listing the LC-80LE844U at $3800 but none are considered "Sharp Authorized Resellers". It would be nice to buy it at Best Buy using a reward zone card, getting premium silver then receiving a free ISF calibration.


Send me a PM and I'll give you my contact info. You can buy from any BB and have it delivered to you or the the store nearest you. I spoke to the GM and she said as of March they are getting really aggressive on price matching. They are unhappy with just being a showroom and figure a half a loaf is better than no loaf.
post #1339 of 1605
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Originally Posted by bigbone61554 View Post

Send me a PM and I'll give you my contact info. You can buy from any BB and have it delivered to you or the the store nearest you. I spoke to the GM and she said as of March they are getting really aggressive on price matching. They are unhappy with just being a showroom and figure a half a loaf is better than no loaf.

Thanks bigbone! I stopped by the local BB after work to see what they would say and I'm amazed. They matched fassie.com @$3799.99, free delivery and two free glasses. Also, they didn't push the calibration and extended warranty too much. With a reward card, this puts me in silver status and I'll get a free calibration after a month or so of use. smile.gif
post #1340 of 1605
Quote:
Originally Posted by bigbone61554 View Post

My local BB matched buytvtoday.com without batting an eye. They didn't even look at who they were matching just looked the TV listing and matched it. As it turns out all 1/3 of each side of the screen the whites were pink. My new TV is being delivered Tuesday no hassle. I'm a new fan of face to face local buying.

Thank you... My friend was able to get BB to match East Coast TV price of $3809 plus tax. BB is in San Jose, CA.
post #1341 of 1605
anyone try BuyTVToday? looks like their price $3649 for 80LE844U is the lowest I can find, but I assume they accept cheque only? rolleyes.gif
post #1342 of 1605
All of these last posts are GREAT NEWS to me!!! smile.gif I've been eyeing the 70" Sharps for a couple months. And was going to go buyu that cheap "downgraded version" of the 600U tomorrow! But, IF I can talk Best Buy into matching an online store's price on an 80" then I'll be watching the BIG Screen tomorrow night!!!!! biggrin.gif


Daniel
post #1343 of 1605
I bought my 80 sharp from buytv, worked out great!
post #1344 of 1605
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Originally Posted by Speakerphile View Post

The link is for their Singapore site. The new US models are *LE857U.

I spoke to Sharp C.S. a few days ago regarding Full array vs Edge lit in 2012 vs 2013 model, etc...
This is what I was told:
  • New 2013 80" models will carry new model numbers. So if I buy an LC80LE844U model, it's 2012 and it is Full array lit
  • He wasn't 100% certain if 2013 80" model will remain Full array or Edge lit
  • I can call up Sharp and purchase Extended warranty directly from them up until before the standard warranty expiration, which I found pretty impressive. The quoted price was much lower what are offered on-line. More research is needed to have an apple-to-apple comparison

This past weekend a BB sale staff managed to get me to close a deal, even though I wasn't prepared when I visited the local BB, for the following reasons:
  • He matched the price of an "among the most reputable" on-line store, which has been offering the best on-line price in the US. The only drawback here is he included the $250 express delivery charge which would have been the same charge from that on-line store for the reason that BB will deliver in just a few days. The free shipping on the best price on-line store would have been 7-14 business days (10 days to 3 weeks). I certainly would wait to save money if the deal offered me that, but having it in 3 days vs. 3 weeks is an easy decision
  • He also included 2 pairs of the better model 3D glasses
  • Unfortunately, the sale tax is also an extra, comparing to buying it from that on-line store
  • With a purchase of this item, I automatically become a BB Reward Zone Premier Silver member, which provides me a complementary ISF-certified calibration, which in my opinion a MUST-have expense for this 80" TV
  • Last, but definitely not least, is this purchase is eligible for a 24-month interest free payment plan, if paid in full, the only financially possible arrangement that I c/would buy this set

I've been looking out for this item in nearly 2 months, and am very aware of the price/trend across US stores, including on-line stores. I'm very please with this outcome, and wanna share with everyone.
Btw, even if I have to pay a little more, I'd always choose to buy BB, because of their standing behind their sales.
post #1345 of 1605
Quote:
Originally Posted by phamdinhnguyen View Post

I would absolutely skip the BB isf and get a true pro to do this tv. The two hours they provide is not enough and they do not have
the proper equipment to do the CMS etc it very much needs.



I spoke to Sharp C.S. a few days ago regarding Full array vs Edge lit in 2012 vs 2013 model, etc...
This is what I was told:
  • New 2013 80" models will carry new model numbers. So if I buy an LC80LE844U model, it's 2012 and it is Full array lit
  • He wasn't 100% certain if 2013 80" model will remain Full array or Edge lit
  • I can call up Sharp and purchase Extended warranty directly from them up until before the standard warranty expiration, which I found pretty impressive. The quoted price was much lower what are offered on-line. More research is needed to have an apple-to-apple comparison

This past weekend a BB sale staff managed to get me to close a deal, even though I wasn't prepared when I visited the local BB, for the following reasons:
  • He matched the price of an "among the most reputable" on-line store, which has been offering the best on-line price in the US. The only drawback here is he included the $250 express delivery charge which would have been the same charge from that on-line store for the reason that BB will deliver in just a few days. The free shipping on the best price on-line store would have been 7-14 business days (10 days to 3 weeks). I certainly would wait to save money if the deal offered me that, but having it in 3 days vs. 3 weeks is an easy decision
  • He also included 2 pairs of the better model 3D glasses
  • Unfortunately, the sale tax is also an extra, comparing to buying it from that on-line store
  • With a purchase of this item, I automatically become a BB Reward Zone Premier Silver member, which provides me a complementary ISF-certified calibration, which in my opinion a MUST-have expense for this 80" TV
  • Last, but definitely not least, is this purchase is eligible for a 24-month interest free payment plan, if paid in full, the only financially possible arrangement that I c/would buy this set

I've been looking out for this item in nearly 2 months, and am very aware of the price/trend across US stores, including on-line stores. I'm very please with this outcome, and wanna share with everyone.
Btw, even if I have to pay a little more, I'd always choose to buy BB, because of their standing behind their sales.
post #1346 of 1605
Quote:
Originally Posted by Suzook View Post

I would absolutely skip the BB isf and get a true pro to do this tv. The two hours they provide is not enough and they do not have
the proper equipment to do the CMS etc it very much needs.

Thanks Suzzok, for your suggestion.
I'll take this assessment up to BB, and want to hear their response.

On a separate note, is there any harm to take the complimentary BB ISF-certified calibration after my 100-hr breaking in, then plunge in for a $$ pro-calibration later? How long in between for the second calibration?
post #1347 of 1605
no harm at all. However the likely hood that the set looks worse (than using a number of settings already posted) is a possibility.
There is no harm what so ever with multiple calibrations. BB will tell you that the ISF will be comprehensive but it has been clearly
stated many times here on avs is just not worth a whole lot in getting the best PQ possible. Again since its free I guess there is
no harm but I think you will do better with settings that have been posted here.
post #1348 of 1605
Quote:
Originally Posted by phamdinhnguyen View Post


This past weekend a BB sale staff managed to get me to close a deal, even though I wasn't prepared when I visited the local BB, for the following reasons:
  • He matched the price of an "among the most reputable" on-line store, which has been offering the best on-line price in the US. The only drawback here is he included the $250 express delivery charge which would have been the same charge from that on-line store for the reason that BB will deliver in just a few days. The free shipping on the best price on-line store would have been 7-14 business days (10 days to 3 weeks). I certainly would wait to save money if the deal offered me that, but having it in 3 days vs. 3 weeks is an easy decision
  • He also included 2 pairs of the better model 3D glasses
  • Unfortunately, the sale tax is also an extra, comparing to buying it from that on-line store
  • With a purchase of this item, I automatically become a BB Reward Zone Premier Silver member, which provides me a complementary ISF-certified calibration, which in my opinion a MUST-have expense for this 80" TV
  • Last, but definitely not least, is this purchase is eligible for a 24-month interest free payment plan, if paid in full, the only financially possible arrangement that I c/would buy this set

I've been looking out for this item in nearly 2 months, and am very aware of the price/trend across US stores, including on-line stores. I'm very please with this outcome, and wanna share with everyone.
Btw, even if I have to pay a little more, I'd always choose to buy BB, because of their standing behind their sales.

Don't have high expectation from BB calibration, while you might get dedicated geek to do it right.
BB GeekSquad failed to calibrate my TV eek.gif , even it was free I just lost time waiting at home.

Do you mind to PM me about the price you paid and the store # and contact person? Pls.

Mike.
post #1349 of 1605
Just called east coast tv about the 844. Wow, what a terrible conversation. The guy acted like my questions were totally wasting his time. His super fast price details were all over the map (3% insurance required, white glove extra or else 3 week delivery, etc). Said their one day flash sale that the web site shows ending tonight goes into tomorrow. I just had to give up trying to talk with the guy and let him go.
post #1350 of 1605
I'd call U.S. Appliance or Paul's TV, both of them have much better reputations and are authorized Sharp dealers. I've gotten excellent prices from both of them on a 632 (they match each other) with white glove delivery and I'm just trying to figure out which one I want to buy from. You just have to call them. Try Jared at Paul's or Howard at U.S. Appliance.

Good luck.
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