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Went to the store today to show the wife the TV i was thinking of getting. It is a 75" and it was displayed next to a couple of 65" TV's. One was a sony bravia and the other was a samsung 8000 series. She immediately said "wow, that 75" doesnt look near as sharp as the others!"


And that seemed to be the case. So why? Why did the Sony which was 1500 less look SO much better? Sharper, better color, better contrast, everything.
 

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Comparing TVs that haven't been calibrated to the same specs can be misleading. Who knows what mode/settings were on or off or adjusted on either TV...


Also comparing a 75" tv to a 65" is also going to throw you off a bit. The 75" is 33% larger than the 65". If you are standing close the 75" will appear softer, as it has larger pixels than the 65".


In the end buy whatever satisfies your eyes (and wife); but also take the time to try and adjust/tweak each set so you know the capabilities of the TV. Most TVs are not in accurate/good video modes in the stores.
 

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Yeah, I know about the size thing, but that shouldn't affect the contrast much should it? It just looked like the Sony had better contrast when the primary image was all white aside from slightly darker holes in a some curtains...they just seemed more distinct and clear.
 
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