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« Reply #870 on: January 25, 2019, 21:52 »
the new batch of Sony A8F included Dolby Digital
too bad the price difference >30%
panny Z950 CNY promotion price is 46xx plus $250 ntuc voucher at BD  :o

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« Reply #871 on: February 10, 2019, 17:04 »
the sony A8F 65 inch is 11k MYR in malaysia. that's such a good price. i would buy and pay gst gladly.

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« Reply #872 on: February 18, 2019, 01:48 »
2019 LG C9 vs 2018 LG C8 comparison
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« Reply #873 on: February 26, 2019, 14:56 »
Long time no see bros !

Hope all is well

Anyone using FZ950 pls ? Is this comparable to B8 or C8 in terms of specs ?
Keen to know what generation LG panel they use

The 55” was offered to me at 2299$ n does sound attractive

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« Reply #874 on: February 26, 2019, 21:25 »
The 55” was offered to me at 2299$ n does sound attractive

It was $2199 + $150 NTUC voucher from Panasonic during CNY promo.

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« Reply #875 on: February 26, 2019, 22:39 »

It was $2199 + $150 NTUC voucher from Panasonic during CNY promo.

Thx bro

I will hoot when it clears at sub 2000$
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« Reply #877 on: March 16, 2019, 13:58 »
Hooted fz950 yesterday at BD Taka

$2149 with 250 voucher was the best I gotten. Tried and no chance they can work out 1999 plus 250 voucher which was a deal for last weekend. anyway sub $2000 for 55" OLED is definitely good deal.

My frd went and hooted 65" at 3350 nett. Great price!

now i am trying to decide which paid streaming service to subscribe.

Also do you think that we can get Dolby Vision via firmware upgrade if panny ever offers? Need hardware for DV?
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« Reply #878 on: March 16, 2019, 23:48 »
Sound like a good deal! Congrats for the purchase of your new toy!  ;D

Now to sit back and enjoy the OLED's PQ. And HDR! hehe....

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« Reply #879 on: March 17, 2019, 08:44 »
Hooted fz950 yesterday at BD Taka

$2149 with 250 voucher was the best I gotten. Tried and no chance they can work out 1999 plus 250 voucher which was a deal for last weekend. anyway sub $2000 for 55" OLED is definitely good deal.

My frd went and hooted 65" at 3350 nett. Great price!

now i am trying to decide which paid streaming service to subscribe.

Also do you think that we can get Dolby Vision via firmware upgrade if panny ever offers? Need hardware for DV?

I guess it is clearance to make way for the 2019 models so the 2018 stuff are priced to go.

The 2019 ones are the ones with DV. Highly doubt the 2018 ones will be upgraded.

For streaming, I subscribe to both Netflix and Amazon Prime. But that’s because of the shows I watch. Netflix has Star Trek Discovery which is encoded in HDR (but 1080p). Grand Tour is on Prime. House of Cards on Netflix is on 4K for all series. I think it introduced HDR in the later seasons. Netflix also has Altered Carbon in Dolby Vision and Atmos.

If you don’t want to buy discs, check which titles are in iTunes and in 4K Atmos HDR. There are a number of newer and older titles in Australia in HDR 4K and Atmos in the Aus store but less than US. Not sure about SG.
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Re: OLED TV Thread
« Reply #880 on: March 25, 2019, 21:27 »
Hooted fz950 yesterday at BD Taka

$2149 with 250 voucher was the best I gotten. Tried and no chance they can work out 1999 plus 250 voucher which was a deal for last weekend. anyway sub $2000 for 55" OLED is definitely good deal.

My frd went and hooted 65" at 3350 nett. Great price!

Thanks DizzyD! My 65FZ950 will arrive on Wednesday. It's great to buy OLED TV at USA price  ;D ;D ;D

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« Reply #881 on: March 28, 2019, 10:53 »
Panny 65FZ950 arrived yesterday. Connected to ATV4K, ARC to Yamaha receiver/BD, Starhub and Intel 4K Compute Stick.

Some observations: Definitely lived up to the picture quality expectations. No dead pixels or banding. Latest firmware supports Alexa, but must enable Panasonic TV Skill. Most happy that I can finally select a HDMI input using Alexa. Some issues with HDMI ARC on Yamaha receiver, but solved. 6ft Amazon Basics High Speed HDMI cable flickered severely with ATV4K. Another 6ft active "18 Gbps" Monoprice cable worked, but has sparkles at 4K/50/4:4:4 Fortunately a 35ft Monoprice "Dynamic View" cable lying around worked perfectly with 4K/60 HDR 4:2:2 and SDR 4:4:4 Panny interface a bit less elegant and remote is a mess compared to Samsung, but don't need it with Apple TV interface. Quite a nice monitor at 4K with Intel Compute Stick (use it for Tidal Masters to Audioquest DAC), but the 500W power consumption heats the air if you get close enough to use it as a 4K monitor.

This is my first TV with full HDR at 800-100 nits. My older Samsung 4K TV has HDR10, but a VA panel that doesn't get very bright. I find dark scenes with a few small areas, say a car headlamps at night in Blacklist 4K on Netflix painfully bright. I observe any small bright area on the screen light up the whole room. It's better when I put one of the darker cinema modes on but still painful like a real headlight. Sure its realistic but not nice to have a car headlight in your living room! Am sure now that a Samsung QLED with 4,000 nits is not for me.

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« Reply #882 on: March 28, 2019, 16:15 »
Panasonic 65FZ950 going for $3,360 at Best Denki Great World City.
Display set though.😉
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« Reply #883 on: March 30, 2019, 22:47 »


I can only find 3.7 + 250 voucher for fz950

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« Reply #884 on: March 31, 2019, 00:03 »

This is my first TV with full HDR at 800-100 nits. My older Samsung 4K TV has HDR10, but a VA panel that doesn't get very bright. I find dark scenes with a few small areas, say a car headlamps at night in Blacklist 4K on Netflix painfully bright. I observe any small bright area on the screen light up the whole room. It's better when I put one of the darker cinema modes on but still painful like a real headlight. Sure its realistic but not nice to have a car headlight in your living room! Am sure now that a Samsung QLED with 4,000 nits is not for me.

Same here. Initially, i was also not used to the default setting of some of the HDR picture modes on my oled. The bright lights were too glaring in HDR, fatigue set in fast. DV was more pleasing to the eye. Cinema mode for HDR tend to be better too.

I had to tune down the settings, esp the oled backlight using my naked eye to make it more comfy.

I hope that proper HDR calibration, will make picture more balanced. (My next project)
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