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[Costco] [Costco] Haier 49" 4K TV $349.99 (reg $399.99)

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Dec 22, 2010
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Sparkmanbc wrote:
Mar 26th, 2017 1:04 pm
So is this worth the price. Wouldn't mind a cheaper 4k set. I don't expect a $2000 set. But picture wise is worth it? The 49" I have a bose sound bar so don't care about cheap sounding speakers..
I would say it's worth the price. I had the $300 hisense from the source, returned it because I had some issues that may have been exclusive to my unit. So far comparatively, I would say the Haier has better color and better motion, but that's just my untrained eye. Mind you, I have a couple spots of backlight bleed that are bugging me. I may exchange my TV for another one to see if it is any better. Nonetheless, still worth the price.
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Jan 12, 2017
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heres a cheap vesa mount 4 this tv and the avera huh?
cheapo but it only tilts up and down a bit...doesnt do side to side or swivel? i think i'll look for a better one

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Feb 11, 2012
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Toronto
To be fair coming from a China branded TV to China Branded TV the sound is not TOO horrific.

Went from a 39" Insignia to a 49" and the sound is just borderline bareable........
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Jan 19, 2017
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bjwong wrote:
Mar 27th, 2017 10:36 am
To be fair coming from a China branded TV to China Branded TV the sound is not TOO horrific.

Went from a 39" Insignia to a 49" and the sound is just borderline bareable........
You dont have to sugar coat it, the sound is terrible, haha.
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Feb 11, 2012
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Toronto
rtookey wrote:
Mar 27th, 2017 10:47 am
You dont have to sugar coat it, the sound is terrible, haha.
It's terrible but I'll be using it without a soundbar at least until someone posts a good deal here.
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Jan 19, 2017
373 posts
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bjwong wrote:
Mar 27th, 2017 10:57 am
It's terrible but I'll be using it without a soundbar at least until someone posts a good deal here.
For sure. I lasted one day, and found one on kijiji, thankfully.
Newbie
Jun 23, 2015
78 posts
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I couldn't bring myself to buy it after tax etc pushing $430. $200-300 more into a brand worth while. The sound from the speakers truly did suck. If you didn't own a sound bar or some external speakers it would drive one mad.

The $50 off will be back again. Saw the 65" but imagine the sound sucks just as much.
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Nov 23, 2008
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sort of related, but if buying a used sound bar, how would you test it on-site without bringing your TV ?
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Jan 19, 2017
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SomeOtherDude wrote:
Mar 27th, 2017 12:59 pm
sort of related, but if buying a used sound bar, how would you test it on-site without bringing your TV ?
The one I bought was bluetooth capable and the guy I bought it from played music for me. It was samsung so I wasnt too terrible concerned.
Newbie
Jul 25, 2010
5 posts
Hi folks,

Does anyone with an HDMI 2.0 video card know if this tv does 4k@60hz@4:4:4 without downsampling to 4:2:2?

I've read all the threads for this TV and haven't seen anyone confirm/deny it. I know the 55" cannot do 4:4:4 but hoping this one can!
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Jan 19, 2017
373 posts
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Anyone else have really bad banding/pixelation on this set? Trying to determine if its just my set or a common issue. Other than that, love this thing, especially for the price.

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