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[Costco] Hisense Q7G 65 inch price drop to $897

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[Costco] Hisense Q7G 65 inch price drop to $897

This tv just got released a couple weeks ago and was listed for ~$950. Sold out fast

But all of sudden, Costco has dropped their prices by $50 to $897.99. Not sure why they did that considering how popular it was.

Great specs and well reviewed so far. Similar to Q8G minus the Wide Colour Gamut.
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I see the 7G has 90 local dimming zones vs 72 zones in the 8G....why does the more expensive 8G have less?

Besides the wide colour gamut in the G8, what else differentiates the two?


EDIT Hisense website says 8G has 72 zones, 7G 90 zones, but this reviewer says it's the 8G that has 90.
https://www.androidcentral.com/hisense- ... ies-review
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Don't think it went oos the first time, was a preorder I believe they closed before release. $900 looks to be the new regular price which is good, waiting for the rtings review on this.

It's 90 dimming zones confirmed by Hisense, only difference from Q8G is WCG: https://www.reddit.com/r/Hisense/commen ... _models_up
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Kfox wrote: I see the 7G has 90 local dimming zones vs 72 zones in the 8G....why does the more expensive 8G have less?

Besides the wide colour gamut in the G8, what else differentiates the two?


EDIT Hisense website says 8G has 72 zones, 7G 90 zones, but this reviewer says it's the 8G that has 90.
https://www.androidcentral.com/hisense- ... ies-review
Both 55 inch for Q7G or Q8G is 72 dimming zones
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Inter01fan wrote: Both 55 inch for Q7G or Q8G is 72 dimming zones
Angultra wrote: It's 90 dimming zones confirmed by Hisense, only difference from Q8G is WCG: https://www.reddit.com/r/Hisense/commen ... _models_up
Guess Hisense messed up on their website---If you scroll down you'll see:
65" 8G 72 zones https://www.hisense-canada.com/en/telev ... technology
65" 7G 90 zones https://www.hisense-canada.com/en/telev ... technology
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Kfox wrote: Guess Hisense messed up on their website---If you scroll down you'll see:
65" 8G 72 zones https://www.hisense-canada.com/en/telev ... technology
65" 7G 90 zones https://www.hisense-canada.com/en/telev ... technology
I spoke directly with the reps and there is a reddit forum, attached, where the rep replies. Both 55 inch models are 72 dimming zones. The 65 inch models are 90.

See below:

https://www.reddit.com/r/Hisense/commen ... models_up/
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Thanks. Submitted a price adjustment request!

On another note - Is it worth getting the extra warranty? I purchased it on May 27th so I still have some time I believe...
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So not worth paying the extra $100 for Q8G at visions?
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fatestkid wrote: Is this comparable to TCL 6 or Vizio M series?
I'm going to provide a similar answer as the other thread lol

TCL 6 is more like Hisense's 7 (a bit lower end), 8 or 9 series.

So, this one should be close in colour quality and in detail. The biggest difference you will see is that the Hisense TVs only go up to 700 nits in brightness and the TCL 6 (2018) goes up to 1200 nits in brightness. TCL 6 (2019/2020) is "not as bright" according to rtings.com
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learsid wrote: So not worth paying the extra $100 for Q8G at visions?
Wondering the same question too..
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learsid wrote: So not worth paying the extra $100 for Q8G at visions?
kuyaxx wrote: Wondering the same question too..
After this adjustment, I think Costco wins for me. At this price, you’re paying $100 more for WCG is not justified (imo), especially for a difference I can barely notice (if at all). Plus, Costco warranty and assurance are bonus points

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