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Samsung v Panasonic

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Oakey

19,891 posts

124 months

Thursday 27th September 2012
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Dave Dax builder said:
Just make sure you get it from somewhere that throws in a free 5 year warranty!
I have a 55" LED Samsung that is almost 2 years old and the top corner of the screen is now going off colour.
Samsung say they won't fix it as it's out of warranty, this set was £2300 when I bought it.
12 months warranty is not really good enough for something that is (by the selling price) a "Premium product".
Sales of Goods Act? Aren't expensive items supposed to last for a reasonable amount of time? I think a court would agree something that cost £2300 should last longer than 2 years!

Dave Dax builder

662 posts

167 months

Sunday 30th September 2012
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Oakey said:
Sales of Goods Act? Aren't expensive items supposed to last for a reasonable amount of time? I think a court would agree something that cost £2300 should last longer than 2 years!
Yes, upto 5 years+. I used this "Rule" on BMW a few years ago when a £400 alternator packed up after 3 years (And 3 weeks). They moaned but coughed up in the end.
I might still use it on the TV if I get around to it.

danneth

664 posts

95 months

Wednesday 3rd October 2012
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VT50

JosephJackson

5 posts

40 months

Friday 19th April 2013
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according to me Samsung products are better than Panasonic products.because Samsung is the best and trusted company as compare to Panasonic.So,i will recommend you to buy Samsung TV...

daveydave7

1,622 posts

51 months

Friday 19th April 2013
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JosephJackson said:
according to me Samsung products are better than Panasonic products.because Samsung is the best and trusted company as compare to Panasonic.So,i will recommend you to buy Samsung TV...
Great post I think you will have swayed everyone on PH with that one
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tdm34

6,042 posts

118 months

Friday 19th April 2013
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JosephJackson said:
according to me Samsung products are better than Panasonic products.because Samsung is the best and trusted company as compare to Panasonic.So,i will recommend you to buy Samsung TV...
roflroflrofl


slickmouse

115 posts

44 months

Saturday 20th April 2013
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Panasonic all day long

Yazza54

15,123 posts

89 months

Monday 22nd April 2013
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JosephJackson said:
according to me Samsung products are better than Panasonic products.because Samsung is the best and trusted company as compare to Panasonic.So,i will recommend you to buy Samsung TV...
LOL.

Mark.

11,104 posts

184 months

Monday 22nd April 2013
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According to me the Panasonic G20 was the best telly ever made and I have one and so I recommend you should by it off me for £3000.

Yazza54

15,123 posts

89 months

Tuesday 23rd April 2013
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Forgot about this...we bought an all singing all dancing (at the time) Samsung HD flat screen TV about 3 years ago, around 18-24 months later the screen failed, apparently a common fault (google it there's loads on forums about it) but unfixable and out of warranty the TV was scrap and what did we end up with, a Panasonic! Which has been great.

Will never touch a Samsung TV again.


According to me anyway...

psychoR1

896 posts

95 months

Tuesday 23rd April 2013
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coincidentally our samsung 43" has just packed up 2 years old - testing the John Lewis warranty tomorrow.....

natben

2,562 posts

139 months

Sunday 12th May 2013
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No brainer get yourself a Panasonic VT plasma. Samsung are ok but build quality and reliability is not in the same league as a Panny.

Kudos

Original Poster:

2,579 posts

82 months

Sunday 12th May 2013
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What about the new range of Samsungs launched in last couple of weeks? Anyone seen them?

rich85uk

1,948 posts

87 months

Sunday 12th May 2013
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I have a Samsung LCD tv that is around 8 years old, at the time it had great reviews but it is slowly dying (bit dramatic i know) but it will take ages to switch on (up to 30 minutes) and is a nightmare at reading my blu ray player which can take up to an hour from putting the disc in to watching the film! ( it was never an issue before the tv played up)

looking into this my tv did well to last 3 years and it affected just about every one out there, at first Samsung refused to acknowledge this but after a while they were repaired (some FOC, others had to pay) it seems that at some point my tv will never switch on again and the repair will be around £150

when that happens or when i can no long stand how long it takes to turn on (by the end of the year at the most i reckon) its a trip to JL for a nice Panasonic plasma. Im sure Samsung make great tvs but based on my experience and how hard people had to fight i will go elsewhere next time

ghibbett

1,650 posts

93 months

Monday 13th May 2013
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I've had my Panny plasma for 8 years now. I've never had any problems with it whatsoever. When the next one gets purchased (some point this year), it'll definitely by another Panasonic.

Fastra

4,162 posts

117 months

Tuesday 14th May 2013
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ghibbett said:
I've had my Panny plasma for 8 years now. I've never had any problems with it whatsoever. When the next one gets purchased (some point this year), it'll definitely by another Panasonic.
Me too.

My 42" Panny Plasma is just over 5 years old now and is still perfect.
Never a sign of a problem.
Brilliant buy.

smile