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4K HDR looks so ridiculous...I have no clue what purpose 8K will serve for sizes under 100 inches, personally.

Besides, there's barely any 4K content out there...I don't think we have to realistically worry about buying consumer-end 8K displays for a while...
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4K HDR looks so ridiculous...I have no clue what purpose 8K will serve for sizes under 100 inches, personally.

Besides, there's barely any 4K content out there...I don't think we have to realistically worry about buying consumer-end 8K displays for a while...
Yeah, and even at 100" you'd need to be within ~6' from the screen to see any differences - assuming 20/20 vision.
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4K HDR looks so ridiculous...I have no clue what purpose 8K will serve for sizes under 100 inches, personally.

Besides, there's barely any 4K content out there...I don't think we have to realistically worry about buying consumer-end 8K displays for a while...
I don’t disagree with your overall point, but I do disagree on the 4K content.

Most Netflix and amazon prime original shows are all in 4K now.
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I donít disagree with your overall point, but I do disagree on the 4K content.

Most Netflix and amazon prime original shows are all in 4K now.
Meh. Those original shows are represent like a fraction all available new content. It's all made worse since Netflix requires a significant surcharge for 4K. I'm surprised Amazon Prime gives you 4K for free. I did enjoy watching The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel in 4K.
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While 4k content is getting fairly common, what about HDR? Isn't that still fairly rare?

I've been tempted to get a 4K HDR TV, but I keep thinking I'm better off waiting a bit more. I've got 55" non-4K TV's today. If I'm going to buy something new, I think I want it to be appreciably better. The 65" TVs are getting fairly reasonable in price. But is that enough of a bump in size to make it worth buying?

Meanwhile, a 75" TV would look pretty crappy if it's not 4K. And a 75" TV is quite a bump in size. So I'm kind of holding out for 75" TV's to come down (they're still quite pricey.) But a 75" TV in 4K with HDR is quite striking.
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Sell the old tv on craigslist for cheap. Im sure you will find some buyer.
Once I get my own house, i'd go for massive shopping for bells and whistles.
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While 4k content is getting fairly common, what about HDR? Isn't that still fairly rare?

I've been tempted to get a 4K HDR TV, but I keep thinking I'm better off waiting a bit more. I've got 55" non-4K TV's today. If I'm going to buy something new, I think I want it to be appreciably better. The 65" TVs are getting fairly reasonable in price. But is that enough of a bump in size to make it worth buying?

Meanwhile, a 75" TV would look pretty crappy if it's not 4K. And a 75" TV is quite a bump in size. So I'm kind of holding out for 75" TV's to come down (they're still quite pricey.) But a 75" TV in 4K with HDR is quite striking.
Depends on the layout of your room. 65" is a pretty good jump from 55" and won't overwhelm the room. However, if you have the space go 75". They don't make 75" 1080p TVs, so no worries there.

The 2017 75" Vizio M Series is about $2k right now. Might drop a bit more when the 2018s come out. It has local dimming and I believe handles both HDR10 and Dolby Vision for HDR content. By far the most bang for your buck.

If you decide on 65", wait for the LG OLED 65" to come down in price. I likey.
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Samsung was and maybe still is the top dog in the TV department but I'm thinking LG is or might become the top dog soon.
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Depends on the layout of your room. 65" is a pretty good jump from 55" and won't overwhelm the room. However, if you have the space go 75". They don't make 75" 1080p TVs, so no worries there.

The 2017 75" Vizio M Series is about $2k right now. Might drop a bit more when the 2018s come out. It has local dimming and I believe handles both HDR10 and Dolby Vision for HDR content. By far the most bang for your buck.

If you decide on 65", wait for the LG OLED 65" to come down in price. I likey.
That LG OLED is pretty damned nice looking, but I couldn't justify paying ~2X the price of a really nice 65" 4K HDR Samsung. I got one on Black Friday for $1200 and I'm really happy with it.
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