Are LG panels comparable to panasonic? I've if you go Plasma, go with Panasonic. True?
posted: Dec. 22, 2012 @ 9:58p
cr3s said: Are LG panels comparable to panasonic? I've if you go Plasma, go with Panasonic. True?
LG and Panasonic are about on equal terms right during this season's releases. Personally, I just got a 60" LG plasma and it looks nicer than the Panasonic versions in terms of picture quality (and lacks elsewhere). Overall they are about on par. Panasonic plasmas from about a year ago were fantastic, but they were also more expensive for the same size display. You get what you pay for.
Personally, Samsung is my favorite brand for plasmas, but Sony and a few others are also up there.
If you find a 50'' set in 3d, in this price range...feel free to post.
posted: Dec. 24, 2012 @ 2:36p
also says you get 100,000 points for buying the TV, doesn't that mean extra $100 in discounts later? almost like $100 off, with FW CashBack knocks off the tax roughly, its like $450 for a 50 inch plasma...hard to beat this deal.
posted: Jan. 5, 2013 @ 8:44p
If you have Chase Ultimate Rewards points, you can exchange them for Lands' End gift cards, also redeemable at Sears, at a 20% discount.
At the lower end of plasma, they are closer to equal. Mid/high range has more differentiation. (Mid/Upper Panasonic is typically considered best followed very closely by Samsung with LG tailing behind.)
posted: Jan. 6, 2013 @ 3:29p
Anyone purchase this recently and get the 100,000 bonus points? I just bought it and it doesn't look like the deal is still going, even though it is still in the picture on the website.
How long does it take for the bonus points to show up? If the deal isn't valid, you think I might be able to use the picture in order to argue?
edit: Picture no longer there on Sears website, just on shopyourway website. Now only 5500 bonus points. Ugh, is it still a good deal at 583.00 including tax?
FYI.. I have been talking to quite a few TV Gurus in my area and they ALL say the same thing. LED is ONLY a better choice if you are a 3D Buff.. If not ( Like me ) Plasma is the way to go.. LED is over priced and over hyped.
549.99 is in store price. Just came back from Sears.. The bonus 50-100 K bonus points was only during Christmas.. FYI
posted: Jan. 12, 2013 @ 9:19a
Went ahead and did it. Very pleased with the set. I was really scared for a minute though because when I went to pick it up I thought I would check out the floor to see if it was on display. LG, 50" $550... this must be it.
Looked terrible. I was kind of freaking out. Looked closer: 720p! Looked closer: 50PA45000 rather that 50PA55000. I was worried they might have thought they had the 50PA55000 in stock and mistaken it for this. However, when I got home everything was cool. So apparently you can get an identical 720p for the same price if you're an idiot.
posted: Jan. 22, 2013 @ 9:43a
In for 1, thanks OP. Looking forward to upgrading from a RCA 52" projection I got 9 years ago and has refused to die.
TooManyToys said: In for 1, thanks OP. Looking forward to upgrading from a RCA 52" projection I got 9 years ago and has refused to die.
I hear ya.. I may just pick up that 55 LED at Sears this week. The space only these slims will save over my 8 year old Sony that will not die either.. Oh the problems in life..
posted: Jan. 27, 2013 @ 1:08p
I see the 100k points is listed in today's ad. Is there a way to get this if I already bought the TV? I did not get the points when I bought it a week or so ago.
posted: Jan. 30, 2013 @ 2:51p
ellisz said: I see the 100k points is listed in today's ad. Is there a way to get this if I already bought the TV? I did not get the points when I bought it a week or so ago.
If there is a way, I don't know it. I tried chatting with a rep at Sears.com, and they told me to call SYWR. So I did call them, and they told me I would have to go in-store and they could do either a price adjustment or a return and rebuy. I went to Sears today to do that, and got denied, they said I need to call Sears.com. So I went full circle. I called Sears.com and they said I have to call SYWR. I then called the SYWR number again and went through the process of reporting missing points on a transaction. It was an automated system, which asked me for my salescheck # and transaction date. It finished with saying it may take up to 30 days for the points to arrive. But I'm thinking they will deny me. I'm not happy about it, they will price match any competitor even after the fact, but they won't price match their own deal five days after I buy from them? I have a good mind to box the damn thing up and return it, and then rebuy it, the old fashioned way, and get my points.
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posted: Jan. 30, 2013 @ 4:14p
hunterking said: Went ahead and did it. Very pleased with the set. I was really scared for a minute though because when I went to pick it up I thought I would check out the floor to see if it was on display. LG, 50" $550... this must be it.
Looked terrible. I was kind of freaking out. Looked closer: 720p! Looked closer: 50PA45000 rather that 50PA55000..
posted: Feb. 1, 2013 @ 11:35a
I also applied coupon code FEBRUARY20 for 20.00 off. The online form would not take it so I called and it brought the price down to $529.00
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posted: Feb. 1, 2013 @ 11:43a
Kmart had it for $499 last month, but my ShopDiscover didn't post, yet
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