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why are 4k monitors so much more expensive than 4k TVs?

Discussion in 'Monitors' started by beany_bot, Nov 28, 2016.

  1. Greebo


    Joined: Jan 20, 2005

    Posts: 27,771

    Location: Co Durham

    Sadly depending on the manufacturer, some won't accept them back and it's the shops loss. Sure somebody from ocuk said once there is a skip full of smashed up high end monitors costing hunderds of pounds each
  2. fenchu


    Joined: Sep 8, 2014

    Posts: 301

    Of course they dont want them back there crap lol and they know this when they sell them pity they wernt put in skip after qc , oh wait there is no qc so lets ofload them to the consumer they wont suspect a thing.

    cue evil corporate laugh ...... muhahaha :)
  3. shamus21

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Aug 29, 2004

    Posts: 1,309

    Location: Alpha centauri

    Regardless of why 4k monitors are so much more expensive than 4k TVs after using 4K screens 32in and 40in over the last three years I would never go back to 1440 or 1080 the extra sharpness and more screen space is a winner every time.
  4. 4K8KW10


    Joined: Sep 2, 2017

    Posts: 135

    Location: South-East Europe

    Yes, of course. And in future the only way to go is for screens with more pixels.
    I do wonder, though, why not stating this a strategic goal and subsidising the market, or some type of necessary global policy in order to make them popular as fast as the manufacturers can.

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