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samsung 5663 vs sony 55wf ?

12-22-2004, 09:33 AM
same price...around $3299.00

except the sony now give ya a built in hd tuner....any benefit to this?

i like both...the samsung is 1" bigger (whoppie) and imho has a better pic...

is it worth it to go with the sony and it's bulit in tuner?

12-22-2004, 11:16 AM
Unless you really want the integrated HD tuner or cable card, i'd choose the 5663. You can always purchase a separate ATSC tuner or cable box and there are definitely some limitations if you decide to use the Cable Card. The Sony looks good but i still prefer DLP to LCD -the image is smoother and black levels are better on the Samsung. I work for a retailer and we just launched some year end specials which includes the Samsung 5663W. PM if you are interested and I'll make sure you get the pricing details.