$150 Walmart TV FAIL!

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  • Published: 24 January 2019
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    So you like Walmart PC videos… and cheap display videos… how about their ugly cousin, Walmart TV videos?! Let’s see if this 43” 1080P TV is even worth its every day low price of $158.

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  • Linus Tech Tips
    Linus Tech Tips   5 months back

    I know it's been a while, but this video was not uploaded at 16:9 4K. The source file is 2:1 4096:2048. However, we had to do an edit at some point to remove a piece of content within the video and it's caused it to be reprocessed by the Youtube Editor at 16:9. We've reported the issue to our rep.

    • Kie
      Kie  3 days back

      Why have you not water-cooled a TV while fully dressed in scuba gear?

    • al13326
      al13326  4 days back

      @Nat Dudman Luckily, I was able to save that original video to an external hard drive, and I'm gonna enjoy James "tacitly" kicking Linus' face.
      🤣

    • ~Shadow~
      ~Shadow~  2 weeks back

      @Linus Tech Tips Who gives a shit about the scale of the video , all we care about is the content

    • Killerspieler0815
      Killerspieler0815  3 weeks back

      @Ndlanding -
      in the Nazis KZs they had no TVs , but your favorite drink , *fluoridated* tap water (while this is still banned in Germany for good reasons) .

    • Killerspieler0815
      Killerspieler0815  3 weeks back

      @ Linus Tech Tips -
      I simply use my CRT monitor (from 2003 ? ) , it has perfect colors & very fast reaction times & it even displays 1600x1200 (but this in 60 Hz) & my "Russian Method" repaired PC-speakers (from 2005) work far better than this TV

  • robert smith
    robert smith  7 hours back

    Could the asexual little man bitch some more about how the really cheap tv is really cheap? I cannot wait!

    • Philip Enersen
      Philip Enersen  8 hours back

      James: "How do you like it?"
      Onnnnn: "Slooooowwww"

      • RedCowCat
        RedCowCat  17 hours back

        It's a functional nice tv why are you complaining?

        • Sergio Pinto Whu
          Sergio Pinto Whu  1 days back

          Poor mark ass brownlee

          • Shawn Cicero
            Shawn Cicero  1 days back

            speakers are behind, you push audio bars in your other videos explaining for good sound you need one

            • Shawn Cicero
              Shawn Cicero  1 days back

              You spend more time screwing with the voice controls, usually your decent about reviews I assume having the other guy there made this worse

              • lui858
                lui858  2 days back

                Is for poor people not everyone can buy 1000 TVs for all there rooms

                • ZDC-_-Capricorn
                  ZDC-_-Capricorn  2 days back

                  Lol I got a 50 inch onn tv you guys could have got a better one

                  • mbplove
                    mbplove  3 days back

                    I bought a Polaroid TV (50” 4K) made by Vestel from ASDA (Walmart owner UK business) 2 years ago for £249 which is 310USD and it’s been great still working and receiving updates to this day.

                    • Aenigmaticus
                      Aenigmaticus  3 days back

                      Lol, as I watch with a Samsung SyncMaster P2350


                      Edit: It still works perfectly!

                      • Crowbar44
                        Crowbar44  4 days back

                        People still use 1080p in 2019?!?! lol? wut? Its like people who still use a 60Hz or 120Hz screen. Like, why? There is no reason unless you poor I guess? So I guess it sucks to be poor? Gotcha!

                        • Wifi naone
                          Wifi naone  4 days back

                          Just buy a tcl 4k monitor for like 250

                          • Proxy
                            Proxy  4 days back

                            3:03 coaxial connectors are still extremely common on modern TVs... how else do you get your analog/digital TV into your TV?

                            • Dragos Pahontu
                              Dragos Pahontu  5 days back

                              The TV's voice killed me. 😂

                              • tankimus
                                tankimus  6 days back

                                Kinda bullshit man, your making fun of what some people can only afford. Yeah it's cheap, and it's not the highest quality but not everyone has that silver spoon

                                • ерунда сэндвич

                                  For $150, this TV is worth it for a 43" 1080

                                  • engreyz
                                    engreyz  6 days back

                                    give that shit to me if you're too good for it then

                                    • Jacopo Rossetti
                                      Jacopo Rossetti  6 days back

                                      *V O L U M E*

                                      • The Emo Emu
                                        The Emo Emu  7 days back

                                        Who would have thought that $125 doesn't get you a high-end enjoyable experience? I doubt you'd get a toy that size for $125 these days.

                                        • ThriftyAV
                                          ThriftyAV  1 weeks back

                                          I'm one of the customers who picked up a refurb $125. This is NOT my primary display. I'm using it as an on-screen display on my channel. I like the fact that it is super light. I will be able to use a light duty wall mount. One thing you didn't catch on your review. The USB port is super slow when loading images from a thumb drive. Yes, the audio is poor with the built-in speakers, but I use external speakers anyway.

                                          • Light Fantastik
                                            Light Fantastik  1 weeks back

                                            So I just bought the 50" 4K version of this TV for $150. So far, so good. Yes the speakers suck (but I already own a nice soundbar, so I don't care). SD TV looks like shit, but HD TV, my video game consoles and the Firestick look great. The remote is pretty logically laid out too. Big upgrade from my 3 year old 43" 1080p TV - and I even paid less for it! We'll see how long it lasts, but if I can get 1-2 years out of it, it'll be money well spent. 3+ years, and I'll be thrilled.

                                            • mostafa mohamed
                                              mostafa mohamed  1 weeks back

                                              Legend say that if Linus recommend tech you can buy it
                                              If he didn't you have to buy it

                                              • ASAP - VARI 王神最偉大

                                                If you want to see him roast the 50” scepter tv get this comment to the top

                                                • Dark Vulcan
                                                  Dark Vulcan  1 weeks back

                                                  Therapist: Hentai noise Linus isn't real he can't hurt you.
                                                  Hentai Noise Linus: 0:27

                                                  • Scott Murray-Anderson
                                                    Scott Murray-Anderson  1 weeks back

                                                    Did you guys use a Klein Colourometer? That is what we use. Get a couple Neumann mics in there. Your audio would be much better.

                                                    • Starkregen
                                                      Starkregen  1 weeks back

                                                      In this video Linux and his crew kindaforgot that they are in the top %0,1 when its about access to top tier pc parts. for the rest of us this tv is a win

                                                      • Robert Takeya
                                                        Robert Takeya  1 weeks back

                                                        but maybe its better then all samsung shit :D
                                                        "Samsung buy, wait 1-2 y and repair or BUY NEW"

                                                        • Mohammad Zaid
                                                          Mohammad Zaid  1 weeks back

                                                          If it last for 5 years then it is more than sufficient as 5 years later 4k or maybe 5k or 8k would be the minimum standard.

                                                          • Witchcatgaming
                                                            Witchcatgaming  1 weeks back

                                                            0:28 when your mom doesnt give you a cookie

                                                            • Mohammad Naseer Batla
                                                              Mohammad Naseer Batla  1 weeks back

                                                              I hate you for keep voice on. What is wrong with you? It's not even funny later.

                                                              • 송J1N洪
                                                                송J1N洪  1 weeks back

                                                                I'm a cheap type of guy, if I can get a deal for what I need I will get it.
                                                                But tons of people are missing the fact that Linus has a job here, to critique the display for it's possible usage and if it will work well.
                                                                He isn't the one buying it because He can't spend more, He is reviewing it for people who have that use case.
                                                                Overall the display is just fine, I wouldn't rely on it lasting long, and the picture quality is quite not the best.
                                                                For the price you could say it's a steal, though Linus brings up the point, as well as in other videos that, if you could get something better get something better. If you needed a gaming display just get the damn sceptre one He reviewed, or look for something else, if you could get something better to fill your needs then do it. This might be a decent deal for the majority of people, but clearly if you can find something better at a similar price, then this isn't it.
                                                                For the price the TV is amazing, and for use cases like Linus stated, an elderly person who hasn't upgraded since their CRT broke so they had to buy a new TV, this is nearly perfect for that use case, it's cheap and it works and the quality isn't so bad (The pixel density is below average but what do you expect out of a TV the cost of an Ikea cabinet.) But otherwise, the point is still to get something better if you can find it, Linus' point was to try and give you a recommendation on a better experience, not on if this monitor is the best or not, it clearly is for many people, but if He could recommend you something better, that's the point.
                                                                Linus isn't some ignorant rich bastard. He has a responsibility making these videos.

                                                                • Gabe
                                                                  Gabe  1 weeks back

                                                                  "Onnnnnnn" lmao

                                                                  • Coty Riddle
                                                                    Coty Riddle  1 weeks back

                                                                    love my cheap ass vizio tv. 120 Hz panel (and it will take a 120 Hz source) actual color calibration capability and it is a smart tv

                                                                  • Coty Riddle
                                                                    Coty Riddle  1 weeks back

                                                                    the HDMI mode (Video/Graphic) is just to switch off all internal processing of the image.

                                                                    • carguy
                                                                      carguy  1 weeks back

                                                                      I got that TV in 55" for my kids Xbox TV. It's perfect! It works just fine. So I totally disagree with his point. These TV's are really awesome when you don't have tons of money and want a big screen to play Xbox on. But to Linus point: be rich or get off the channel!

                                                                      • 송J1N洪
                                                                        송J1N洪  1 weeks back

                                                                        The point is that there might be other better deals if you were in the market for a general display, and He didn't state that this was utter crap, He said that this might work for some cases, and it worked out fine for you, be would recommend if you could to find something better, like the spectre display He showed for example.
                                                                        It's all about comparison in the market, His job is to be able to judge whether it's a good display for it's purpose, and it is, but there could be more options out there at a similar price that is just inherently better.
                                                                        It isn't simply just a case of him being ignorant because it isn't "his standards". He has a higher responsibility than that.

                                                                    • davoz28
                                                                      davoz28  1 weeks back

                                                                      Dude, I haven't laughed so hard on a LTT vid in a long time. Everything needs that voice help.

                                                                      • Andrew
                                                                        Andrew  1 weeks back

                                                                        That voice guidance part killed me

                                                                        • Ryan Scherbluk
                                                                          Ryan Scherbluk  1 weeks back

                                                                          The saying is true you get what you pay for

                                                                          • l-l Francisco Garcia l-l

                                                                            VoOoLuUmMeEee *weird sound* HUNDRED

                                                                            • ClutchUpCody
                                                                              ClutchUpCody  2 weeks back

                                                                              C'mon where's the OLED!?!

                                                                              • SkorpyoTFC
                                                                                SkorpyoTFC  2 weeks back

                                                                                I'd recognize that plastic chassis anywhere. That's the same TV I won in a company Christmas raffle a few years ago, excepted mine was branded by Vizio. It lasted a year before it died.

                                                                                • Phil Morton
                                                                                  Phil Morton  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Lol sounds like we're disabling hal! Love you guys, at least you don't do Alex's look of your too old!

                                                                                  • Cliff Reeser
                                                                                    Cliff Reeser  2 weeks back

                                                                                    your tv is drunk

                                                                                    • TexansFan1100
                                                                                      TexansFan1100  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Can you make a video on how to properly setup the video settings on 4k tvs

                                                                                      • Erick Marquez
                                                                                        Erick Marquez  2 weeks back

                                                                                        If you set up point to point and HDMI mode graphic you get better picture

                                                                                        • EverythingRandomPro
                                                                                          EverythingRandomPro  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Me: What is the brand of this tv?
                                                                                          Linus: Onnnnnnn

                                                                                          • Dracus Shadowrift
                                                                                            Dracus Shadowrift  2 weeks back

                                                                                            I've never laughed so hard at a LTT video. My god that voice chip is amazing. Thank you so much for this video lol.