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Why have TVs become so inexpensive?

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    16 ore fa

    in America tvs might be cheap but in india one 40inch tv is worth 15-16 thousand

  2. Mptvsouza
    8 giorni fa

    sad brazillian noises

  3. Jimmyson Cookland
    Jimmyson Cookland
    9 giorni fa

    4k come down a bit now

  4. Arief Rakhman
    Arief Rakhman
    10 giorni fa

    Well, maybe that's why Apple haven't built TV panel even though they have Apple TV.. it's the margin Mac Address: Apple should make actual tv itsuns.info/rock/oaGzgJV9o212aoY/video (Oh my.. LMG infiltrated with apple fanboys.. and I'm contacted the virus too.. maybe since they praise M1 so much)

  5. nerd
    15 giorni fa

    You and I have very different definitions of 'cheap'

  6. Weakenbest
    16 giorni fa

    The reason tv's are cheap is to get more people watching mainstream media and get brainwashed ;)

  7. CrashCarson14
    18 giorni fa

    Interesting I didn’t think about how they can make money back by seeking your data. Also HDR is something that should really be pushed to the consumer more, but on a serious “demo”. Well mastered video can look way more vibrant if the TV can reach high brightness.

  8. The Devine
    The Devine
    22 giorni fa

    Because these days YOU PAY with your INFORMATION Thanks to all these sheeps (I mean consumers) buying these ''smart'' products (tv, fridge, cars etc.) Phone can be privacy protected though (certain degree)

  9. online artist
    online artist
    24 giorni fa

    It is impossible for them to the BBC iPlayer to give them enny revenue.

  10. Clarissa 1986
    Clarissa 1986
    26 giorni fa

    "...it's hard to completely turn it off" Are you kidding me? :D Just don't connect this TV with your internet line! xD There's nothing easier than this! lmao :D Just do it as I do and do not even use this smart garbage stuff. Just get the TV and use it as monitor, like in the old days, to have your devices connected to it via HDMI. There's no need to input your wifi password or LAN cable into your TV.

  11. Vynland
    27 giorni fa

    Wtf now i want a dumb tv

  12. Safi Abdullah
    Safi Abdullah
    27 giorni fa

    That's not the case now James, not anymore

  13. T_ C
    T_ C
    29 giorni fa

    just got here after the technews broke that TVs are jacking up in price

  14. FierceDeity33
    29 giorni fa

    Motherglass... Awesome Band Name!

  15. Xander Vampire
    Xander Vampire
    Mese fa

    Cheap? You really have no concept of the value of money, don't you? Clearly, you're out of touch with reality. I suggest you try living for a year or two on minimum wage, you'll quickly revise your opinion on what's cheap and what's not.

  16. AmericanCanuck97
    Mese fa

    They seem to be cheaper than their CRT counterparts were in the 2000s.

  17. Doug Steel
    Doug Steel
    Mese fa

    It's because several far Eastern nations have their entire able bodied population over 8 years old churning them out every day. On their weekends, the kids build iPhones

  18. Spills51
    Mese fa

    My first flat screen hd cost me 2,500 bucks at BestBuy. It wouldnt be more then 300 today brand new haha.

  19. Phlegethon
    Mese fa

    Why? Thank hisense Changhong TCL

  20. Car Parking Multiplayer
    Car Parking Multiplayer
    Mese fa

    Cheap for you maybe, not everyone is from America or Canada

  21. tyu
    Mese fa

    i got a linus ad and another on the same video

  22. saru u
    saru u
    Mese fa

    That 229 tv doesn't look so cheap for me

  23. pyromcr
    Mese fa

    This is why I never connect my TV to the Internet 😎

  24. Piikkipallo
    Mese fa

    Last year I bought a 2009 sony bravia tv for 20 bucks, ain't nothing smart about that, except the chromecast I have plugged into it.

  25. Mic_Glow
    Mese fa

    If something is free... you are the product.

  26. philip dias
    philip dias
    Mese fa

    Need to run pihole on the network and block them.

  27. Lab Rynth
    Lab Rynth
    Mese fa

    The smart tv's are the government's way to monitor us all... GASP

  28. Maximus Aurelius
    Maximus Aurelius
    Mese fa

    Do any of the major TV manufacturers still produce non smart LED TVs?

  29. Alloverdaplace
    Mese fa

    Hulu and Netflix can collect all the info they want from me lol

  30. 80s gamr
    80s gamr
    Mese fa

    I've got a Bravia and literally had that same "agreement" screen... which I declined everything on. 😊 I love the TV. It was still 2k after an 800 dollar rebate though.

  31. Povilaz
    Mese fa

    Nah I'll stick with my 20 year old CRT TV.

  32. Pocahonkers
    Mese fa

    Funnily enough, getting a *new* TV that isn't 4K and without Smart TV is actually quite difficult. Then again, no reason not to get 4K. Smart TV is pretty annoying though sometimes.

  33. Reclusive Eagle
    Reclusive Eagle
    Mese fa

    Cheap because manufacturers realized tv is dead. Why would I get up from my desk to go sit down on another chair to look at a screen 10 feet away? That I have to pay yearly for because you need to pay the Gov a tv license when you buy a tv wtf

  34. Gustavo Figueiredo
    Gustavo Figueiredo
    Mese fa

    It depends where you live. TVs are cheap in North America, and maybe Europe. Not for the rest of the world.

  35. C Morr
    C Morr
    Mese fa

    douchebag meter spiking into the red .... unsubbed

  36. Discord Guy
    Discord Guy
    Mese fa

    The fuck? Many cheap TVs aren't smart TVs. You can just choose not to connect it online.

  37. Crazy Goose
    Crazy Goose
    Mese fa

    My question is why are TVs so expensive? There is nothing to them anymore, a few dollars worth of LED strips, some plastic filters, general power electronics and common processors all integrated on a PCB. The LCD panel itself is the only "expensive" part but really I can't imagine the cost of manufacture is that high either.

  38. Make Fortnite fun again
    Make Fortnite fun again
    Mese fa

    Basic economics tbh

  39. Friendly Metroid
    Friendly Metroid
    Mese fa

    That moment after you say "I really like smut" and you glance at the camera operator and think "Hundreds of thousands of people heard me say that. Hm."

  40. Friendly Metroid
    Friendly Metroid
    Mese fa

    2:25 I'm looking at this picture of the crying kid and the miserable wife and then the caption appears. Real life spittake.

  41. Pringlesman
    Mese fa

    Can't sell your information if they can't collect your information. I never bothered to hook my TV up the internet.

    1. TheJunnutin
      Mese fa

      I did for a few minutes for it to update firmware, after that no. And probably never will. I don't want them to introduce indismissable "nag bars" or something to inform me that it's not plugged in..

  42. AreoX7780
    Mese fa

    I have a 4K TV which did not cost over 400 dollars

  43. Vini Dalvino
    Vini Dalvino
    Mese fa

    I don’t give a fuck about fresh book. Do I look like a small business owner? NO

  44. Ondrej Sedlak
    Ondrej Sedlak
    Mese fa

    I remember seeing my first flat screen plasma in 1998, with a price tag of $40,000 Australian. Screen quality was absolutely horrific as we only had analogue TV back then and DVD players were only just released.

  45. Samiur Rahman
    Samiur Rahman
    Mese fa

    I still remember when the TV's were so damn expensive.

  46. steiN
    Mese fa

    Went with an OLED, I cant look at anything else anymore

  47. Rick James
    Rick James
    Mese fa

    @2:30 LMAO

  48. yashodhan ramteke
    yashodhan ramteke
    Mese fa


  49. TampseyLp
    Mese fa

    how about recommending a privacy friendly tv

  50. LittleMopeHead
    Mese fa

    I want a dumb TV that just works. My smart Samsung has a reboot loop where it's unusable. Never had this issue with my decade TV.

  51. Ian Gorham
    Ian Gorham
    Mese fa

    Regarding that smart tv point - can we *finally* get laws forcing tech companies to provide an easy, permanent, complete opt-out for ads and tracking on purchased devices? And maybe while we're at it, force interoperability with alternate OSes? We need to go back to separating the hardware layer from the software layer (like in PCs) so people can choose their experience again.

  52. GameThrough
    Mese fa

    They are still not cheap where I live. 43" smart tv might cost around $450

  53. Nishanka
    Mese fa

    Thats a lie. In india, tvs are hella expensive like my 49 inch tv costs ₹50,000

  54. Lego Mini Movie Productions
    Lego Mini Movie Productions
    Mese fa

    What a luck I only use a FireTv Stick for the smart stuff XD

  55. coopercovelo
    2 mesi fa

    You forgot one other key thing with "Smart" tvs. They have all of these built in apps, and features, that will slowly stop working properly, and cause the user to get fed up and buy a new tv...

  56. tAEnY Kim
    tAEnY Kim
    2 mesi fa

    That weird moment when larger TV's are cheaper for the price to screen size ratio than computer monitors...

  57. C Y
    C Y
    2 mesi fa

    I'm old enough to remember tvs being so damn proud to finally have HD support when my phone was already full HD for years. Consumer electronics media tech is always so far behind. Even today they are still playing catch up with their "meh" hdmi spec

  58. Batuhan Akyol
    Batuhan Akyol
    2 mesi fa


  59. pagefault404
    2 mesi fa

    I've set up Pi-hole (1) as a recursive DNS server on my home network, and it's pretty much shut all of that data collection nonsense down. It wasn't until I set the Pi-hole up that I realized just HOW MUCH data every device on my network was leaking by default. Vizio televisions will not only send usage statistics to Neilson ratings, but they will collect their own usage data for their own use as well, by capturing a few pixels of the current screen to determine what you're watching. And up until a little bit ago, Vizio was collecting data WITHOUT users consent. (2) So take control of your data. Don't let companies make money off of you. Sources: How to set up Pi-Hole (LTT video) - itsuns.info/rock/f3u6i6SpdJWPqGk/video Vizio caught collecting data without user consent - www.nytimes.com/2017/02/07/business/vizio-television-vizio-collected-viewers-habits-consent.html

  60. Amit Ezuthachan
    Amit Ezuthachan
    2 mesi fa

    This strategy wont apply to third world country like India

  61. Alexander Paulino
    Alexander Paulino
    2 mesi fa

    4K TVs are so much cheaper now

  62. Hop-Skip-Ouch
    2 mesi fa

    1:51 Had to look twice. That cutaway is from India with cricket playing on the TV.

  63. Jigyanshu Sekhar sahoo
    Jigyanshu Sekhar sahoo
    2 mesi fa

    1:48 it's indian cricket match

  64. El Rene Orion Salmon
    El Rene Orion Salmon
    2 mesi fa

    An Open-Source Unsmart Tv would be really nice with custom firmware, and Kodi, Plex, etc., and personal server support for accessing data over home networks, or even from an outside "repository" of some sort would be nice.

  65. David Boggs
    David Boggs
    2 mesi fa

    Don't give them any ideas lol. let it stay cheap. What's next? LED shortage from the 6mm LED node? loll

  66. Uthman Baksh
    Uthman Baksh
    2 mesi fa

    I guess the reason people buy a TV EVERY YEAR on Black Friday is because the TVs are so dirt cheap that they are crap that they have to run out and buy another dirt cheap crap TV the very next year. Maybe wait a week or 2 later and then buy a TV that's a little more expensive and a little more better that will last a good 5 years or so.

  67. Vex
    2 mesi fa

    Um I saw a 4k uhd tv at walmart for 289 😳 sheesh

  68. John Doe
    John Doe
    2 mesi fa

    What about the majority of manufacturing moving to China? I feel like that has also brought down prices as well

    1. Toby Jackson
      Toby Jackson
      2 mesi fa

      Not necessarily. It's mostly the data collection and advertising possible in smart TVs that subsidises the price. There are local manufacturers within my country that pay well above minimum wage. Their TVs are still competitively priced, and their smart TVs are still cheaper than the basic, non-connected models

  69. Deswill
    2 mesi fa

    in 100 years they will look at us and think wtf why were they so stupid putting everything on screens and having a screen in every room and in in your pocket, your watch etc... we humans are biological beings and a screen cannot fitful our human needs, in the future there will so many things that will be tailored much better to our senses and not just to our eyes. We will very deeply regret having all this shit produced and not thinking about the consequences

  70. Panos
    2 mesi fa

    Because only idiots watch TV.

  71. Maharib Haroon
    Maharib Haroon
    2 mesi fa

    They haven’t even subscribed their own channel lol

  72. That non gay furry
    That non gay furry
    2 mesi fa

    229 € Is a lot would not call it cheap. This is probably because average wage in my country is about 600-700 € a month

  73. phoenix21studios
    2 mesi fa

    I paid $139 for a Ryzen 7-2700 with spire LED in Nov 2019. Today its $360

  74. Smookie
    2 mesi fa

    Today people are more like "Why TVs Are?"

  75. Lesley Schultze
    Lesley Schultze
    2 mesi fa

    I hate smart TV's and bought a non smart LG 1080P 48" TV for under £230.00 a few years ago, its awesome and turns on way faster than our smart TV, (do not leave it on stand by, I just turn it off) so all the transformers and components will last far longer too. Also, as most smart TV's are android based, they can become obsolete, (no new version updates force you to buy a new TV about every 5 years if you want all the features) so for these reasons it just annoys me. DO NOT BE A SHEEP! BE THE SHEPARD!

  76. Klaevin
    2 mesi fa

    couldn't you turn a "smart" TV into a screen by... not hooking it up to wifi or a router?

    1. Toby Jackson
      Toby Jackson
      2 mesi fa

      Not all smart TVs will allow that. And others will annoy you into connecting it. My TCL Smart TV for example has a super bright white flashing light 24/7 (even in standby) when you aren't online. And you can't even cover it up because the light goes around the IR receiver. As well as a pop up warning every 30 minutes to say there is a connection issue.

  77. Cheese-BurGer69
    2 mesi fa

    Why he saying tvs are cheap i think they are not overpriced but still expensive

  78. Ben Dunlop
    Ben Dunlop
    2 mesi fa

    Or do what I do, and buy salvage TV's at Amazon return auctions - and fix them. Every tv in my apartment didn't work when I acquired them 🛠️

  79. James Brown
    James Brown
    2 mesi fa

    I still don't understand why in the world would somebody would want a "smart" TV. They throw in the cheapest processor and combine it with the worst software ever developed to deliver some of the worst user experience of any electronic device. Buy the panel you want and plug in your laptop. Saves you hundreds of dollars and you get all the conveniences of a pc

  80. movement2contact
    2 mesi fa

    TVs sell my usage data too...?? 😵😡

    1. Toby Jackson
      Toby Jackson
      2 mesi fa

      Yes. Lots of data collection and advertising opportunities. This is how the cost is subsidised.

  81. raventhorX
    2 mesi fa

    When you say smut it doesn't make one think of reality TV shows.

  82. Tech Freak
    Tech Freak
    2 mesi fa

    When does this happen to SSDs?

    1. Toby Jackson
      Toby Jackson
      2 mesi fa

      It already started to happen. They have gotten significantly cheaper the last few years, but unsurprisingly covid has made supply bumpy and increased demand, which has started to drive prices back up a little.

  83. John Gato
    John Gato
    2 mesi fa

    There are TVs as expensive as a car, TVs area not cheap

  84. xtcbt
    2 mesi fa

    Who else paused and read the $3398 HDD article?

  85. Zack DiRusso
    Zack DiRusso
    2 mesi fa

    Looks at Sony A90J OLED tv.... hmmmm so cheap!

  86. Svpracer98
    2 mesi fa

    I hate smart TV features. Just give me digital glass that shows what I want, not ads. Purposely don't connect any smart TV when I set one up.

  87. Frank Tippin
    Frank Tippin
    2 mesi fa

    LTT, you need to set an example by looking at a manual or show a motherboard manual so newbies don't think it's uncool or "untechie" to use a manual. Of course, you might need a course on reading a motherboard manual, especially in sections dealing with settings. By the way, I saw your(Linus's) video on setting up RAID using INTEL's but is there one for AMD's RAID?

  88. Guilherme Taffarel Bergamin
    Guilherme Taffarel Bergamin
    2 mesi fa

    Now explain to me how I paid $488 for a 50'' 4K TV when you can get 27'' 1080p computer monitors for about the same price? I mean... I can't decide if TVs are cheap or if monitors are expensive

    1. J Money
      J Money
      2 mesi fa

      @Toby Jackson I did connect it to my Wi-Fi however, I did not agree to the terms and conditions for its smart functionality and therefore it is disabled.

    2. Toby Jackson
      Toby Jackson
      2 mesi fa

      @J Money if that's possible on your TV that's great, but unfortunately not all smart TVs allow it, annoyingly. Some will nag you with repeated warnings and errors until you give it Internet, and others will simply fail to function unless networked.

    3. J Money
      J Money
      2 mesi fa

      @Toby Jackson Good thing I never actually set up my smart TV and just use it as a monitor for my Apple TV 4K and Nintendo Switch.

    4. Guilherme Taffarel Bergamin
      Guilherme Taffarel Bergamin
      2 mesi fa

      @Toby Jackson that makes sense... I guess I was just surprised because I had a "dumb" 43'' TV for the last maybe 10 years now. First time using a Smart TV

    5. Toby Jackson
      Toby Jackson
      2 mesi fa

      Smart TVs are subsidised by the smart TV features with lots of opportunities to make money from data collection and advertising. That can't be done on a monitor.

  89. Aby mohanan
    Aby mohanan
    2 mesi fa

    I saw the Linus Pulseway ad, did anyone see that😀😁

  90. András Kovács
    András Kovács
    2 mesi fa

    Idea for follow-up: why monitors are so expensive compared to TVs

  91. Jonathan Carter
    Jonathan Carter
    2 mesi fa

    It also helps that the LCD manufacturers got knocked down a peg or two for price fixing.

  92. The Shadow Man
    The Shadow Man
    2 mesi fa

    The build quality also went downhill. Back in my day LCD and Plasma's had no backlight bleeding like current screens have. And they were not filled with crap bloatware.

  93. codycast
    2 mesi fa

    Crazy that these Chinese brand made garbage TVs can be only ~$250 for a big HDTV.

  94. 夜トYato
    2 mesi fa

    Techquickie Ft. Hardik Pandya

  95. Bas Groothedde
    Bas Groothedde
    2 mesi fa

    Regarding all the tracking a SmartTV can do, even when it's off; PiHole is a perfect solution for that! My Samsung TV is getting blocked constantly here.

  96. Bastet Furry
    Bastet Furry
    2 mesi fa

    One more reason to either search for a "dumb" TV or just never connect the "smart" TV to the network. A Pi with OpenELEC is way better than what manufactures offer anyway. Unless that TV wants network on first setup anyway and you need to get an alternative firmware for your darn TV.

  97. Miguel Perdomo
    Miguel Perdomo
    2 mesi fa

    i work at walmart and you can buy a brand new 75inch for about 600

  98. komeon
    2 mesi fa

    HA I bought a 40 inch HDTV Samsung Series 5, back in about 2008. Think it cost me around $2500. Edit When i first connected my PC to it, it was like a whole new GPU had been installed. Same when i went from a 1080 HDTV to a 4K TV.

  99. William B
    William B
    2 mesi fa

    And this is why I love my PiHole, TV can't watch me now.

  100. Nexus Plays
    Nexus Plays
    2 mesi fa

    Bsod explained again pls? I got bsod stop code: system license violation

    1. Nexus Plays
      Nexus Plays
      2 mesi fa

      @Toby Jackson automatic repair didn't work it shows bsod and troubleshoot screen

    2. Toby Jackson
      Toby Jackson
      2 mesi fa

      A System License Violation generally is caused by corrupted system files. Have you tried doing an automatic repair on boot? And if that failed, insert a Windows installation disc (or USB stick with the same on) and repair your Windows install with that tool.