$150 Walmart TV FAIL!

  • 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.

    • ~Shadow~
      ~Shadow~  4 days back

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

    • Killerspieler0815
      Killerspieler0815  2 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  2 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

    • Ndlanding
      Ndlanding  4 weeks back

      @Jariel Jimenez You don't seem to realize I'm agreeing with you.

    • Democrat Terminator
      Democrat Terminator  4 weeks back

      Thanks for letting us know.Sleepless nights since I realised

  • ThriftyAV
    ThriftyAV  2 hours 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  10 hours 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  12 hours 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  16 hours 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 days 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 days 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 days 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 days 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 days back

                      0:28 when your mom doesnt give you a cookie

                      • Mohammad Naseer Batla
                        Mohammad Naseer Batla  1 days back

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

                        • 송J1N洪
                          송J1N洪  1 days 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 days back

                            "Onnnnnnn" lmao

                            • Coty Riddle
                              Coty Riddle  2 days 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  2 days back

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

                              • carguy
                                carguy  2 days 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 days 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  2 days back

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

                                • Andrew
                                  Andrew  2 days back

                                  That voice guidance part killed me

                                  • Ryan Scherbluk
                                    Ryan Scherbluk  3 days back

                                    The saying is true you get what you pay for

                                    • l-l Francisco Garcia l-l

                                      VoOoLuUmMeEee *weird sound* HUNDRED

                                      • ClutchUpCody
                                        ClutchUpCody  3 days back

                                        C'mon where's the OLED!?!

                                        • SkorpyoTFC
                                          SkorpyoTFC  3 days 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  3 days 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  4 days back

                                              your tv is drunk

                                              • TexansFan1100
                                                TexansFan1100  4 days back

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

                                                • Erick Marquez
                                                  Erick Marquez  4 days back

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

                                                  • EverythingRandomPro
                                                    EverythingRandomPro  4 days back

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

                                                    • Dracus Shadowrift
                                                      Dracus Shadowrift  4 days 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.

                                                      • Its Cole
                                                        Its Cole  5 days back

                                                        2001-2010 best movie ever. Thanks for HAL!

                                                        • Alex
                                                          Alex  5 days back

                                                          Your right this is for grandpa and he doesn’t have to worry about it breaking cause he will break first

                                                          • john whitworth
                                                            john whitworth  5 days back

                                                            im needing yo upgrading my monitor runnint 1080 ti but still using vga input

                                                            • Jaacob Erazo YT
                                                              Jaacob Erazo YT  6 days back

                                                              Everyone here complaining about 1080p, but I still use a 37" 1080p Samsung Smart TV...

                                                              • JBadAss98Gameing
                                                                JBadAss98Gameing  6 days back

                                                                Wow, what a bunch of rich pompous assholes. So insulting, fuck dude. I never thought a man could be such a pompous douche bag about somthing. These guys are litterly The biggest douche bags ever. 10/10 would watch again.

                                                                • John Waugh
                                                                  John Waugh  7 days back

                                                                  Man, back in my college days I paid $300 for a 27 inch crt that weighed about as much as a small car.

                                                                  • michael greer
                                                                    michael greer  1 weeks back

                                                                    Reviews tvs and dont even know what an aerial port is

                                                                    • vinguru896
                                                                      vinguru896  1 weeks back

                                                                      I actually bought this TV last year when I was traveling and stayed in California for a month. The idea was that it was less hassle than shipping my TV and cheap enough that I wouldn't mind just leaving it in the apartment that I was subleasing. It got the job done. Especially considering that I only packed my SNES mini and chromecast dongle for entertainment.

                                                                      • Urska Jinx
                                                                        Urska Jinx  1 weeks back

                                                                        idk man, that talking TV is better due to the WTF value lol

                                                                        • Jeremy Orr
                                                                          Jeremy Orr  1 weeks back

                                                                          I know this is a old video but I have had ok luck with mine just bought other one today for 65 bucks it was the last one and it had a crack in the box it's a gamble we'll see! I have messed with this one yet

                                                                          • Kico Maldonado
                                                                            Kico Maldonado  1 weeks back

                                                                            I bought this for my parents, the sound does suck. But I already had a use sound bar I just connect and it was all good for them.

                                                                            • The SAHAND
                                                                              The SAHAND  1 weeks back


                                                                              • theparijat1000
                                                                                theparijat1000  1 weeks back

                                                                                12:05 click it. You Wont Regret It.

                                                                                • onigk61
                                                                                  onigk61  1 weeks back

                                                                                  just connect thee tv to a separate stereo and then you're grand

                                                                                  • AGMaZa
                                                                                    AGMaZa  1 weeks back

                                                                                    then how the hell did my dad got a samsung 59 inches smart tv for 125 buckaroos?

                                                                                    • Apollo__Mystic
                                                                                      Apollo__Mystic  1 weeks back

                                                                                      The tv right below this is much better than this even if it is smaller

                                                                                      • Jordan Scanlon
                                                                                        Jordan Scanlon  2 weeks back

                                                                                        Wow...A piece of cardboard on a piece of cardboard. So much protection.

                                                                                        • Don Adam
                                                                                          Don Adam  2 weeks back

                                                                                          When life gives you lemons you shut up and eat your damn lemons.  Harry Solaman.  Walmart kids clothes, made for 1st world kids by 3rd word kids.

                                                                                          • Jamil Creador Urbano
                                                                                            Jamil Creador Urbano  2 weeks back


                                                                                            Budget $99 bucks?

                                                                                            Go get it