Hitachi 51F500 vs. 51UWX20B

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  1. Ed C

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    I'm currently considering a 51" RPTV from Hitachi.
    Does anybody know what the difference is between the 51UWX20B and the new 51F500.

    Thanks,

    Ed
     
  2. Ed C

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    I'm interested in getting some information about this as well. Both televisions look good, but the price difference is significant.
     
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    I've been told by a number of retailers in Toronto that the F500 is identical to the UWX. This of course has not been confirmed by the Hitachi rep.

    On the other hand, I've checked with four different retail chains and none of them have any new UWX models left - only floor models. So, this discussion may be moot with respect to my options.
     
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    Thanks for the insight everybody. Given that the UWX is no longer available in Toronto at any of the major retailers, I have decided to delay my purchase and see what is available in 6 months. I have a hard time spending the same amount on a F500 as I would have on a UWX only to end up with a HDTV of a lower quality. Maybe somebody from Hitachi is lurking on these boards... [​IMG]

    There's more information on this at the hometheaterspot:
    http://www.hometheaterspot.com/htsth...c=1&PHPSESSID=

    and at AVSForum:
    http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showt...hreadid=224471
     

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