Use John Lewis’ promise to match competitors’ prices to get the high street retailer to reduce the price of the Samsung UE55ES8000 LED television set from £2,499 to £1,835 (theprice of the set at online retailer Electrocenter).
Opting for John Lewis means that you will also get a five-year warranty and free delivery. The Series 8 smart TV comes with two pairs of 3D glasses free (you can get an extra two pairs for only £29.95) and you will also get a free Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 tablet via redemption until the end of September.
The UE55ES8000 has a 55in diagonal with a 1,920 x 1,080 resolution, three USB ports, three HDMI, Wi-Fi, voice and motion control systems, 3D HyperReal engine, dual core processing, Freeview HD, a built-in App Store (with free Angry Birds), an 800Mhz frame rate, a 20W speaker output, Samsung’s Wide Colour Enhancer Plus and a power consumption of only 110 Watts.
At 31mm thick and with an ultra-thin 5mm bezel, Samsung’s Series 8 makes a quasi-perfect television frame on the wall. And at less than 20kg, it’s much lighter than many smaller television sets on the market.