By Lionel Yeo
I bought a TV a couple of weeks ago.
Now, I don’t actually watch that much TV, but it’s just one of those things you get for your new house, right? (How else would you distract your relatives when they visit and ask awkward questions?)
You’d think that buying a TV should be relatively simple: Search the internet, narrow down a couple of options, pick the one with the best price, and boom! You’re done.
Nooooooo. It was one of the most harrowing, confusing experiences of my life. I mean, NO ONE TEACHES YOU THIS STUFF. There wasn’t a “How to choose a TV” module back in school – we had to learn it through our own slow, painful experience.
So allow me to walk you through mine, and hopefully you’ll take away a few lessons for your own TV hunt (or even apply it to learning investing too – Heyyyyy what a coincidence!)
Part 1: The Research Phase
1. The Crazy Number Of Options
The first thing you notice when you check out TVs online is the craaaaaazzzyy number of options available. It completely throws you off. For example, checking out TVs on Lazada shows you six hundred and thirty-nine options.
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