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3D + 4K -- The Industry Has Limited Our Options *(while DVD lives to see another day...)

Is anyone else upset that the industry killed 3D in the US, in favor of pushing 4K?  3D is still alive and well in EU, and I have been able to purchase quite a few 3D region free films from the UK.  It makes NO SENCE to kill 3D to push 4K, thinking that by giving consumers too many choices, 4K may not do well. 3D is in a category of its own and doesn't compete with any other media format.  Why the hell are they still supporting DVD, if they want to push Bluray, 4K and for a time, 3D?  Kill DVD supprot! Who's still watching them? Mema Moses and the Mosettes?  Smiley Mad


I understand sales of 3D TV's / films were not as high as they expected; however, the common Walmart Joe looking to buy a budget TV wasn't their target in the first place. High-end products, like Samsungs 8000 series TV's and 4K bluray players, should have ALL the features--4K HDR, 3D, etc.  Why are we limited and other countries are not??  If consumers are willing to spend the money for a flagship model product, then by God, give us all the current technologies. 


Why can't we have more 3D, 4K and Bluray combo sets?  I haven't bought any movies unless I find a complete set, because I would like the option of enjoying the film as it was presented in the theater.  *(And I will not a 4K set, then another 3D set individually--that's superflous!)
Star Wars, the Avengers, Wonder Woman, and many others, were all made for 3D.  But with Samsung pulling the plug on it, most people will never again be able to have that viewing experience.

Give us options and stop making the choices for us!  For crying out loud. 

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Registered: ‎02-25-2013

Re: 3D + 4K -- The Industry Has Limited Our Options *(while DVD lives to see another day...)

It is frustrating.  I never bought into 3D for simply this same reason.  Personally I was far from impressed with at home 3D TV options. I enjoy them immensely and it is a shame. 


Best Buy made a pretty sizable commitment to 3D.



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