$150 Walmart TV FAIL!

  • Published on Jan 24, 2019
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  • Linus Tech Tips
    Linus Tech Tips  4 months ago +220

    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 RU-clip Editor at 16:9. We've reported the issue to our rep.

    • Ndlanding
      Ndlanding 4 hours ago

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

    • Democrat Terminator
      Democrat Terminator 20 hours ago

      Thanks for letting us know.Sleepless nights since I realised

      THATON3 SP3DKID 4 days ago

      Do a review on the onn monitor

    • forbidden pollo
      forbidden pollo 13 days ago

      Keep it at 16:9 plz

    • Undertaker
      Undertaker 17 days ago

      Hey Linus, when I clicked like, it changed from 45k to 46k! Now can I be in fog rig reboot, I already did my good deed

  • Shinigama
    Shinigama 5 hours ago

    Lmao privileged nerds

  • Jacobs keyboards
    Jacobs keyboards 5 hours ago

    3:19 "or a roku whatevdr they call theres" 🤔

  • CoDGplays
    CoDGplays 7 hours ago

    nobody uses the onboard-speasker on a tv lol. that thing is even ebtrter then the cheYP ones here in germany. u cant say a thing against it tho. For budget.

  • funnyman540
    funnyman540 7 hours ago

    Used is cool with me because I don't care about condition as long as it's all functional. Anything that has a bunch of cosmetic problems I can just polish out or glue with locktite professional.

  • J Martin
    J Martin 7 hours ago

    Linus - bought a $125 tv from Wally world and out of box it was horrible, dim - bad contrast / black & whites. After tweeking it over the course of two days on an assortment of games & media, I can say that for $125, it was absolutely a steal. I don't believe it is the Onn brand you had demo'd here but I was shocked that 1080hd can be had around $100-120 bucks easily. Also the panel itself runs cool to the touch. Very impressed by the display tbh.

  • sfjohn5
    sfjohn5 7 hours ago

    I have this same TV and its not that bad for what it is O.O

  • petey twofinger
    petey twofinger 8 hours ago

    who uses built in speakers ?

  • James marshall
    James marshall 10 hours ago

    its still usable just get a sound bar and end of story

  • Hawthorne Jayne
    Hawthorne Jayne 11 hours ago

    4K smaller to be honest

  • Andrew Singleton
    Andrew Singleton 14 hours ago

    Man Linus I get that you have to review all the things because that is literally your job, but you have to remember large swaths of the population aren't made of money so this 'oh hey ditch that lame 1080p and go for the 'real' high def that is 4k... no wait 8k is where it's at!'
    Displays OR the hardware to properly drive that sort of content is just... unrealistically expensive for a lot of people. I mean it's walmart brand so keep expectations low but you're either humble bragging, or doing some weird flex.

  • lazy mations
    lazy mations 15 hours ago

    Looks exactly like the dyon 32inch i have

  • Robert Petrarca
    Robert Petrarca 15 hours ago

    1080p ..... what's that ?

  • Val3ntin
    Val3ntin 16 hours ago +3

    if 1080p is bad, you cant understand my struggle with 768p

  • Barry Villacarillo
    Barry Villacarillo 17 hours ago

    I'm definitely gonna to buy for the voice guide 😅😂🤣

  • C. Reed
    C. Reed 18 hours ago

    The other guy sounds like a smarter William osman

  • memememe
    memememe 23 hours ago

    Even my 32" all-plastic TV probably weighs more than this.

  • David Michaels
    David Michaels 23 hours ago

    Wow, could you guys possibly be more annoying? Hard to believe you found people to marry you.

  • Fierce Recognition

    When he said "what is this thing" to the standard cable tv connector I lost it lmao

  • verified formula

    This my tv........

  • Tug Tuggins
    Tug Tuggins Day ago +1

    The store I work at has 50" 4k 60hz Onn tvs for $198

  • tipoomaster
    tipoomaster Day ago +1

    Giant CRT kicked the bucket after 25 years? Bruh those were indestructible, parents had a Sony Trinitron from the 80s that still worked the day it was sent to the recycling depo just this year

    • SaucyX4 •
      SaucyX4 • Day ago

      tipoomaster ooooh! You talking about the tv with the booty on the back 😂 my grandma has thm in her house still she’s 90 tho

    • tipoomaster
      tipoomaster Day ago

      @SaucyX4 • It was before LCD or plasma, they were really big behind the actual panel to house the cathode ray gun and electronics. Same with computer monitors before flatscreens. You really never saw one? Check google for a picture

    • SaucyX4 •
      SaucyX4 • Day ago

      tipoomaster lmao sorry but is it like a plasma tv or something

    • tipoomaster
      tipoomaster Day ago +1

      @SaucyX4 • Way to make an elder millennial feel old lol

    • SaucyX4 •
      SaucyX4 • Day ago

      tipoomaster wtf is a crt tv 😂

  • Fireroka
    Fireroka Day ago

    9:51 out of context linus

  • excited box
    excited box Day ago

    I am litterally crying at the sound of the tv talking

  • CalebTheCashew
    CalebTheCashew Day ago

    Ive never experienced 4K antthing before, so I feel like if or when I do, Im gonna be blown away with how clear everything is :P

  • Digital Assault
    Digital Assault Day ago

    I have a 4K 240hz hdr 55 inch TV

  • TheRealGnoLL
    TheRealGnoLL Day ago

    It's a 43in flatscreen for less than 200$. People if really do expect every feature known to man then get an expensive TV. Nitpicking this is kinda gay.

  • Yaju Shinki
    Yaju Shinki 2 days ago

    11:04 Praise Vinesauce Jobel

  • Peter Pan
    Peter Pan 2 days ago

    Just buy a decent t.v. it will last a while

  • d4
    d4 2 days ago +4

    Ok, the tv kinda sucks but it’s actually really good for $180, even the most budget smartphones ever aren’t as cheap as that

  • Mr X
    Mr X 2 days ago

    Hey Hi! One thing... try to buy Element TV's from Walmart.. YES they are owned by overseas... but the LCD TV are made by good folks in South Carolina, U.S.A. Please support as least.. "them"... those workers. Please. If you google search elementelectronics .. that company.

  • ralsei
    ralsei 2 days ago

    3:00 *WHAT'S THIS?*
    Even as a child I knew this was a antenna port 😂

    • SteelSkin667
      SteelSkin667 2 days ago

      ... really, you don't get the joke?

  • RadityaG
    RadityaG 2 days ago

    0:26 Lol

  • arcticdoggo
    arcticdoggo 2 days ago

    This monitor is...

    One tenth the price of my 4k monitor

    One more inch than my 4k monitor

    One fourth the resolution of my 4k monitor

  • Daniel Griffith
    Daniel Griffith 2 days ago

    Review THIS one...www.walmart.com/ip/Sceptre-50-Class-FHD-1080P-LED-TV-X505BV-FSR/631796609?wmlspartner=wlpa&selectedSellerId=0&adid=22222222227091323909&wl0=&wl1=g&wl2=c&wl3=204412959547&wl4=aud-566049426705:pla-335204280412&wl5=9028896&wl6=&wl7=&wl8=&wl9=pla&wl10=8175035&wl11=online&wl12=631796609&wl13=&veh=sem&gclid=Cj0KCQjwrpLoBRD_ARIsAJd0BIVEXV0FfjvbvdnljrO-BKZJMDLh2TycowV5PZDnQQykU0Cd0UaMx94aAmxjEALw_wcB

  • Daniel Griffith
    Daniel Griffith 2 days ago

    If you want a cheap TV, Element makes good ones.

  • The Uno Life
    The Uno Life 2 days ago

    The cable that you did not recognize, that was a connector for a tv cables which my grandparents use cause they don’t like Netflix and that stuff

  • Adrian Cadillo
    Adrian Cadillo 3 days ago +1

    These people are just spoiled brats who expect everything to be high quality

  • Rory Witham
    Rory Witham 3 days ago

    AHH you cannot cheap out on a screen!
    It's like putting 256mb RAM in the lastest and best computer hardware!
    I didn't know what the connector was, I assume it's cable?
    Anywho, I was debating, and have seen a few video reviews on various options. However I'm running dual Samsung 22"LCD displays and they were TOTR in the day (and not bad now) and I get 1080.
    Unlike my TV'S, one claiming HD ready and the other HD.
    One is hd and the other 720 (just under) and so some of my devices don't work and hooking them up is rather odd.
    However for me it's not 1080 it's 2.7 or 4k.
    And to jump back in time some 20years... When led and LCD came out there were issues, Philips and sharp bought screens from X and they had a pixel density of a brick compared with most others and back then you wanted plenty of room to get away so your saw a picture.
    Cheap screens, low density, and poor planning/design makes for a all round bad time, but for 16bit games it's a dream machine!
    I bet if you were tech, and by that I mean tech techs you could actually look at the chip set and find that it's IP hence the bad image.
    The other half got the kids a used TV for the Xbox... It's also cheap cheap and I guess I'll be put to blame, as I did same to buy five others, but she had her money head on... "It's bigger and cheaper"..
    But thanks for the avoids.. we need them always..

  • Jorge Two
    Jorge Two 3 days ago

    I sit a few feet from my TV and I can see the pixels and Linus just did a humble flex on me.

  • Diego Uy
    Diego Uy 3 days ago +7

    4:43 idk ik a lot of smash players that lug crt's around lol

  • Gritty Pudding
    Gritty Pudding 3 days ago

    Your TV sounds really depressed

  • Tyler Harris
    Tyler Harris 3 days ago +5

    Pffft! I just picked up a 32" Samsung smart TV from Walmart for $120 CANADIAN!

  • Friskplaysgames
    Friskplaysgames 3 days ago

    Oh boy I saw the Onn brand and knew this was gonna be interesting

  • German Her
    German Her 3 days ago

    For that price all I get is 32" at my Walmart... fuckers

  • Mission Kirb
    Mission Kirb 4 days ago +1

    I have that tv
    It's not a fail
    It's really good

  • memorex398
    memorex398 4 days ago

    I have this exact same T.V. I have absolutely no complaints except that the sound is absolutely terrible! I mean you bought it for $168 like what do you expect?

  • Mark Jacobs
    Mark Jacobs 4 days ago

    Why not buy a decent size PC monitor for both movie & gaming *if* you want to cheap out? At least you get some sort of comprehensible quality instead of this garbage, even my phone gives better audio... (which I do use to watch recorded movies on since our tv is an old LCD 720p tv).

  • Shy Guy Mafia
    Shy Guy Mafia 4 days ago

    That would be called a Coaxial connector. Used for cable, RF adapters (like what the Super Nintendo used), and antennas.

  • jtnachos16
    jtnachos16 4 days ago +7

    I mean, I have a cheap tv that advertised as 720p on it's box, but when plugged into HDMI went straight to 1080p.
    That's a special kind of derp, especially considering it doesn't have any of the hallmarks of scaling.

  • TheGuruGame
    TheGuruGame 4 days ago

    stop buying and reviewing crappy tech that no one buys..

  • Lazsalzari Romnzevroskki

    all I see and hear is two oldies complaining about old technology they used.

  • Fabio Falossi
    Fabio Falossi 5 days ago +5

    4min into this video, i realized i have this TV😂

    • Aidan Sabine
      Aidan Sabine Day ago

      @SaucyX4 • *boi

    • SaucyX4 •
      SaucyX4 • Day ago

      Fabio Falossi you ain’t nothing but a broke boi boi boi boi broke boi broke mf boi broke boi broke boi broke mf boi boi boiiiii boi boi mf boi

    • Aidan Sabine
      Aidan Sabine 4 days ago

      I also have it, Walmart TV GANG

    • Miro Callebaut
      Miro Callebaut 4 days ago

      Fabio Falossi 😂

  • PutinKills
    PutinKills 5 days ago +7

    To be honest if it has VESA mounts and given the low power usage overall these wouldnt be bad to have 4-6 of them for security coverage.

    • Ndlanding
      Ndlanding 2 days ago +1

      If you've got cheap TVs, why do you need security?

  • Charlie C
    Charlie C 6 days ago

    I got a used Sony 1080p tv, 48r510c to be specific for 150 bucks. Everything is Sony quality, but wallet friendly!

  • trick49
    trick49 6 days ago

    Hit or miss

  • Monica Gutierrez
    Monica Gutierrez 7 days ago +8

    Got this TV on eBay husband dropped the box soon as ups dropped it off. TV works perfect still

    • Ndlanding
      Ndlanding 2 days ago

      And your husband? (I'm not trying to insult Hispanics, but did you skip school a lot?)

  • James Roggy
    James Roggy 7 days ago

    Its cheap crap. Its what us norms use. Dont rub it in douche. :)

  • Elvis M.
    Elvis M. 7 days ago +9

    3:03 That is a Coaxial port used for receiving TV channels. Really Linus?

    • Cooper Garner
      Cooper Garner 3 days ago

      Elvis M. also we only just started getting 1080i over coax, we had 576i and 90% of them still have it

    • Cooper Garner
      Cooper Garner 3 days ago

      Elvis M. i’m sorry but i’m australia that’s all you got unless you get foxtel

    • Hev
      Hev 4 days ago +1

      Elvis M. In Spain its what 40% of the tvs use here

  • Ricardo Ellison
    Ricardo Ellison 7 days ago +1

    Us "old people" engineered our gear so it would go up in smoke right out of the box, was repairable, and likely, will still function long after your handful of Chinese made junk has long since been sent back...to China, for disposal. Spoiled kids deserve to have to buy new stuff yearly...

  • Toto Nader
    Toto Nader 7 days ago +17

    “I haven’t seen a 1080p screen in a long time”

    weird flex but ok

  • Andrew Kassebaum
    Andrew Kassebaum 8 days ago

    i typically don't care about the audio coming out of a monitor. A soundbar helps overcome the shortage for me.

  • A Random Viewer
    A Random Viewer 8 days ago +1

    They say “pro” but my intuition tells me otherwise...still having flashbacks

  • Taal
    Taal 9 days ago

    5:57 from where is dis lol ffs

  • Wgg Wfg
    Wgg Wfg 9 days ago

    Apples vesa mount is almost double the price

  • smug_grinch
    smug_grinch 9 days ago

    I bought a 43” Vizio 4K for $250. No Dolby Vision, but I’m happy with it.

  • Schweiner Schinkler
    Schweiner Schinkler 9 days ago

    "he sounds like ass"

  • Varun sawant
    Varun sawant 9 days ago

    For Helen keller

  • Wood Chisel
    Wood Chisel 9 days ago

    you ladies are so annoying

  • Fresh Trees
    Fresh Trees 10 days ago


  • skilecco
    skilecco 10 days ago

    i lost it once they turned on the voice

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  • Iwitrag
    Iwitrag 10 days ago

    They removed amazing "To be continued" part from this video, it can be seen here.
    Like so others can see

  • Mason Olszyk
    Mason Olszyk 10 days ago

    I own the tv and quality doesn’t even matter to me and it’s completely worth it for the price

  • The Monkman Marl Kalone
    The Monkman Marl Kalone 10 days ago +33

    Linus: It’s 2019. “I expect 4K with HDR 10 and Dolby Atmos from a $150 43 inch Walmart TV!’.

    • Ndlanding
      Ndlanding 2 days ago

      I guess Walmart is a shop, then? When I bought my 29" JVC TV, it nearly cost me more for the taxi (had to be a people carrier) to take it home. I watched it a few times -- a prog called "Monk" - then I decided that I didn't like TV. It sends me to sleep. So I bought a new bed and some books. Much better.

    • sadman hoque
      sadman hoque 7 days ago

      he calls it a fail cause there's better screens out there with comparable pricing

  • The Monkman Marl Kalone
    The Monkman Marl Kalone 10 days ago +3

    Have surgery tomorrow morning. Couldn’t sleep. So I am, running off as many Linus vids as possible!

    • The Monkman Marl Kalone
      The Monkman Marl Kalone 7 days ago

      grass weeds damn that is serious! Good thing you got all things sorted out and recovered. I have not had to deal with broken machines. Hopefully, I never do.
      And yeah, surgery is no joke!
      I am recovering from this. However, I have an unrelated internal muscle tear I am also dealing with, that will need surgery quickly as soon as this surgery heals... Blah.....

    • grass weeds
      grass weeds 7 days ago +1

      @The Monkman Marl Kalone oh thank god I had mine about 4 month ago to fix my breathing issues a monitoring machine broke in a neighboring patient but but they found it out early on and no one got hurt. Surgeries are no joke. I was leaking blood for month

    • The Monkman Marl Kalone
      The Monkman Marl Kalone 7 days ago

      grass weeds good as can be. Thanks for asking!

    • grass weeds
      grass weeds 7 days ago +1

      how did it go?

  • Benjamian Hausmann
    Benjamian Hausmann 11 days ago

    4 k smaller one

  • Timothy Wagner
    Timothy Wagner 11 days ago

    Hey Linus:
    I have a very-similar Sceptre 50'' 1080p TV that I purchased in June 2013 for $399 from Walmart and still use as my daily driver (for now). It's help up very well and I'm impressed with it.

  • KaTh
    KaTh 11 days ago +1

    Can't believe I bought a 900$ Samsung 1080p TV a couple years back......I want 4k..

  • LandMakers
    LandMakers 11 days ago

    12:05 bro that is impressive

  • Feather Black
    Feather Black 11 days ago

    He sounds like ass coming from under the table.

  • Flufflebut
    Flufflebut 12 days ago

    used monitor ftw. If you are near a university, wait till their spring semester ends and lots of rich teens trying to dump and run monitors, mini fridges, and other bulky items.

  • xodiac
    xodiac 12 days ago

    They literally nit-picked the tape i'm-

  • kalinator
    kalinator 12 days ago +10

    It's brilliant for 150 dollars

  • Game Tutorials
    Game Tutorials 12 days ago

    oh, you recorded this video on my birthday! (16th january)

  • iiElysium x
    iiElysium x 12 days ago

    What’s up with the aspect ratio in this video? It seems to be 16:9 but looks weird when I’m watching on an 18.5:9 phone

  • Mark Evan Delos Reyes
    Mark Evan Delos Reyes 12 days ago


  • Laiho420
    Laiho420 13 days ago

    Does anybody realize the Limp Bizkit Song? lol "People in the house put hands in the air, if you dont care and we dont care" 5:57

  • Game over
    Game over 13 days ago


  • Hogs Anonymous
    Hogs Anonymous 13 days ago

    Got the 4k 50inch version it's a damn fine tv for us poor folk down here in America

  • amirof
    amirof 13 days ago

    That not an old people connector - its Antenna / RF connector for UHF / VHF broadcasting.
    And I'm not old!
    I'M NOT OLD!
    Oh please say I'm not that old for living through VHF broadcast era? T_T

    • Mason Olszyk
      Mason Olszyk 10 days ago

      amirof you aren’t old at all, I used one of those for awhile and also, using an Antenna is good when you don’t want to pay for Cable and during emergencies like hurricanes or natural disasters when cable and power are down get a generator to use the TV which makes it so hopefully companies keep it

    • Mason Olszyk
      Mason Olszyk 10 days ago

      amirof you aren’t old at all, I used one of those for awhile and also, using an Antenna is good when you don’t want to pay for Cable and during emergencies like hurricanes or natural disasters when cable and power are down get a generator to use the TV which makes it so hopefully companies keep kt

  • The Trash Boi
    The Trash Boi 14 days ago

    My dad uses that

  • Keith M
    Keith M 14 days ago

    Bought one yesterday and I works fine the tv is big af compared to my 32 I have and wen I get paid again I'ma buy one or two moe

  • Lulu Banzai
    Lulu Banzai 14 days ago +4

    05:57 lol i wasn't even expecting that but... KEEP ROLLING!

  • mAlex_Music
    mAlex_Music 14 days ago

    not sure why this shows as new for me?? Lmao

  • tmo
    tmo 16 days ago +1

    the more useless features a device has the more cheaper it gets

  • PawnPlayer
    PawnPlayer 16 days ago

    I wanna but that just for the voice

  • Danny Boos
    Danny Boos 17 days ago +11

    I actually use this TV every day and it's great with a sound bar lol

    • Neikosr0x
      Neikosr0x Day ago

      hahahahahahaha i mean, it is ok just to watch tv and play some casual games... thats what a 150 usd tv is for....

  • Andrea R.
    Andrea R. 17 days ago

    that's the antenna lol... don't you use it there in Canada?

  • Ephraim Dawson
    Ephraim Dawson 18 days ago

    Hey, my roku tv weighs 5 pounds.