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2020 Q60T QLED TV (UK) - Does it come with a Screen Protective film that needs to be peeled off?

(Topic created on: 05-06-2020 06:24 PM)
Pulcina79
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Help please: when we unboxed the new TV there was no screen protector to peel off, only the ones on the side and edges. I found it quite unusual. Now I wonder if there is indeed a protective plastic sheet on the TV screen and if it could be the one shown in the picture below. Shall I leave it be? It seems pretty unusual that the screen has this edge. Many thanks for the help.is this a screen protector we need to peel off?is this a screen protector we need to peel off?

 

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TessM
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Hi @Pulcina79 ,

 

There is usually a plastic covering to protect the TV. I would recommend not to peeling this one off as this is meant to protect the TV screen. 

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Pulcina79
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Thank you very much!

srvo
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I have the same TV and the same question. Part of me feels like I shouldn't remove it, but it seems odd that a TV with such attention to detail on the design would have this plastic film that doesn't quite fit to the edges. Also my screen has a matte look to it. I don't know if that's on purpose to prevent reflections or if it's because it needs to be removed... 

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bbwest
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did you ever get an answer. that is just like mine on my new tv. did you remove. One youtube says to do so and others say do not!
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bbwest
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Hi. did you ever get another answer to this? I have chatted with samsung 2 times about it and one said take it off and the other said not to. HOW can a company NOT KNOW their own product? Please let me know what you did in the end. Yours looks just like mine. 

jayh89
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Hey. You absolutely do peel this off. It protects it in transport only. For example, mine came with the plastic sheet on it but also a big barcode on the plastic sheet in the centre. Was I meant to keep the sheet on and watch through a barcode? Of course not. Remove it and enjoy the proper picture!  Think when you get a new phone, it comes with a plastic sheet, that you remove! 

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srvo
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When I contacted Samsung they said to leave it on as it's the 'anti reflective' coating. They said if it needs to be peeled off then it would have a blue tab on it. Mine didn't have a tab on it, however mine was ex-display so I didn't know if the tab was missing or if there was another film that had already been removed. I've left it on to play it safe. 

jayh89
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Pulcina79
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Hi, in the end I did not remove it. I think it's anti reflex coating - although at first I thought it couldn't be: it looks too shabby. I tried seeing if it was coming off but it seemed pretty stuck, so I let it be. 

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