32" or 28" full HD Monitor or TV

Want a 32" or maybe 28" HD screen. Am go to hook it up to a Humax Freesat box and a dvd player. The dvd player is not important, but handy. Whats best bang for my buck? It has been suggested to me to buy a monitor instead of a TV? Am assuming HDMI would be the way to go. If I do get a monitor what is the sound going to be like?
Any suggestions or help appreciated.


  • [Deleted User]
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    Monitors tend to be dearer than an equivalent TV and their sound (if they have any) won't be any better. Just get a decent TV within your budget. Always choose HDMI over Scart whenever possible.
  • almillar
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    I assume the Freesat and DVD player are both HDMI. And that you also have a PC to connect? Otherwise a monitor is pointless. You'll be restricted on connections (you will NOT get SCART) and no remote. And if you do get speakers they'll be junk.
    If you're not connecting a PC, it's a no-brainer - a TV is best.
  • Mister_G
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    You may want to factor in a soundbar as well, as most modern TVs (especially the smaller ones) have fairly poor sound.
  • Ok Thanks guys will get a TV
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