R3M Samsung TV Only Available in Sandton Has Mzansi Triggered, “We Don’t Even Have Electricity”

R3M Samsung TV Only Available in Sandton Has Mzansi Triggered, “We Don’t Even Have Electricity”

  • An expensive Samsung TV hit the South African market, and the public reacted to the exorbitant price tag attached to it
  • People were in disbelief when they saw the million rand price range of the high-tech TV that can only be bought in Johannesburg
  • Online users discussed how ironic it was that an electronic appliance of its magnitude would be available in South Africa

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Eskom's loadshedding made the launch of a Tv worth a million an eye-rolling moment. Mzansi peeps were less than keen when they saw the Samsung Micro LED TV was available in one location and for an arm and a leg.

Samsung TV sold in Sandton for R3M
Samsung's latest TV model went viral as it cost millions of rands. Image/Sean Gallup
Source: TikTok

People shared their opinion about the pricey tech. Many discussed how the appliance could not be of much use in Mzansi.

Micro LED TV by Samsung fetches millions on the market

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According to News24, Samsung dropped the latest TV, which can cost between 1.4 million and R3 million, depending on the size. The TV is also in Africa's richest square mile, Kramerville, Sandton.

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Samsung TV reminds SA of Eskom disaster

People were not excited to hear about the Samsung TV, knowing it is beyond their budget. Many commented on the Twitter post to say that even if they could afford it, loadshedding would ruin the experience.

@TebogoT17 commented:

"Does it help in the country of darkness."

@Teejay_Mpe commented:

"At this price it needs to work even when there’s loadshedding and switch on at sound of my voice coz wow millions for tv yhoooo."

@Litha_Matsho commented:

"Bought Samsung Curve TV for R75 000 and when the power box cable stopped working we were told that the TV is discontinued they don’t make those parts anymore . Spend that 3 mil at your own risk."

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@Truth_Peace_ commented:

"Hope it’s solar powered for that price."

@Tau_Magare commented:

"With our on and off electricity, the TV won’t last."

Audi RS3 has cops telling owner to use sport mode for them, SA here for it

Briefly News previously reported that this Audi RS3 driver got some SAPS members' attention as he drove. The man filmed the video, which recorded how hyped the cops were.

TikTok users thought the video was a perfect example of how lit South Africa is. The video got over 40 000 likes, as many were entertained.

People love to see fancy cars on the road, the 2018 Audi RS3 is valued at a base price of R1 million, according to Cars and Drivers. People were in stitches as they commented on how the police's reaction was typically South African.

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Rutendo Masasi (Human-Interest editor) Rue Masasi is a Human Interest and Entertainment writer at Briefly News who graduated with a BA (Hons) in English from Rhodes University in 2018. Rue also has 2 years of experience in journalism and over four years of experience as an online ESL teacher. She has also passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative. You can reach her via email: rutendo.masasi@briefly.co.za