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Best LED Televisions

Best LED Televisions

Top 10 Rated Mid-Value LED TVs By Steve Holdgren Following are the models our electronics category editors JB Burden and Bob Wiley think are great mid-range LED TV choices in terms of the quality/value/price/features equation. We have reviewed these or similar offerings from the manufacturers and we recommend and rated these models based on the […]

Samsung UN55H6400

55” 1080p LED TV  8/10 By Steve Holdgren The Samsung UN55H6400 certainly won’t disappoint the family looking for a quality 55-inch LED screen to fill the living room, especially since this model has some extra features that set it a cut above the H6350 series. These features include the improved Active 3D functionality and a […]

Sharp LC-60SQ15U

60” LED TV  8.5/10 By Steve Holdgren The Sharp LC-60SQ15U LED TV is in the middle of the pack of Sharp’s 2014 offerings. Of the two SQ15 choices, it’s smaller at 60-3/32″ compared to 70″, but it still has a bunch of picture quality features and Smart TV options to make most home TV viewers […]

Samsung UN40H5500

40” 1080p LED TV  8/10 By Steve Holdgren The Samsung UN40H5500 LED TV, like the Samsung UN32H5500, sees some significant improvements over last year’s F5500 series, mainly with the quad core processor powering the Smart TV features. We saw a great improvement in navigating around the Samsung Smart Hub, with much improved computing power. The […]

Vizio E400i-B2

40-Inch Full Array LED TV  8/10 By Steve Holdgren At about $450, the Vizio E400i-B2 is a worthy contender for a budget LED TV. As a perk, it includes a range of upgrades, such as the full-array LED backlighting, which enhances the contrast and uniformity of the picture. It creates better peak whites and deep […]

JVC EM42FTR

42 Inch Smart LED TV  7.5/10 By Steve Holdgren If you’re looking for an inexpensive LED TV to go in a guest bedroom or kitchen, then you’ll likely be happy with the JVC EM42FTR, a 42-inch 1080p TV for $439. The best perk about this TV is that it includes a Roku 3400 streaming stick, […]

Vizio E320i-B2

32 Inch LED TV  8.5/10 By Steve Holdgren The Vizio E320i-B2 is a worthy entry-level LED TV for a great budget price (the high $200 range). As a perk, it includes a range of upgrades, such as the full-array LED backlighting, which enhances the contrast and uniformity of the picture. It creates better peak whites […]

Samsung UN32H5500

32-Inch LED TV  8.5/10 By Steve Holdgren As a replacement for last year’s F5500 series, the Samsung UN32H5500 LED TV sees some significant improvements, mainly in the form of the quad core processor powering the Smart TV features. We saw a marked improvement in navigating around the Smart Hub, with much improved computing power. The […]

Samsung UN40F5000

Best 32”-42” LED TV

Top 10 Budget 32”,37”,40”,42” LED TVs By Steve Holdgren The small LED TV category is still very important to the average North American consumer. We’ve included a solid list of the Best LED TVs for 2012 based on the following qualitative and value criteria: 1)Solid Picture Quality based on: A) Not too much motion lag […]

LG 32LB5800

32-Inch Smart LED TV  8/10 By Steve Holdgren The LG 32LB5800 is another valid budget TV, typically around $400, that has a 1080p LED backlit display, a 60Hz refresh rate, and a bare-bones Smart TV platform. To account for the lower price, the refresh rate has been downgraded a bit from the LB6100 series, and […]

Samsung UN55H7150

55″ LED TV  8.5/10 By Steve Holdgren The picture quality of the Samsung UN55H7150 is excellent as far as flat panel 1080p LED TVs go. We were pleased to see the split screen Smart TV feature on this model—a step above the H6450 series—that allows for simultaneous TV watching and web browsing, so you can […]

Vizio E500i-B1

50” 1080p LED TV  7.5/10 By Steve Holdgren We rated Vizio E500i-B1 as the LED TV with the best price (around $650). Besides its attractive price point, this Vizio model has some appealing upgrades this year, including full-array LED backlighting—an improvement over the edge-light variety. The screen has sixteen zones of active dimming, which enhances […]

LG 65LB7100

65” Passive 3D LED TV  8/10 By Steve Holdgren The LG 65LB7100 is sure to satisfy consumers looking for a really large TV with excellent picture quality—this one measures 65 inches diagonally and is a major improvement over last year’s LA7400 series, especially when it comes to color. The colors on this model come out […]

Vizio M552i-B2

55″ LED TV  8/10 By Steve Holdgren The Vizio M552i is one of the more affordable HDTVs on the market at $899. That low price tag is due in part to the lack of 3D playback, which may be a dealbreaker if you’ve built up a library of 3D titles. However, this Vizio TV’s other […]

Sharp LC-60UQ17U

60″ HDTV  8.5/10 By Steve Holdgren The Sharp LC-60UQ17 is the smallest of the UQ series sizes at 60-1/32 inches diagonally, with prices beginning at around $2,500. We were pleased by the bright, colorful picture, thanks to the Quattron+ technology that adds more sub-pixels to create sharper details. This TV also has built-in upscaling to […]

Samsung UN55H8000

55″ 1080p Smart HDTV  8.5/10 By Steve Holdgren If you’re not ready for a 4K TV, then Samsung has a 1080p LED in mind for you: the Samsung UN55H8000. In Samsung’s 2014 collection of 1080p TVs, its curved screen has the best picture quality, hands down. The colors pop out with great clarity and saturation; […]