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Best Rated 52-inch HDTVs Reviews and Comparison

January 8, 2012 by  
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Best Rated 52-inch TVs – This page contains a roundup of the best top-rated 52-inch LCD and LED HDTVs, presented here for a comparison of price, features, and reviews. This size is good for medium sized living rooms. Most manufacturers now make 55-inch TVs which have replaced the 52-inch size. You can check what size you need by consulting our HDTV Sizing Guide. For 2012, we are seeing more 120Hz and 240Hz models. Click on the reviews link underneath each TV to see owner reviews and ratings for each model for easy comparison.


Best Rated 52-inch HDTVs

Sharp Aquos LC52LE640U Samsung LN52C530 Sony BRAVIA KDL-52NX800 Sharp QuadPixel
HE-C52LE835U
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1080p LED TV
52-inch TV
120Hz
4,000,000:1
4 HDMI
DLNA
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Internet Ready
2012 Model
1080p LCD TV
52-inch TV
60Hz
80,000:1 contrast
4 HDMI
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2010 Model
1080p LED TV
52-inch TV
240Hz
very high contrast
4 HDMI
DLNA
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Internet Ready
2010 Model
1080p LED 3D TV
52-inch TV
120Hz
8,000,000 contrast
4 HDMI
DLNA
3D Ready
Internet Ready
2011 Model


Related Article: Best Rated 55-inch LCD TVs Roundup and Comparison

Related Article: Best Rated 46-inch LCD TVs Roundup and Comparison



Glossary of Terms
LED HDTV = Instead of a conventional fluorescent backlight, these HDTVs use LED lights for backlighting. This dramatically improves picture contrast, colors, and overall picture. LED TVs also use about 40% less electricity.
Internet Ready = This means that this TV can give you content from the internet. Content varies with the manufacturer. This TV will provide an ethernet port to connect an ethernet cable. Or you can buy an optional Wifi USB plugin device to send the internet wirelessly to your TV. Some provide Netflix and youtube content.
DLNA = DLNA lets you remotely access your PC’s personal media so that you can download music, video, and photos and enjoy them anywhere in the home your TV is. DLNA stands for Digital Living Network Alliance and is a collaboration of the leading consumer electronics, PC and mobile companies that has created design guidelines for a new generation of products that can work together – no matter what the brand.
Contrast = refers to dynamic contrast. Higher is better. More contrast allows more shadow details in the picture.
720p = (1366×768) with 1 million pixels resolution (Standard broadcast HD)
1080p = (1920×1080) with 2 million pixels resolution (Maximum Blu-ray quality)
240Hz = 240 hertz anti blur technology. Eliminates blur on LCD TVs during high action sports and movies. The latest technology.
120Hz = 120 hertz anti blur technology. Eliminates blur on LCD TVs during high action sports and movies.
60Hz = 60 hertz normal TV without anti blur technology
HDMI = HDMI inputs allow you to connect devices to your HDTV such as DVD and Blu-ray players and game consoles.
3D Ready = This HDTV is capable of displaying 3D content as well as regular HD programming. 3D content requires 3D glasses.


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