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Best Rated 60-inch to 65-inch HDTVs * Comparison and Reviews

June 25, 2014 by  
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Top Rated 60-inch to 65-inch TVs 2014 – This page contains a roundup of the best rated large 60-inch to 65-inch LCD, LED, 3D Ready and Plasma HDTVs, presented here for a comparison of price, features, and reviews. This size is good for large sized living rooms. You can check what size you need by consulting our HDTV Sizing Guide. New to this size range (65-inches) in LCD/LED HDTVs are Sony and Samsung. Most 60-inch and larger LED TVs today are Smart TVs. As prices come down, we are seeing large HDTVs become more common. Click on the reviews link underneath each TV to see owner reviews and ratings for each model for easy comparison. New for 2014 are the 4K Ultra HD TVs, which have 4 times the resolution of full HD TVs. A Glossary of Terms is located at the bottom of the page.

Best Rated 60-inch to 65-inch HDTVs Comparison

Samsung UN60H6350
(60-inch LED TV)
Samsung UN65H6350
(65-inch LED TV)
Sharp Aquos LC-60EQ10U
(60-inch LED TV)
VIZIO
M602i-B3

(60-inch LED TV)
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1080p LED TV
60-inch TV
*not published
120Hz
4 HDMI
DLNA
Smart TV
Internet Ready
- – -
Quad Core Processor
- – -
2014 Model
1080p LED TV
65-inch TV
*not published
120Hz
4 HDMI
DLNA
Smart TV
Internet Ready
- – -
Quad Core Processor
- – -
2014 Model
1080p LED 3D TV
60-inch TV
8,000,000:1 contrast
240Hz
4 HDMI
DLNA
Smart TV
Internet Ready
- – -
Dual Core Processor
Quattron® technology
2014 Model
1080p LED TV
60-inch TV
20,000,000:1 contrast
240Hz
4 HDMI
DLNA
Smart TV
Internet Ready
- – -
- – -
Full Array Dimming
2014 Model


Best Rated 60-inch to 65-inch HDTVs Comparison

Samsung UN65H7150
(65-inch LED TV)
Sharp Aquos LC-60SQ15U
(60-inch LED TV)
Sharp Aquos LC-60LE650
(60-inch LED TV)
VIZIO
M652i-B2

(65-inch LED TV)
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1080p LED 3D TV
65-inch TV
240Hz
*not published
4 HDMI (2.0)
DLNA
Smart TV
3D Ready TV
Internet Ready
Quad Core Processor
Edge/Local Dimming
2014 Model
1080p LED 3D TV
60-inch TV
240Hz
8,000,000:1 contrast
4 HDMI
DLNA
Smart TV
3D Ready TV
Internet Ready
Dual Core Processor
Edge Lit
2014 Model
Quattron+™ color
4K Ready
1080p LED TV
60-inch TV
120Hz
4,000,000:1 contrast
4 HDMI
DLNA
Smart TV
- – -
Internet Ready
Dual Core Processor
Edge Lit
2013 Model
1080p LED TV
65-inch TV
240Hz
20,000,000:1 contrast
4 HDMI
DLNA
Smart TV
- – -
Internet Ready
- – -
Full Array Dimming
2014 Model


Best Rated 60-inch to 65-inch HDTVs Comparison

Samsung UN60H7150
(60-inch LED TV)
Samsung UN65H8000
(65-inch LED TV)
Samsung PN60F8000
(60-inch Plasma)
Samsung PN64F8000
(64-inch Plasma)
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1080p LED 3D TV
60-inch TV
240Hz
*not published
4 HDMI (2.0)
DLNA
Smart TV
3D Ready TV
Internet Ready
Quad Core Processor
Edge/Local Dimming
2014 Model
1080p LED 3D TV
65-inch TV
240Hz
*not published
4 HDMI
DLNA
Smart TV
3D Ready TV
Internet Ready
Quad Core Processor
Edge/Local Dimming
2014 Model
Curved Screen
1080p Plasma 3D TV
60-inch TV
600Hz
*not published
4 HDMI
DLNA
Smart TV
3D Ready TV
Internet Ready
Quad Core Processor
Plasma
2013 Model
1080p Plasma 3D TV
64-inch TV
600Hz
*not published
4 HDMI
DLNA
Smart TV
3D Ready TV
Internet Ready
Quad Core Processor
Plasma
2013 Model


Best Rated 65-inch 4K Ultra HD TVs Comparison 2014
(4K Ultra HD TVs have movie theater resolution – 4x more pixels than normal HDTVs)

Samsung UN65HU8550
(65-inch 4K TV)
Samsung UN65HU9000
(65-inch 4K TV)
Sony
XBR65X850B
(65-inch 4K TV)
Sony XBR-65X900B
(65-inch 4K TV)
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2160p 4K Ultra HD TV
65-inch LED TV
Micro Dimming Ult
40 watt sound system
120Hz
4 HDMI (2.0)
DLNA
Smart TV
3D Ready
3D Glasses Included
Quad Core Processor
4K Upscaling
2014 Model
CMR 1200
HEVC (H.265) codec
HDMI® 2.0 support
2160p 4K Ultra HD TV
65-inch LED TV
Micro Dimming Ult
40 watt sound system
120Hz
4 HDMI (2.0)
DLNA
Smart TV
3D Ready
3D Glasses Included
Quad Core Plus
4K Upscaling
2014 Model
CMR 1400
HEVC (H.265) codec
HDMI® 2.0 support
+ Curved Screen
2160p 4K Ultra HD TV
65-inch LED TV
Frame/Local Dimming
20 watt sound system
120Hz
4 HDMI (2.0)
DLNA
Smart TV
3D Ready
3D Glasses Included
4K X-Reality PRO
4K Upscaling
2014 Model
Motionflow XR 240
HEVC (H.265) codec
HDMI® 2.0 support
Wi-Fi Direct™
Triluminous Display

2160p 4K Ultra HD TV
65-inch LED TV
Edge/Local Dimming
65 watt sound system
120Hz
4 HDMI (2.0)
DLNA
Smart TV
3D Ready
3D Glasses Included
4K X-Reality PRO
4K Upscaling
2014 Model
Motionflow XR 960
HEVC (H.265) codec
HDMI® 2.0 support
Wi-Fi Direct™
Triluminous Display
X-tended Dynamic


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Glossary of Terms
Dual Core/Quad Core/Processor = TVs with a Dual Core Processor will speed up Smart TV functionality and allow new features that slower processors cannot support. Quad Core processor are even faster than Dual Core and will enhance the speed of your TV even more.
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.
Smart TV = A Smart TV is one that can access the internet, most have an internet browser, and will give you access to programming such as Youtube, Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Hulu Plus, and more. Most Smart TVs have apps that can be installed on your TV.
4K Ultra HD (UHD) = 4K is the new standard in TVs. It has 8 megapixels of resolution, which is 4x the Full HD 1080p TVs currently on the market. This allows you to sit closer to the TVs as the pixels are smaller, and will give you a more immersive movie theater type of experience. The most popular 4K TV from a major manufacturer is the Samsung HU8550 Series.
4K X-Reality PRO = This is Sony’s best image processor that is in its new 4K TVs. Sony has ten years experience in image processing for movie theaters. Sony’s 4K projectors are now installed in movie theaters worldwide. This technology will allow you to enhance even lower resolutions of sports, movies, and blu-ray to 4K. Sony is the leader in image processing. The top-rated 4K TVs have the best image processors.
HEVC (H.265) codec = HEVC (H.265) is a new compression codec that is used to compress video. This new codec compresses twice as much data as previous codecs, so that 4K Ultra HD video can be sent over cable and the internet. HEVC (H.265) will allow 4K/60p playback for viewing 4K sports in the future. 4K/60p will also be available on future 4K camcorders. Samsung’s 2014 HU8550 Series comes standard with a HECV (H.265) decoder. Most 2014 4K TVs will have HEVC installed. Netflix is using this technology to show 4K content such as “House of Cards”.
720p = (1366×768) with 1 million pixels resolution (Standard broadcast HD)
1080p = (1920×1080) with 2 million pixels resolution (Maximum Blu-ray quality)
Contrast = refers to dynamic contrast. Higher is better. More contrast allows more shadow details in the picture.
THX 3D Certified = THX certification means that this TV will let you experience a motion picture with the same colors, black levels and other factors that were created for the theater. This is for 2D and 3D viewing.
Edge/Local Dimming = Some advanced LED TVs have an LED backlight that can dim in certain areas of the screen. This can reduce backlight bleeding, halos, as well as increasing contrast, and improving the picture. With this technology you get blacker blacks and whiter whites.
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
600Hz Subfield = Plasma TVs utilize a 600Hz refresh rate which can virtually eliminate motion blur for viewing action sports, movies, and video games.
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 Television. Some manufacturers provide built-in Wifi. 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.
3D and 3D Ready = This means that this TV is capable of displaying 3D content from broadcast and 3D capable Blu-ray players. This TV has a built in emitter can communicate with 3D glasses to synchronize with the picture displayed on the TV.
HDMI = HDMI inputs allow you to connect devices to your HDTV such as DVD and Blu-ray players and game consoles. HDMI 2.0 is a new standard for 4K TVs to allow faster framerates that will be coming for sports, and 4K camcorders.


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