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Top Rated HDTVs for 2013-2014 * Reviews and Comparison


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Top Rated 2013-2014 HDTVs

Top Rated 2013 HDTVs

Smart Review features only the best Top-Rated HDTVs based on consumer, professional reviews and our own evaluation. See the Smart-Review 2013-2014 HDTV Buying Guide to help you choose the right set size and technology. See the newest top-rated 2013 sets with full HD 1080p resolution, LED Backlit TVs, 2D and 3D TVs, and those that have 120Hz or 240Hz Anti Blur Technology.

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All HDTVs that are featured at Smart-Review have an owner rating of of 4 stars or better.


Samsung UN55H6350 55-Inch 1080p 120Hz LED HDTV

**New for 2014. The H6350 Series is Samsung’s Best LED backlit TV from Samsung without 3D. This 55-inch full HD 1080p HDTV is a Smart TV and has DLNA CERTIFIED® connectivity to let you remotely access music, video, and photos from your computer, phone and other devices. 120Hz combined with CMR 240 provides blur free, clear motion when watching fast action sports or movies. Sound is presented with DTS Premium Sound™ 5.1 with two 10 watt speakers. SmartView 2.0 allows you to stream TV content to your Smartphone or tablet. The Samsung H6350 Series Smart TV has been upgraded with a Quad Core Processor to speed up Smart TV operations, allow multitasking and provide new TV functions. The UN55H6350 is Internet Ready allowing you to access Netflix (with subscription), Amazon, Youtube, Facebook, Weather, Blockbuster, Hulu Plus, Twitter, Sports and more. This year’s model comes with a Full Web Browser. You can access this content wirelessly through your home network with the Built-in wireless WiFi Adapter or plugin an ethernet cable. ConnectShare™ Movie allows you to plug in USB devices to your TV and watch content on the big screen. …More…


Available Sizes: 75-inch, 65-inch, 60-inch, 55-inch, 50-inch, 48-inch, 40-inch, 32-inch



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Sharp Aquos LC-70SQ15U 70-Inch 240Hz (4k Ready) Quattron+ 1080p LED 3D Smart TV

**New for 2014. Sharp’s LC-70SQ15U Q+ 70-inch LED backlit (4K Ready) Full HD TV is one of Sharp’s best Full HDTVs for 2014. This is the only Full HD TV currently on the market, that can also play 4K content, but sells for much less than a 4K TV. (4K Ultra HD has 4x the resolution of Full HD, just like the movie theater.) The secret is that this sharp TV has 10 million subpixels more than regular HDTVs, which can give you almost 4K quality. It includes the Revelation™ 4K upscaler Engine and Quattron+ to watch current 1080p and 720p content and upscale the image to near 4K quality, or watch native 4K content. All content looks great on this set. It has an active 3D system for 3D content. Dynamic contrast is 8,000,000:1. 240Hz provides blur free, clear motion and quadruples the framerate of regular 60hz HDTVs. The SQ15 Series is 3D Ready and is DLNA CERTIFIED® to let you remotely access music, video, and photos. MHL® Compatible. Smart TV Apps: With the upgraded SmartCentral™ TV you have a full array of apps and movie choices through a user friendly and customizable interface. You will have access to Netflix, CinemaNow, Vudu streaming video and customized Internet content (including Facebook, Pandora, Twitter). Just plug in an ethernet cable, or use the built-in wireless WiFi. …More…


Available Sizes: 70-inch and 60-inch



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Samsung UN65H7150 65-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D LED HDTV

**New for 2014. Samsung’s fifth generation of 3D LED backlit TVs from Samsung. Samsung’s UN65H7150 H7150 Series 65-inch LED backlit HDTV (with Micro Dimming Pro) is 3D ready and comes with 2 pairs of active 3D glasses. The H7150 Series includes Micro Dimming Pro, an advanced LED backlight technology that provides for better picture, contrast, and black levels. Included on this TV is 960 CMR (clear motion rate) along with 240Hz to provide blur free, clear motion. This full HD 1080p HDTV has DLNA CERTIFIED® connectivity lets you remotely access music, video, and photos. The 1080p display has over two million pixel resolution, along with DTS Premium Audio 5.1 sound. 2014 Smart TV: The Samsung H7150 series has upgraded to a Quad Core Processor for 2014 which will greatly improve Smart TV operations. SmartView 2.0 allows you to share content with your tablet or smartphone The H7150 Series is internet ready with Samsung Apps (hundreds available) and a Full Web Browser. Dual Screen Capability. Smart Touch remote with Voice Control. …More…


Available Sizes: 75-inch, 65-inch, 60-inch, 55-inch, 46-inch



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Sharp Aquos LC-60EQ10U 60-Inch Quattron 1080p 240Hz Smart LED HDTV

**New for 2014. Sharp’s LC-60EQ10U Quattron 60-inch LED backlit Full HD TV is one of Sharp’s best 1080p HDTVs for 2014. 1080p (1920 x 1080) Resolution. Dynamic contrast is 8,000,000:1. 240Hz provides blur free, clear motion and quadruples the framerate of regular 60hz HDTVs. This TV has 8 million subpixels (normal HDTVs only have 6 million), for better picture and colors. Sharp’s Quattron technology ads a fourth yellow subpixel to the TV. The EQ10 Series is also DLNA CERTIFIED® to let you remotely access music, video, and photos. MHL® Compatible. Remote Control App available (iOS and Android). It also includes DLNA CERTIFIED® to let you remotely access music, video, and photos. MHL® Compatible. Smart TV Apps: With the upgraded SmartCentral™ TV you have a full array of apps and movie choices through a user friendly and customizable interface. You will have access to Netflix, CinemaNow, Vudu streaming video and customized Internet content (including Facebook, Pandora, Twitter). Just plug in an ethernet cable, or use the built-in wireless WiFi. …More…


Available Sizes: 70-inch and 60-inch



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Samsung UN60F7100 60-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D LED HDTV

New for 2013. Samsung’s fourth generation of 3D LED backlit TVs from Samsung. Samsung’s UN60F7100 F7100 Series 60-inch LED backlit HDTV (with Micro Dimming) is 3D ready and comes with 4 pairs of active 3D glasses. The new for 2013 Micro Dimming LED backlight technology is an improvement to last year’s model which had no dimming technology. It uses special edge mounted LEDs to enable the controlled lighting of variable size areas. This provides for better picture and contrast whether watching 2D or 3D. Included on this TV is 720 CMR (clear motion rate) anti-blur technology. 240Hz provides blur free, clear motion. This full HD 1080p HDTV has DLNA CERTIFIED® connectivity lets you remotely access music, video, and photos. The 1080p display has over two million pixel resolution, along with DTS Premium Audio 5.1 sound. Smart TV: The Samsung F7100 series has a powerful Dual Core Processor for 2013 which will greatly improve Smart TV operations. The F7100 Series is internet ready with Samsung Apps (hundreds available) and a Full Web Browser. …More…


Available Sizes: 75-inch, 65-inch, 60-inch, 55-inch, 46-inch



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Samsung UN55H6400 55-Inch 1080p 120Hz 3D LED HDTV

**New for 2014. Samsung’s fifth generation of 3D LED backlit TVs from Samsung. Samsung’s UN55H6400 H6400 Series 55-inch LED backlit HDTV (with Micro Dimming) is 3D ready and comes with 2 pairs of active 3D glasses. The H6400 Series includes Micro Dimming, an LED backlight technology that provides for better picture, contrast, and black levels. Included on this TV is 480 CMR (clear motion rate) anti-blur technology. 120Hz provides blur free, clear motion. This full HD 1080p HDTV has DLNA CERTIFIED® connectivity lets you remotely access music, video, and photos. The 1080p display has over two million pixel resolution, along with DTS Premium Audio 5.1 sound. 2014 Smart TV: The Samsung H6400 series has upgraded to a Quad Core Processor for 2014 which will greatly improve Smart TV operations. SmartView 2.0 allows you to share content with your tablet or smartphone The H6400 Series is internet ready with Samsung Apps (hundreds available) and a Full Web Browser. …More…


Available Sizes: 65-inch, 60-inch, 55-inch, 50-inch, 48-inch



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Smart-Review: HDTV Buying Guide 2013-2014

High Definition Televisions have quickly replaced the older CRT monitors and Analog TV sets that have used the NTSC broadcast standard of the last 50+ years. The newer HD models are thinner, brighter, and display a stunning picture with many times the resolution of older sets. The newest sets are 3D Ready TVs. Below are […]

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Samsung UN55F6300 55-Inch 1080p 120Hz LED HDTV

**New for 2013. The F6300 Series is Samsung’s Best LED backlit TV from Samsung without 3D. This 55-inch full HD 1080p HDTV is a Smart TV and has DLNA CERTIFIED® connectivity to let you remotely access music, video, and photos from your computer, phone and other devices. 120Hz combined with CMR 240 provides blur free, clear motion when watching fast action sports or movies. Sound is presented with DTS Premium Sound™ 5.1 with two 10 watt speakers. Swivel Stand: Allows you to direct the screen left or right. The Samsung F6300 Series Smart TV has been upgraded with a Dual Core Processor to speed up Smart TV operations, allow multitasking and provide new TV functions. The UN55F6300 is Internet Ready allowing you to access Netflix (with subscription), Youtube, Facebook, Weather, Blockbuster, Hulu Plus, Twitter, Sports and more. This year’s model comes with a Full Web Browser. You can access this content wirelessly through your home network with the Built-in wireless WiFi Adapter or plugin an ethernet cable. ConnectShare™ Movie allows you to plug in USB devices to your TV and watch content on the big screen. …More…


Available Sizes: 75-inch, 65-inch, 60-inch, 55-inch, 50-inch, 46-inch, 40-inch, 32-inch



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Samsung UN40H6350 40-Inch 1080p 120Hz LED HDTV

**New for 2014. The H6350 Series is Samsung’s Best LED backlit TV from Samsung without 3D. This 40-inch full HD 1080p HDTV is a Smart TV and has DLNA CERTIFIED® connectivity to let you remotely access music, video, and photos from your computer, phone and other devices. 120Hz combined with CMR 240 provides blur free, clear motion when watching fast action sports or movies. Sound is presented with DTS Premium Sound™ 5.1 with two 10 watt speakers. SmartView 2.0 allows you to stream TV content to your Smartphone or tablet. The Samsung H6350 Series Smart TV has been upgraded with a Quad Core Processor to speed up Smart TV operations, allow multitasking and provide new TV functions. The UN40H6350 is Internet Ready allowing you to access Netflix (with subscription), Amazon, Youtube, Facebook, Weather, Blockbuster, Hulu Plus, Twitter, Sports and more. This year’s model comes with a Full Web Browser. You can access this content wirelessly through your home network with the Built-in wireless WiFi Adapter or plugin an ethernet cable. ConnectShare™ Movie allows you to plug in USB devices to your TV and watch content on the big screen. …More…


Available Sizes: 75-inch, 65-inch, 60-inch, 55-inch, 50-inch, 48-inch, 40-inch, 32-inch



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Sharp Aquos LC60LE650U 60-Inch 1080p 120Hz LED Smart TV

**New for 2013. Sharp’s LC60LE650U 60-inch LED backlit TV is bargain priced for its size. This is a Smart TV without 3D. Included on this TV is AquoMotion 120Hz anti-blur technology, doubling the framerate of regular 60hz HDTVs. Dynamic contrast has increased to 4,000,000:1. This full HD 1080p HDTV is also DLNA CERTIFIED® to let you remotely access music, video, and photos. The 1080p display has over two million pixel resolution. Smart TV: With the upgraded SmartCentral™ TV you have a full array of apps and movie choices through a user friendly and customizable interface. You will have access to Netflix, CinemaNow, Vudu streaming video and customized Internet content (including Facebook, Pandora, Twitter). Just plug in an ethernet cable, or use the built-in wireless WiFi. Energy Star compliant. …More…


Available Sizes: 80-inch, 70-inch and 60-inch



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Samsung UN65F8000 65-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D LED HDTV

New for 2013. Samsung’s top of the line, fourth generation of 3D LED backlit TVs from Samsung. SmartReview previewed the F8000 Series at CES 2013 (see our commentary). Samsung’s UN65F8000 65-inch LED backlit HDTV (with Micro Dimming Ultimate) is 3D ready and comes with 4 pairs of Active 3D glasses. New for 2013 is the addition of Precision Black Local Dimming with the Micro Dimming Ultimate LED edge backlight technology. It uses special edge mounted LEDs to enable the controlled lighting of variable size areas. This provides for better picture, deeper blacks, and contrast whether watching 2D or 3D. With this HDTV you can use the included 3D glasses with 3D Blu-ray players, and watch 3D specific programming as they come available on cable and satellite. The Ultra Clear Panel eliminates reflections, and boosts the contrast ratio. Included on this TV is 1200 CMR (clear motion rate) anti-blur technology (up from 960 from last year’s model). 240Hz provides blur free, clear motion. This full HD 1080p HDTV has several new ways to interface with the TV, including Gesture control (using your hands), and voice control. Its built in camera has face recognition to bring up your profile, or use Skype. The F8000 Series Smart TV is powered by a new Quad Core Processor (first in a TV) for faster operation. Samsung’s Best LED TV for 2013. …More…


Available Sizes: 65-inch, 60-inch, 55-inch, 46-inch



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Samsung UN55H7150 55-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D LED HDTV

**New for 2014. Samsung’s fifth generation of 3D LED backlit TVs from Samsung. Samsung’s UN55H7150 H7150 Series 55-inch LED backlit HDTV (with Micro Dimming Pro) is 3D ready and comes with 2 pairs of active 3D glasses. The H7150 Series includes Micro Dimming Pro, an advanced LED backlight technology that provides for better picture, contrast, and black levels. Included on this TV is 960 CMR (clear motion rate) along with 240Hz to provide blur free, clear motion. This full HD 1080p HDTV has DLNA CERTIFIED® connectivity lets you remotely access music, video, and photos. The 1080p display has over two million pixel resolution, along with DTS Premium Audio 5.1 sound. 2014 Smart TV: The Samsung H7150 series has upgraded to a Quad Core Processor for 2014 which will greatly improve Smart TV operations. SmartView 2.0 allows you to share content with your tablet or smartphone The H7150 Series is internet ready with Samsung Apps (hundreds available) and a Full Web Browser. Dual Screen Capability. Smart Touch remote with Voice Control. …More…


Available Sizes: 75-inch, 65-inch, 60-inch, 55-inch, 46-inch



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Sharp Aquos LC-70UD1U 70-Inch 4k Ultra HD LED Smart TV

**New for 2013-2014. Sharp’s LC-70UD1U 70-inch LED backlit 4K Ultra HD TV is Sharp’s best TV for 2014. It includes the Revelation™ 4K Upscaler to watch current 1080p and 720p content on your 4K TV. It has an active 3D system for 3D content (2 pairs of glasses included). This TV is the only THX® 4K Certified TV on the market. Dynamic contrast is 10,000,000:1. This 4K Resolution TV has 4 times the number of pixels (8 million) than Full HD TVs (which only have 2 million pixels). This is almost the same resolution as movie theater projectors. Included on this TV is 120Hz with AquoMotion 240 anti-blur technology, doubling the framerate of regular 60hz HDTVs. It also includes DLNA CERTIFIED® to let you remotely access music, video, and photos. MHL® Compatible. Sound is provided by a six speaker, 35 Watt Duobass Audio System. Smart TV Apps: With the upgraded SmartCentral™ TV you have a full array of apps and movie choices through a user friendly and customizable interface. You will have access to Netflix, CinemaNow, Vudu streaming video and customized Internet content (including Facebook, Pandora, Twitter). Just plug in an ethernet cable, or use the built-in wireless WiFi. …More…


Available Sizes: 70-inch



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Sony KDL-55W900A 55-Inch 240Hz 1080p 3D LED HDTV

*New for 2013. The top of the line Sony KDL-55W900A 55-Inch W900 series is Sony’s 4th generation 55-inch 3D LED backlit TV. Upgraded to the X-Reality Pro™ Image Processor and TRILUMINOS™ panel for best picture. Features include 3D ready capability, Dynamic Edge LED backlighting with local dimming, 24p True Cinema®, the latest 240Hz Motionflow® with XR 960 high framerate technology which increases the framerate for a sharper and smoother image compared to regular 60Hz hdtvs. Access to Sony’s Entertainment Network (TV shows, online videos, games }, as well as (Netflix, Youtube, Facebook, HuluPlus, Twitter, Skype Ready, news, sports, weather and more ) on your internet ready TV through an ethernet cable, or by using the Built-in WiFi adapter. 2D to 3D Conversion. 3D content from cable, satellite, games, and Blu-ray disc can be viewed with active shutter 3D glasses. The KDL-55W900A offers full HD 1080p resolution (1920×1080). Plug in up to 4 HDMI devices. Enjoy the convenience of a sleep timer. Includes NTSC, ATSC HD, and QAM tuners. …More…


Available Sizes: 55-inch



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Samsung UN46H7150 46-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D LED HDTV

**New for 2014. Samsung’s fifth generation of 3D LED backlit TVs from Samsung. Samsung’s UN46H7150 H7150 Series 46-inch LED backlit HDTV (with Micro Dimming Pro) is 3D ready and comes with 2 pairs of active 3D glasses. The H7150 Series includes Micro Dimming Pro, an advanced LED backlight technology that provides for better picture, contrast, and black levels. Included on this TV is 960 CMR (clear motion rate) along with 240Hz to provide blur free, clear motion. This full HD 1080p HDTV has DLNA CERTIFIED® connectivity lets you remotely access music, video, and photos. The 1080p display has over two million pixel resolution, along with DTS Premium Audio 5.1 sound. 2014 Smart TV: The Samsung H7150 series has upgraded to a Quad Core Processor for 2014 which will greatly improve Smart TV operations. SmartView 2.0 allows you to share content with your tablet or smartphone The H7150 Series is internet ready with Samsung Apps (hundreds available) and a Full Web Browser. Dual Screen Capability. Smart Touch remote with Voice Control. …More…


Available Sizes: 75-inch, 65-inch, 60-inch, 55-inch, 46-inch



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Sony KDL-70R550A 70-Inch 120Hz 1080p LED 3D HDTV

New for 2013. The new Sony R550 series is Sony’s lowest priced 70-inch LED backlit 3D TV. The KDL-70R550A offers full HD 1080p resolution (1920×1080), 24p True Cinema™, 3D ready capability (with 4 pairs of 3D Glasses), 120Hz Motionflow® with XR 240 high framerate technology which increases the framerate for a sharper and smoother image compared to regular 60Hz hdtvs, Internet Video and Widgets which allows you to view internet content (Netflix, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, news, sports, weather and more ) and access to the Sony Entertainment Network, on your internet ready TV through an ethernet cable, or by using the built-in Wifi adapter. ENERGY STAR® Certified. …More…


Available Sizes: 70-inch, 60-inch, 50-inch



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Sony XBR-55X850A 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD 3D Smart LED UHDTV

*New for 2013-2014. The top of the line Sony XBR-55X850A 55-Inch X850A series is Sony’s 4K Ultra HD 55-inch 3D LED backlit TV. 4K TVs have 4 times the resolution of normal HDTVs (8 megapixels of resolution vs. 2 megapixels for regular HD). 4K is the same resolution as a movie movie theater, only now you can view it at home. Its new 4K X-Reality Pro™ Image Processor and TRILUMINOS™ panel provide for best picture. Sony is a leader in 4K TV technology, and has Sony 4K projectors installed at most movie theaters. Features include 3D ready capability (includes 4 pairs of 3D glasses), Dynamic Edge LED backlighting with local dimming for better contrast, 24p True Cinema®, Sony’s best Motionflow® XR 960 high framerate technology which increases the framerate for a sharper and smoother image compared to regular 60Hz hdtvs. Access to Sony’s Entertainment Network (TV shows, online videos, games), as well as (Netflix, Youtube, Facebook, HuluPlus, Twitter, Skype Ready, news, sports, weather and more ) on your internet ready TV through an ethernet cable, or by using the Built-in WiFi adapter (b/g/n). The XBR55X850A offers Ultra HD 4K resolution (3840×2160). HDMI 2.0 capable. …More…


Available Sizes: 65-inch, 55-inch



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Samsung UN46F6300 46-Inch 1080p 120Hz LED HDTV

**New for 2013. The F6300 Series is Samsung’s Best LED backlit TV from Samsung without 3D. This 46-inch full HD 1080p HDTV is a Smart TV and has DLNA CERTIFIED® connectivity to let you remotely access music, video, and photos from your computer, phone and other devices. 120Hz combined with CMR 240 provides blur free, clear motion when watching fast action sports or movies. Sound is presented with DTS Premium Sound™ 5.1 with two 10 watt speakers. Swivel Stand: Allows you to direct the screen left or right. The Samsung F6300 Series Smart TV has been upgraded with a Dual Core Processor to speed up Smart TV operations, allow multitasking and provide new TV functions. The UN46F6300 is Internet Ready allowing you to access Netflix (with subscription), Youtube, Facebook, Weather, Blockbuster, Hulu Plus, Twitter, Sports and more. This year’s model comes with a Full Web Browser. You can access this content wirelessly through your home network with the Built-in wireless WiFi Adapter or plugin an ethernet cable. ConnectShare™ Movie allows you to plug in USB devices to your TV and watch content on the big screen. …More…


Available Sizes: 75-inch, 65-inch, 60-inch, 55-inch, 50-inch, 46-inch, 40-inch, 32-inch



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Samsung PN60F5500 60-Inch 1080p 3D Plasma HDTV

*New for 2013. Introducing Samsung’s fourth generation F5500 Series 3D ready Plasma HDTVs. The PN60F5500 is the latest generation, value priced 60-inch 1080p, 3D ready High-Def Resolution Plasma HDTV. The F5500 series is Samsung’s lowest priced 3D 1080p Plasma TV. The Real Black Panel provides 1920 x 1080 Full HD, and deeper darker black levels. twice the number of pixels as 720p HDTV displays. Samsung’s 3D Active Glasses sync up with your 3D TV to produce 3D images, allowing you to watch 3D movies and 3D TV shows. This TV includes 2 pairs of 3D Active Glasses. The Samsung F5500 series is internet ready with Samsung Apps, Smart Hub, and Full Web Browser which will give you access to Netflix, Youtube, Facebook, Blockbuster, Hulu Plus, Twitter, Sports and more. Upraded with a and a Dual Core Processor to speed up Smart TV operations. Upgraded with a Smart Touch Remote Control for easy navigation. …More…


Available Sizes: 51-inch, 60-inch, 64-inch



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VIZIO M651d-A2R 65-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D LED Smart HDTV

New for 2013. Vizio’s best 65-inch LED backlit 3D TV. This huge full HD 1080p HDTV is a Smart TV, a 3D Ready TV and comes with 8 pairs of 3D glasses. Theater 3D Cinema-quality 3D technology delivers a brighter picture with a wider range of viewing angles. Smart Dimming: Intelligent local dimming zones ensure better picture with deeper blacks, higher contrast, and uniform image. 240Hz provides blur free, clear motion. The 1080p display has over two million pixel resolution. Sound is provided by a DTS StudioSound™ sound system. VIZIO Internet Apps Plus™ with the built-in wireless Wi-Fi gives you instant access to a world of streaming movies, TV shows, music, and more. This includes Netflix (with subscription), Youtube, Facebook, Blockbuster, Hulu Plus, Twitter, Sports and more. …More…


Available Sizes: 80-inch, 70-inch, 65-inch, 60-inch, 55-inch, 50-inch



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Panasonic VIERA TC-P65VT60 65-Inch 1080p 3D Plasma HDTV

NEW for 2013. Panasonic’s new high end TC-P65VT60 3D Ready 65-Inch VT60 Series 1080p High-Definition Plasma HDTV. Glass and Metal Design. The VT60 Series is Panasonic’s high end Plasma TV with a THX 3D Certified Display for best cinema quality in either 2D or 3D viewing. This is Panasonic’s latest 4th generation of 3D Ready TVs. Includes 2 pair of active 3D glasses. 3D programming is now available on Blu-ray disc, DirectTV, ESPN, Comcast, Video Consoles, and other programming. The new NeoPlasma black 3000 Panel with infinite black ultra filter and newly developed fast switching phosphors provides for minimal afterimages and displays deep blacks with minimal reflection for bright, vivid images. A new motion compensating technology (Neo Plasma Black 3000 FFD) renders faster-moving images with greater sharpness. Features 24p playback for watching motion pictures. The 1920 x 1080 pixel Full HD screen has double the pixels of a 720p TV. It shares the 16:9 aspect ratio similar to movie theater screens, providing a theater-like experience at home. The VT60 Series has a long life 100,000 hour panel. Voice Interaction allows you to operate the TV, change settings and conduct online searches with verbal commands. SMART TV: Included Viera Connect: makes it possible to stream multimedia content from the Internet directly into this HDTV. This 2013 model has been upgraded with a Dual Core Processor with a Hexa-Processing Engine to speed up Smart TV operations, and has added a built-in camera. Internet Ready with Built-in WiFi adapter to connect to the internet. …More…

Available Sizes: 65-Inch, 60-Inch, and 55-Inch


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Sharp Aquos LC70LE650U 70-Inch 1080p 120Hz LED Smart TV

**New for 2013. Sharp’s LC70LE650U 70-inch LED backlit TV is bargain priced for its size. This is a Smart TV without 3D. Included on this TV is AquoMotion 120Hz anti-blur technology, doubling the framerate of regular 60hz HDTVs. Dynamic contrast has increased to 4,000,000:1. This full HD 1080p HDTV is also DLNA CERTIFIED® to let you remotely access music, video, and photos. The 1080p display has over two million pixel resolution. Smart TV: With the upgraded SmartCentral™ TV you have a full array of apps and movie choices through a user friendly and customizable interface. You will have access to Netflix, CinemaNow, Vudu streaming video and customized Internet content (including Facebook, Pandora, Twitter). Just plug in an ethernet cable, or use the built-in wireless WiFi. Energy Star compliant. …More…


Available Sizes: 80-inch, 70-inch and 60-inch



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VIZIO M601d-A3R 60-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D LED Smart HDTV

New for 2013. Vizio’s best 60-inch LED backlit 3D TV. This full HD 1080p HDTV is a Smart TV, a 3D ready TV and comes with 8 pairs of 3D glasses. Theater 3D Cinema-quality 3D technology delivers a brighter picture with a wider range of viewing angles. Smart Dimming: Intelligent local dimming zones ensure better picture with deeper blacks, higher contrast, and uniform image. 240Hz provides blur free, clear motion. The 1080p display has over two million pixel resolution. Sound is provided by a DTS StudioSound™ sound system. VIZIO Internet Apps Plus™ with the built-in wireless Wi-Fi gives you instant access to a world of streaming movies, TV shows, music, and more. This includes Netflix (with subscription), Youtube, Facebook, Blockbuster, Hulu Plus, Twitter, Sports and more. …More…


Available Sizes: 80-inch, 70-inch, 65-inch, 60-inch, 55-inch, 50-inch



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VIZIO M551d-A2R 55-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D LED Smart HDTV

New for 2013. Vizio’s best 55-inch LED backlit 3D TV. This full HD 1080p HDTV is a Smart TV, a 3D Ready TV and comes with 8 pairs of 3D glasses. Theater 3D Cinema-quality 3D technology delivers a brighter picture with a wider range of viewing angles. Smart Dimming: Intelligent local dimming zones ensure better picture with deeper blacks, higher contrast, and uniform image. 240Hz provides blur free, clear motion. The 1080p display has over two million pixel resolution. Sound is provided by a DTS StudioSound™ sound system. VIZIO Internet Apps Plus™ with the built-in wireless Wi-Fi gives you instant access to a world of streaming movies, TV shows, music, and more. This includes Netflix (with subscription), Youtube, Facebook, Blockbuster, Hulu Plus, Twitter, Sports and more. …More…


Available Sizes: 80-inch, 70-inch, 65-inch, 60-inch, 55-inch , 50-inch



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Samsung PN64F8500 64-Inch 1080p 3D Smart Plasma HDTV

**New for 2013. Samsung’s F8500 Series top of the line 3D Plasma Smart TV from Samsung. SmartReview previewed the F8500 Series at CES 2013 (see our commentary and video). It was by far the best picture of any 1080p Samsung Plasma TV that we have seen. The Super Contrast Panel with the Real Black Pro Filter is new Plasma technology with the brightness of an LED TV and deeper black levels than we have seen in a Plasma TV. Samsung’s PN64F8500 64-inch TV is 3D ready and comes with 4 pairs of Active Shutter 3D glasses. The brighter panel will provide a better picture whether watching 2D or 3D. The 600Hz Subfield Motion provides blur free, clear motion. This full HD 1080p HDTV has several new ways to interface with the TV, including Gesture control (using your hands), and voice control. Its built in camera has face recognition to bring up your profile, or use Skype. DLNA CERTIFIED® connectivity lets you remotely access music, video, and photos. Smart TV with Quad Core Processor, Built-in WiFi, Full Web Browser, and Built-in Camera. DTS Premium Sound 5.1 channel. …More…


Available Sizes: 64-inch, 60-inch, 51-inch



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Sony KDL-50R550A 50-Inch 120Hz 1080p LED 3D HDTV

New for 2013. The new Sony R550 series is Sony’s lowest priced 50-inch LED backlit 3D TV. The KDL-50R550A offers full HD 1080p resolution (1920×1080), 24p True Cinema™, 3D ready capability (with 4 pairs of 3D Glasses), 120Hz Motionflow® with XR 240 high framerate technology which increases the framerate for a sharper and smoother image compared to regular 60Hz hdtvs, Internet Video and Widgets which allows you to view internet content (Netflix, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, news, sports, weather and more ) and access to the Sony Entertainment Network, on your internet ready TV through an ethernet cable, or by using the built-in Wifi adapter. ENERGY STAR® Certified. …More…


Available Sizes: 70-inch, 60-inch, 50-inch



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LG Cinema Screen 47LA6200 47-Inch 3D 1080p 120Hz LED HDTV

**New for 2013. LG’s Cinema Screen LA6200 TV Series is a 3rd generation passive 3D Ready 47-inch 1080p LED HDTV with TruMotion 120Hz technology. The set displays an outstanding picture for either regular 2D, or in the newest 3D programming. This LG TV uses passive 3D technology and includes 4 pairs of polarized 3D glasses. LG’s Passive Cinema 3D technology allows for lighter, lower cost 3D glasses that don’t need batteries and provide a brighter picture. This is the same type of technology used for 3D movies in a movie theater. You don’t need the glasses to watch regular HD programming. The LA6200 series has an Edge Lit LED backlight to provide a brighter picture, higher contrast and substantial energy savings. The 47LA6200 with its onboard TruMotion 120Hz reduces blurring when you’re watching your favorite sporting event, action movie, or playing a fast moving video game. Smart TV: allows you to get internet content, thousands of movies, customizable apps, Facebook, Youtube, full web browser, and videos. The 47LA6200 is both Internet Ready , Netflix Ready and has a built-in Wifi adapter (nothing extra to buy). To speed up Smart TV operations, LG has upgraded the LA6200 Series to include a Dual Core Processor. …More…


Available Sizes: 60-inch, 55-inch, 50-inch, 47-inch, and 42-inch


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Samsung UN40F6400 40-Inch 1080p 120Hz 3D LED HDTV

New for 2013. Samsung’s fourth generation of 3D LED backlit TVs from Samsung. Samsung’s UN40F6400 F6400 Series 40-inch LED backlit HDTV (with Micro Dimming) is 3D ready and comes with 2 pairs of active 3D glasses. The new for 2013 Micro Dimming LED backlight technology is an improvement to last year’s model which had no dimming technology. It uses special edge mounted LEDs to enable the controlled lighting of variable size areas. This provides for better picture and contrast whether watching 2D or 3D. Included on this TV is 480 CMR (clear motion rate) anti-blur technology. 120Hz provides blur free, clear motion. This full HD 1080p HDTV has DLNA CERTIFIED® connectivity lets you remotely access music, video, and photos. The 1080p display has over two million pixel resolution, along with DTS Premium Audio 5.1 sound. Smart TV: The Samsung F6400 series has added a Dual Core Processor for 2013 which will greatly improve Smart TV operations. The F6400 Series is internet ready with Samsung Apps (hundreds available) and a Full Web Browser. …More…


Available Sizes: 75-inch, 65-inch, 60-inch, 55-inch, 50-inch, 46-inch, 40-inch



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LG Cinema Screen 55LA7400 55-Inch 3D 1080p 240Hz LED Smart HDTV

**New for 2013. LG’s Cinema Screen LA7400 Series is a 3rd generation of passive 3D Ready 55-inch 1080p LED HDTV with TruMotion 240HZ technology. The set displays an outstanding picture for either regular 2D, or in the newest 3D programming. This LG TV uses passive 3D technology and includes 4 pairs of polarized 3D glasses. LG’s Passive Cinema 3D technology is the same technology used in Movie Theaters, and allows for lighter, lower cost 3D glasses that don’t need batteries. LED PlusLG’s new LED Plus technology provides a side lit LED backlight with local dimming technology. This technology allows for better picture and contrast. Its onboard Trumotion 240HZ reduces motion blurring when you’re watching your favorite sporting event, action movie, or playing a fast moving video game. Smart TV: allows you to access limitless internet content, thousands of movies, customizable apps, full web browser, and videos. Voice Control. The 55LA7400 is both Internet Ready , Netflix Ready and has a built-in Wifi adapter (nothing extra to buy). The new Dual Core Processor and Triple XD™ Engine will greatly speed up Smart TV functions over last year’s model. …More…

Available Sizes: 60-inch, 55-inch, and 47-inch


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LG Cinema Screen 55LA6900 55-Inch 3D 1080p 120Hz LED Smart HDTV

**New for 2013. LG’s Cinema Screen LA6900 Series is a 3rd generation of passive 3D Ready 55-inch 1080p LED HDTV with TruMotion 120Hz technology. The set displays an outstanding picture for either regular 2D, or in the newest 3D programming. This LG TV uses passive 3D technology and includes 4 pairs of polarized 3D glasses. LG’s Passive Cinema 3D technology is the same technology used in Movie Theaters, and allows for lighter, lower cost 3D glasses that don’t need batteries. LED Plus LG’s new LED Plus technology provides a side lit LED backlight with local dimming technology. This technology allows for better picture and contrast. Its onboard Trumotion 120Hz reduces motion blurring when you’re watching your favorite sporting event, action movie, or playing a fast moving video game. Smart TV: allows you to access limitless internet content, thousands of movies, customizable apps, full web browser, and videos. Voice Control. The 55LA6900 is both Internet Ready , Netflix Ready and has a built-in Wifi adapter (nothing extra to buy). The new Dual Core Processor and Triple XD™ Engine will greatly speed up Smart TV functions over last year’s model. …More…

Available Sizes: 55-inch, and 47-inch


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Samsung UN60F8000 60-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D LED HDTV

New for 2013. Samsung’s top of the line, fourth generation of 3D LED backlit TVs from Samsung. SmartReview previewed the F8000 Series at CES 2013 (see our commentary). Samsung’s UN60F8000 60-inch LED backlit HDTV (with Micro Dimming Ultimate) is 3D ready and comes with 4 pairs of Active 3D glasses. New for 2013 is the addition of Precision Black Local Dimming with the Micro Dimming Ultimate LED edge backlight technology. It uses special edge mounted LEDs to enable the controlled lighting of variable size areas. This provides for better picture, deeper blacks, and contrast whether watching 2D or 3D. With this HDTV you can use the included 3D glasses with 3D Blu-ray players, and watch 3D specific programming as they come available on cable and satellite. The Ultra Clear Panel eliminates reflections, and boosts the contrast ratio. Included on this TV is 1200 CMR (clear motion rate) anti-blur technology (up from 960 from last year’s model). 240Hz provides blur free, clear motion. This full HD 1080p HDTV has several new ways to interface with the TV, including Gesture control (using your hands), and voice control. Its built in camera has face recognition to bring up your profile, or use Skype. The F8000 Series Smart TV is powered by a new Quad Core Processor (first in a TV) for faster operation. Samsung’s Best LED TV for 2013. …More…


Available Sizes: 65-inch, 60-inch, 55-inch, 46-inch



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Samsung UN55F8000 55-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D LED HDTV

New for 2013. Samsung’s top of the line, fourth generation of 3D LED backlit TVs from Samsung. SmartReview previewed the F8000 Series at CES 2013 (see our commentary). Samsung’s UN55F8000 55-inch LED backlit HDTV (with Micro Dimming Ultimate) is 3D ready and comes with 4 pairs of Active 3D glasses. New for 2013 is the addition of Precision Black Local Dimming with the Micro Dimming Ultimate LED edge backlight technology. It uses special edge mounted LEDs to enable the controlled lighting of variable size areas. This provides for better picture, deeper blacks, and contrast whether watching 2D or 3D. With this HDTV you can use the included 3D glasses with 3D Blu-ray players, and watch 3D specific programming as they come available on cable and satellite. The Ultra Clear Panel eliminates reflections, and boosts the contrast ratio. Included on this TV is 1200 CMR (clear motion rate) anti-blur technology (up from 960 from last year’s model). 240Hz provides blur free, clear motion. This full HD 1080p HDTV has several new ways to interface with the TV, including Gesture control (using your hands), and voice control. Its built in camera has face recognition to bring up your profile, or use Skype. The F8000 Series Smart TV is powered by a new Quad Core Processor (first in a TV) for faster operation. Samsung’s Best LED TV for 2013. …More…


Available Sizes: 65-inch, 60-inch, 55-inch, 46-inch



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LG Cinema Screen 42LA6200 42-Inch 3D 1080p 120Hz LED HDTV

**New for 2013. LG’s Cinema Screen LA6200 TV Series is a 3rd generation passive 3D Ready 42-inch 1080p LED HDTV with TruMotion 120Hz technology. The set displays an outstanding picture for either regular 2D, or in the newest 3D programming. This LG TV uses passive 3D technology and includes 4 pairs of polarized 3D glasses. LG’s Passive Cinema 3D technology allows for lighter, lower cost 3D glasses that don’t need batteries and provide a brighter picture. This is the same type of technology used for 3D movies in a movie theater. You don’t need the glasses to watch regular HD programming. The LA6200 series has an Edge Lit LED backlight to provide a brighter picture, higher contrast and substantial energy savings. The 42LA6200 with its onboard TruMotion 120Hz reduces blurring when you’re watching your favorite sporting event, action movie, or playing a fast moving video game. Smart TV: allows you to get internet content, thousands of movies, customizable apps, Facebook, Youtube, full web browser, and videos. The 42LA6200 is both Internet Ready , Netflix Ready and has a built-in Wifi adapter (nothing extra to buy). To speed up Smart TV operations, LG has upgraded the LA6200 Series to include a Dual Core Processor.

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Available Sizes: 60-inch, 55-inch, 50-inch, 47-inch, and 42-inch



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VIZIO M501d-A2R 50-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D LED Smart HDTV

New for 2013. Vizio’s best 50-inch LED backlit 3D TV. This full HD 1080p HDTV is a Smart TV, a 3D Ready TV and comes with 8 pairs of 3D glasses. Theater 3D Cinema-quality 3D technology delivers a brighter picture with a wider range of viewing angles. Smart Dimming: Intelligent local dimming zones ensure better picture with deeper blacks, higher contrast, and uniform image. 240Hz provides blur free, clear motion. The 1080p display has over two million pixel resolution. Sound is provided by a DTS StudioSound™ sound system. VIZIO Internet Apps Plus™ with the built-in wireless Wi-Fi gives you instant access to a world of streaming movies, TV shows, music, and more. This includes Netflix (with subscription), Youtube, Facebook, Blockbuster, Hulu Plus, Twitter, Sports and more. …More…


Available Sizes: 80-inch, 70-inch, 65-inch, 60-inch, 55-inch, 50-inch



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HDTV: How Large a Screen Do You Need?

In general, your viewing distance should be between 1.5 to 3 times the screen size. If you are watching mostly DVDs, Blu-ray, HD Games (playstation 3) or HDTV broadcasts, you can sit more towards the 1.5 times screen size. If watching mostly old standard definition broadcasts, then you would want to sit further back. So […]

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Samsung UN32EH5000 32-Inch 1080p 60Hz LED HDTV

New for 2012. Samsung’s UN32EH5000 is a low cost 32-inch 1080p LED backlit HDTV. Samsung’s LED backlight technology reduces energy consumption, and improves contrast. Included on this TV is Clear Motion Rate 120 which will help eliminate image distortion during fast moving scenes. Features 3,500,000:1 dynamic contrast for better blacks and shadow detail. The EH5000 Series has a Full HD 1080p screen, which has twice the resolution of a 720p TV and includes two HDMI connections. ConnectShare Movie: This feature allow you to attach a thumb drive or a digital camera to your TV. The TV’s interface will provide access to your videos, a music playlist and pictures via the remote. Wide Color Enhancer Plus: provides vibrant, natural looking video. SRS TheaterSound HD provides multi-dimension sound …More …


Available Sizes: 32-inch, 37-inch, 40-inch, 46-inch



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LG Cinema Screen 55LM8600 55-Inch 3D 1080p 240Hz LED HDTV

New for 2012. LG’s Cinema Screen 55LM8600 is LG’s 2nd generation passive 3D Ready 55-inch 1080p LED HDTV with TruMotion 240HZ technology. The set displays an outstanding picture for either regular 2D, or in the newest 3D programming. This LG TV uses passive 3D technology and includes 6 pairs of polarized 3D glasses. LG’s Passive Cinema 3D technology allows for lighter, lower cost 3D glasses that don’t need batteries and provide a brighter picture. This is the same type of technology used for 3D movies in a movie theater. SMART TV internet ready with a Dual Core Processor for faster operation and Built-in Wifi …More…

Available Sizes: 55-inch, and 47-inch


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LG Cinema Screen 47LM6700 47-Inch 3D 1080p 120Hz LED HDTV

New for 2012. LG’s Cinema Screen 47LM6700 2nd generation passive 3D Ready 47-inch 1080p LED HDTV with TruMotion 120Hz technology. The set displays an outstanding picture for either regular 2D, or in the newest 3D programming. This LG TV uses passive 3D technology and includes 6 pairs of polarized 3D glasses. LG’s Passive Cinema 3D technology allows for lighter, lower cost 3D glasses that don’t need batteries and provide a brighter picture. This is the same type of technology used for 3D movies in a movie theater. You don’t need the glasses to watch regular HD programming. LG’s new LED Plus technology provides a side lit LED backlight with local dimming technology. This technology allows for better picture and contrast. The LM6700 Series can achieve a 8,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio for the best picture. Its onboard 120Hz reduces blurring when you’re watching your favorite sport, action movie, or playing a fast moving video game. Smart TV: allows you to access limitless internet content …More…


Available Sizes: 55-inch, and 47-inch


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