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Best Rated 47-inch, 48-inch, 49-inch LED TVs (2016-2017) * Comparison & Reviews

January 21, 2017 by  
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Best Rated 47-inch, 48-inch TVs Comparison – This page contains a roundup of the best top-rated 47-inch, 48-inch LCD and LED HDTVs, presented here for a comparison of price, features, and reviews. This size is good for medium sized living rooms. You can check what size you need by consulting our HDTV Sizing Guide. For 2016-2017, we are seeing more 120Hz and 240Hz models, Smart TVs, as well as LED backlit TVs. Local Dimming (which improves picture quality) on Edge lit LED sets is more common in the latest models. Click on the reviews link underneath to compare each TV to see owner reviews and ratings for each model for easy comparison. New for 2016-2017 are the introduction of more 4K Ultra HD TVs. Below are the top models and features.

Best Rated 48-inch and 49-inch HDTVs (Comparison & Reviews)

Sony KDL-48W600D
(48-inch LED TV)
Samsung UN49K6250
(49-inch 4K TV)
Sony XBR49X800E
(49-inch 4K TV)

Samsung UN49MU7000
(49-inch 4K TV)
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1080p LED 3D TV
48-inch TV
60Hz
*not published
2 HDMI
Internet Ready
Smart TV
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– – –
Built-in WIFI
X-Reality PRO
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2016 Model
2160p LED 4K TV
49-inch TV
60HZ
*not published
3 HDMI
Internet Ready
Smart TV
– – –
– – –
802.11ac WiFi®
Quad Core Processor
Micro Dimming Pro
2016 Model
4K Ultra HD TV
Curved Screen
2160p LED 4K TV
49-inch TV
60HZ
*not published
4 HDMI
Internet Ready
Smart TV
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802.11ac WiFi®
Quad Core Processor
Frame Dimming
2017 Model
4K X-Reality Pro
4K HDR
Triluminos Display
2160p LED 4K TV
49-inch TV
60HZ
*not published
3 HDMI
Internet Ready
Smart TV
– – –
– – –
802.11ac WiFi®
Quad Core Processor
UHD Dimming
2017 Model
4K Ultra HD TV
4K Color Drive Pro
4K HDR Pro
Built-in Bluetooth


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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 than traditional LCD TVs.
Edge Local Dimming = For LED TVs, local dimming means that the backlight can dim in certain areas of the screen to enhance contrast, and picture quality. Edge Lit, means the backlight is illuminated from the edge with LED lights.
1080p = (1920×1080) with 2 million pixels resolution (Maximum Blu-ray quality)
720p = (1366×768) with 1 million pixels resolution (Standard broadcast HD)
Contrast = refers to dynamic contrast. Higher is better. More contrast allows more shadow details in the picture.
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.
Internet Ready = Also referred to as a Smart TV, an internet ready 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 use WiFi from your home network to wirelessly get content to your TV. Most TVs provide Netflix, Facebook, and youtube content.
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.
WIFI Ready/Built-in WIFI = Today’s TVs that connect to the internet can connect from your home network (WIFI). WIFI ready means that with an optional adapter you can connect to your WIFI network. Built-in WIFI means there is nothing extra to buy.
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 that can communicate with 3D glasses to synchronize with the picture displayed on the TV.
3D Glasses Included = 3D glasses are included with this TV.
Dual Core/Quad Core Processor = A dual core TV has two processors instead of one. This will help to speed up the Smart TV internet functions on the TV. A quad core processor had 4 processors for even greater speed.


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