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LED tv's I believe are brighter. If this tv is going in a room with windows get an led tv with an anti glare screen. If it is going in a dark basement or man room just get a cheaper lcd tv. If you want more fluid motion look at the refresh rate. I believe 240 is pretty good nowadays.
Or if you want on the cheap just get the cheapest 50" slim tv on sale at Best Buy :).
I have an older 52" Sony Bravia LCD. It has a wonderful picture but it seems like the LED aspect ratio is much more brilliant, affordable and lighter/thinner. Picking a tv is tough, as there are too many selections.
I replaced my 32" LCD a couple years ago when I moved and that TV was way small for the room. Picked up a 55" Samsung LED and love it. Picture is great and the thing ways about the same as my LCD. I bought it for watching the Caps Winter Classic game and I almost had to put on Sunglasses it was so bright. Still going strong.
Just visit your local has-TV-in-stock store and take a look - we did that at Costco many moons ago and selected (two over a year time) Vizio - wireless connected to our router, one ONLY that (and to a game machine) - very nice.
> If in a well lit room that gets lots of sunshine
> then get plasma.
> If in a 24/7 shaded room that never gets real sun
> light then get LED.
My advice would be just the opposite - LEDs seem to handle bright rooms much better than plasma. And you can't beat plasma in a dark room - still the best picture around.
The Panasonic plasmas are good these days, and cheaper than ever, but I'll be parted only by death with my Pioneer Kuro.
Oh and tip - find a price online (always cheaper) even if you don't intend to buy it, print it out and take it into Best Buy. They'll match it. I did this with a online place so dodgy (and hence cheap) that they might as well have said 'fell off the back of a truck sale'.
Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 03/23/2013 06:40PM by abelard.
> > If in a well lit room that gets lots of
> > then get plasma.
> > If in a 24/7 shaded room that never gets real
> > light then get LED.
> My advice would be just the opposite - LEDs seem
> to handle bright rooms much better than plasma.
> And you can't beat plasma in a dark room - still
> the best picture around.
> The Panasonic plasmas are good these days, and
> cheaper than ever, but I'll be parted only by
> death with my Pioneer Kuro.
Agree. Think the other poster must have mixed things up there.
Amazon does great delivery on TVs. I've got 4 Samsung LED's 2-3 yrs old. All look good, but a minor capacitor problem with one, that can cause delay when starting. A somewhat common Samsung problem with older TVs when I searched it.