This Blu-ray player delivers great-looking images and Internet streaming. But it falls down on the little things.
This Blu-ray player offers excellent image quality, wireless connectivity, and a pleasing Netflix interface, but it also stumbles in its Wi-Fi setup.
The Sony Bravia KDL-52XBR9 52-inch HDTV presents clear, well-balanced images, and it also offers an astonishingly large selection of Internet-video options.
Samsung's PN50B650 isn't just a capable HDTV; its ethernet connection turns it into a multimedia machine.
You've bought the HDTV, you've set it up, you've plugged everything into it. Here are five settings that can help you get even more enjoyment from your set.
A 720p plasma HDTV, the low-cost 42-inch Panasonic TC-P42X1 provides problematic images and underpowered sound.
Thanks to its very good picture quality, Internet and home-network entertainment features, and general user-friendliness, the Samsung LN40B650 ranks as one of the best HDTV we've tested this year.
The LG 42LH50 42-inch HDTV provides great connected features, above-average image quality, and good looks for a moderate price.
This 47-inch HDTV with multimedia capabilities has an estimated street price of $1200, which sounds good. But there are major compromises to be made with image quality.
Vizio’s SV421XVT HDTV has a 42-inch screen, a 240Hz refresh rate, and multimedia playback from USB drives. But poorly rendered detail and color, plus problems with digital artifacts, mar the viewing experience.
Sony's Bravia KDL-40W5100 is a very good 40-inch HDTV and an excellent Internet viewing device.
The Panasonic Viera TH-50PZ850U has fantastic extras, but only average picture quality for a 50-inch plasma HDTV.
If you’re on a tight budget but want a larger-than-50-inch TV, consider the Insignia NS-LCD52HD-09.
Toshiba’s 47ZV650U is a pleasant-looking 47-inch HDTV that delivers a more than acceptable viewing experience, but its rough edges need smoothing, and it’s short on extras.
Samsung’s 46-inch LN46B750 packages very good picture quality, excellent sound, YouTube viewing, Yahoo Widgets, and the ability to play media files from USB storage, all in one HDTV.