The Bravia 52NX800 delivers respectable audio/video quality, integrated Wi-Fi and a ton of Internet features, but suffers from annoying design issues.
The Samsung UN55C8000 delivers excellent video and audio, plus a ton of well-designed Internet and media player features--for a hefty fee.
The Hitachi UltraVision LE42S704 delivers decent picture quality and great audio at a good price if you're not set on Internet or robust multimedia support.
The LG Infinia 47LE8500 looks good and delivers a slew of customization options, plus great Internet content--but image quality isn't great, and this HDTV is expensive.
The Sharp Aquos LC-52LE820UN offers good image quality, above-average audio, and energy efficiency, but it has serious shortcomings, and it's pricey for its screen-size class.
From the sneaky salespeople to the misleading movie demos, buying a new HDTV can be tough. Here's how to see through the in-store demo tricks and save money on the set that's right for you.
The Samsung LN46C650 is a dream come true for budget minded buyers who seek solid image quality in a connected HDTV with advanced features.
As HDTVs have become more sophisticated, so has the labs's test methodology. But we still rely heavily on actual people evaluating actual content.
Seagate delivers a full-featured media streamer at an affordable price, but it's not quite as polished as the WD TV Live Plus.
The AT&T 3G MicroCell largely (but not 100 percent reliably) delivers on its promise of excellent 3G coverage indoors, if you're willing to pay.
Articles by Yardena Arar