Don't-Miss HDTV Stories

Vizio VMB070 Portable TV

This 7-inch TV offers impressive quality for the size, but a few glaring shortcomings and a high price hold it back.

Panasonic Viera TC-P42G25

This set has a great range of viewing angles and a low price--and a few image quality issues.

Hitachi Ultravision LE46S704 HDTV

The Hitachi LE46S704 has a temptingly low price and uses little electricity, but it lacks Internet capabilities and has problems with fast-paced motion.

Sony Bravia XBR-46HX909

The Sony Bravia XBR-46HX909 has excellent image quality and a lot of Internet programming; but at $3000, it doesn't come cheap.

Sony Bravia KDL-52NX800

The Bravia 52NX800 delivers respectable audio/video quality, integrated Wi-Fi and a ton of Internet features, but suffers from annoying design issues.

Sony Bravia KDL-40HX800

This 40-inch HDTV's picture quality and surround sound are good enough to justify its current price.

LG Infinia 47LE8500

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.

LG 42LE5500

The 42LE5500 provides few Internet applications and delivers unexceptional image quality for a price that isn't especially low.

Mitsubishi Unisen LT46265

The Mitsubishi LT46265 provides Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a very good picture, and excellent sound, but its high price may make you hesitate.

Samsung Series 8 UN55C8000

The Samsung UN55C8000 delivers excellent video and audio, plus a ton of well-designed Internet and media player features--for a hefty fee.

Vizio XVT553SV

The Vizio XVT553SV delivers solid image quality and a good collection of Internet features at an outstanding price.

Vizio XVT423SV

Though the Vizio XVT423SV isn't the best HDTV we've seen, it's consistently above average.

Panasonic Viera TC-P46G25

The Panasonic Viera TC-P46G25 has a lot going for it (including a very affordable price), but the image quality just doesn’t measure up.