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What are the best brand of LED HDTV? Sony, Samsung, or ?

Discussion in 'Displays' started by orestes, Mar 21, 2014.

  1. orestes

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    I am thinking to upgrade my Sony 40" Bravia LCD HDTV. What brands should I start considering? Sony, again? Samsung? Vizio? Toshiba? By the way, I want to upgrade to 55"-70" LED HDTV, but I don't want to pay more than $1500 USD (at most $1600 USD), and I'd love to have a 3D smart TV. Please, explain why you recommend one brand over another. Thanks.
     
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    I used to have a Samsung 40" LED, from 2009 - can't speak to the other brands, but I was always happy with that Samsung. Brightness and colors seemed reasonably accurate, and it weighed less than nothing. I sold it to a relative a couple years ago (was in the market for something bigger and 3D), and it's still looking as good today as the day I bought it. If I was going to buy another LED TV (I'm probably a few years away from a new set), I'd definitely consider another Samsung.
     
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    I have a 55" Samsung LED I purchased about 2 years ago and am very happy with it. I picked it over the other brands simply because I liked the way the picture looked and the fact that Samsung has a good quality record.
     
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    I would buy a plasma...while you still can.

    Costs less, better picture.

    60/64f5500 and 60/64f8500

    Both will be "closeout" soon waiting for the new models.
     
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    I agree with Sam. When seeking an accurate picture a plasma will give you a better picture when compared to LCD/LED. In an accurate veiwing mode an LCD may be slightly brighter but the plasma will have deeper blacks and an overall higher contrast, well worth the tradeoff.
     
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    Is it Sony a consideration? Btw, my last 3 HDTV has been Toshiba, Sony, and Insignia if I remember correctly. Does anyone think tha Sony is worse than Samsung at this point in time? Anyhow, thanks for all responses.
     
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    The most accurate and comprehensive "reliability ratings" out there is Consumer Reports.
     
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    i use Samsung-UN32EH5300-32-Inch for my PC monitor, The picture on this TV is great. [​IMG]
     
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    Will anyone consider an LG 60PH6700 HDTV?
     
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    IMHO Both Sony's and Samsung's are great TV's as are the Panasonic's. I would not consider any LG product!
     

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