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#1 of 4 OFFLINE   Fernalfer

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Posted January 21 2007 - 12:32 PM

Ok i am getting into the HD-DVD era and as of now have a Toshiba 50inch DLP 720p/1080i TV. Model: 50HM66. I want to buy a native resolution 1080p TV. Is there any particular brand that is better then other PQ wise. I hear some upscale video internally better then others. I want between a 50inch and 56inch. Any suggestions would be helpful thanks.

#2 of 4 OFFLINE   SethH

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Posted January 21 2007 - 01:29 PM

What technology do you want? Do you want to stick with DLP, or go to LCoS, LCD or LCD rear projection?

#3 of 4 OFFLINE   Ricardo E Garcia

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Posted January 23 2007 - 05:10 AM

In my small experience I can only tell you about what I've seen in my home. I purchased both the Vizio 47" LCD 1080p HDTV, and the Vizio 50" 720p plasma. I couldn't compare "apples to apples" but I did notice a sharper picture with the 1080p LCD. Some say you will not notice a difference between a 1366x768 native screen and a 1920x1080 native screen because there's no 1080p content yet (other than DVDs), but in my experience with OTA I did. Try to see if a store has a good return policy so you can take a couple home and try them out. (I know it's a pain because of size, but this is a big purchase!) Good luck with your search.
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#4 of 4 OFFLINE   ChrisClearman

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Posted January 23 2007 - 05:22 AM

I find that hard to believe. The plasma has better contrast which is more important than the resolution. Of course, 720 is fewer lines than 1080, so maybe you did notice a slight difference.




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