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#1 of 9 OFFLINE   funkdoktor

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Posted December 30 2008 - 09:17 PM

what tv (under 50 inch) offers the best bang for the buck in your opinion?

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#2 of 9 OFFLINE   Jim Mcc

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Posted December 31 2008 - 07:08 AM

That's a very vague question.

#3 of 9 OFFLINE   funkdoktor

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Posted December 31 2008 - 02:00 PM

yeah sorry my question is pretty vague. im just wondering what everybody over here thinks is the best tv to be bought at the moment (under 50 inches) that offers the most bang for the buck in terms of price and performance.

i know my question is very vague but opinions is all im asking. not trying to get too technical.

#4 of 9 OFFLINE   Gregg Loewen

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Posted January 01 2009 - 02:18 AM

there should be lots of discussion about this topic already posted.

Good luck! Researching your purchase is half the fun.

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#5 of 9 OFFLINE   funkdoktor

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Posted January 01 2009 - 06:07 AM

thanks 4 the suggestion Gregg

#6 of 9 OFFLINE   Jim Mcc

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Posted January 01 2009 - 07:06 AM

It all starts with your budget(that you didn't mention). Are you looking for an LCD, DLP, plasma?

#7 of 9 OFFLINE   ManW_TheUncool

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Posted January 02 2009 - 09:24 AM

Well, if you're looking for a great value <=50", I'm guessing the Panny TH50PX80 (50" 720p) plasma would probably make an easy candidate considering you can probably find one for under $1K w/out much trouble. That's the one getting all the raves lately from the bargain hunters around these parts -- and I probably would've gotten one for myself too (at <=$900) during the crazy holiday season sales, if I needed/wanted a new display that's <=50". You might also consider a competing Samsung plasma w/ similar specs (and pricing) too, if you prefer Samsung.

Of course, I'm assuming you don't plan to sit closer than ~10ft from the display (or you might want to consider the 1080p version for maybe ~$300 more instead). And I'm also assuming you won't find something like a $$$ Pioneer Kuro plasma to be a great "bang for the buck". Posted Image

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Posted January 14 2009 - 07:05 AM

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Originally Posted by Man-Fai Wong
Well, if you're looking for a great value <=50", I'm guessing the Panny TH50PX80 (50" 720p) plasma would probably make an easy candidate considering you can probably find one for under $1K w/out much trouble. That's the one getting all the raves lately from the bargain hunters around these parts -- and I probably would've gotten one for myself too (at <=$900) during the crazy holiday season sales, if I needed/wanted a new display that's <=50". You might also consider a competing Samsung plasma w/ similar specs (and pricing) too, if you prefer Samsung.

Of course, I'm assuming you don't plan to sit closer than ~10ft from the display (or you might want to consider the 1080p version for maybe ~$300 more instead). And I'm also assuming you won't find something like a $$$ Pioneer Kuro plasma to be a great "bang for the buck". Posted Image

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Posted January 16 2009 - 06:31 AM

Using PriceGrabber.com I came across a cool site that lists the LCD TV Ratings of various products. I found it very useful especially if you are unsure about which product is best.

It helped me and I hope it will help you too.