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Remember the first time you saw a plasma HDTV? It was love at first sight, right? You had to have one, but the price was way beyond your reach. Over a decade later, plasma TVs are gone, replaced by LCD TVs and, more recently, OLED TVs. Also gone are those super-high price tags. Today you can get a big, bright, ultra-thin Ultra HD TV to serve as the cornerstone of your high-performance home theater system, often at a price that's attainable for most mainstream consumers. But which TV is the right TV for you? Check out the resources below to learn more about your options, then visit our review archive to read about the latest and greatest in the TV world.

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Toshiba 46RV525R LCD HDTV Reviewed

Toshiba 46RV525R LCD HDTV Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

The 46-inch 46RV525R from Toshiba is a high-value LCD that is EnergyStar 3.0-compliant but uses a CCFL backlight and lacks a 120Hz refresh rate. Is it a great deal? Adrienne Maxwell explains what you get and what you give up if you go with this value option. Read More

 
Toshiba REGZA 47ZV650U LCD HDTV Reviewed

Toshiba REGZA 47ZV650U LCD HDTV Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

The 47ZV650U is one of Toshiba's top-of-the-line offerings, and it looks the part. You get ClearScan 240 technology for blur reduction, but only CCFL backlighting. Dolby Volume ensures quieter commercials. We check out this 47-inch LCD to see how it stacks up. Read More

 
Panasonic TC-P46G10 Plasma HDTV Reviewed

Panasonic TC-P46G10 Plasma HDTV Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

If you are looking for THX certification in a mid-line model television, this model will meet your needs. Adrienne Maxwell said it "boasts an impressive array of performance specs and features for the price" and features the VIERA CAST Web platform which allows you to stream Amazon Video on Demand, You Tube and more... Read More

 
JVC LT-46J300 LCD HDTV Reviewed

JVC LT-46J300 LCD HDTV Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

The LT-46J300 is one of the lower-priced options in JVC's current LCD lineup, and it's pretty bare-bones in the features department. There's no LED backlighting, 120Hz, or Web options. So what does it offer? Read on to find out? Read More

 
Mitsubishi LT-52246 LCD HDTV Reviewed

Mitsubishi LT-52246 LCD HDTV Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Sporting Smooth120Hz technology and an attractive thin-bezel design, the 52-inch LT-52246 from Mitsubishi is a strong competitor in the top-of-the-line Diamond Series. It makes do with just CCFL backlighting, which some videophiles dismiss nowadays. See if the set meets your standards here Read More

 
Sharp AQUOS LC-52BD80U LCD HDTV Reviewed

Sharp AQUOS LC-52BD80U LCD HDTV Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

The model number of this 52-inch LCD from Sharp not only gives away the TV's size, but it also hints at the existence of the built-in Blu-ray player. The LC-52BD80U also has 120Hz technology and a fast response time to help make those Blu-ray images as clear as possible Read More

 
Sharp AQUOS LC-46D65U LCD HDTV Reviewed

Sharp AQUOS LC-46D65U LCD HDTV Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

If you're not interested in all the bells and whistles of today's higher-end HDTVs and just want a decent screen size for a decent price, check out our write-up on Sharp's LC-46D65U. This 46-inch, 1080p TV is one of the lower-priced models in the company's line Read More

 
Sharp AQUOS LC-46E77U LCD HDTV Reviewed

Sharp AQUOS LC-46E77U LCD HDTV Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

The midrange, 46-inch LC-46E77U from Sharp has Fine Motion Enhanced 120Hz technology and a 4-millisecond response time, but it lacks LED backlighting, AQUOS Net, and other features found in Sharp's step-up lines Read More

 
Vizio VF550XVT 55-inch 120Hz 1080p LCD TV Reviewed

Vizio VF550XVT 55-inch 120Hz 1080p LCD TV Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

This top-of-the-line 55-inch LCD is an incredible value in its class. It offers an integrated soundbar, HQV video processing, and 120Hz technology. Andrew Robinson puts the VF550XVT to the test Read More

 
LG 47LH40 LCD HDTV Reviewed

LG 47LH40 LCD HDTV Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

The 47-inch, 120Hz 47LH40 from LG features an S-IPS panel, which means it has a much wider viewing angle than most LCDs. But that's not all. Adrienne Maxwell gives an overview of this mid-level model, which has a solid list of features for the price Read More