Category Archives: Full HD 1080p TVs

HDTV Product Roundup: Featuring popular models from LG, TCL, and Samsung

HDTVs and More profiles five name-brand high-def displays, ranging in screen sizes from 32” to 55” diagonally. The 49” and 55” models will serve well in a small to medium sized viewing area, while the 32” and 48” models are great for a bedroom/dorm room setup or other similar sized viewing environments.

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Sharp LC-70UQ17U Aquos Q+ 1080p 240Hz 3D Smart LED TV Review

Sharp LC-70UQ17U

The  Sharp Aquos Q+ Series is the company’s top-tier 1080p line-up featuring two models and three variations – the LC-UQ17ULC-SQ15U and LC-TQ15U with 60″, 70″ and 80″ screen sizes. The 17U adds a few more features including THX Certification, AquoMotion 960 for motion blur reduction, a brighter screen, better contrast ratio and included 3D glasses.

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TCL 50FS5600 50″ 1080p 120Hz LED HDTV Review

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TCL… the name may not be familiar with most consumers in the US. And for all that is known about TCL, for most, it would seem to be a very small company.  However, the facts are that TCL is the third largest TV manufacturer in the world and is located in China. They built 18 million TVs last year (2013), and have been manufacturing TVs for over three decades. Wow! I didn’t know any of that. Did you?

So it would seem that TLC knows a bit about making televisions.  So my next question is… how does all this experience cross over to the actual quality and performance of their HDTV displays?  Which brings me to the topic of this review – the TCL 50FS5600. So let’s have a look…

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LG 55EC9300 Review – OLED 55″ 1080P 3D Curved HDTV

lg 55 9300 OLED

Since their arrival in the US in the summer of 2013, OLED based HDTV’s have made a big splash in the television market.  LG’s 55EA9800 was the predecessor to this year’s current model and received critical acclaim from reviewers,  industry experts and enthusiasts as having some of the best TV images ever displayed. See my review of the EA9800 here.

Fast forward to 2014 and LG’s second-generation line-up of OLED HDTV’s featuring the 65EC9700 and the 55EC9300, which continue with the superb performance standard set by last year’s model.  More on performance later.

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Samsung PN60F8500 60″ 1080p 600Hz 3D Smart Plasma HDTV Review

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Samsung’s F8500 Series is considered and is proven by consumers, enthusiasts, and reviewers, as one of the best plasma TVs ever made. The PN60F8500 is a 2013 model held over to this years 2014 line-up and currently is noted as the best plasma TV still in production. And once you’ve had the opportunity to see this TV in action, I believe you would definitely agree.

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