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Editors' Take

Sony XBR-65X950B

Sony's array of LED LCD TVs at CES 2014 is topped by the XBR-X950B series, its first 4K set to include local dimming in a full-array LED backlight. If the company's previous efforts are any indication, it should have a great picture.

Jan. 6, 2014

Editors' Take

Samsung UN60H7150

The UNH7150 series, the highest-end Samsung LED with neither 4K resolution nor a curved screen announced at CES, adds a new split-screen function to its suite of Smart TV extras but lacks the step-up models' superior local dimming.

Jan. 6, 2014

Editors' Take

Samsung UN60HU8500

Samsung has a bunch of 4K TVs at CES 2014, and most of them include curvature, wacky easel stands, and/or sizes and prices far beyond the grasp of mortal man. The UNHU8500 series is the mainstream antidote, and it has our favorite picture-enhancing LED LCD feature.

Jan. 6, 2014

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Editors' Take

Toshiba 55L7400

Toshiba's L7400 features a brighter panel and local dimming for better contrast plus more colors than a traditional television

Jan. 6, 2014

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Philips' Standard LED is our dimming champion

Theres a lot to like about this LED - especially if you like the lights down low.

By Jul. 2, 2014

Review

Lumen LED Color Smart Bulb

For basic needs, the Lumen LED Color Smart Bulb might make sense, but consider waiting to see if the app improves, and to see what the competition will bring to the table. For more advanced control of your lights, a Philips Hue setup is probably worth the extra cash.

Nov. 5, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Nov. 5, 2013
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Vizio's cheap E-Series TVs are brimming with local dimming

Vizio has announced the availability of its full line of E-Series TVs, the company's cheapest. Select models feature local dimming, our favorite enhancement for LED LCD TVs, promising great picture for the money.

By Feb. 26, 2014

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LED local dimming explained

The term "local dimming" gets used frequently in LED LCD marketing. It's one of the few such terms that can actually denote improved picture quality, but not all local-dimming methods are created equal. Here's the difference.

By Jan. 22, 2014

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Toshiba CES 2014 TVs: Full-array local dimming, 4K and clouds

Toshiba's lineup of TVs for 2014, just introduced at CES, is chock full of pixels, dimming LEDs and the company's Cloud Portal Smart TV system

By Jan. 6, 2014

Editors' Take

Samsung UNF7500

Samsung's UN60F7500 is a smart LED TV with Precision Black dimming, natural language interaction, and brighter 3D.

Jan. 7, 2013