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The well-equipped Vizio XVT3D650SV is the first passive 3D TV and provides an intriguing alternative to active 3D models, but subpar 2D picture quality hurts its appeal.
The Vizio E701i-A3 is the best value yet among 70-inch LED TVs.
The bare-bones Toshiba L5200 series offers respectable value for the money with fine picture quality for an edge-lit LED TV.
Albeit expensive and plagued by issues in 3D, the beautifully styled Sony KDL-NX720 outpaces the picture quality of most other edge-lit LED-based LCD TVs.
Vizio told us that its Google TV-equipped VIA Plus TVs, first announced at CES 2011, would be delayed until fall 2012, and will no longer include a full-array LED backlight.
Charging the right price for a very good picture, Panasonic's E60 LED LCD is one of the best values available among midrange TVs.
The midrange LG LA6200 LED LCD TV gets points for looks and smarts, but loses even more due to its picture quality.
Although its lovely frame is packed with well-executed features, the flagship-priced LG LA8600 series LED LCD TV has the picture of a midrange model.
The excellent yet expensive Samsung UNF8000 is a tour de force of LED LCD TV design, features, and picture quality.
The Sony W900A is a fine high-end LED LCD television, with excellent color performance and deep black levels.