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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.
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 new edge-lit circular and rectangular panels are thin and light enough to stick in your bag and let you put light where other panels might be just too big.
These bulbs promise a professional level of color accuracy -- but which one do you want?
Some buyers might appreciate its design and features, but the picture quality of the LG LE5500 lags behind other local-dimming LED-based LCDs.
The flagship Sony HX850 series lacks the full-array dimming of last year's XBR929 series, relying on an edge-lit LED configuration instead.
With the slow demise of the beloved (and despised) technology, what's a plasma fan to do when faced with a future of LED LCDs?
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.