Despite its "good enough" picture quality, the Insignia Roku TV is one of our favorite entry-level sets, thanks to an awesome smart-TV suite and rock-bottom pricing.
Even without considering its innovative Roku option, the Insignia NS-55E480A13A LED TV offers above-average picture quality for the price.
It won't slice or dice, brew your coffee, or fetch your slippers, but the Insignia Infocast's ability to put news, music, photos, calendars, and social networks at your fingertips makes it a worthy addition to today's digitally-enabled home.
The Insignia Connected TV is a competent television for the money, but the TiVo interface detracts from rather than adds to the experience.
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From the Cheapskate: Normally $580, this top-rated TV is the smartest of them all thanks to built-in Roku.
The first household name to incorporate the Roku TV platform, Sharp will offer 43-inch and 50-inch models, available exclusively at Best Buy. House brand Insignia will sell 32- and 55-inch Roku TVs, starting at $229 for the 32-inch model.
Our favorite smart TV platform will expand to two new brands in 2015, add additional models from TCL, and for the first time Roku TV will venture into 4K territory.
Our favorite smart TV system packs all of Roku's apps, search and simplicity into a TV, no box or stick required. The latest TV brand with Roku built-in is LG, with 55-inch and 65-inch models on sale at Best Buy now.
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