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Best TVs of 2014: 33 - 43 inches

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TVs between 33 inches and 42 inches represent the lower-middle of the TV size spectrum. The sets are big enough for smaller living rooms and are on the upper end for bedroom size. On the other hand, if you have the room 50-inch and larger TVs are often a better deal. The models below include mostly LED LCDs, but there are a couple plasma TVs in this size range too.

Vizio E0i-B series

With picture quality that outdoes that of numerous more-expensive TVs, Vizio's E series likely represents the best value of 2014.

Price: $465.95 - $519.97 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Vizio M2i-B series

Excellent picture quality, well thought-out features and distinctive design make the Vizio M-Series seem like a much more expensive TV than it really is.

Price: $475.95 - $529.97 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

TCL FS4610R (Roku TV)

The best smart-TV suite combined with extremely aggressive pricing makes the TCL Roku TV a phenomenal value despite its so-so picture quality.

Price: $319.95 - $349.99 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Panasonic TC-AS530

The Panasonic AS530 series LCD ain't no plasma, but it offers attractive design and decent image quality for a budget price.

Price: $499.99 Check prices

3.5 stars Very good

Samsung UNH6350

Despite picture quality that's just average, the Samsung UNH6350's high-end features and design for a midrange price will win plenty of converts.

Price: $597.99 Check prices

3 stars Good

Samsung UNH6400 series

Although it offers pedestrian picture quality for the price, the Samsung UNH6400 has a wonderful remote, a full feature set, and very sleek design.

Price: $1,164.80 - $1,197.99 Check prices

3 stars Good
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