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Best TVs of 2014: 60 - 63 inches

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Just a couple of years ago, a 60-inch TV was considered enormous. Well, it's still enormous, but these days most people can afford them. The bigger question, so to speak, is whether your room, your taste and your seating distance can handle it. Bigger isn't always better, but a big TV playing high-def video is still a joy to behold.

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: $497.99 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Samsung PNF8500

Samsung's best-performing TV ever, the PNF8500 series pushes the plasma picture quality envelope, especially in bright rooms.

Price: $3,997.99 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: $395.99 - $399.99 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Samsung UNHU8550

The Samsung HU8550 offers our favorite combination of picture quality and features in a 4K TV this year, making it a good value despite the high price.

Price: $1,497.99 - $1,499.99 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Sharp LE650

The Sharp LE650 series sets the big-screen LCD TV value bar high with very good picture quality for the price.

Price: $799.99 - $999.99 Check prices

3.5 stars Very good

Sony KDL-W850B

Sony's wedge-shaped KDL-W850B TV offers better picture quality, albeit for a higher price, than many big-screen LCDs.

Price: $1,799.95 - $2,099.99 Check prices

3.5 stars Very good

Vizio P2ui-B

Despite great contrast and a market-busting price, the Vizio P series has too many picture quality flaws to claim the Holy Grail of 4K TV value.

Price: $2,199.99 Check prices

3.5 stars Very good

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: $594.90 - $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: $1,097.99 - $1,099.99 Check prices

3 stars Good
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