The Panasonic TC-PS60 plasma TV's low price, high-end picture quality, and bare-bones Smarts make it one of the best values we've ever seen.
The LG CS560 series is a relatively cheap LCD TV, but its poor image quality means that it cannot compete against other budget TVs.
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The Toshiba 40E220U is a value-for-money television offering decent contrast and bright, vivid colors.
The Samsung E550 series LCD is a decent performer with excellent shadow detail and good colors but image softness hampers a hearty recommendation.
Entirely acceptable picture quality makes the TCL L40FHDP60 a dirt-cheap LCD TV done right.
The Philips PFL5907 series has commendable picture quality and features, making it one of the better LED TV values.
The entry-level Panasonic X5's color problems make it the worst choice among the year's cheap plasmas.
The Samsung E450 series plasma may not be perfect, but you won't find another TV that performs this well for this low a price.
Sony's EX640 series is one of the better deals from the company, with decent picture quality and features for the price.
The Samsung UNES6500 is a well-featured midrange television with good color but otherwise ho-hum picture quality and value.