I find the models in the stores. So far I have yet to buy on spec alone.
I will share that I continue to disable the Smart TV feature. Samsung for example has their PIA which I find intrusive.
I recently purchased a Samsung UN65H7150 from Amazon. It hasn't shipped yet. I am now trying to decide if I made the best possible choice, or if I should have gone for 70" instead of 65". I will be sitting 9-10 feet away. Sources include DirectTV, Xbox 360, and Netflix/Youtube (either via Smart TV app or Xbox/Chromecast/something similar). I paid $1,797.99 for the Samsung, and now I noticed the Sony KDL70W850B at the same price. I'm wondering if anybody can make a recommendation either way, or even suggest something else entirely. Picture quality is the most important thing to me, and just want to make sure I'm getting the best TV I can for the price. I don't care a whole lot about 3D, or sound quality. $1800 is the very top of my budget, and any help is appreciated!