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Big TVs for dad's big day

Me dad. Me like TV. Me like big. Me want new big TV for my day!

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Samsung UNF8500 series

Does he deserve the ulimate in picture quality this Father's Day? If you can afford an F8500, he'll love becoming an owner of the last great plasma TV.

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Sharp LC-LE650U series

Available in 60- and 70 inches, Sharp's entry-level bigscreen delivers the dad-pleasing goods: lots of screen and very good picture quality for the buck.

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Sony KDL-W850B series

A step up from the Sharp in quality, and cost Sony's 60- and (gasp) 70-inch KDL-W850B, with its ultra-quick input lag, is perfect for the video gaming dad.

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Samsung UNF8000 series

Is he the kinda dad who values style and substance? Samsung's F8000 provides the best mix of picture quality, features and design.

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Vizio M601D-A3R

And if he prizes style, substance and value, Vizio's M series is almost as good as the Samsung for a lot less money.

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JVC DLA-X700R

Every dad knows the ultimate in big-screens is a projector. And the ultimate in projector picture quality is the JVC DLA-X700R.

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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB

OK, so maybe the JVC is a little expensive. Fir a third the price, the Epson 5030UB will fill dad's wall with more home theater awesomeness than he'll know what to do with.

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Samsung UNF9000

So dad knows everything about 4K TVs yet still wants one. Samsung's UNF9000 is the best from the crop of 2013, and the only with the future-readiness to this year's 4K content (with the optional OneConnect box). The 2014 models are coming soon and may be even better, however.

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