With top-notch image quality and the ability to handle fast-action motion, the Samsung LN40B650 is our favorite all-around HDTV.
This 40-inch LCD TV delivers crisp, sharp images, and its speakers produce little distortion. It also offers fun Internet features such as Flickr, Yahoo Widgets, YouTube, and a variety of games--all with an easy-to-use interface. The only flaws we noted were the set's less-than-satisfactory picture-in-picture function and its mediocre upconversion of 480p DVDs to 1080p.
Both drawbacks are easy to overlook given the LN40B650's price tag (not superlow, but reasonable considering what you get) and its outstanding performance in every other respect.
Full review | $1200
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