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HDTVs That Won't Overpower Your Living Room

We've tested these 40- to 42-inch HDTV to confirm that they provide plenty of viewing pleasure without monopolizing an entire wall of your home.

Holiday HDTV Roundup (40 to 42 Inches)

The screens on thse sets may be slightly on the small side by today's standards, but they’re big on image quality and features even when compared to their larger HDTVs.

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LG 42LE5500

Though it skimps a bit on Web apps, this 42-inch LG television boasts a great design on the set itself and on the remote. It also offers tons of picture settings.

Sony Bravia 40HX800

This Sony 3D TV requires a little color tweaking, but it delivers fantastic image quality. Factor in great surround sound and a cool remote, and you have a great package.

Samsung UN40C7000

Though you may want to replace the remote, this 3-D Enabled Samsung boasts a great picture and a bevy of features in one superslim package.

Vizio XVT423SV

This Vizio TV is surprisingly affordable when you take into account its wide array of Internet applications and its high-quality picture.

Panasonic TCP42G25

This Panasonic set is a great value with nice audio quality, but its design is pretty bare-bones and it has some trouble with panning shots.

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