What so special about it? Well, it's actually a review sample that Editor David Katzmaier calibrated for his review of the product (bottom line: the Vizio VO320E offers decent picture quality for a rock-bottom price). So while it's slightly used, you do get a TV that's been tweaked by our video guru, which is definitely a nice bonus. (I'm still waiting for Mr. Katzmaier … Read more
Editor David Katzmaier reviewed this set and says that although it isn't as feature-heavy as some models in its class, "Samsung's LNB360 series takes the picture quality cake among entry-level LCDs." (Read the full review).
"While its light shade of black won't win over bargain home theater sticklers, the LG H20 series' features and adjustability stand out among the entry-level crowd," he said.
Normally, the LG 32LH20 would cost … Read more
Here's something you don't see every day: a Sony HDTV selling for the same price as low-end closeout junkers. That's because SonyStyle has been cutting some serious deals on refurbished gear lately.
And here's the latest: a Sony KDL32L500 32-inch LCD HDTV for $369.99 shipped.
This is a 720p flat-panel (1080 just isn't necessary for a screen of this size) with inputs aplenty: three HDMI, two component video, and one PC. If you need more than that, well, you've got too much gear!
Other perks include dynamic backlight control, which automatically adjusts image … Read more
If you're following the fortunes of OLED, this little tidbit from LG CEO Kwon Young Soo that appeared on OLED-Display.net should be of interest.
"We plan to produce 32-inch OLED panels for TVs in 2012," he said, adding: "The commercial success of OLEDs hinges on how it shows its superiority compared to LCD technologies."
Both Samsung and Sony suggested they'd be selling a 32-inch OLED sets by the end of this year or by mid 2010 at the latest. And that may still happen, but the sets would be so prohibitively expensive that … Read more