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Consumer Reports Reviews TVs

Consumer Reports is the best place to come to find expert TV reviews. We review different types of TVs. Our TV reviews will help you decide what TV is best for you.

Consumer Reports TV reviews will provide you with recommended models based on the combination of price and performance. You can also subscribe for our TV ratings where you will see our TV reviews on Versatility, HD picture quality, Motion blur, First time setup, Screen size (in.), Viewing angle, Sound quality, Display type (Backlight), 3D performance, Everyday use and Energy cost/yr. ($). You will also see Consumer Reports take on each model of TVs that we review. This is a quick summary of what we think works well for this model, and possibly what doesn't.

After reading reviews of the TV you are interested in you can compare models, review our list of the TV's features and specifications, read user reviews and submit your own review of a TV. We also have up to date TV blogs featuring Consumer Reports First Look for new models and TV news our experts think will help you make the best purchase.

TV Reviews from Consumer Reports

ratingsSharp Aquos LC-55LE643U Reviews
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Sharp Aquos LC-55LE643U
Type: 55- to 59-inch TVs
Summary: A 55-inch LCD HDTV with LED backlighting from Sharp with 1080p resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, 3 HDMI inputs, and 1 component-video input. Other screen sizes in this model line include: (65")
 
 
The Sharp Aquos LC-55LE643U TV has the following features: Native resolution, Overall height (in.), Overall width (in.), Overall depth (in.), Other sizes in brand line, Screen shape (aspect ratio), Screen finish, Digital Tuner (Off-air ATSC and Cable QAM), Panel size without base HxWxD (in.), Weight including base (lb.), Bezel finish/color, Warranty (months): parts/labor/in-home, Frame rate (Hz), Wi-Fi, Number of 3D glasses included, Internet-enabled, Streaming video services, DLNA-certified, HDMI inputs, Component-video, Component/Composite-video shared inputs, Composite-video, USB port, Digital-audio output and Other connections.
ratingsSamsung PN60F8500 Reviews
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Samsung PN60F8500
Type: 60-inch and larger TVs
Summary: A 60-inch 3D-capable plasma HDTV from Samsung with 1080p resolution, 4 HDMI inputs, and 1 component-video input. Other screen sizes in this model line include: PN64F8500 (64"), PN51F8500 (51")
 
 
The Samsung PN60F8500 TV has the following features: Native resolution, Overall height (in.), Overall width (in.), Overall depth (in.), Other sizes in brand line, Screen shape (aspect ratio), Screen finish, Digital Tuner (Off-air ATSC and Cable QAM), Panel size without base HxWxD (in.), Weight including base (lb.), Bezel finish/color, Warranty (months): parts/labor/in-home, Wi-Fi, 3D-capable, 3D type, Number of 3D glasses included, Internet-enabled, Streaming video services, Web browser, Web camera capable, DLNA-certified, PIP (no. of tuners), HDMI inputs, Component-video, Component/Composite-video shared inputs, Composite-video, USB port, Ethernet port, Digital-audio output and Other connections.
ratingsVizio M471i-A2 Reviews
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Vizio M471i-A2
Type: 46- to 52-inch TVs
Summary: A 47-inch LCD HDTV with LED backlighting from Vizio with 1080p resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, 3 HDMI inputs, and 1 component-video input. Other screen sizes in this model line include: M321i-A2 (32"), M401i-A3 (40")
 
 
The Vizio M471i-A2 TV has the following features: Native resolution, Overall height (in.), Overall width (in.), Overall depth (in.), Other sizes in brand line, Screen shape (aspect ratio), Screen finish, Digital Tuner (Off-air ATSC and Cable QAM), Panel size without base HxWxD (in.), Weight including base (lb.), Bezel finish/color, Warranty (months): parts/labor/in-home, Frame rate (Hz), Wi-Fi, Number of 3D glasses included, Internet-enabled, Streaming video services, DLNA-certified, HDMI inputs, Component-video, Component/Composite-video shared inputs, Composite-video, USB port, Ethernet port, Digital-audio output and Other connections.
ratingsSamsung PN60F5300 Reviews
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Samsung PN60F5300
Type: 60-inch and larger TVs
Summary: A 60-inch plasma HDTV from Samsung with 1080p resolution, 2 HDMI inputs, and 1 component-video input. Other screen sizes in this model line include: PN51F5300 (51"), PN64F5300 (64")
 
 
The Samsung PN60F5300 TV has the following features: Native resolution, Overall height (in.), Overall width (in.), Overall depth (in.), Other sizes in brand line, Screen shape (aspect ratio), Screen finish, Digital Tuner (Off-air ATSC and Cable QAM), Panel size without base HxWxD (in.), Weight including base (lb.), Swivel base, Bezel finish/color, Warranty (months): parts/labor/in-home, Number of 3D glasses included, PIP (no. of tuners), HDMI inputs, Component-video, Component/Composite-video shared inputs, Composite-video, USB port, Digital-audio output and Other connections.
ratingsPanasonic Viera TC-50AS530U Reviews
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Panasonic Viera TC-50AS530U
Type: 46- to 52-inch TVs
Summary: A 50-inch LCD HDTV with LED backlighting from Panasonic with 1080p resolution, a 240Hz refresh rate, 2 HDMI inputs, and 1 component-video input. Other screen sizes in this model line include: (39")
 
 
The Panasonic Viera TC-50AS530U TV has the following features: Native resolution, Overall height (in.), Overall width (in.), Overall depth (in.), Other sizes in brand line, Screen shape (aspect ratio), Screen finish, Digital Tuner (Off-air ATSC and Cable QAM), Panel size without base HxWxD (in.), Weight including base (lb.), Bezel finish/color, Warranty (months): parts/labor/in-home, Frame rate (Hz), Wi-Fi, Number of 3D glasses included, Internet-enabled, Streaming video services, Web browser, Web camera capable, DLNA-certified, HDMI inputs, Component-video, Component/Composite-video shared inputs, Composite-video, USB port, Ethernet port, Digital-audio output and Other connections.