Sony Bravia KDL-52XBR6 Video
Best-in-class black levels and excellent all-around performance places the Pioneer PDP-5020FD near the top of the picture-quality heap, but it will cost you.
A unique design and best-in-class calibration controls cannot quite make up for the lighter black levels of the LG 47LG60 47-inch flat-panel LCD TV.
Samsung's best LED TV in recent memory, the high-end UNF8000 not only blends stunning design with best-in-class features, it also manages to deliver excellent picture quality.
Although its black levels challenge the best ever, some other picture-related aspects of the Sony XBR-HX909 series don't live up to the high price.
Albeit expensive and plagued by issues in 3D, the beautifully styled Sony KDL-NX720 outpaces the picture quality of most other edge-lit LED-based LCD TVs.
The Samsung UND8000 TV delivers best-in-class looks and features, but its picture quality--thanks to uneven screen uniformity--is ultimately a step backward from many less expensive models.
An excellent entry in the Micro Four Thirds universe, the Olympus PEN E-P5 should please a lot of folks, but it's also expensive given that it doesn't deliver best-in-class photo quality.
With picture quality that's nearly the equal of the tough competition, as well as best-in-class design and features, the Samsung PND8000 makes a strong case the best overall plasma TV of 2011.
If you don't expect the world from the entry-level Sony KDL-BX420 LCD, its picture quality may be a pleasant surprise.
The Sony Bravia DAV-HDX500 delivers the best combination of features and value in Sony's Bravia home theater system line.