Sony Bravia KDL-55XBR8 Video
The Samsung HL-T5687S makes a compelling alternative to flat-screen wallet-busters at this size, although we couldn't quite ignore its uneven screen uniformity.
One of the best-performing LED-based LCDs we've ever tested, the expensive local-dimming Sony XBR-HX929 competes well with the top plasmas.
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.
The Sony KDL-EX500 LCD TV incorporates respectable image quality with essential features at a wallet-friendly price.
The LED-powered Samsung LN-T4681F, a breakthrough in LCD HDTV picture quality with some issues, will nonetheless impress the staunchest videophiles.
The Sony Bravia DAV-HDX500 delivers the best combination of features and value in Sony's Bravia home theater system line.
The 46-inch Sony KDL-46XBR4 outperforms any flat-panel LCD we've tested so far, but it's not quite as impressive as the best plasmas.
The 52-inch Sony KDL-52XBR6 LCD is a bit too expensive for the level of picture quality it delivers, but its styling and best-in-class black levels help its case.
As the first large-screen edge-lit LED-based LCD, Sony's KLV-40ZX1M looks stunning turned off, but it falls short when powered up.
Although the picture quality of the stylish, expensive Sony KDL-52XBR2 falls short against like-size plasmas, it's still the best-performing LCD we've tested.