Television has become less popular in recent years, but to watch a sports broad cast or a film you must still choose a good TV, with a big screen and a quality image. Currently on the market there are many cheap LCD TVs and the prices have dropped significantly, including in the offer of renowned manufacturers such as Samsung, LG, Philips and Sony.
In addition, in recent years we have noticed a migration of users to LED TVs, with have the advantage of a faithful reproduction of colors, including black, compared with classic LCD TVs. Also, the function of Smart TVs attracts more and more users, even if the price of TVs that allow you to surf the Internet and use various applications is slightly higher than for the classical ones.
So, here are some of the best TVs available in the market, both in terms of quality / price ratio and performance.
1. LG 32LN540
The 32″ model proposed by LG has a HD resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and allows playing movies directly from a USB stick. In addition, the TV has a digital TV tuner DVB-T and DVB-C, Clear Voice II technology and has two speakers of 10 W. It is one of the cheapest LCD TVs suitable for users on a budget.
One of the proposals from Samsung in this segment is a model with HD resolution 1366 x 768 pixels that has two HDMI ports and a USB 2.0 connector. Compatible with formats such as AVI, MKV or MPEG, the TV has Connect Share Movie function that allows playing movies and music directly from a USB stick.
This Samsung TV has as main advantage over the previous model the 1920 × 1080 resolution Full HD screen which allows a better quality of image when run properly. Otherwise, you can enjoy the features very similar to those found in the other model, like Connect Share Movie, provides protection from lightning, power surges and moisture.
Smart TV Philips 40PFL3208H/12 is a Full HD 1920 × 1080 pixels which allows you to connect to the Internet and use many dedicated applications including Facebook and Twitter. In addition, Internet access is easy via Wi-Fi USB adapter Philips (PTA01) that connects to the TV via the USB port. Philips also promises high quality stereo sound, Smart technology and the contrast is also enhanced with Digital Crystal Clear.
5. Sony 40R470
If you are not interested in a Smart TV, the classic proposal from will work for you. We have a classic LED TV with Full HD resolution and better image quality, partly due to the frequency of 100 Hz. There is however a function of connecting your phone to your TV via a USB cable, useful for when you want to see on a bigger screen the photos and videos from a holiday without having to open your PC.
For those who are interested in additional options offered by a Smart TV, Samsung 40EH5450 is one of the best models. With Full HD resolution and various technologies to improve the quality of the image, this Smart TV allows you to connect to the Internet and use a relatively wide range of applications such as Skype, Facebook or Twitter. In addition, AllShare lets you wirelessly connect other devices to the TV which features three HDMI ports.
The model proposed by Philips doesn’t stands out with special functions, since it isn’t a Smart TV. However, it has an attractive price and offers full HD resolution, two HDMI ports and a USB 2.0 port. Sound power is only 8 W, one of the smallest on the market, but the TV receives Incredible Surround technology that creates the sensation of surround sound.
Philips 46PFL3108H TV is a classic TV, enjoying Full HD resolution and Digital Crystal Clear function to improve contrast. The pictures shown are fluid because of the frequency of 100 MHz, and the TV has two HDMI ports and a USB port. Sound power is 18 W and its quality is improved by the Smart Stereo function.
If you prefer a Smart TV big-screen type, the model proposed by Samsung provides virtually all the functions you need. With Full HD resolution, it gives you Internet access via browser and dedicated applications and allows you to view videos directly from the USB stick. In addition, the benefits of Clean View technology allow noise filtering for better sound quality.
Another large Smart TV is LG 47LN575S that also offers full HD resolution and has two speakers of 10 W RMS. You can record TV programs and connect other devices through a wireless adapter. In addition, the remote included in the package acts like a mouse for easier control of the menu.