Are you tired of hearing about what HDTV you should buy for black Friday? Well if youâ€™re not then Gizmodo has just released a list of the best HDTVs available this season. The list is a collaboration between the writers from Gizmodo and the writers from HD Guru.
First on the list is the only Panasonic HDTV, the TC-P54Z1 ($4000). This display features a 40000:1 contrast ratio, 1080p resolution and a 54â€ plasma display. What makes this TV stand out is itâ€™s THX certification and an internal SD Card reader. Also the Z1 uses a SIBEAM 60 Hz processor that delivers accurate HD color, deep black levels and judder free movie viewing.
Two more HDTVs are from Pioneer, which is the unofficial king of plasma displays. The two TVs that made the list are the PRO-101FD ($4500) and the PRO-141FD ($4800). These are also the only two displays that are originally designed as computer monitors, but they both feature 1080p HD (1920 x 1080) resolution and come with four HDMI ports each.
Also on the list are two Samsung LED HDTVs, the UN46B8500 ($2620) and UN55B8500 ($4020). Both of these TVs feature 1080p resolution and an estimated 7000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio. These displays also come with a wide array of connections including four HDMI ports, a composite, component, VGA, Ethernet and dual USB ports.
Also on the list is the LG LH90 series, which includes the 42LH90 ($1899), 47LH90 ($2399), and the 55LH90 ($3199). Featuring respective 42â€, 47â€ and 55â€ displays, these HDTVs also come with the same HD (1920 x 1080) resolution as the others as well as an estimated 2000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio. The LH90 series also comes with THX certification and use LED edgelight technology to create a super thin design.
Last but not least are the Sony HDTVs. The KDL-46XBR8 ($3699) and KDL-55XBR8 ($6499) feature a 1000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and 1080p resolution. Sony labels these TVs as LCD models, but also notes that they use LED edgelight technology. Sony has fitted these displays with a more features than most people will know what to do with.