Holiday Gift Guide: TVs

2009 Ultimate Holiday Tech Guide


  • Panasonic TC-P50V10

    Plasmas are the go-to choice of discerning videophiles everywhere, and this is the best-performing model made by the king of plasma itself. 'Nuff said. See all sizes in the series.


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  • Samsung UN55B8500

    Does your giftee have high-end tastes and insist on a daddy chair right in the middle of the screen? If so, reward him or her with this insanely expensive LCD. See all sizes in the series.


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  • LG 47LH90

    For the video aficionado who wants an LED-powered LCD that doesn't require another mortgage, this LG comes up strong. Its reference-level color only heightens the appeal.


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  • Panasonic TC-P50G10

    Excellent plasma performance for a price that's not sky-high distinguishes this popular Panasonic. And when you get bored of what's on TV, you can always fire up YouTube.


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  • Samsung LN52B750

    If paying the premium for LED just doesn't seem prudent this holiday season, consider this standard-backlit Samsung. The picture will still please video sticklers.


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  • Sony Bravia KDL-46W5100

    Sony adds Netflix on demand to a list of interactive video and content options that seems a mile long. If you like your Web video served up on the big screen, it's worth considering.


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  • LG 47LH50

    Netflix? Check. Vudu? Check. YouTube? Check. Yahoo widgets? Check. This holiday season, the interactive-heavy LG can mark more than one present off your list.


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