#1
Im getting myself a 32" lcd tv soon. My budget is around 450, will go a little, not very much, higher than that if i absolutely have to. I play alot of video games so im set on the lcd, and its most likely going to have to be 720p. My question is, what is the best i can get for that budget?

I have looked around, and two have caught my eye. Which one is better? If there are better, which one would that be?

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Sony+-+BRAVIA+/+32%22+Class+/+720p+/+60Hz+/+LCD+HDTV/9222646.p?id=1218062424206&skuId=9222646&st=sony%20bravia%2032&cp=1&lp=3

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Panasonic+-+VIERA+/+32"+Class+/+720p+/+60Hz+/+LCD+HDTV+with+Apple%26%23174%3B+iPod%26%23174%3B+Dock/9235133.p?skuId=9235133&id=1218068137077

Thanks in advance.
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#2
I highly recommend going with the Panasonic TC-L32X1. Read the reviews. It's a great quality 720p LCD for around $500. If you want a TV that's gonna last you many years go with Panasonic.

*Edit. It also comes with an Ipod dock
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#3
You can get a good HDTV for about £300, so you'd have change left to buy a blueray player or something.
#5
I'd go with the Sony. They seem high quality to me.
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#6
I forgot to mention, my budget is in american dollars.
And i'll think about the vizio, although i've heard some pretty bad stuff regarding walmart/target tv's such as crapping out too quickly and warrenty not covering it.
Quote by Jack Off Jill
I feel bad looking at porn simply because of the ol' story that a lot of those girls were molested as children, But I've never heard of midgets being molested, so it doesn't matter to me anymore, as that's the only kind of porn I watch.

#7
The sony is def. the better of the two. I know a lot about tv's and If you ask any "expert" they will most likely point you to the sony. The sony has a better contrast ratio, better watts for built-in speakers, 3 hdmi inputs, optical digital audio (fiber-optic laser), and even comes with the accessories to mount it. The only thing I can't find on either of the Tv's are the response time, but Im guessing there 8ms. Just trust me, go with the sony.
Edit: the vizio's are good too, just don't buy the walmart one (which is black(no racism intended)).
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#8
Yeah i was leaning towards the panasonic for a while, until i saw the sony was similarly priced. My main fear is the dynamic backlight control, as i have heard that on some tv's it ruins the black levels. Would there be an option to turn off the dymanic black control?
Quote by Jack Off Jill
I feel bad looking at porn simply because of the ol' story that a lot of those girls were molested as children, But I've never heard of midgets being molested, so it doesn't matter to me anymore, as that's the only kind of porn I watch.

#9
http://www.amazon.com/Sony-Bravia-KDL-32L5000-32-Inch-Black/dp/B001S2RDCM/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1258672832&sr=8-1

Cheaper on amazon, plus you save tax, shipping is generally free too and amazon usually has a better return policy. IF you want this tv, you're stupid not to buy it from them.
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#10
I doubt it, but I have dynamic on the TV I have currently, and it really isnt bad for black levels, but I also have it connected HDMI.
Edit: There actually might be on the sony, seeing how it advertise's the native.
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#11
Hmm. Im thinking about the panasonic but i just don't want to regret buying it and realising i could have got better. Im sure i would be happy with either though. Oh and thanks for the tip gigatiran, but im pretty sure if you print out a cheaper price best buy will match it.
Quote by Jack Off Jill
I feel bad looking at porn simply because of the ol' story that a lot of those girls were molested as children, But I've never heard of midgets being molested, so it doesn't matter to me anymore, as that's the only kind of porn I watch.

#12
I am a TV salesperson and I am going to say get a Samsung 360.

Sony quality wise are complete junk, and the Samsung betters than the Panasonic or Vizio.
#13
samsung... 360? Can you link me to one?

I looked at a samsung for the same price and it has a significantly lower contrast ratio
Quote by Jack Off Jill
I feel bad looking at porn simply because of the ol' story that a lot of those girls were molested as children, But I've never heard of midgets being molested, so it doesn't matter to me anymore, as that's the only kind of porn I watch.