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Best 40+" HDTV (~$1200 Budget)

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hey ocn,

this coming fall i'm moving to another city to finish my undergrad and i'm getting a house with 5 other guys.

the idea of splitting a tv came up and we all decided that around $200 each seems reasonable (we'll either sell it, or someone will buy the rest out after we don't live there anymore)

so shoot, what do you think the best HDTV is for that price?

i might be able to slightly overshoot $1200 if it's a really great tv but nothing over 1300 for sure (remember i live in canada and taxes+ship can cost alot (but i live close enough to the boarder that if some store ships free i can go pick it up))

ideas?
    
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Samsung LNT4061F 40-inch 1080p LCD HDTV

10,000:1 Contrast Ratio, (3) HDMI, (2) Component Inputs

$1,299.99 plus shipping



Of course if money was no object.....

Samsung LNT4081F 40-inch 1080p LED LCD HDTV with LED Motion Plus
$2,199.00
500,000:1 contrast ratio/550nit brightness
Wide Color Gamut LED backlight and Wide Color Enhancer optimizes a color's hue resulting in more natural colors

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Brands to look at for LCDs are Samsung, Sharp, and Sony ain't bad. I personally have a 32" Samsung and love it! My sister also has a 32" Samsung and she likes her's too.
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50" Vizio Plasma http://www.samsclub.com/shopping/nav...230&pCatg=5884 $1196.00. This is a freaking awsome screen, I have had one for about a year now and it's ablosutely perfect. And don't fall for that "it's only 720P" crap, the average person cannot tell the difference until you exceed 55", and cable and satalite only broadcast 720P anyway. Trust me, hi-def and standard look great on this tv.
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