Friday, 01 August 2008
I think I’ve been spoiled by my job. Over the past year, most of the TVs I’ve reviewed have fallen in the 46- to 52-inch range. When I first unpacked this 37-inch LCD, my reaction was, “Aww, how cute. It’s just so … little.” But the truth is, if I were actually buying a new TV, this is probably the screen size I could afford. The price of flat panels has fallen dramatically over the past few years, but these TVs still aren’t cheap. It’s one thing to say that $2,500 is a good deal on a new 46-inch 1080p LCD; it’s another to actually shell out the cash yourself.
In the real world, a lot of people still shop in the sub-40-inch range and consider a 37-inch TV to be a big step up from their old 27-inch CRT. ...