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I am looking for a 50" Flat Screen and hope someone here can help me.
I found 7 TVs that are on sale this Friday (one option is plasma but i hope someone on this forum can still help).
Along with the TVs, I included links so people can view the tv's easier and also included their Sale Prices. All of these TVs fit into my price range, though if there are two similar tv's then saving money is always a good thing. If anyone can suggest a tv or at least help narrow down this list, I would be very thankful.

Here are the HDTVs:

Proscan 50 1080p LCD HDTV (PLCD5092A) = $288.00
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2177680

Hiteker 50-inch LCD = $288.00
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Hiteker-50-Class-LCD-1080p-60Hz-HDTV-TL50Z10AH-TP/20554044

Emerson 50" 1080p 60Hz LCD HDTV = $298.00
http://www.sundasun.com/emerson-lc501em3-50-inch-lcd-1080p-60hz-hdtv-specs-price-and-review/

Panasonic 50" Viera Plasma HDTV (TC-P50X5) = $300.00
http://shop.panasonic.com/shop/model/TC-P50X5?t=specs

Toshiba 50 LED-backlit LCD TV 1080p (FullHD)50L2200U = $300.00
http://www.macmall.com/p/Toshiba-Video/product~dpno~9074774~pdp.hbdigeb

Westinghouse 50 LCD 1080p HDTV = $349.00
http://www.target.com/p/westinghouse-digital-50-class-1080p-60hz-lcd-hdtv-black-cw50t9xw/-/A-14161384?ref=tgt_adv_xasd0001&AFID=Performics_BFAds_0004cee39bc5318c0ae0ad8dbc0071d3&LNM=Primary%20Banner

Toshiba 50 1080p 60Hz LED-LCD HDTV = $400.00
http://astore.amazon.com/astoresainamz2-20/detail/B0073K64NM
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I'm not familiar with all of these sets, but just reading the reviews and seing what's on them...if I was looking for a 50 inch screen, I would probably look at that Toshiba for $300.

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I'm not familiar with all of these sets, but just reading the reviews and seing what's on them...if I was looking for a 50 inch screen, I would probably look at that Toshiba for $300.

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does anyone else have any thoughts to share please?
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does anyone else have any thoughts to share please?
These are all pretty basic models and the only "name brand" on the list is Toshiba (except for the Panasonic plasma). I don't like plasmas and cheap ones are even worse. If you walk into a store, you can always pick out the plasmas because they are the dimmest ones on the shelves. The others you have listed are all considered "bottom tier" brands, so by process of elimination, I'd pick one of the Toshibas. Good luck to you.
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I vote Toshiba 2200u also. It's the only decent set in that list.

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I vote Toshiba 2200u also. It's the only decent set in that list.

thank you for placing a vote
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