Originally Posted by sukhjeet
good point, michael. the viewing angle and motion processing is kind of important for me since i'll be using it a good amount for having friends over to watch sports. i guess the lighting can usually be adjusted... i'll see if i can go take a look at an LCD and plasma in a B&M store.
Go take a look... most people cannot discern the motion blur of LCD. I've been looking for that blur since January and I just can't seem to find any at all... and I have:
- 52" 120Hz LCD
- 40" 60Hz LCD
- 42" plasma
... they all look the same to me as far as motion blur is concerned. I was just in Best Buy today during lunch and was looking hard to discern motion blur on the Sony LCD next to the Elite... and I could not see a difference.
And viewing angle... just viewed Conan on NBC at a 45 degree angle on my 40" Samsung B550 LCD and I will admit there was some color-loss... but nothing sbustantial that makes the picture unviewable. I would say color-loss starts at approx 35 degrees off center. However,... I had purchased an LG 42" LCD (LG30) before the Samsung, and that screen had really bad off angle viewing, extreme color washout from 30 degrees. The technology is improving, but not perfected yet.
Just buy what you want... what looks best to you. If after a month you see limitations... exchange the screen and try something else. Since January I've bought 7 screens and kept 3; it takes a while to figure out what you will ultimately like in a TV and it's picture quality.