Originally Posted by DieselNuts
any word on the results?
Yes, I did a comparison in my 8500 review, though I haven't updated my webpage rankings page yet.
Sammy has better contrast due to more zones, but LG has better off axis color and better grayscale tracking.
I liked the 8500 just a tiny bit better due to the contrast, but I am not sure if it will come out ahead in the ranking because of the off axis, the shiny screen, and the grayscale.