TCL LE39FHDF3300 39
" Class LED HDTV - 1080p, 1920 x 1080, 16:9, 60Hz, 100000:1 Dynamic, 8 ms, HDMI, USB, VGA, Energy Star
$279.00 after$50.00 rebate
TCL Good Deal by price 2yr warranty Good reports from TCL owners here at AVS .
TCL has many factories and a global footprint TCL #5 by size globally used to make RCA sets from ~ 2004 until 2010.
TCL and Samsung own a gen 8 - 2K 4K panel fab together. TCL makes some sets for Samsung and others + their own now . One of the better second tier brands may be approaching first tier . reviews are generally good .
With a 2 yr warranty your'e covered for the first 2 yrs some folks here like the TCL's quite a bit .pretty good deal Best Buy has a 50" Insignia
on sale today's daily deal 7/18/2013 only at $399.00
Insignia TV's are made by Hisense a large established China mfr.
major parts and panels may be sourced from multiple vendors
some sets may have LG or Samsung panelsSceptre X408BV-FHD 39
" Class LCD HDTV - 1080p, 1920 x 1080, 16:9, 60Hz, 3000:1 Native, 8.5ms, HDMI, VGA, USB, Energy Star
Item#: S197-4010 | Model#: X408BV-FHD
Ends 07/20/2013. See Terms. Restrictions Apply.
$319. 99 Final Price $249.99*After Rebate
Also at Best buy $329.99 + free Shipping
May be assembled in US from Chinese knock down kits sets are made by TongFang global, which is a northern Chinese based manufacturer. TongFang also makes TV's for a company called Seiki.both are marketed in us by southern elctronics .
Sceptre reviews are mixed some DOA and early failures and sound dropping out or poor on some models
not known if these issues apply to this model customers say picture is good .
Note Sometimes you can find Toshiba 39
" models on sale for approx $ 300.00 that would definitely be worth google search.Edited by tubetwister - 7/18/13 at 8:51pm