Best Direct Backlit Flat Panel TVs - Component x 2 Rear Input Connectors, HDTV Television Digital TV Standard, S-Video x 1 Front Input Connectors, 1080p (HDTV) Broadcast Format Displayed, 3 to 6 in. Depth
'The KDL-46S5100 should be friendly to your power bill because of it's light sensing, dynamic backlight technology and it's Energy Star 3.0 compliance. 3 HDMI inputs give you enough space to get your sources plugged in and a PC input lets these TV function as a nice, if large, PC monitor.'
'The LN-T5281F ($4,499) not only uses LED backlighting, it also employs an innovative new technique aimed at improving blacks and contrast called "local dimming," which dims the LEDs that light the screen in localized areas.'
'Samsung's claimed peak dynamic contrast ratio of 500,000:1 is a bit unrealistic, what I saw from this set on dark images was often startling.'