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Compare the best Smart TV in 2014

We are comparing ten models, analyzing their technical specifications, apps, connectivity and price. In order to keep you up to date with all the latest developments, the comparison table below is updated on a regular basis. For further information and latest news regarding the different brands, please have a look at the respective pages:

Google TV, Apple TV, Samsung Smart TV, LG Smart TV, Sharp Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, Panasonic Smart TV, Philips Smart TV.

Keep yourself updated about the latest TV apps and general news as well and check out our reviews

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Comparison Table: Best Smart TV in 2014

Models Samsung ES8000 Samsung ES6100 Sony Bravia EX640 Sony Bravia HX850 LG LM9600 LG LM8600 Panasonic Viera TC-WT50 Sharp LC-80LE844U Philips 9000 Series (46PFL9706T) Toshiba L7200U
samsung es6100
Rating

9/10

7/10

5/10

7/10

8/10

7/10

8/10

6/10

8/10

6/10

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Specs

Resolution 1920 x 1080p 1920 x 1080p 1920 x 1080p 1920 x 1080p 1920 x 1080p 1920 x 1080p 1920 x 1080p 1920 x 1080p 1920 x 1080p 1920 x 1080p
Refresh Rate 960Hz 240Hz 100Hz 200Hz 1,000Hz 800Hz 1,600Hz 240Hz 1,200Hz 240Hz
Blu Ray & DVD Mode 24p 24p 24p 24p 24p 24p 24p 24p 24p 24p
Speakers 20W (2 x 10) 20W (2 x 10) 20W (2 x 10) 30W (3 x 10) 20W (2 x 10) 20W (2 x 10) ND (2 + 1) 35W (2 x 10, 1 x 15) 40W (2 x 20) 20W (2 x 10)
3D Available Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Power Consumption 55 – 110W 64W 63W 78W 154W 110W 91W 307W 86W ND
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 30,000,000:1 6,000,000:1 >1,000,000:1 >1,000,000:1 Mega Contrast ND 5,000,000:1 10,000,000:1 150,000,000:1 ND
Viewing Angle (Right/Left) 178 178 178 178 178 178 178 176 178 178
HDMI Inputs 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
USB Ports 3 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 2
Inputs Components 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 (shared) 1 1 1
Composite Inputs 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 (shared) 2 1 1
Ethernet / Lan Port 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Digital Audio Output 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1
PC Input 1 1 1  1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Built-in WiFi Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes ND Yes Yes
Full Browser Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes ND Yes No
App Store Availability Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Pre-installed Apps 8 ND ND ND ND ND 6 ND ND ND
Platform Samsung Smart Hub Samsung Smart Hub Sony Entertainment Network Sony Entertainment Network Netcast-LG / Google TV Netcast-LG / Google TV Viera Connect AQUOS NET + Philips Net TV Toshiba AppsConnect

Prices

Price 32” NA NA $860 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Price 37” NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Price 40” $2,350 $1,200 $1,100 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Price 42” NA NA NA NA NA $1,870 $2,600 NA NA NA
Price 46” $3,000 $1,400 $1,500 $2,280 NA NA NA NA $3,200 NA
Price 47” NA NA NA NA $3,120 $2,500 $3,280 NA NA $1,900
Price 55” $3,750 $2,200 NA $2,830 $4,060 $3,440 $4,200 NA NA $2,400
Price 60” $4,400 $2,900 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Price 65” $5,100 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Price 80” NA NA NA NA NA NA NA $6,000 NA NA