LG forum: 47LW5600/6500 or Vizio xvt3d474SV

by: Slice57 August 10, 2011 2:19 PM PDT

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47LW5600/6500 or Vizio xvt3d474SV

by Slice57 - 8/10/11 2:19 PM

I've been in the market for a new tv now for about a month. After doing tons of research, I've come down to the LW5600/6500 (depending on price) or the Vizio xvt3d474sv.

Positives of the LG:

Passive 3D
Thin
Cool Remote
Non-glossy Screen
Great looking picture*

Negatives:

More expensive and at the top of my $1000 budget (probably $150 more then the Vizio on Amazon Warehouse)

Edge Lit which means there can be the flashlight effect on dark scenes.

Only 120 Hz (could go up to the 6500 but that adds $50 or so from Amazon Warehouse)

Vizio Positives:

More Apps including Pandora
Full Array LED (should decrease any issues with flashlight effect in corners)
Great picture
480Hz refresh rate
Cheaper (around $900 new)

Negatives:

Glossy Screen
Thicker (probably not an issue since it won't be on the wall)
Active 3D glasses are far more expensive (However I can get two free sets now through Amazon).
Brand reliability is unknown.

Can anyone please post their thoughts between the two TVs. Thank you so much for the help!

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