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Cast your eyes over the hottest HDTVs, the perfect TVs for gaming and the latest cutting-edge 3D TVs on the market that no living room should be without

1. Philips 46PFL9705H
£1,960 www.philips.co.uk

Performance: This cutting-edge set includes NetTV and a Wi-Fi browser that lets you explore the whole web, not just app content. It’s 3D-ready via a bundled
transmitter. Picture quality is outstanding
Love: Superb 2D and 3D picture. Exceptional sonics. Open internet browsing
Hate: External 3D transmitter. No Freeview HD tuner. Expensive for a 46-incher

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2. Samsung UE46C8790
£1,650, www.samsung.co.uk

Performance: Very thin yet bulging with features, this 46-inch 8000 Series set looks good and produces razor-sharp results in both 2D and 3D. A burgeoning selection of online channels is a bonus
Love: Stunning visuals. DLNA networking
Hate: Settings require adjustment. Price

3. Panasonic P50VT20
£1,685, www.panasonic.co.uk

Performance: Consistently brilliant with both 3D and 2D sources, this is Panasonic’s best plasma TV to date
Love: Super-smooth 3D and 2D. DLNA networking. Freeview HD and Freesat tuners
Hate: Average audio and a clunky interface that’s disgracefully littered with adverts

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4. Panasonic TX-P42G20
£699, www.panasonic.co.uk

Performance:This set is a bona fide bargain, with 42 inches of outstanding hi-def picture, THX-certified audio and both Freeview HD and Freesat tuners
Love: Reasonably priced and well connected. Excellent picture quality
Hate: Dull interface. Could be slimmer

5. Samsung UE46C7000
£1,229, www.samsung.co.uk

Performance: This TV crams in all the “hot in 2010” features: LED lighting, 3D, built-in Freeview HD and online extras such as BBC iPlayer. It is also just 27mm thick
Love: Slimline, sexy looks. Freeview HD,very good picture quality and 3D-ready
Hate: 8000 Series is even better/slimmer

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