2014 Best of Year Television Awards

By staff
November 6, 2014

Best Mid-Range LCD Television - VIZIO P Series - Long story short, these stellar TVs give you premium 4K performance without the premium 4K price tag. (Est. price: $999–$2,199, 50"–65")

Best Television Under $500 - VIZIO E480i-B2 - The 48-inch E Series is the perfect value buy for budget shoppers. Equipped with some of the same great hardware upgrades as the company's P Series, this TV makes picture quality a top priority. It skips a lot of the frills you'd find on competing models, but does include useful blue-chip apps like Netflix and Hulu Plus.

Thanks to its full-array backlight with local dimming, this TV is capable of contrast performance and black levels on par with some of last year's plasmas. It's also a great choice for dedicated gamers, as minimal background processing means there's very little input lag. (Est. price: $499, 48")

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