Originally Posted by bob saget
I know very little beyond the usual specs people talk about. We are considering getting a new TV during the holiday season, since we still have a 8 year old TV
Our living room is not big at all. There is going to be between 5-7 feet between the TV and the couch, so a 52incher won't work. Looking for something between 35-40 inches. We are going to be watching mostly sports and regular TV. No Gaming. If it's possible to get a good quality unit for 800 or less, that would be perfect. I really don't even know where to start
As long as contrast and brightness are decent and you have a 120Hz display, you should be kosher.
Plenty of options out there right now in the price-range you are talking about. Dell had a lovely Philips for sale for $599 over thanksgiving that one of my friends bought