Nowadays LCD TVs are a lot better and more improved than a few years back. That is because the technologies have been perfected. And don't think that you have to pay a fortune to get your hand on an LCD TV. Due to large competition the various brands have lowered the prices so that to attract customers. This, of course, is for the benefit of the consumers who can buy an LCD TV that is dramatically better than their old TV with a lot less money.
Different televisions offer different features. But don't think that you need all of them. Some of them you won't even know if they exist or not. Most of the consumers just need an LCD TV to watch movies, soaps or sports and not too many fancy, difficult-to-spell features. The price mainly has to do with the size of the screen. Most people turn their attention on 32" because they are efficient and do not cost much. There are others, though, who want more gadgetry and they tend to buy 42"or 50". But in order to buy that large TVs you should have enough place.
If you are on the market looking for an LCD TV make sure that you won't be misled. Things are not always as they seem. And that is the case with display models as well. Although, you see a bright picture on the stand that may not be the actual performance of the TV when you take it home. Check the settings carefully so that you won't buy something that will disappoint you.
Another key factor that you need to check is the high definition potential of the television. There are the televisions that are advertised as HD ready. But you know better than that. Although, their performance is good enough it is not the best. For high definition to have the maximum effects the TV should have Full HD or else 1080p.
Also, there are a few things that you need to know about connectivity. What you get is the HDMI ports, and you can be thankful if you get three and OK with two. Also, there are one or two scart sockets to connect other devices, as well.
To conclude, LCD TVs have improved a lot over the past few years and the development will certainly not end here.