The More Than Adequate Samsung HDTV

The Samsung LN-T3253H, a 32-in., LCD, high-def TV, has lots of input options and lifelike images, but takes a few shortcuts

Editor's Rating:

The Good: A wealth of options for media input, lifelike image reproduction, deep blacks

The Bad: Picture-in-picture has limited functionality, minor lighting issues

The Bottom Line: A good second-room or dorm-room set that stands out in its class

Over the years, I've argued that bigger is better when shopping for high-definition TVs. While this might be true if your aim is a home theater that lets you catch every minor detail of a movie or TV show, space can be a problem when you're equipping a smaller room.

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