Best 32 to 39-Inch LED/LCD TVs

Flat panel televisions now the norm on store shelves and in consumers' homes, and the LCD TV is the most popular type. However, although most TVs are offered in screen sizes 40-inches and larger - there is a selection of TVs for smaller spaces that still provide good picture quality and practical features.

For a list of some of my LCD TV favorites in the 32 to 39-inch screen sizes, check out the following selections. Also, if you looking for smaller or larger TVs, check out my suggestions for LED/LCD TVs in the 40-Inch and Larger, 26 to 29-Inch, and 24-Inch and Smaller screen sizes.

LG has a great reputation making stylish, and excellent performing, LCD PC monitors, but they are also heavily invested in both LCD and OLED TVs. The 32LH550B is a 32-inch LCD TV that utilizes LED backlight and delivers great images with its 1366x768 (720p) native pixel resolution.

Also included are two HDMI inputs, one shared component/composite video, USB input, and ATSC and QAM for over-the-air and unscrambled HD cable signal sources. On the audio side, the LG 32LF5600 incorporates "Clear Voice Technology" which ensures clear dialog when sound effects get louder.

An Added bonus is the inclusion of built-in Wifi, which provides access to internet streaming content from providers such as Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, and Google Play.

If you are looking for a TV with both style and substance, check out the LG 32LH550B.

If you are looking for a 39-inch TV, check out the Vizio D39h-DO. First This set features LED full array backlighting with local dimming, 720p native display resolution, 120Hz effective refresh rate (60Hz screen refresh rate with additional motion processing).

For connectivity, there are 2 HDMI inputs, as well as a USB port for access to audio, still image, and video content stored on flash drives. Also, both a composite and component inputs are provided, but they are shared, which means that you can't connect both a composite and component video source to the TV at the same time.

On the other hand, this set incorporates ethernet port and Wifi for convenient access to streaming content from the internet, such as Netflix, Vudu, Hulu, and more.

Available in both the 39 and 32-inch scree sizes.

When you go shopping for a TV, sometimes it seems that they are all the same - but that is definitely not the case with the TCL 32S3800. What makes this TV different is that it comes with the Roku operating system built-in.

This means that right out the of the box, all you have to do is connect the TV to an internet router using either Ethernet or WiFi, and you can access everything a Roku box can - an abundance of online TV, movie, and music streaming content. However, keep in mind that even though the TV will allow you access to a lot of channels - not all of the channels are free, some may require a pay-per-view fee or a pre-paid monthly subscription.

Of course, HDMI (3) and other inputs that you need to connect your Blu-ray Disc, DVD player, or other video source device, as well as audio output options for connection to your home theater audio system are also provided.

The TCL 32S3800 has a native 720p display resolution and a 60Hz screen refresh rate, supported by LED backlighting.

Note: Even though 32S3800 is a 2015 model, TCL has continued it for the 2016 model year.

You don't need a large screen LCD, OLED, or Plasma TV to get a good performing TV. The Samsung UN32J5003 LED/LCD TV brings solid basics (with the exception of 3D) down to the 32-inch screen size, making it practical for smaller spaces, such as a small apartment, bedroom, or office.

The set features a functional exterior design with charcoal frame and end stands.

The UN32J5003 incorporates a standard HD 16x9 aspect ratio screen, full 1920x1080 (1080p) native display resolution, LED lighting, wide contrast ratio, color enhancer, and 60Hz screen refresh rate. Two HDMI inputs are included for connecting a Blu-ray Disc player or other HDMI-equipped devices, as well as an ATSC tuner for reception of over-the-air HDTV broadcasts.

In addition, and onboard USB port provided access to music, still photo, and video files stored on USB flash drives or other compatible devices.

Note: Even though the UN32J5003 is a 2015 model, Samsung has continued it for the 2016 model year, and is still available in early 2017.

If you are looking for a smaller screen size TV with still offers quite a bit, then check out the Sony KDL-32W600D.

The KDL-32W600D is a stylish 32-inch LED/LCD TV that has a 1366x768 native pixel display resolution which is a little higher than 720p but less than 1080p, Direct LED backlighting (no local dimming), for even black levels across that entire screen, as well as a 60Hz screen refresh rate supplemented by XR240 Motion Flow processing. Additional image quality support is provided by Sony's X-Reality Pro video processing feature which provides better looking, smooth motion images.

Note: Since the KDL-32W600D is a not a 1080p TV, any 1080p resolution input signals (such as from Blu-ray Disc) are downscaled for screen display.

Connections include 2 HDMI and 2 USB inputs. The USB ports all access audio, video, and still image content from flash drives and other compatible devices.

In addition, the KDL-32W600D provides network and internet connectivity via both Ethernet/LAN and Wifi, which provides access to content stored on network-connected PCs and laptops, as well as access to online streaming services, such as Netflix, Crackle, and more.

You can even share audio, video, and still image content directly from a compatible smartphone or tablet via Miracast (Screen Mirroring).

The Hisense 32H3B1 is a 32-inch LCD TV that features a traditional 16x9 aspect ratio screen, 1366x768 (approx 720p) native pixel resolution, LED backlighting, wide contrast ratio, and 60Hz screen refresh rate.

3 HDMI inputs are included for connecting a Blu-ray Disc player or other HDMI-equipped devices, as well as an HD tuner for reception of over-the-air HDTV broadcasts.

In addition, an on-board USB port provides access to music, still photo, and video files stored on USB flash drives, or other compatible devices. If you are looking for a smaller screen size TV that has great picture quality and flexibility, then check out the Hisense 32H3B1.

The SunBrite SB-3270HD is a 32-inch LCD TV that is optimized for outdoor use. To accomplish this, the SB-3270HD incorporates a fortified LED-backlit, anti-glare screen, sealed wiring compartment, and both a built-in cooling and heating system, enabling it to handle temperatures from minus 24 degrees to 122 degrees Fahrenheit. This set is also designed to resist rain, dust, insects, and salt air.

The SB-3270HD has a 1080p display resolution and includes HDMI, Composite, S-Video, and PC Monitor inputs, as well as a built-in ATSC/QAM tuner.

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