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 32LJ550B is a 32-inch LCD TV that utilizes LED backlight and delivers great images with its 1366x768 (720p) native pixel resolution.

Also included are 2 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 32LJ550B 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 using LG's easy-to-navigate WebOS 3.5 operating system, which also included a full-function web browser.

If you are looking for a smaller screen TV with both style and substance, check out the LG 32LJ550B.

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.

The TCL 32S305 incorporates a lot of feature for the price. At its core, this set incorporates 720p native screen resolution supported by Direct LED Backlighting for improved contrast and energy efficiency, as well as 60Hz refresh rate.

The TCL 32S305 also provides 3 HDMI inputs, a shared composite/component video input, and a headphone connection. In addition, a USB input is provided for access to digital still photos and videos stored on USB flash drives.

However, an added bonus is the inclusion of the Roku operating system which enables you to watch content from Netflix, HuluPlus, YouTube, and more without having to plug in a separate media streaming box (the TV has built-in Wifi). The Roku interface makes navigating all your TV's features quick and easy - and if you download the Roku Mobile App onto your smartphone, you can operate the TV directly from that phone.

Of course, when you don't want to watch streaming content, the TCL 32S305 has a standard antenna/cable connection for reception of over-the-air broadcast signals. If you are looking for a TV that really packs it in - check out the TCL 32S305.

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 through 2016 and 2017 model years.

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).

Although the 600D is a 2016 model, Sony has continued it through the 2017 model year.

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.

If you are looking for TV that just offers the basics, check out the TCL 32D100. Although this set does not have include smart features, internet streaming, Bluetooth, and other advanced options, it dos provide and LED direct lit LCD panel with 720p native display resolution, supported by a 60Hz screen refresh rate.

There are 3 HDMI, shared composite/component, and USB inputs for connecting a Blu-ray Disc player, cable, and/or satellite box. A provided USB port allows you to view photos and videos, or listen to music stored on compatible Flash Drives, cameras, and camcorders.

There is also a built-in tuner for reception of over-the-air TV broadcasts if that is needed.

The D100 also includes a digital optical audio output for connection to an external audio system, but for those that don't have this option, the set also includes a built-in stereo audio system.

If you are looking for good TV without all the frills, check out the TCL 32D100.

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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