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ValueElectronics.com held its annual TV Shootout event in Scarsdale, N.Y., this week, and TVs from LG and Samsung shared the title of "King of TV."
In the event's most closely-fought battle in years, the Samsung PNF8500 series plasma TV emerged as the winner of the annual Value Electronic's Flat Panel Shootout. It narrowly defeated the Panasonic VT60 and ZT60 series plasmas in the final voting by the public in attendance.
The event, in its ninth year, included a field of three Panasonic TVs (ZT60, VT60 and WT60 LED), two Samsungs (the PNF8500 plasma and UNF8000 LED) and Sony's 4K/Ultra HD XBR-X900A.The lineup also included a 50-inch Pioneer Kuro KRP-500M, which was used primarily to test Panasonic's