If you're looking for a cheap TV 42 inches or larger, there are a lot of advantages to buying a plasma instead of an LCD. The biggest is picture quality: an LCD is typically not able to reproduce the black levels and contrast of an equivalently priced plasma, and plasma always trounces LCD for viewing angle and uniformity. We recently reviewed a bunch of entry- and mid-level plasma TVs, and our favorites are collected below. ©2014 CBS Interactive Inc., a CBS Company. All rights reserved. Used by permission.