08/05/2013 11:14 BST | Updated 08/07/2013 06:12 BST

Best TVs: Buyer's Guide For Your Next Big Screen Television (VIDEO)

How do you go about buying a TV?

For most people it's as simple as wandering into their nearest electronics megastore, picking one that's about the right size, and compromising on price.

But as you probably know, that's not going to get you the best set when you finally walk out of the shop with that pleasingly big box. Picture quality is difficult to judge in a shop floor setting, while many of the key features of a top-of-the-line TV won't be obvious until it's too late.

To make the task easier watch the buyer's guide above to see how to choose a TV. But remember - these days (at least in tech jargon circles) it's all about the second screen. So make sure you also have a good phone - our nine favourites are listed below.