The best TV 2023: top smart TVs you should buy right now (2023)

By Al Griffin

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Ready to upgrade to one of the best TVs? These smart TVs will deliver the picture performance of your dreams

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Editor's note: January 2023

The LG C2 is our choice for the best TV for most people, because it delivers excellent quality for movie lovers, plus all the best gaming features, at a good price. You just can't go wrong with it.

The Hisense U8H's price drops mean that it's kind of unbeatable in the mid-range – you get the brightness and impressive contrast of mini-LED for a very affordable budget.

Al Griffin, Senior Editor – Home Entertainment

The best TVs in this guide are all excellent, representing the pinnacle of what's possible in smart TV tech. Each of our choices below are packed with detailed 4K (or 8K) screens, powerful HDR, and robust features, including HDMI 2.1 connections with support for 120Hz input and Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) for next-gen game consoles and PCs.

As the latest smart TVs from the best brands in the business, including LG, Samsung, Sony and TCL, are released, we've been reviewing them. We've been testing groundbreaking new OLED, mini-LED, and even the new QD-OLED technology over the last few months.

You don't necessarily have to buy the very latest TV, though. The incredible pace of TV tech means that televisions that were absolutely cutting edge a year or so ago are still around but with massively reduced prices. You can sometimes get year-old models that'll last for many more years at discounts of 40% or even 50%, making them really smart buys. If money's tight they deliver a serious amount of bang for not very many bucks.

If you're willing to consider a slightly older model than the very latest 2023 sets, your possibilities expand quite considerably. It means you might be able to pick up one of the best OLED TVs, or that you can afford to get one of the best 75-inch TVs instead of one of the best 65-inch TVs. If there's one thing we like more than getting a new TV, it's knowing we got a good deal on it.

The TVs we've recommended here cover all kinds of display technologies and include the best 4K TVs and best 8K TVs. Our experienced reviewers have put all of these TVs through their paces to discover the best of each kind, so whether you're looking for the very latest tech or the very best value you'll find the perfect TV right here.

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The best TV available, balancing price, features and awesome image quality


Screen size: 42-inch, 48-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch, 77-inch, 83-inch

Resolution: 4K

Panel type: OLED

Smart TV: webOS

HDR: HDR, HLG, Dolby Vision

Reasons to buy


Beautiful 4K HDR picture


Four HDMI 2.1 ports


WebOS is fantastic

Reasons to avoid


Lack of cable management


No HDR10+ support

After dropping a few spots in 2021, LG's C2 OLED is right at the top spot on our list of the best TVs. That's due to a number of improvements LG has made to the current model compared to the LG C1 OLED.

Improvements in 2022 included the new Alpha a9 Gen 5 processor, which is designed to offer better object enhancement and dynamic tone mapping than its predecessor. As well as that, you’re getting ‘virtual surround sound’, with the TV upscaling stereo content into 7.1.2-channel sound. While we weren’t convinced by the claims of virtual surround sound, the audio performance is good for a flatscreen TV, and a number of different sound modes means you should be able to find an audio profile that suits your needs.

In addition to those improvements, the C2 OLED carries forward the four separate HDMI 2.1 ports that it inherited from the C1 OLED, meaning it's the perfect companion for thePS5,Xbox Series X andXbox Series S.

The LG C2 isn’t flawless, however. Off-axis color saturation does diminish a bit when you move to the left or right of the screen when compared to the new QD-OLED models and LG doesn't support either the IMAX Enhanced or HDR10+ format.

There are, of course, higher resolution flatscreen TVs out there right now like the Samsung QN900B, which offers 8K resolution, and the newupgraded LG G2 OLEDthat has a slightly higher peak brightness, but for the price, this is the absolute best TV you're able to buy right now.

Read the full LG C2 OLED review

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2. Hisense U8H

The best budget 4K TV, with great brightness and gaming features


Screen size: 55-inch, 65-inch, 75-inch

Resolution: 4K

Panel Type: QLED

Smart TV: Google TV

HDR: HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision, HDR10+

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Reasons to buy


Mini-LED backlighting


Deep blacks and strong brightness


120 Hz, VRR, and ALLM for gaming

Reasons to avoid


Some backlight blooming


Upconverted HD images can look soft


Just average audio performance

The U8H series’ chief claim to fame is its mini-LED backlight, a feature first implemented in LCD TVs by rival TCL that was quickly adopted by Samsung, LG, and Sony in their own sets. A major benefit to mini-LED is high brightness – something the U8H series readily delivers.

But high brightness isn’t the only thing about the U8H that impresses. It uses a Quantum Dot filter for enhanced color, and the 504 local dimming zones on the 65-inch model deliver deep and detailed blacks. Some backlight blooming – a typical artifact with LED-backlit TVs that feature local dimming – can be seen with challenging material, but that’s the exception rather than the norm.

With support for Dolby Vision, HDR10+, and HLG, the U8H series is ready for any HDR format you stream or feed to it, and it also has a Filmmaker mode that provides mostly accurate out-of-box color. Another impressive aspect of the U8H is its extensive support for next-gen gaming consoles: along with 120 Hz display, it offers Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), and FreeSync Premium Pro.

There’s a lot to say about U8H series, but the key takeaway is that Hisense provides great value here.

Read the full Hisense 65U8H review

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3. Vizio H-1 OLED TV

The best cheap OLED TV


Screen size: 55-inch, 65-inch

Resolution: 4K

Panel technology: OLED

Smart TV: SmartCast

HDR: HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG, HDR10+

Reasons to buy


Dolby Vision and HDR10+ support


More affordable than LG OLED

Reasons to avoid


Not as bright as other OLEDs


Upscaling could be better

Vizio's OLED TV is a cheaper alternative to the more premium screens that LG and Sony have been producing for the past few years. For folks who don’t want to spend a fortune, the Vizio OLED has most of the same key features and it offers largely similar performance as other OLEDs for hundreds of dollars less.

Of course, as an OLED screen, the Vizio OLED has both some big advantages (and a few flaws) worth pointing out up front. In the former category we have exceptional black levels and extremely thin chassis, the other benefits of OLED being the exceptional contrast and wider viewing angles that most folks can appreciate. The downside is that OLEDs in general aren’t as bright as their LED-LCD counterparts, and Vizio’s OLED in particular is dimmer than most.

Compounding the problems of this flatscreen TV is Vizio’s SmartCast platform, which is missing a few key apps and can be a bit slow after startup. We also feel that the upscaling on the Vizio OLED isn’t as strong as LG or Sony’s upscaling algorithms as we spotted a heavy grain on HD sources on more than one occasion.

What you’re left with, after you consider all the details, is a good budget OLED that excels at 4K HDR content and stumbles slightly with HD upscaling. As an older (2020) model, the H-1 is also starting to see clearance sales, so you'll likely find it at an excellent price through the remainder this year.

Read the full Vizio OLED 4K TV review

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4. Samsung QN900B

Premium 8K TV, with amazing detail and HDR performance


Screen size: 65-inch, 75-inch, 85-inch

Resolution: 8K

Panel Type: Neo QLED / Mini LED

Smart TV: Tizen


Reasons to buy


Increased backlighting accuracy


Excellent colors


Built-in Dolby Atmos

Reasons to avoid


Lacks Dolby Vision support


New 'Smart Hub' UI a step backwards


Limited 8K content

8K might feel a bit like overkill to some, but there's no doubt in our mind that the Samsung QN900B Neo QLED 8K TV is on another level of performance. Samsung's Mini LED-sporting QN900B Neo QLED 8K TV offers stunning picture quality, exceptional color and brightness, terrific sound and outstanding blacks – all in a package that's unmatched in terms of design.

For the uninitiated, Samsung's 'Quantum' Mini LEDs are 1/40th the thickness of a regular LED, meaning thousands of smaller LEDs can be packed together in a much tighter fashion, allowing for far more accurate dimming zones and black levels that are practically indistinguishable from an OLED.

As the LEDs are far smaller, they're able to achieve far more precision and less blooming, so the act of seeing bright areas of the screen unnaturally bleed over into darker spots should be greatly reduced or not evident at all. And because it takes advantage of Samsung's Multi-Intelligence AI upscaling, the QN900A is consistently able to produce images that looked better than their source.

So why is it all the way in a number three position? Samsung's 2022 TV range sees the introduction of its new Smart Hub UI across its top models. It's a totally revamped interface that's anchored by a Google TV-inspired home screen populated by content recommendations from your various streaming subscriptions and apps.

Unfortunately, the change to a full-screen, content-packed home menu brings about some frustration. No longer can you easily adjust settings and change viewing modes on the fly – you now have to completely leave what you're watching or playing when bringing up said home screen, navigate to a sidebar menu, and then scroll down to a separate settings menu to perform actions that were just a few button presses away before.

It's a minor issue, sure, but having a good smart TV platform is absolutely essential if you want to win the top spot on our list of the best TVs.

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Read the full Samsung QN900B Neo QLED 8K TV review

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The best OLED TV for sheer picture performance


Screen size: 55-inch, 65-inch, 77-inch, 83-inch

Resolution: 4K

Panel Type: OLED evo

Smart TV: webOS

HDR: HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision

Reasons to buy


Gorgeously bright, vibrant pictures


Beautiful premium design

Reasons to avoid


No included stand


No HDR10+ support

If price isn't a concern for you and you simply want the best TV you can buy at any price point – well, then you want the LG G2 OLED. The OLED65G2 uses its extra brightness to make pretty much every frame of any source you care to mention look even more sublime than it has on any LG OLED before.

Although the G2 OLED shares the same ‘Gallery’ design name as its GX and G1 predecessors, it actually looks completely different: gone is the dark frame and chamfered edges, in is a nifty two-layer effect where a thin black rear ‘slab’ sits proud of and slightly narrower than a chunkier front tier housing the screen that’s encased in a very fetching and opulent-looking silver metal coat.

The quality of the G2 OLED’s connections is beyond reproach. In particular, all four of its HDMI ports are capable of handling the maximum 48Gbps of data supported by the HDMI 2.1 standard. This means that hardcore video gamers could simultaneously attach anXbox Series X,PS5and cutting-edge PC graphics rig to enjoy full-fat 4K at 120Hz, variable refresh rates and automatic low latency mode switching from all of them. That, plus you'll still have one HDMI left for adding a 4K Blu-ray player or streaming box.

To anyone familiar with LG’s OLED TVs over the years, the impact made by the extra brightness the heat sink unlocks is instantly obvious: the extra brightness gives colors more volume and punch, regardless of whether you’re talking about a very vibrant, rich tone, or a subtle, mild one.

The end result is an OLED TV so supreme that it just barely misses the mark of our number one spot – only because its price puts it a bit far out of reach for the average TV watcher. Cinephiles, however, should certainly invest.

Read the full LG G2 OLED TV review

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6. Sony X90J

The best TV for affordable next-gen gaming features


Screen size: 50-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch, 75-inch

Resolution: 4K

Panel Type: LCD LED

Smart TV: Google TV

HDR: HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision

Reasons to buy


Best-in-class image quality


HDMI 2.1 with 4K 120Hz and VRR


Full-bodied sound

Reasons to avoid


No HDR10+


Slight screen glare


Limited viewing angles

There's little doubt in our mind that, for gamers, the Sony X90J is one of the besttelevisions out there. It has excellent image quality, thanks in part to a new Cognitive XR processor rolled out to Sony's top 2021 sets, making for excellent upscaling and contrast control. The X90J also sports the new Google TV smart platform, for easy setup and broad app support as well as the perks of Google Cast from Android devices. There's Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos audio packed in too.

When it comes to gaming, the X90J has a 120Hz panel with 4K resolution and two full-spec HDMI 2.1 ports for your Xbox Series X and PS5, with VRR (variable refresh rate) and ALLM (auto low latency mode, for sub-10ms lag) to really up your gaming experience. Just be sure to head into the picture settings and switch on 'Enhanced format' for your selected HDMI port, otherwise you won't get the benefit of its 2.1 specification.

There are still a few lingering issues, including middling off-axis viewing and struggles with direct daylight – and the X90J will no doubt be beaten by the capabilities of its step-upX95Jmodel for a small uptick in cost. Still, the Sony X90J succeeds in delivering stellar performance for a reasonable price.

Read the fullSony X90J 4K TV review

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7. Sony A90J

The best Sony TV for ultimate image quality


Screen size: 55-inch, 65-inch, 83-inch

Resolution: 4K

Panel Type: OLED

Smart TV: Google TV

HDR: HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision

Reasons to buy


Exquisite picture quality

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Robust sound

Reasons to avoid


No HDR10+ support


Not exactly cheap

By combining Sony’s premium OLED picture performance with a powerful and direct sound system, the Sony A90J OLED TV manages to be a compelling TV option for serious home cinema fans.

It carries Sony’s top-line Cognitive Processor XR, Sony’s Pixel Contrast Booster (for more intense image highlights), and a new OLED version of the X-Motion Clarity feature Sony initially developed for its FALD LCD smart TVs.

On the audio side, meanwhile, Sony’s customary Acoustic Surface Audio system (where the TV’s screen is actually ‘excited’ into producing sound) is joined by a two-subwoofer bass system, and an Acoustic Auto Calibration system that can optimize the TV’s sound to your room with just a couple of quick test pulses.

The results are nothing short of gorgeous. While this set could be beaten by the upcoming A95K QD-OLED, it's currently the best TV to buy in the Sony range.

Read the full Sony A90J OLED TV review

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8. Samsung QN90A Neo QLED

Thinner, brighter and bolder… but it comes with a few caveats


Screen size: 49-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch, 75-inch, 85-inch

Resolution: 4K

Panel Type: QLED

Smart TV: Tizen


Reasons to buy


Full array backlight


4K Quantum image processor


High peak brightness

Reasons to avoid


No Dolby Vision


Not the prettiest QLED

The Samsung QN90A was one of the first 4K screens in 2021 to use the company’s hyped-up Neo QLED panels that sport a higher count of light emitting diodes per square inch than previous generations. The result is a brighter TV than before, if that’s even possible with Samsung, and one that can display a deeply satisfying array of colors.

All Neo QLED TVs sport the higher-end Neo Quantum Processor 4K that uses a neural network to analyze images for better HD upscaling and Motion Xcelerator Turbo+ for better motion handling – all of which has really paid off for Samsung’s flagship screen.

That said, there are a few looming issues this year that we can’t ignore, like the slight wobble of the pedestal stand, or the surprisingly lackluster sound quality that doesn’t befit a flagship4K TV. There’s also no support for Dolby Vision still, which means you’re stuck with HDR10 on Netflix and HDR10+ elsewhere.

Read the full Samsung QN90A Neo QLED TV review

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9. Vizio M-Series QX

Vizio’s mid-range TV punches above its weight


Screen size: 50-inch, 65-inch, 75-inch

Resolution: 4K

Panel Type: Quantum LED

Smart TV: Vizio proprietary

HDR: HDR10, Dolby Vision. HDR10+

Reasons to buy


Deep blacks and good brightness


Vibrant color


Strong suite of HDMI 2.1 gaming features

Reasons to avoid


Brightness below top QLED TVs


Overly simple remote lacks backlighting


Somewhat cluttered smart TV interface

Vizio’s M-Series QX TVs are the most advanced sets the company has released so far this year. A clear focus for this series is gaming performance, with features like 4K/120Hz support, variable refresh rate (VRR), auto low latency mode (ALLM), and Freesync Premium Pro all onboard.

Beyond gaming, M-Series QX TVs feature an LCD panel with a Quantum Dot layer for enhanced color and a full-array LED backlight with local dimming. And while they’re not the brightest TVs in Vizio’s lineup – you’ll need to step up to its pricier P-Series models for that, brightness, contrast, and color performance are all impressive for a budget TV.

Overall, the M-Series QX strikes a nice balance between performance and price. If you’re looking for an affordable set that’s nearly the complete package, this M-Series QX model will not disappoint.

Read the full Vizio M-Series QX review

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10. TCL 6-Series with Mini LED

Budget 4K TV, with rich colors and great smart TV features


Screen size: 55-inch, 65-inch, 75-inch

Resolution: 4K

Panel Type: QLED

Smart TV: Roku TV

HDR: HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision

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Reasons to buy


Mini LED backlighting


Quantum dot color

Reasons to avoid


Middling peak brightness


Poor motion handling

When we discovered that the TCL 6-Series 2020 QLED (R635) would use Mini LED, we were shocked. That’s because, just a year prior, that same technology came to the high-end8-Seriesand cost hundreds of dollars more than the ultra-affordable 6-Series.

It's not the end-all, be-all LED-LCD we were dreaming it would be due to its limited brightness and poor motion handling, but it truly is an exceptional value and one that we'd recommend to nearly everyone.

The 6-Series is brighter than before, more colorful and doesn’t have a single hint of haloing or light bleed. It’s designed in a new way to hide your cables and it’s the first TV to come with THX Certified Game Mode for 1440p/120Hz gaming.

It's not exactly the flatscreen TV we'd recommend to next-gen-ready gamers looking for a perfect companion for theXbox Series XorPS5that can push 4K at 120fps, but if you're buying a TV to binge Netflix, stream Hulu or, well, basically just enjoy your viewing experience, this is the best smart TV (and certainly the best TCL TV) that we'd recommend for you.

Read our full TCL 6-Series 2020 QLED with Mini LED (R635) review

THE BEST TV under $1,000: FAQ

How to choose the best TV for you

What TV technology is best? Which is the best LCD TV? Which screen size is best for your living room? What's the difference between LCD and LED TVs?

The answers aren't always obvious. In fact, buying a new TV can be stressful even for the tech-savvy – as there are so many brands, so many features, so many screen sizes, colors, technologies, and flavors to choose from.

So which one is right for you, your family, and your living space? In this guide, we'll walk you through everything you need to know about buying a new smart TV.

If you're looking to find the best prices, you can check out our list of this week's best TV deals as well as our guide to this year's top Super Bowl TV deals.

What is a smart TV?

A smart TV is essentially any television with internet capability, meaning it can load up streaming apps and services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video.

Different TV manufacturers have their own proprietary smart TV platforms, though, which vary in usability, speed, quality of search, and what kind of app support is available. Some might be missing Disney Plus, for example, or have a more streamlined layout – while others might have superior voice search, for those planning on barking commands rather than clicking them.

We've taken all this into account when picking our list of the best smart TVs above, though, so you can be sure you're getting an optimum experience with your purchase.

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Do the best TVs need 4K resolution?

4K resolution, at least the way most TV companies define it, is 3840 x 2160 pixels, or 2160p. To put that in perspective, a Full HD 1080p image is only 1920 x 1080. 4K screens have about 8 million pixels, which is around four times what a 1080p set can display.

You find any less than 4K resolution on this best TV guide, though you might see the odd 8K TV, which packs in 33 million pixels instead for even greater detail – usually at an even greater price.

Which brand is best for TV?

Like with any big purchase, the best TV brand comes down to what you need the TV for.

There are dozens of brands out there but we generally only recommend Samsung, LG, Sony, Vizio, Panasonic, TCL, Philips, and Hisense. Each have different product ranges encompassing different prices and features.

If you're on a budget then a cheaper TV brand like Hisense or TCL is a good bet thanks to both brands offering good features at very good prices. However, if you're looking for a high-end OLED then something from LG, Sony or Panasonic is a better option. The latter of which tends to offer better built-in audio than any other OLED TV maker out there.

Alternatively, if QLED looks appealing to you then you can't go wrong with Samsung. Samsung is generally a pretty good all-rounder option too.

There's also the matter of whether you're already familiar with a particular TV brand. If you're familiar with a certain interface or smart TV platform then it makes sense to stick with what you know (unless you hate using it, of course!).

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How big should your TV be?

People tend to pick the size of their flat TV based on the amount of space they have for it, this isn't necessarily wise. Flat TVs take up much less space than you might think, so your new TV may end up a foot or two further away from your viewing position, making the picture appear smaller.

Also, with hi-def, you can have a bigger screen and the same viewing distance without worrying about seeing blemishes inherent to the source. A 4K TV's lack of noise means that the ideal distance to sit from the screen is three to four times the height of the TV.

How many HDMI sockets do you need?

For a living room TV you should be looking for a minimum of 3 HDMI inputs. If you want to attach a set-top box as well as games consoles etc, those HDMI ports will fill up fast.

Should you wall-mount one of the best TVs?

First off, you'll need to consult a construction expert to check that the wall in question is strong enough to support a flatscreen. Then find out if the set you want is designed to be wall-mounted and, if so, ask if the relevant bracket is included in the basic package or as an optional extra.

Do you need a separate sound system?

If you're not planning on connecting to a separate soundbar or surround sound system, You might want to think more carefully about your set's audio performance. Look for a screen that can go as loud as you'll need without distortion or cabinet rattle. Consider how dialogue sounds and how much low-end rumble the bass is capable of.

Conversely, it's pointless paying out more cash for exceptional built-in speakers if you already have a decent home theater system.

How we test TVs

The best TVs are chosen by our writers and editors based on a few main criteria: their overall picture performance including contrast, color saturation and motion handling, as well as their feature set, design and smart TV platform. We're looking for TVs that are well-built and have the technology to last for the next few years.

Obviously, there is a level of subjectivity that goes into the review process, however we strive to maintain fairness across brands by testing the same type of content on each screen (HD/SDR, 4K/HDR, games, movies and music) and reporting what we've found the experience to be like.

Like our readers, our writer's and editor's room layouts differ and may cause slight disparities in testing, however we make every attempt to question our assumptions and trouble-shoot our issues with performance in every review.

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Al Griffin

Senior Editor Home Entertainment, US

Al Griffin has been writing about and reviewing A/V tech since the days LaserDiscs roamed the earth, and was previously the editor of Sound & Vision magazine.

When not reviewing the latest and greatest gear or watching movies at home, he can usually be found out and about on a bike.

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What's the best smart TV to buy now? ›

The best smart TV we've tested is the Samsung S95B OLED. It's an amazing TV that delivers fantastic picture quality. Its QD-OLED panel delivers perfect blacks in a dark room, with no distracting blooming around bright objects. It also has much better, more vibrant colors than traditional OLED TVs like the LG C2 OLED.

Which is No 1 smart TV brand? ›

Best LG TV

LG is one of the largest TV manufacturers in the world, and they're one of the few companies that make both OLED and LED-backlit TVs. Their OLED TVs offer the best value and performance compared to other brands, with an amazing selection of streaming features and fantastic picture quality.

What TV gives the best picture quality? ›

The best TV we've tested is the Samsung S95B OLED. It's a fantastic TV with a great selection of extra features and incredible picture quality. It looks fantastic in a dark room thanks to its nearly infinite contrast ratio and perfect black uniformity, with no distracting blooming around bright areas of the screen.

Which TV make has best picture quality? ›

You want the best possible picture quality, regardless of price: OLED TVs produce the best HDR picture quality, the best motion, and the widest viewing angles of any TV currently available.

Is LG better than Samsung? ›

Who is winning between LG and Samsung? LG manufactures OLED displays, which are considered to be the best in terms of color and contrast. Samsung still uses QLED technology, which can't quite match OLED for picture quality.

Which is better Samsung or LG Smart TV? ›

If you prefer a brighter picture, Samsung's QLED sets are the way to go. However, if you want a better contrast ratio (where blacks look black and not gray) and a wider viewing angle, we recommend an OLED TV from LG.

Which is better OLED or Qled? ›

OLED has better contrast and black level

QLED/LCD TVs, even the best ones with the most effective full-array local dimming, let some light through, leading to more washed-out, grayer black levels and blooming around bright sections.

Which is the No 1 TV in the world? ›

South Korea's Samsung is the de facto market leader in the world television space, leading competitors like LG and Sony by a wide margin in terms of overall sales.

Is OLED better than 4K? ›

In looking at standard 4K LED TVs vs 4K OLED TVs, both offer great viewing experiences and improvements over 1080p. But LG OLED technology will truly transform your home entertainment experience with superior blacks, cinematic colors and High Dynamic Range with Dolby Vision support.

What TV is better than a smart TV? ›

Options like Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and Chromecast are far better platforms. They offer less convoluted interfaces that are easier to navigate than your smart TV's OS. The app selection is likely greater than what your smart TV's app store offers.

How long should a smart TV last? ›

Industry experts say TVs are replaced on average every 7-8 years.

Which TV will last the longest? ›

As our technical engineers mentioned, TV brands with the highest longevity are Samsung, Sony, LG, and Panasonic. However, you can find other affordable brands that could give you several years of use if well maintained. These brands include Sharp and Vizio.

Is Costco a good place to buy a TV? ›

Costco Offers Lots of TV Brands and Screen Sizes

That's a pretty good list, but if you're looking for a model that has done well in our TV ratings from another national brand, such as TCL, or a lower-priced set from a house brand such as Insignia (Best Buy) or Onn (Walmart), you'll have to shop elsewhere.

Which TV has sharpest picture? ›


The C2 represents the pinnacle of picture quality at a price that's admittedly high, but not too crazy. It beats any non-OLED TV on this list, including the Samsung QN90B below, with its perfect black levels, unbeatable contrast and superb off-angle viewing.

Which TV screen is best for eyes? ›

OLED: TV Designed for Health

Blue light emission rates from OLED displays are 50% lower than the standard (100W/sr/m2) set by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), which may help promote better sleep and eye comfort.

Which is better Sony or Samsung TV? ›

Sony vs Samsung

Samsung TVs have a picture quality comparable to Sony TVs, and in general, they're pretty competitive with each other. A big difference is that Samsung has better gaming performance, but if you don't need that, either brand is a good choice.

Is Sony or LG better? ›

Sony TV generally ranks higher than LG TVs. This is because lower refresh rate TVs have MotionFlow technology that reduces motion blur, unlike LG TVs. Also Read: Smart TV Buying Guide 2022.

Who has better OLED Samsung or LG? ›

The Samsung S95B OLED is a bit better than the LG C1 OLED overall. The Samsung can display a wider HDR color gamut, and colors are significantly brighter, but this also looks unnatural with certain content.

Which brand is more reliable Samsung or LG? ›

Collectively, their refrigerators are some of the most reliable in the market. Due to their popularity too, it is also easier to fix an LG or Samsung refrigerator. However, LG refrigerators are a little more reliable than Samsung refrigerators.

Which is better 4k or smart TV? ›

With an increasing number of pixels are displayed, most Full HD smart TV allows you to enjoy better colors and clarity and more lifelike images on the screen. On the other hand, 4K TVs have four times more pixels than Full HD smart TVs. 4K refers to a horizontal resolution of 4,096 pixels.

What is the latest TV technology 2022? ›

But 2022 was the year a new display technology called Quantum Dot OLED or QD-OLED, made its official debut, and it has already started to reshape the TV landscape thanks to new models from Sony and Samsung, and computer monitors from Dell's Alienware brand.

Which is better 4K or QLED or OLED? ›

In terms of response time, OLED TVs are generally much faster than QLEDs. This is because OLED pixels can instantly change color and luminosity rather than wait for a backlight to shine through multiple screen layers like on a QLED TV.

What will last longer OLED or QLED? ›

QLED comes out on top on paper, delivering a higher brightness, longer life span, lower price tags, and no risk of burn-in. OLED, on the other hand, has a better viewing angle, deeper black levels, uses less power, is killer for gaming, and might be better for your health.

Is it worth buying QLED or UHD? ›

QLED TVs are better than Crystal UHD as they achieve higher brightness and better color reproduction thanks to the use of Quantum Dot nanoparticles. QLED models can achieve 100% color volume which means that color saturation is maintained regardless of the brightness level of the picture.

Should I get 4K or UHD? ›

Truth be known, buying a 4K TV versus a UHD TV will not make much of a difference to the average viewer, with both offering excellent resolution. However, if having the highest possible picture clarity is essential to you, you'll want to look for a 4K unit that displays at 4,096 x 2,160.

Which is better Sony or LG Smart TV? ›

Sony vs LG

Sony and LG each make OLED and LED TVs. LG is the dominant OLED brand for OLEDs because they have better gaming performance and generally cost less. However, Sony's LED models are far better than LG's because they get brighter, have better uniformity, and usually have better contrast.


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