All new TVs comes with Smart TV feature. Many manufacturers are using their own smart platforms, where others are focusing on smart platforms like Android or Roku. Most of the apps are common on all platforms. But there are some exclusive apps offered in each platform.
We have checked many TV in the last two years and below are our recommendations for the best Smart TV with 4K or OLED displays.
TCL S425 55 inch 4K Smart LED Roku TV
Screen Size: 55 inches | Size: 49.0 × 28.4 × 3.1 inches | Weight: 26.7 pounds | Ports: 3 HDMI |
Screen Type: LED
Responsive user interface
Constant feature upgrades
Worse picture quality
Limited HDR support
Although the image quality is not very fine, it is still an excellent choice for budget buyers targeting streaming and simplicity..
The Roku TV is one of the most favorite entertainment platform of many, by which you can access thousands of apps , online music, movies, built-in navigation and many other features. Besides these features it also has an amazing picture quality, HDR capability, Dolby Vision support, backlighting and superb design.
TOSHIBA LF711U20 55-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV HDR – Fire TV Edition
Screen Size: 55 inches | Size: 49.0 × 28.4 × 3.1 inches | Weight: 32.4 pounds| Ports: 3 HDMI |
Screen Type: LED
Easy to navigate
Built quality is good
Picture and sound quality is mediocre
The Toshiba Fire TV Edition is an inexpensive 4K HDR TV with Fire TV platform and Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant. But if you can spend more then you can get better much better image quality.
Amazon Fire TV is a media streaming platform created by Amazon. Fire TV includes voice control and assistant that is found in Echo smart speakers. It has thousands of streaming channels, music and a large number of games. It provides 1080p HDR with affordable price.
TCL 65 inches Class 6-Series 4K UHD QLED Dolby Vision HDR Roku Smart TV
Screen Size: 65 inches | Size: 57.1 x 32.9 x 3.0 inches | Weight: 52.3 pounds| Ports: 3 HDMI|
Screen Type: QLED
Great picture quality
Rich contrast and accurate color
Supports both HDR10 and Dolby Vision
Roku Voice features are not developed
Insufficient brightness level
Video processing is not fine as compared to more expensive TV
The TCL 65” 6-series TV provides a bright, colorful picture for an affordable price, with so many streaming options. It is one of the best budget TV one can buy with strong 4K HDR performance and including AV formats like Dolby Vision, but now Vizio and Hisense challenge its top position.
LG C9 OLED TV
Screen Size: 65 inches | Size: 57 x 32.7 x 1.8 inches| Weight: 55.6 pounds| Ports: 4 HDMI |
Screen Type: OLED
Impeccable OLED display
HDMI 2.1 connectivity
Great sound quality
Inbuilt Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa
The LG C9 OLED is the best-in-class OLED display with many smart features and impressive design. It’s the best OLED display we have seen on a 4K TV, with unbeatable black levels precision lighting and excellent color reproduction. The sound quality is very strong and it’s connectivity, like HDMI 2.1, and the C9 OLED is the best TV we’ve reviewed so far.
Vizio M Series Quantum
Screen Size: 65 inches | Size: 57.3 x 35.6 x 2.8 inches| Weight: 53.4 pounds| Ports: 4 HDMI |
Screen Type: LCD with Quantum Dot
Quantum-dot display that gives vibrant color
Great HDR performance with local dimming
Modest sound quality
Free content included
Without voice assistant
Limited local app support
The Vizio M Series Quantum provides a premium quantum-dot display for a reasonable price and adds SmartCast 3.0 which is Vizio’s developing smart TV platform that makes it the best TV you can buy for under $1,000.
It also has local dimming and color-boosting technology by which the M Series Quantum has superb picture quality and great HDR performance with Dolby Vision support. An inbuilt Google Chromecast gives you a vast landscape of apps and services, and updated version of the SmartCast software which includes support for Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit, making it very convenient for iOS users.
Sony X950G 75-inch Android TV
Screen Size: 75 inches | Size: 65.9 x 37.8 x 2.9 inches | Weight: 77.6 pounds| Ports: 4 HDMI |
Screen Type: LCD
Sleek design with inbuilt cable management
Superb Android TV 8.0
Updated remote control
Weak bass and volume
The Sony X950G 75-inch Android TV delivers wonderful picture quality. Display quality is amazing with wide viewing angles due to 75-inch display feature. If there is sleeker Android TV 8.0 Sony model, one can enjoy shows with unforgettable experience. Redesigned remote control is also having latest functions. There is good trend these days to have an extra-large screen for full entertainment and Sony X950G 75-inch Android TV with Extra-large screen could really be a smart buy for you and also good value for money.
Insignia 43-Inch 4K Fire TV Edition
Screen Size: 43 inches | Size: 38.2 x 22.5 x 3.2 inches | Weight: 19.6 pounds| Ports: 3 HDMI |
Screen Type: LCD
Inexpensive 4K smart TV
Inbuilt Alexa voice assistant
No far-field microphone for Alexa
Fire TV which is offered by Amazon has remarkable performance. Cost of Fire TV by Amazon is not high and people like to buy as this this model as it offers good picture quality with solid sound. When we talk about color gamut and accuracy, ranking of Fire TV is at the top as compared to other Amazon-powered TVs. Fire TV is really a good competitor to Roku. This Insignia is really the best Fire TV Edition as of now.
It is also full of features because of Amazon such as inbuilt Alexa voice assistant, a number of Fire TV apps, and Amazon Prime Video. This is an amazing Insignia smart TV under 500$ and the best Amazon based TV in the market.
Sony Master Series A9G OLED TV
Screen Size: 65 inches | Size: 57 x 32.8 x 1.6 inches | Weight: 46.7 pounds| Ports: 4 HDMI|
Screen Type: OLED
Great performance with superb sound and picture
Improved remote control
Best version of Android Smart TV
By default some features are disabled
The Sony Master Series A9G OLED sound quality is amazing and also elegant. This Master Series OLED delivers the best performance. It has many features. The OLED panel has top-notch color, remarkable HDR support with bright highlights and rich shadows. More feature like pixel-perfect contrast and lighting which OLED provide are exceptional. The sound quality perfectly matches with the display. It is only due to Sony’s impressive Acoustic Surface Audio+ which turns the glass panel into a high-end speaker with good quality sound that comes from the screen and better bass as compared to sound bars provided.