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Best LED TVs in The Netherlands - Reviews and Comparison 2021

We picked the 7 best LED TVs in 2021 for your budget and use cases.

LED TV has always been popular among customers due to being compact and affordable. However, despite its popularity, very few buyers may understand the technical nuances of buying a television.

Cherrycheck presents a technical buying guide for LED TVs while also comparing the top 7 choices of LED TVs in the Netherlands.

UPDATED

9/25/2022

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DTS Virtual: X automatically separates dialogue from background noise for a clearer and multi-dimensional sound experience
Access your favourite apps like Netflix, Prime Video and YouTube with Vidaa U 4
96 x 8.3 x 56 cm
6.8 kg
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Dyon

SMART 24 XT

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Compact design
Sophisticated technology
Clear menu navigation
Brilliant colours and razor-sharp images
CI + interface for receiving Pay-TV programs
54.9 x 15.6 x 32.7 cm
2.1 kg
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Philips

4K UHD LED Android TV 55PUS7304/12

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Dolby Vision
One-stop smart menu button
Voice-enabled remote control
P5 engine delivers a brilliant picture with noticeable details, vivid colours and crisp contrast
Philips Ambilight males movies and games more immersive
123.3 x 7.82 x 72 cm
16.4 kg
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Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11n, 2 x 2 and Dual-band
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HKC

32F1D HD LED-tv 80 cm/32 inch

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Built-in speaker of 2x6W offers an excellent sound experience
Digital television via cable or satellite
Hotel mode for extra convenience
Multiple ports make it possible to connect different devices
Rich and realistic colours
72.5 x 15 x 46.5 cm
4.96 kg
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LG

43UM7500PLA ULTRA HD 4K TV

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43, 50, 55, and 65 inches

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The AI lets you control the TV and your home with your voice
Enjoy sharp and clean images with Quad-Core Processor
True colour accuracy
DTS Virtual:X ensures immersive audio from all angles
Wide viewing angle
97.5 x 8.64 x 57.1
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Mi Smart TV P1 32 inch

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Built-in Google Assistant
True-to-life pictures and vivid colours
360° Bluetooth remote control works from any direction
A range of built-in ports lets you connect various devices to your TV
Limitless display with no-bezel
73 x 8 x 43.5 cm
3.9 kg
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Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi 2.4GHz/5GHz
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Smart TV 4300A 43 Zoll 

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24, 32, 39, 43, 50, 55, 58, 65, and 75 inches

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Built-in Google Assistant
It offers you perfect entertainment and crystal clear images
Dolby Vision provides a spectacular cinema experience
Perfect contrast and 1.07 billion colours
You can also record the live TV
96.4 x 6.6 x 56 cm
7.5 kg
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Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2
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Dolby Digital Plus, DTS
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It offers realistic picture quality and pin-sharp clarity
DTS Studio Sound gives an immersive sound experience
HDR Technology improves detail accuracy by maximising contrast colour accuracy resulting in true-to-life colours with fantastic clarity
DTS Virtual: X automatically separates dialogue from background noise for a clearer and multi-dimensional sound experience
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Aditi Lohia

Aditi Lohia

Buyer’s Guide - LED TVs in The Netherlands

For the best view!

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Features: Most important purchase criteria for LED TVs

These are a few critical yardsticks to look out for!

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Use Cases: The best OLED TV for you

Let it speak with your mind!

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How-To: Usage hints and care instructions for LED TVs

Know how to handle them well for long-lasting use!

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Our Picks: How we picked the best action LED TVs

Connecting you to the best technology!

1. Features: Most important purchase criteria for LED TVs

1.1 Types

A TV is primarily divided into two types - LED/LCD and OLED.

LED and LCD

LED/LCD has the lion’s share in the market. These HD and Ultra HD television sets use light-emitting diodes (LEDs) to illuminate the LCD screen. They are extremely thin TVs with the capability of dynamically lighting up specific portions of the screen and dimming the other parts to better display light and dark areas in a scene. This feature is known as active dimming or local dimming.

Another unique feature that separates the budgeted LEDs from the premium models is backlighting.

Another LCD technology that is next in the line is quantum dots that produce a wider array of colours and more brightness. An LCD with this feature basically has another layer of nanocrystal dots that light up when the LED backlight hits them, resulting in a broader colour spectrum and more brightness.

OLED

OLED TVs are better than full-array LED-LCDs with more lighting zones. Instead of a backlight, OLEDs use a layer of organic LEDs, controlled at the pixel level, which gives clear blacks and stunning levels of contrast.

The best-in-class OLED display is seen primarily on 4K and 8K sets, and TV sizes range from 55 inches to 75 inches or larger.

QLED

QLED is a Samsung baked idea that is based on the newest set of enhancements of quantum dot technology. So, it stands for a quantum light-emitting diode that uses tiny nanoparticles called quantum dots, and a QLED TV is a quantum dot LED TV.

Smart TV

More television sets are now coming with built-in Wi-Fi to connect internet-based services like OTT platforms for streaming videos, downloading on-demand movies, playing games, or even posting to Facebook. These television sets can even search content across streaming services and live to program on cable and satellite.

Streaming apps like Netflix available on smart TVs are one of the best ways to enjoy 4K and HDR content. This way, the 4K resolution and HDR-enabled content are available to you at just a press of a button. Here, the only concern is whether your internet connection can provide enough bandwidth.

But not all smart TVs are equal. For example, budgeted smart TV does not name the actual platform that they use. Then you run into limitations such as limited app selection, sub-par performance and gaping security holes.

A TV is primarily divided into two types - LED/LCD and OLED.

LED and LCD

LED/LCD has the lion’s share in the market. These HD and Ultra HD television sets use light-emitting diodes (LEDs) to illuminate the LCD screen. They are extremely thin TVs with the capability of dynamically lighting up specific portions of the screen and dimming the other parts to better display light and dark areas in a scene. This feature is known as active dimming or local dimming.

Another unique feature that separates the budgeted LEDs from the premium models is backlighting.

Another LCD technology that is next in the line is quantum dots that produce a wider array of colours and more brightness. An LCD with this feature basically has another layer of nanocrystal dots that light up when the LED backlight hits them, resulting in a broader colour spectrum and more brightness.

OLED

OLED TVs are better than full-array LED-LCDs with more lighting zones. Instead of a backlight, OLEDs use a layer of organic LEDs, controlled at the pixel level, which gives clear blacks and stunning levels of contrast.

The best-in-class OLED display is seen primarily on 4K and 8K sets, and TV sizes range from 55 inches to 75 inches or larger.

QLED

QLED is a Samsung baked idea that is based on the newest set of enhancements of quantum dot technology. So, it stands for a quantum light-emitting diode that uses tiny nanoparticles called quantum dots, and a QLED TV is a quantum dot LED TV.

Smart TV

More television sets are now coming with built-in Wi-Fi to connect internet-based services like OTT platforms for streaming videos, downloading on-demand movies, playing games, or even posting to Facebook. These television sets can even search content across streaming services and live to program on cable and satellite.

Streaming apps like Netflix available on smart TVs are one of the best ways to enjoy 4K and HDR content. This way, the 4K resolution and HDR-enabled content are available to you at just a press of a button. Here, the only concern is whether your internet connection can provide enough bandwidth.

But not all smart TVs are equal. For example, budgeted smart TV does not name the actual platform that they use. Then you run into limitations such as limited app selection, sub-par performance and gaping security holes.

1.2 Screen Size

Screen size plays a crucial role in deciding which television set you will be buying. And the primary factor that determines the size is how many people in your family watch the TV at once. Another determining factor remains where you’re going to put your new set. You must pick the screen size that will fit comfortably into that space — and, of course, your budget.

The screen size is also affected by how close you sit to the TV. So, if you can see the individual pixels on the screen, you’re sitting too close to the television. A rule of thumb to calculate the distance between you and the television is that the distance is 3x more than the screen height for HD and just 1.5x the screen height for 4K Ultra HD. Yes, you got it right. You can sit two times closer to a 4K UHD TV.

This rule certainly holds true for large living rooms and home theatres. You may want to reply on your own experience and judgment for small spaces like bedrooms or kitchens.

All in all, we will recommend getting at least 55 inches screen, unless you live in a small apartment or dorm.

Screen size plays a crucial role in deciding which television set you will be buying. And the primary factor that determines the size is how many people in your family watch the TV at once. Another determining factor remains where you’re going to put your new set. You must pick the screen size that will fit comfortably into that space — and, of course, your budget.

The screen size is also affected by how close you sit to the TV. So, if you can see the individual pixels on the screen, you’re sitting too close to the television. A rule of thumb to calculate the distance between you and the television is that the distance is 3x more than the screen height for HD and just 1.5x the screen height for 4K Ultra HD. Yes, you got it right. You can sit two times closer to a 4K UHD TV.

This rule certainly holds true for large living rooms and home theatres. You may want to reply on your own experience and judgment for small spaces like bedrooms or kitchens.

All in all, we will recommend getting at least 55 inches screen, unless you live in a small apartment or dorm.

1.3 Screen Resolution

Resolution is number of pixels that create the picture on display, described as horizontal rows and vertical columns. More pixels, the better it is because they translate into a sharper image and finer details. Therefore, a higher resolution is always better.

The HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) has been the standard resolution for television sets for many years. However, TV brands are rapidly shifting to Ultra HD sets, also called 4K. The 4K resolution - 3840 x 2160 pixels - has four times the number of pixels as current HDTV screens. The 4K TVs offer more details and sharper text, even of small objects. So, the images appear richer and more lifelike than they appear on an HDTV. One of the benefits of a sharper picture is that it lets you comfortably view the screen from a short distance, making larger TVs more comfortable to view in a regular-sized home.

TV manufacturers are moving to Ultra HD due to the reason because more and more streaming platforms, like Netflix, Amazon Video and even YouTube, have started offering 4K content. Yes, Ultra HD Blu-ray discs are also becoming common, but they’re still less common than standard 1080p. Moreover, Ultra HD sets can upscale existing HD content, but the results can be mixed and may not look as sharp as original 4K programming.

For more sharp and clear images, 8K televisions are also there, which displays quadruple the resolution of 4K sets, offering a giant leap forward in picture quality. Unfortunately, finding content that takes full advantage of this higher resolution is extremely limited. So, you can already buy resolution 8K TVs, but we suggest holding off until much content is available to watch.

Resolution is number of pixels that create the picture on display, described as horizontal rows and vertical columns. More pixels, the better it is because they translate into a sharper image and finer details. Therefore, a higher resolution is always better.

The HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) has been the standard resolution for television sets for many years. However, TV brands are rapidly shifting to Ultra HD sets, also called 4K. The 4K resolution - 3840 x 2160 pixels - has four times the number of pixels as current HDTV screens. The 4K TVs offer more details and sharper text, even of small objects. So, the images appear richer and more lifelike than they appear on an HDTV. One of the benefits of a sharper picture is that it lets you comfortably view the screen from a short distance, making larger TVs more comfortable to view in a regular-sized home.

TV manufacturers are moving to Ultra HD due to the reason because more and more streaming platforms, like Netflix, Amazon Video and even YouTube, have started offering 4K content. Yes, Ultra HD Blu-ray discs are also becoming common, but they’re still less common than standard 1080p. Moreover, Ultra HD sets can upscale existing HD content, but the results can be mixed and may not look as sharp as original 4K programming.

For more sharp and clear images, 8K televisions are also there, which displays quadruple the resolution of 4K sets, offering a giant leap forward in picture quality. Unfortunately, finding content that takes full advantage of this higher resolution is extremely limited. So, you can already buy resolution 8K TVs, but we suggest holding off until much content is available to watch.

1.4 Connectivity

To connect your television to other devices, you must pay attention to its connecting ports, especially HDMI. The maximum ports your TV has, the better it is. For example, connect a soundbar, a Roku or Chromecast and a game console, and three ports are already gone!

If you are going for a 4K Ultra HD, then the TV must have an HDMI 2.0 port to accommodate future Ultra HD sources. Most sets on the market have only one port for a 4K copy-protection scheme known as HDCP 2.2. We’ve recently seen HDMI 2.1 becoming popular, which uses the faster standard for all four of its HDMI ports. In addition to this, choose a better cable for higher speed, greater bandwidth, and it basically sets you up for the future.

You must also inquire about HDCP compatibility as the next generation of content protection is called HDCP 2.2.

In conclusion, look for at least four HDMI ports and opt for the newer HDMI 2.1 format if you can. 

To connect your television to other devices, you must pay attention to its connecting ports, especially HDMI. The maximum ports your TV has, the better it is. For example, connect a soundbar, a Roku or Chromecast and a game console, and three ports are already gone!

If you are going for a 4K Ultra HD, then the TV must have an HDMI 2.0 port to accommodate future Ultra HD sources. Most sets on the market have only one port for a 4K copy-protection scheme known as HDCP 2.2. We’ve recently seen HDMI 2.1 becoming popular, which uses the faster standard for all four of its HDMI ports. In addition to this, choose a better cable for higher speed, greater bandwidth, and it basically sets you up for the future.

You must also inquire about HDCP compatibility as the next generation of content protection is called HDCP 2.2.

In conclusion, look for at least four HDMI ports and opt for the newer HDMI 2.1 format if you can. 

1.5 Contrast Ratio

The contrast ratio is not an important spec, but it is worth knowing. It describes the range of brightness levels a set can display. Television with a good contrast ratio shows subtle shadows and hues, and therefore, better detail. However, there is no one way to measure this ratio. In fact, it is so thoroughly discredited that if a salesperson uses it as a selling point, you better shop somewhere else.

Rather than going by numbers, the best way to check if the contrast ratio is good or not is to see for yourself. Check how a TV displays shadow detail by finding a movie with dark scenes and seeing how well it reveals detail in the shadow.

The best TVs have deep, dark black levels while less expensive displays glow with a dark grey, even when they should be showing black. These greys called “elevated black levels” are a common problem on non-premium LCD TVs.

Rather than going for manufacturers’ contrast-ratio specs (as they are not comparable across brands), we recommend that we look for deep black levels and minimal haloing around high contrast objects.

The contrast ratio is not an important spec, but it is worth knowing. It describes the range of brightness levels a set can display. Television with a good contrast ratio shows subtle shadows and hues, and therefore, better detail. However, there is no one way to measure this ratio. In fact, it is so thoroughly discredited that if a salesperson uses it as a selling point, you better shop somewhere else.

Rather than going by numbers, the best way to check if the contrast ratio is good or not is to see for yourself. Check how a TV displays shadow detail by finding a movie with dark scenes and seeing how well it reveals detail in the shadow.

The best TVs have deep, dark black levels while less expensive displays glow with a dark grey, even when they should be showing black. These greys called “elevated black levels” are a common problem on non-premium LCD TVs.

Rather than going for manufacturers’ contrast-ratio specs (as they are not comparable across brands), we recommend that we look for deep black levels and minimal haloing around high contrast objects.

1.6 HDR

HDR (High Dynamic Range) is a new feature of the 4K Ultra HD set. It is known for its ability to deliver more colours, contrast levels and increased brightness. In other words, HDR is an upgrade of the 4K format.

The basic standard for HDR content is called HDR10, as decided by the industry trade group-UHD Alliance. Various companies are supporting this basic specification for HDR compatibility.

Dolby Vision is a rather demanding version of HDR. It has to meet a stricter set of criteria to display HDR content. Every HDR-enabled TV set is currently HDR10-compatible, but Dolby Vision is found on sets that meet both Dolby’s technical standards and pay licensing fees for the standard.

Samsung has its own premium HDR format, called HDR10+, for all of its smart TVs. Though it offers a great viewing experience, it’s far less common than Dolby Vision. The trouble is bigger because many UHD Blu-ray players don’t support HDR10+.

Both Technicolor and IMAX also have their proprietary standards called Technicolor Advanced HDR and IMAX Enhanced, respectively. Although it’s far too soon to know if either of these newer formats will have much impact on the market.

We recommend that you don’t choose a set just for its HDR support because the standard is not yet settled. It is better to get an HDR set that is compatible with Dolby Vision, as that format is gaining momentum.

HDR (High Dynamic Range) is a new feature of the 4K Ultra HD set. It is known for its ability to deliver more colours, contrast levels and increased brightness. In other words, HDR is an upgrade of the 4K format.

The basic standard for HDR content is called HDR10, as decided by the industry trade group-UHD Alliance. Various companies are supporting this basic specification for HDR compatibility.

Dolby Vision is a rather demanding version of HDR. It has to meet a stricter set of criteria to display HDR content. Every HDR-enabled TV set is currently HDR10-compatible, but Dolby Vision is found on sets that meet both Dolby’s technical standards and pay licensing fees for the standard.

Samsung has its own premium HDR format, called HDR10+, for all of its smart TVs. Though it offers a great viewing experience, it’s far less common than Dolby Vision. The trouble is bigger because many UHD Blu-ray players don’t support HDR10+.

Both Technicolor and IMAX also have their proprietary standards called Technicolor Advanced HDR and IMAX Enhanced, respectively. Although it’s far too soon to know if either of these newer formats will have much impact on the market.

We recommend that you don’t choose a set just for its HDR support because the standard is not yet settled. It is better to get an HDR set that is compatible with Dolby Vision, as that format is gaining momentum.

1.7 Refresh Rate

Refresh rate is described by how many times each second a picture is refreshed on the screen. It is expressed in Hertz (Hz). The average rate is 60 times per second or 60 Hz. However, if any scene has rapidly moving objects, a 60 Hz refresh rate can make things look blurry, especially if it is an LCD HDTV. Manufacturers double the refresh rate to 120 Hz to create a more solid picture, and if that is also not enough, then in some cases rate goes up to 240 Hz as well.

TVs ensure a faster refresh rate in different ways. One of them is inserting black images between the original pictures, tricking the viewer’s eyes to see a less blurry and solid picture. Another trick is to insert new images between the two adjacent pictures to display more realistic-looking motion.

TV models boast of High-Frame Rate (HFR) support, which means a television has both a higher refresh rate and added support for content higher than 60 Hz. HFR is perfect for live sports.

Gamers will be glad to get higher refresh rates, but for those using a gaming console, 60 Hz is the sweet spot.

Refresh rate is described by how many times each second a picture is refreshed on the screen. It is expressed in Hertz (Hz). The average rate is 60 times per second or 60 Hz. However, if any scene has rapidly moving objects, a 60 Hz refresh rate can make things look blurry, especially if it is an LCD HDTV. Manufacturers double the refresh rate to 120 Hz to create a more solid picture, and if that is also not enough, then in some cases rate goes up to 240 Hz as well.

TVs ensure a faster refresh rate in different ways. One of them is inserting black images between the original pictures, tricking the viewer’s eyes to see a less blurry and solid picture. Another trick is to insert new images between the two adjacent pictures to display more realistic-looking motion.

TV models boast of High-Frame Rate (HFR) support, which means a television has both a higher refresh rate and added support for content higher than 60 Hz. HFR is perfect for live sports.

Gamers will be glad to get higher refresh rates, but for those using a gaming console, 60 Hz is the sweet spot.

1.8 Audio

A television without large speakers fails to produce a full and rich sound, leaving you with three choices - headphones, a surround-sound system, or a soundbar.

Soundbars are the most popular option because they are affordable, easy to install and significantly improve the cinematic experience. The best soundbars are thin enough to easily fit under a TV stand without blocking the bottom of the picture. Others can be mounted under a wall-hanging TV.

If you are going for a television that will need a soundbar, we will suggest getting a TV and soundbar that support Dolby Atmos for a fuller listening experience. The Atmos effect can be achieved using in-ceiling speakers then, you will not be required to place multiple speakers that you’d have with 5.1 or 7.1 Surround sound.

The soundbar is also preferred over headphones because it doesn’t make you seem antisocial.

Note: A soundbar is a must if you are a movie buff or sports fan.

A television without large speakers fails to produce a full and rich sound, leaving you with three choices - headphones, a surround-sound system, or a soundbar.

Soundbars are the most popular option because they are affordable, easy to install and significantly improve the cinematic experience. The best soundbars are thin enough to easily fit under a TV stand without blocking the bottom of the picture. Others can be mounted under a wall-hanging TV.

If you are going for a television that will need a soundbar, we will suggest getting a TV and soundbar that support Dolby Atmos for a fuller listening experience. The Atmos effect can be achieved using in-ceiling speakers then, you will not be required to place multiple speakers that you’d have with 5.1 or 7.1 Surround sound.

The soundbar is also preferred over headphones because it doesn’t make you seem antisocial.

Note: A soundbar is a must if you are a movie buff or sports fan.

1.9 Viewing Angle

Another aspect of paying attention to while buying a TV set is its viewing angle. With a viewing angle of around, let’s say, 160º, you can see the image clearly from an angle of 80. So a wide viewing angle is essential for everyone to see the image clearly. The viewing angle differs from model to model, and if you are going to buy a television offline, you can test it yourself by looking at the screen from different angles.

Reflection is also worth considering especially if there is a lot of natural sunlight in the living room because then you naturally want the screen to reflect as little as possible. Reflection must be tested in combination with the viewing angle because reflection does not occur from every Angle. 

Another aspect of paying attention to while buying a TV set is its viewing angle. With a viewing angle of around, let’s say, 160º, you can see the image clearly from an angle of 80. So a wide viewing angle is essential for everyone to see the image clearly. The viewing angle differs from model to model, and if you are going to buy a television offline, you can test it yourself by looking at the screen from different angles.

Reflection is also worth considering especially if there is a lot of natural sunlight in the living room because then you naturally want the screen to reflect as little as possible. Reflection must be tested in combination with the viewing angle because reflection does not occur from every Angle. 

1.10 Warranty

When brought from an authorised dealer, the TV comes with the full manufacturer’s warranty. And renowned TV manufacturers such as LG, Sony, and Samsung have nationwide authorised service centres where they come to your house in case of any issue. An authorised dealer also provides you with phone and email support in addition to the in-home coverage and manufacturer support.
We would say that if you’re buying a TV worth 1500 euros, consider purchasing the warranty. If it’s over 3000 euros, then definitely buy the warranty.

When brought from an authorised dealer, the TV comes with the full manufacturer’s warranty. And renowned TV manufacturers such as LG, Sony, and Samsung have nationwide authorised service centres where they come to your house in case of any issue. An authorised dealer also provides you with phone and email support in addition to the in-home coverage and manufacturer support.
We would say that if you’re buying a TV worth 1500 euros, consider purchasing the warranty. If it’s over 3000 euros, then definitely buy the warranty.

1.11 Price

LED TVs are, of course, less expensive than OLEDs. The price of an LED varies with the features that it has. For example, if you choose a TV that also uses HDR, you will have to pay more. If you like to game on a big screen, television purchases will also fall in a higher price range. You must consider these factors and more when making a decision.

LED TVs are, of course, less expensive than OLEDs. The price of an LED varies with the features that it has. For example, if you choose a TV that also uses HDR, you will have to pay more. If you like to game on a big screen, television purchases will also fall in a higher price range. You must consider these factors and more when making a decision.

2. Use Cases: The best OLED TV for you

2.1 Which TV is best for cinema feel?

The most crucial factor in getting a cosy cinema-like feel is screen size. We recommend getting a television of 65 or 75 inches to turn your TV into a comfortable cinema. 

The most crucial factor in getting a cosy cinema-like feel is screen size. We recommend getting a television of 65 or 75 inches to turn your TV into a comfortable cinema. 

2.2 Which television is best for mounting purposes?

The new TV mounting options let you put your TV flush to the wall or over the fireplace (thanks to the latest fireplace friendly mounts). Mounting is preferred because then the TV takes up less space, seems smaller, and is less intrusive. Therefore, one most important factor to consider if you are going to mount the TV is its bigger size.

The new TV mounting options let you put your TV flush to the wall or over the fireplace (thanks to the latest fireplace friendly mounts). Mounting is preferred because then the TV takes up less space, seems smaller, and is less intrusive. Therefore, one most important factor to consider if you are going to mount the TV is its bigger size.

3. FAOs: Learn more about the details

3.1 What is an LED display?

The LED (Light Emitting Diode) is a screen display technology used in televisions and computers that has a panel of LEDs used as a light source. It is common for electronic devices, including mobile phones, TVs, tablets, computer monitors, laptops, etc.

The LED (Light Emitting Diode) is a screen display technology used in televisions and computers that has a panel of LEDs used as a light source. It is common for electronic devices, including mobile phones, TVs, tablets, computer monitors, laptops, etc.

3.2 What is a high dynamic range or HDR?

HDR (High Dynamic Range) has a profound impact on the viewing experience. A TV with a high dynamic range shows both the bright and dark areas of the picture with minute details. A 10 + HDR is considered to be an industry standard. Higher the HDR better would be the details of the visuals and images on the TV screen.

HDR (High Dynamic Range) has a profound impact on the viewing experience. A TV with a high dynamic range shows both the bright and dark areas of the picture with minute details. A 10 + HDR is considered to be an industry standard. Higher the HDR better would be the details of the visuals and images on the TV screen.

3.3 What is HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) on TV?

The HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) is a dynamic range standard that was more prevalent before HDR. However, both HDR and HLG dynamic range standards could be present in one television set to display brighter, sharper and detailed images on the television screen.

The HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) is a dynamic range standard that was more prevalent before HDR. However, both HDR and HLG dynamic range standards could be present in one television set to display brighter, sharper and detailed images on the television screen.

3.4 Is it worth repairing a broken LED screen?

The repair of a cracked screen is one of the most costly repairs. Usually, the cost of replacing the screen comes to be equal to buying a new TV unit. So, whenever you plan such a repair, it is best to compare its cost with buying a new TV.

The repair of a cracked screen is one of the most costly repairs. Usually, the cost of replacing the screen comes to be equal to buying a new TV unit. So, whenever you plan such a repair, it is best to compare its cost with buying a new TV.

3.5 Do LED TVs need a stabiliser?

It is preferable to have an LED TV with a voltage stabiliser for one simple reason: it is an electrical appliance. These appliances suffer the most in case of a sudden voltage fluctuation. Moreover, the same may cause irreversible damages to such electrical products.

It is preferable to have an LED TV with a voltage stabiliser for one simple reason: it is an electrical appliance. These appliances suffer the most in case of a sudden voltage fluctuation. Moreover, the same may cause irreversible damages to such electrical products.

3.6 Is blinking LED an issue?

The flickering of the LED could be due to multiple reasons, but the most common cause is voltage fluctuations. You should immediately cut the power source and remove the television plug out of the port in such a scenario.

The flickering of the LED could be due to multiple reasons, but the most common cause is voltage fluctuations. You should immediately cut the power source and remove the television plug out of the port in such a scenario.

3.7 Which LED TV brand is best?

When it comes to LED TVs, the top brands list includes Samsung, Sony, LG and Panasonic.

When it comes to LED TVs, the top brands list includes Samsung, Sony, LG and Panasonic.

3.8 What makes a gaming TV good?

A good gaming TV does not consist of only a great picture and sound. It is also about connectivity options, gaming features and overall responsiveness of the TV.

A good gaming TV set must have more HDMI ports. That extra HDMI port will make it easy for you to differentiate between leaving your console connected and swapping it with Blu-ray player every time you want to play.

HDMI 2.1 is another must-have for any of the next-gen consoles. It offers features like Auto-Low Latency Mode which switches to game mode as and when the console is switched on, and Variable Refresh Rate which ensures that frame-by-frame output comes from the TV.

A good gaming TV does not consist of only a great picture and sound. It is also about connectivity options, gaming features and overall responsiveness of the TV.

A good gaming TV set must have more HDMI ports. That extra HDMI port will make it easy for you to differentiate between leaving your console connected and swapping it with Blu-ray player every time you want to play.

HDMI 2.1 is another must-have for any of the next-gen consoles. It offers features like Auto-Low Latency Mode which switches to game mode as and when the console is switched on, and Variable Refresh Rate which ensures that frame-by-frame output comes from the TV.

4. How-To: Usage hints and care instructions for LED TVs

4.1 What are the general usage and care practices for a LED TV?

  • Turn off the TV regularly. This will increase TV’s life by approximately 5,000 hours. A TV turned on for a long time significantly affects the overall lifespan of the television set due to excessive usage.

  • It is always advisable to adjust the brightness of the TV to an optimum level. It has a two-fold advantage. One, it increases the lifespan of the television. Two, it cuts down the power bills due to not excessive use of electricity owing to optimum brightness.

  • The same goes with the contrast levels, as high contrast levels tend to reduce the lifespan of the TV and vice versa.

  • Keep sharp objects away from the TV to avoid unwanted scratches or damage due to negligence.

  • For the proper maintenance of the exterior, it is essential to clean your TV from time to time. It will not only prevent the dust from settling on the surface of the TV but also not let it get inside the body of the television, which holds the potential of causing severe and permanent damages.

  • To avoid the televisions from getting burnout (commonly referred to as a burn-in), you should always try to give some cooling time to the tv before the subsequent use.

  • Do not place a TV in a cold environment. The low temperature often tends to develop moisture inside the TVs body, and as it settles in the interiors, it may cause the television to freeze and become dysfunctional.

  • Turn off the TV regularly. This will increase TV’s life by approximately 5,000 hours. A TV turned on for a long time significantly affects the overall lifespan of the television set due to excessive usage.

  • It is always advisable to adjust the brightness of the TV to an optimum level. It has a two-fold advantage. One, it increases the lifespan of the television. Two, it cuts down the power bills due to not excessive use of electricity owing to optimum brightness.

  • The same goes with the contrast levels, as high contrast levels tend to reduce the lifespan of the TV and vice versa.

  • Keep sharp objects away from the TV to avoid unwanted scratches or damage due to negligence.

  • For the proper maintenance of the exterior, it is essential to clean your TV from time to time. It will not only prevent the dust from settling on the surface of the TV but also not let it get inside the body of the television, which holds the potential of causing severe and permanent damages.

  • To avoid the televisions from getting burnout (commonly referred to as a burn-in), you should always try to give some cooling time to the tv before the subsequent use.

  • Do not place a TV in a cold environment. The low temperature often tends to develop moisture inside the TVs body, and as it settles in the interiors, it may cause the television to freeze and become dysfunctional.

5. Did you know: Interesting facts, figures, and things to know about the LED TVs

5.1  J. P. Mitchell developed the first LED set in 1977, while the first LCD panel was produced by Westinghouse.

5.2 Sony Watchman FD-210 became the first mass-produced pocket television.

5.3 Seiko introduced the first LCD TV watch in the year 1982.

5.4 First 14 inch TFT LCD TV was introduced by the sharp Corporation, which was known as Crystaltron

5.1  J. P. Mitchell developed the first LED set in 1977, while the first LCD panel was produced by Westinghouse.

5.2 Sony Watchman FD-210 became the first mass-produced pocket television.

5.3 Seiko introduced the first LCD TV watch in the year 1982.

5.4 First 14 inch TFT LCD TV was introduced by the sharp Corporation, which was known as Crystaltron

6. Our Picks: How we picked the best action LED TVs

A lot of features were taken into consideration to select the top seven LED TVs of 2021. However, the most important features that formed the base for shortlisting the products were screen resolution, refresh rate, number of ports, and connectivity options. To choose the top seven out of shortlisted TVs, we gave importance to the buyer's reviews and ratings given on several e-commerce platforms.

A lot of features were taken into consideration to select the top seven LED TVs of 2021. However, the most important features that formed the base for shortlisting the products were screen resolution, refresh rate, number of ports, and connectivity options. To choose the top seven out of shortlisted TVs, we gave importance to the buyer's reviews and ratings given on several e-commerce platforms.

6.1 Hisense AE7000F

  • Hisense AE7000F ensures that you see every detail of your movie, tv-series, and games in stunning 4K HDR.

  • When combined with the HDR, this 4K Ultra HD feature makes blacks darker, whites lighter, and improves overall contrast.

  • DTS Virtual: X automatically eliminates background noise for clearer dialogues, multi-dimensional sound experience. There will be no problem even at higher volumes.

  • UHD AI Upscaler enhances your favourite sports, TV programs and movies in super clear, near 4K quality. 

  • With the new VIDAA U4, the Hisense lets you enjoy all of your favourite entertainment from Netflix, Prime Video, YouTube and more OTT platforms.

  • There is no need to search remote if it is lost since you can control your TV with the built-in Alexa voice control using your voice.

  • The television is available in various screen sizes, including 43, 50, 55, 58, 65, 70, and 75.

  • The smart AI-supported algorithms analyse image by image in order to precisely adjust neighbouring pixels and thus achieve outstanding clarity.

  • Of course, it has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connection. The first is required to get the most out of your Smart TV, and the second you need to connect, for example, your headphones. 

  • The bezel-less design is noteworthy since the frame almost disappears with a bezel that rises directly from the screen.

  • The TV has a surround sound with a 3D effect thanks to Dolby Audio’s sound combined with DTS Studio Sound.

  • Hisense AE7000F ensures that you see every detail of your movie, tv-series, and games in stunning 4K HDR.

  • When combined with the HDR, this 4K Ultra HD feature makes blacks darker, whites lighter, and improves overall contrast.

  • DTS Virtual: X automatically eliminates background noise for clearer dialogues, multi-dimensional sound experience. There will be no problem even at higher volumes.

  • UHD AI Upscaler enhances your favourite sports, TV programs and movies in super clear, near 4K quality. 

  • With the new VIDAA U4, the Hisense lets you enjoy all of your favourite entertainment from Netflix, Prime Video, YouTube and more OTT platforms.

  • There is no need to search remote if it is lost since you can control your TV with the built-in Alexa voice control using your voice.

  • The television is available in various screen sizes, including 43, 50, 55, 58, 65, 70, and 75.

  • The smart AI-supported algorithms analyse image by image in order to precisely adjust neighbouring pixels and thus achieve outstanding clarity.

  • Of course, it has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connection. The first is required to get the most out of your Smart TV, and the second you need to connect, for example, your headphones. 

  • The bezel-less design is noteworthy since the frame almost disappears with a bezel that rises directly from the screen.

  • The TV has a surround sound with a 3D effect thanks to Dolby Audio’s sound combined with DTS Studio Sound.

6.2 Dyon SMART 24 XT

  • The Dyon Smart 24 XT can turn your living room into a real cinema with its 4K Ultra HD quality.

  • The television is a combination of design, technology, connectivity and efficiency. 

  • Its LED technology gives brilliant colours and razor-sharp images.

  • It is a smart TV with a smart portal offering a variety of apps such as Prime Video, Netflix, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter.

  • There is a Prime Video & Netflix button on the remote control to immediately start the corresponding app without calling up separate menus. 

  • There is a button for HbbTV as well that enables you to call up information such as texts, high-resolution images, videos or services at one click. 

  • The ARD-ZDF media library lets you access missed films or series as long as they are made available by the respective provider. 

  • The integrated triple tuner processes digital reception signals via the antenna (DVB-T2) as well as in high definition via satellite (DVB-S2) and cable (DVB-C), ultimately letting you watch terrestrial, cable and free-to-air German TV broadcasts from ASTRA satellite services with no need for set-top boxes or cables cluttering the room.

  • The DYON Smart 24 XT has a CI + interface for receiving Pay-TV programs, thereby saving you the additional costs of a receiver.

  • The Smart 24 XT offers a sufficient number of connecting options for a large number of end devices. The two HDMI interfaces let you enjoy your streaming box, Blu-ray player and laptop. Two USB interfaces connect external hard drives or USB sticks to turn your screen into a full-fledged HD video player, music system, or a huge photo gallery. 

  • The Dyon Smart 24 XT can turn your living room into a real cinema with its 4K Ultra HD quality.

  • The television is a combination of design, technology, connectivity and efficiency. 

  • Its LED technology gives brilliant colours and razor-sharp images.

  • It is a smart TV with a smart portal offering a variety of apps such as Prime Video, Netflix, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter.

  • There is a Prime Video & Netflix button on the remote control to immediately start the corresponding app without calling up separate menus. 

  • There is a button for HbbTV as well that enables you to call up information such as texts, high-resolution images, videos or services at one click. 

  • The ARD-ZDF media library lets you access missed films or series as long as they are made available by the respective provider. 

  • The integrated triple tuner processes digital reception signals via the antenna (DVB-T2) as well as in high definition via satellite (DVB-S2) and cable (DVB-C), ultimately letting you watch terrestrial, cable and free-to-air German TV broadcasts from ASTRA satellite services with no need for set-top boxes or cables cluttering the room.

  • The DYON Smart 24 XT has a CI + interface for receiving Pay-TV programs, thereby saving you the additional costs of a receiver.

  • The Smart 24 XT offers a sufficient number of connecting options for a large number of end devices. The two HDMI interfaces let you enjoy your streaming box, Blu-ray player and laptop. Two USB interfaces connect external hard drives or USB sticks to turn your screen into a full-fledged HD video player, music system, or a huge photo gallery. 

6.3 Philips 4K UHD LED Android TV 55PUS7304/12

  • Whether it is a movie night or a big game, this Philip’s television is great for all occasions. It offers superb picture quality and great sound. This Performance Series TV makes all your content look great and facilitates Ambilight for an immersive experience.Equipped with the Philips P5 engine, this TV set delivers a picture as brilliant as the content you love. You will see that the details have noticeably more depth, colours are vivid, and skin tones look natural. This is not it. Even the contrast is crisp, and the motion is perfectly smooth.

  • Thanks to Philips Ambilight, the movies, tv-series, and games feel more immersive while the music gets a light show.

  • The smart LEDs present around the TV’s edges cast on-screen colours onto the walls and into the room in real-time. Moreover, you get perfectly tuned ambient lighting.

  • The sound experience is also premium, thanks to Dolby’s premium sound and video formats. And when the HDR content is watched with such immersive sound, everything seems gloriously real.

  • Whether watching the latest streaming series or a Blu-Ray disc set, the television will give striking contrast, brightness and colour that reflect the director’s original intentions.

  • This Philips TV will help you get the most out of the HDR10+ video format since the contrast, colour and brightness range is adjusted from frame to frame. Moreover, the shadows will be deeper, bright surfaces will shine, and there will be a real show of colours.

  • A clear, intuitive interface of Amazon, YouTube, Netflix and other such OTT platforms is what makes this TV your own. Also, you can go beyond traditional TV programming with Google Play Store and Philips App Gallery.

  • The television can be controlled even with your voice. So, whether you want to play games, watch Netflix or find apps in the Google Play store, just tell your TV. In addition, you can command all Google Assistant-compatible intelligent home devices, like dimming the lights without leaving the sofa.

  • The days of the TV remote are over when you can use your voice to control your Philips smart TV via Alexa-enabled devices, like Amazon Echo. Turn your TV on/off, change the channel, switch to your gaming console, everything command is taken care of by Alexa.

  • Whether it is a movie night or a big game, this Philip’s television is great for all occasions. It offers superb picture quality and great sound. This Performance Series TV makes all your content look great and facilitates Ambilight for an immersive experience.Equipped with the Philips P5 engine, this TV set delivers a picture as brilliant as the content you love. You will see that the details have noticeably more depth, colours are vivid, and skin tones look natural. This is not it. Even the contrast is crisp, and the motion is perfectly smooth.

  • Thanks to Philips Ambilight, the movies, tv-series, and games feel more immersive while the music gets a light show.

  • The smart LEDs present around the TV’s edges cast on-screen colours onto the walls and into the room in real-time. Moreover, you get perfectly tuned ambient lighting.

  • The sound experience is also premium, thanks to Dolby’s premium sound and video formats. And when the HDR content is watched with such immersive sound, everything seems gloriously real.

  • Whether watching the latest streaming series or a Blu-Ray disc set, the television will give striking contrast, brightness and colour that reflect the director’s original intentions.

  • This Philips TV will help you get the most out of the HDR10+ video format since the contrast, colour and brightness range is adjusted from frame to frame. Moreover, the shadows will be deeper, bright surfaces will shine, and there will be a real show of colours.

  • A clear, intuitive interface of Amazon, YouTube, Netflix and other such OTT platforms is what makes this TV your own. Also, you can go beyond traditional TV programming with Google Play Store and Philips App Gallery.

  • The television can be controlled even with your voice. So, whether you want to play games, watch Netflix or find apps in the Google Play store, just tell your TV. In addition, you can command all Google Assistant-compatible intelligent home devices, like dimming the lights without leaving the sofa.

  • The days of the TV remote are over when you can use your voice to control your Philips smart TV via Alexa-enabled devices, like Amazon Echo. Turn your TV on/off, change the channel, switch to your gaming console, everything command is taken care of by Alexa.

6.4 HKC 32F1D HD LED-tv 80 cm/32 inch

  • The HKC 32F1D is an affordable TV; that’s why we have selected it as our ‘Best Value’ television set.

  • The compact size of 31.5 inches fits in any environment, and its design is such that you can put it anywhere from the living room to the bedroom or kitchen.

  • The HKC 32F1D displays all your favourite movies, tv-series, games and other content in HD-Ready (1366 x 768 pixels). 

  • It has multiple ports to connect different devices. You can easily connect a game console, a TV receiver or a DVD player to one of the 3 HDMI ports. The USB port is great to play media by connecting a USB stick or external hard drive and thus playing a movie or recording a TV. In addition, you can use USB ports to provide sufficient power to charge your phone.
    And due to these multiple ports, you can watch TV even via the internet.

  • It receives digital TV via cable or satellite because of the triple tuner and CI + integration. Once you insert the smartcard in the CI+ module (Smit) slot, you access the digital channels.

  • The TV has energy class A and is equipped with Hotel mode for minimum power consumption.

  • Also, you can mount this TV on the wall and ceiling with a VESA wall bracket easily, making it very flexible.

  • The HKC 32F1D is an affordable TV; that’s why we have selected it as our ‘Best Value’ television set.

  • The compact size of 31.5 inches fits in any environment, and its design is such that you can put it anywhere from the living room to the bedroom or kitchen.

  • The HKC 32F1D displays all your favourite movies, tv-series, games and other content in HD-Ready (1366 x 768 pixels). 

  • It has multiple ports to connect different devices. You can easily connect a game console, a TV receiver or a DVD player to one of the 3 HDMI ports. The USB port is great to play media by connecting a USB stick or external hard drive and thus playing a movie or recording a TV. In addition, you can use USB ports to provide sufficient power to charge your phone.
    And due to these multiple ports, you can watch TV even via the internet.

  • It receives digital TV via cable or satellite because of the triple tuner and CI + integration. Once you insert the smartcard in the CI+ module (Smit) slot, you access the digital channels.

  • The TV has energy class A and is equipped with Hotel mode for minimum power consumption.

  • Also, you can mount this TV on the wall and ceiling with a VESA wall bracket easily, making it very flexible.

6.5 LG 43UM7500PLA ULTRA HD 4K TV

  • The fifth spot has been occupied by LG 43UM7500PLA, which combines 4K Active HDR with an Advanced Colour Enhancer and DTS Virtual:X sound offering engaging and immersive entertainment.

  • The TV has a sleek design. It is finished with an attractive and sturdy two-pole stand. On top of it, the minimal bezel frame enhances the viewing experience and completes a contemporary look.

  • It has a quad-core processor that supports advanced picture processing for the best visuals of brightness and clarity.

  • The award-winning webOS Smart platform stream shows from renowned apps like Netflix and navigates with the intuitive Magic Remote.

  • The Thinq AI TV follows our command voice, thanks to the built-in Google Assistant and Alexa.

  • This 43” Ultra HD screen has four times more pixels than 1080p Full HD TVs, due to which it delivers stunning realism, natural motion and incredible detail.

  • The HDR feature is the cherry on the cake as that shows shades previously unseen in home entertainment and deepens your view. It expands light, dark and every other colour in between to some fantastic new levels, bringing the model’s picture closer to real life.

  • It is equipped with Advanced Colour Enhancer, which supports dynamic image processing to enhance colour, contrast and clarity for superior picture quality.

  • You can enjoy your movie, TV programs and other content from any angle without distortion.

  • The DTS: Virtual X Audio places sound where it would naturally occur in space for a lifelike, immersive, multi-dimensional audio experience. Moreover, the AI Sound Tuning automatically analyses the room’s acoustics to give the best audio set-up.

  • It features Freeview Play. So, combining catch-up TV, on-demand services and live television lets you watch what you want and when you want. There is no fuss of subscription, and it is compatible with existing broadband services too.

  • The fifth spot has been occupied by LG 43UM7500PLA, which combines 4K Active HDR with an Advanced Colour Enhancer and DTS Virtual:X sound offering engaging and immersive entertainment.

  • The TV has a sleek design. It is finished with an attractive and sturdy two-pole stand. On top of it, the minimal bezel frame enhances the viewing experience and completes a contemporary look.

  • It has a quad-core processor that supports advanced picture processing for the best visuals of brightness and clarity.

  • The award-winning webOS Smart platform stream shows from renowned apps like Netflix and navigates with the intuitive Magic Remote.

  • The Thinq AI TV follows our command voice, thanks to the built-in Google Assistant and Alexa.

  • This 43” Ultra HD screen has four times more pixels than 1080p Full HD TVs, due to which it delivers stunning realism, natural motion and incredible detail.

  • The HDR feature is the cherry on the cake as that shows shades previously unseen in home entertainment and deepens your view. It expands light, dark and every other colour in between to some fantastic new levels, bringing the model’s picture closer to real life.

  • It is equipped with Advanced Colour Enhancer, which supports dynamic image processing to enhance colour, contrast and clarity for superior picture quality.

  • You can enjoy your movie, TV programs and other content from any angle without distortion.

  • The DTS: Virtual X Audio places sound where it would naturally occur in space for a lifelike, immersive, multi-dimensional audio experience. Moreover, the AI Sound Tuning automatically analyses the room’s acoustics to give the best audio set-up.

  • It features Freeview Play. So, combining catch-up TV, on-demand services and live television lets you watch what you want and when you want. There is no fuss of subscription, and it is compatible with existing broadband services too.

6.6 Xiaomi Mi Smart TV P1 32 inch

  • Xiaomi Mi Smart TV P1 is a great television set that delivers a lot on the value front.

  • Our review is for 32-inch screen size, but it is also available in 43, 50, and 55 inches.

  • The TV has a borderless design that offers an epic view. The bezel-less design is excellent for a unique viewing experience as it provides a higher screen-to-body ratio delivering a clearer and more immersive experience.

  • This is an HD television that displays true-to-life images and vivid colours. Despite being an HD LED display, it offers a comfortable and immersive experience suitable for use in both living rooms and home offices.
    However, in 43-inch, 50-inch, and 55-inch variants, the output is 4K resolution with support for two HDR formats, Dolby Vision and HDR10+.

  • The overall picture quality is good with the proper contrast and vibrant colours though the blacks could have been deeper. Moreover, the image processing is noteworthy, with the set producing well-defined and clear images for full 1080p media.

  • There are three HDMI ports for connectivity, one of which supports eARC standards for higher quality audio. Other connectivity options are two USB 2.0 ports, an Ethernet port, a CI+ slot, a 3.5mm jack, and an aerial socket.

  • The wireless connectivity options are Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi that supports 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies. 

  • Thanks to the built-in Google Assistant, your voice does all the work. Simply press the Google Assistant button there on the remote to command your TV with your voice. You can also control smart home devices throughout your home using this feature.

  • The built-in Chromecast and Miracast gets casting content to your TV from your smartphone or tablet.

  • Two 5W stereo speakers deliver a rich, clear and multi-layered audio experience. The Dolby Audio and DTS-HD offers an immersive experience along with cinematic sound.

  • The P1 TV set comes with Android TV 10 out of the box.

  • The applications are very well arranged on the home screen, making them easy to find.

  • You can also sign in to the Play Store with your Google account to download more apps. 

  • If you do not wish to get a TV with all the extras, Xiaomi Mi Smart TV P1 will prove to be outstanding.

  • Xiaomi Mi Smart TV P1 is a great television set that delivers a lot on the value front.

  • Our review is for 32-inch screen size, but it is also available in 43, 50, and 55 inches.

  • The TV has a borderless design that offers an epic view. The bezel-less design is excellent for a unique viewing experience as it provides a higher screen-to-body ratio delivering a clearer and more immersive experience.

  • This is an HD television that displays true-to-life images and vivid colours. Despite being an HD LED display, it offers a comfortable and immersive experience suitable for use in both living rooms and home offices.
    However, in 43-inch, 50-inch, and 55-inch variants, the output is 4K resolution with support for two HDR formats, Dolby Vision and HDR10+.

  • The overall picture quality is good with the proper contrast and vibrant colours though the blacks could have been deeper. Moreover, the image processing is noteworthy, with the set producing well-defined and clear images for full 1080p media.

  • There are three HDMI ports for connectivity, one of which supports eARC standards for higher quality audio. Other connectivity options are two USB 2.0 ports, an Ethernet port, a CI+ slot, a 3.5mm jack, and an aerial socket.

  • The wireless connectivity options are Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi that supports 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies. 

  • Thanks to the built-in Google Assistant, your voice does all the work. Simply press the Google Assistant button there on the remote to command your TV with your voice. You can also control smart home devices throughout your home using this feature.

  • The built-in Chromecast and Miracast gets casting content to your TV from your smartphone or tablet.

  • Two 5W stereo speakers deliver a rich, clear and multi-layered audio experience. The Dolby Audio and DTS-HD offers an immersive experience along with cinematic sound.

  • The P1 TV set comes with Android TV 10 out of the box.

  • The applications are very well arranged on the home screen, making them easy to find.

  • You can also sign in to the Play Store with your Google account to download more apps. 

  • If you do not wish to get a TV with all the extras, Xiaomi Mi Smart TV P1 will prove to be outstanding.

6.7 Nokia Smart TV 4300A 43 Zoll

  • Nokia has been known in households for its smartphone and it entered the smart TV market in 2019 with a 55-inch TV. Then in 2020, Nokia Smart TV 4300A 43 Zoll was launched with some great features.

  • For starters, it has a 10-bit ADS panel with a peak brightness of 300-nits. Yes, peak brightness isn’t everything, but it is vital for HDR performance on a TV.

  • Besides supporting 4K, it also supports HDR 10 and Dolby Vision.

  • The TV settings are such that you change the HDMI input from 2.0 to 1.4, restricting the signal to 1080p SDR when the HDR picture quality is too dull for your liking.

  • The Dolby Vision content is worth watching and is certainly enjoyable on this TV.

  • You might have some trouble with dark sequences in a brightly lit room since the TV does not have dimming zones. Due to the lack of dimming zones, the brightness of the entire panel is lowered in darker sequences to maintain the black levels.

  • TV's Dolby Vision performance is very much acceptable. Unfortunately, the HDR 10 performance of the TV is underwhelming.

  • TV will not at all disappoint you if you consume maximum content on YouTube. From movie trailers to gaming and music videos, YouTube content is easily watchable without any trouble.

  • Thanks to the 24W JBL speakers, the sound from the TV is clear even at low volumes. At about 40% volume, these speakers sound good, loud and clear.

  • Stock Android TV steals the show here. Once the initial set-up is over, the UI is smooth as butter.

  • The Smart TV comes with a detailed remote control that has the traditional number pad and the new age smart controls.
    The remote has a slightly angular design, making it look like it is tilting forward when kept on a table. However, when you hold it, you realise that it fits in your hand right due to this ergonomic design.  Moreover, the OTT hotkeys, Google Assistant, volume and playback controls are easily reachable with your thumb when holding the remote control.

  • All in all, the Nokia TV offers decent Dolby Vision performance, and its unique design ensures that it sits well in a compact entertainment centre. Running on Android TV, it gives access to the Play Store and all the streaming services built-in. Moreover, the speakers provide a decent output.


  • Nokia has been known in households for its smartphone and it entered the smart TV market in 2019 with a 55-inch TV. Then in 2020, Nokia Smart TV 4300A 43 Zoll was launched with some great features.

  • For starters, it has a 10-bit ADS panel with a peak brightness of 300-nits. Yes, peak brightness isn’t everything, but it is vital for HDR performance on a TV.

  • Besides supporting 4K, it also supports HDR 10 and Dolby Vision.

  • The TV settings are such that you change the HDMI input from 2.0 to 1.4, restricting the signal to 1080p SDR when the HDR picture quality is too dull for your liking.

  • The Dolby Vision content is worth watching and is certainly enjoyable on this TV.

  • You might have some trouble with dark sequences in a brightly lit room since the TV does not have dimming zones. Due to the lack of dimming zones, the brightness of the entire panel is lowered in darker sequences to maintain the black levels.

  • TV's Dolby Vision performance is very much acceptable. Unfortunately, the HDR 10 performance of the TV is underwhelming.

  • TV will not at all disappoint you if you consume maximum content on YouTube. From movie trailers to gaming and music videos, YouTube content is easily watchable without any trouble.

  • Thanks to the 24W JBL speakers, the sound from the TV is clear even at low volumes. At about 40% volume, these speakers sound good, loud and clear.

  • Stock Android TV steals the show here. Once the initial set-up is over, the UI is smooth as butter.

  • The Smart TV comes with a detailed remote control that has the traditional number pad and the new age smart controls.
    The remote has a slightly angular design, making it look like it is tilting forward when kept on a table. However, when you hold it, you realise that it fits in your hand right due to this ergonomic design.  Moreover, the OTT hotkeys, Google Assistant, volume and playback controls are easily reachable with your thumb when holding the remote control.

  • All in all, the Nokia TV offers decent Dolby Vision performance, and its unique design ensures that it sits well in a compact entertainment centre. Running on Android TV, it gives access to the Play Store and all the streaming services built-in. Moreover, the speakers provide a decent output.