If you’re on the hunt for the best new TV then you are looking for a trifecta of features: a Smart TV that can play 4K and HDR (High Dynamic Range) content. In this article I rank the top 25 4K HDR Smart TVs and give more in-depth information on 5 of those TVs that I consider standouts. You can scroll all the way down to the end of the article to get to the list or you can read through some useful information I put together to help you pick the best new TV.
If you’re really lazy, here’s a link to the OLED TV that snagged the number 1 spot.
While this article mostly mentions premium cutting-edge TVs, if you’re looking for a great deal (in other words if you want a cheap 4K HDR TV) I have made sure to include some options for you.
Obviously if you’re a lover of movies or TV shows a newer, better TV can make those experiences even more enjoyable. Personally my home entertainment setup has already gotten to the point where I’d much rather watch a movie in the comfort of my living room than go to a crowded, dirty and expensive movie theater. In fact, the last time I went to the theater the screen almost seemed blurry in comparison to my Samsung Smart TV (making the movie nearly unwatchable). For better or worse that’s how spoiled I guess I’ve become.
Sports fans and video gamers will also love the way their favorite games look on a brighter, faster, more colorful and more realistic screen. Competitive gamers looking for advantages in the multiplayer arena will benefit from lower input lag times found on the best new TVs and football, basketball, baseball and soccer fans will love how crisp the movement of players, balls and camera pans appear with faster, less-blurry refresh rates.
Finally, if you’re wanting to use a TV as a computer monitor for your PC or Mac then a Smart TV with 4K HDR capabilities is going to provide the best possible viewing experience.
Other than the 3 main features I’ve mentioned (Smarts, 4K and HDR), which I’ll be talking about more in-depth shortly, there are some other considerations to take into account before you make your purchase. Generally speaking, the average consumer should really enjoy any of the TVs I’ve listed here in terms of picture ...