What UHD 4K TV should I buy?
With so many new TVs out this 2016, all toting a brain-melting number of features, it’s sometimes hard to work out which is the best 4K TV – here are some of our favourites.
The majority of new televisions are now equipped with 4K UHD screens, with many also capable of HDR support. If you’re keen to future-proof your purchase, then you’ll need to look out for that ‘Ultra HD Premium’ label. These four televisions cover a range of budgets and requirements, but one thing they all come furnished with is 4K UHD and HDR.
LG E6 Signature OLED
This TV is a stunner thanks to that OLED panel. Plus, you’re getting all the 4K UHD and HDR compatibility from this Ultra HD Premium rated telly. OLED still, arguably, offers the best contrast ratio at the lower end for true blacks and clear cinematography. The colours have plenty of pop, and refresh rates are fast, while the OS is easy to navigate with lots of apps.
Samsung SUHD UE65JS9500
If it’s LED you’re opting for, meaning a lower price and higher peak brightness, then Samsung’s latest Nano Crystal tech, aka Quantum Dot, should impress. Plus, Samsung’s Tizen OS is app-filled and simple to navigate. While there are cheaper LED televisions out there, this is one of the best, in our opinion.
If you want to get all the quality of a 4K screen with HDR but without breaking the bank, then Hisense is the key. This 75-inch whopper is cheaper than most 55-inch screens on the market, but it actually looks great. Quad-core processing, local dimming and plenty of smart apps make this a very tempting television indeed.
Sony Bravia ZD9
Sony has pushed LED to its limits with individual LED dimming for contrast performance plus a faster processor for high-speed video without any lag. Android TV OS means apps are plentiful and smartphone interaction is simple. The ZD9 comes in a 65-inch, a 75-inch, or an eyeball-assaulting, wall-consuming 100-inch version, with the latter costing a cool £60,000.