Save for a new screen? To help you navigate the dozens of seemingly identical TV models from Samsung, LG, Vizio, TCL, Sony, and other manufacturers, we’ve watched hundreds of hours of content on them and picked a few of our favorites. . We’ve listed everything from the best budget TV to the absolute best set you can buy if money isn’t an issue, and some great choices in between.
We also think you should invest in a good sound bar and TV streaming stick. TVs now have wonderful screens, but they are terrible for sound and running applications. Be sure to check out our many more buying guides.
Unless stated otherwise, each TV we connect to is 55 inches. There are often larger and smaller sizes available on the retailer’s site, but this is a very good size for most salons. All of these models have 4K Ultra HD pixel resolution (and some have 8K), as there aren’t many good reasons to buy a standard HDTV anymore, or a lot to sell.
Update March 2021: We’ve added the Vizio OLED and information on other TCL 6-Series alternatives that we love. We have also updated the prices and descriptions.
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