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Buying a new one Television is not an easy commitment. You’re trying to find something that fits your budget but doesn’t compromise on image quality and features. We’ve reviewed all the new TV offers on the market and found a bunch of TVs with amazing picture quality – all under $2,000.
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These TVs from Samsung, Sony, LG and TCL are all worth their price tag and we’ve listed their top features below, along with why you should consider buying them.
What are the best TVs under $2,000: A buying guide
There are a few things to keep in mind when shopping for the best televisions under $2000 online. Here’s what to look for to find the best TV for you.
Conclusion: Every TV we mention below has a 4K resolution. 4K (3,840 x 2,160) is a flat screen resolution of approximately 4,000 pixels and is usually described as four times clearer than HD. 4K TVs have incredible picture quality, with crisp visuals, deep contrast and bright, accurate colors.
Size: If you want a good TV under $2,000 you’ll want one that’s at least 55 inches so you don’t have to stare at the screen from afar. The TVs we’ve listed below range from 55 inches to 75 inches, but are also available in other sizes, if you need a bigger (or smaller) screen.
QLED vs. OLED vs. LEDs: QLEDs are similar to LED televisions in that they both use some type of LCD panel with LED lighting. The only difference is that QLEDs also use quantum dot technology as a way to produce better blacks than conventional LED TVs. QLEDs are also brighter than LED TVs and most OLED TVs.
OLED TVs in comparison use self-lighting pixels which means these TVs produce perfect blacks and deliver a contrast ratio like no other. Moreover, since the self-luminous pixels can emit light in all directions OLED TVs also have wider viewing angles compared to QLED or LED TVs.
Additional features: Other things you might want in your new TV are smart server compatibility, a dedicated game mode (if it’s your game), and good port selection. Some TVs come with extras like Samsung’s free TV channels and Apple AirPlay 2 support – so you can cast photos and videos directly to your smartphone.
1. LG OLED C1 Series 65-Inch 4K TV
We recommend the 65-inch model here, although this TV is available in several other screen sizes from 48-inches to 83-inches. The TV itself has an OLED display for rich blacks and accurate colors, whether you’re streaming or gaming.
This OLED TV also has a game optimizer, for faster refresh rates and the ability to choose between G-Sync and FreeSync technology. IG-Sync is NVIDIA’s exclusive technology and helps reduce tearing, delivering crystal clear picture quality no matter what game you choose.
This LG TV also has Motion Blur technology, which allows you to keep an eye on your teammates during cooperative games or keep an eye on the ball at all times during your team’s soccer game.
Other features include a sports alert mode and support for DolbyVision and Atmos.
Buy LG OLED C1 Series 65-Inch 4K TV $1,496.99
2. SAMSUNG 65-Inch QN90A TV
This TV clocks in at less than $2,000 and has a 4K display resolution, built-in Alexa and quantum HDR, which Samsung says adjusts the color and quality of the picture in your viewing area.
This is one of the best features of the Samsung QLED TV, which combines quantum dots and mini-LEDs to deliver a bright, balanced display. Moreover, there is a game mode available, which allows you to adjust the screen ratio, input lag and fps, for a more personalized gaming experience.
We like the sound on this TV as well, which sports Object Tracking tech, sound mapping the motion of the TV.
Other top features include four HDMI ports and a nifty multi-view feature, which lets you view different media side by side at the same time.
Buy SAMSUNG 65-Inch QN90A TV $2,197.99
3. Sony 55-Inch 4K A80K TV
Sony large screen television available in three sizes (55 inches, 65 inches and 77 inches) although, for most rooms, a 55-inch TV should be enough. This Sony option has Google TV built-in too, so you can download your favorite streaming apps and use Google Assistant for hands-free control.
The screen uses Sony’s XR OLED Contrast Pro technology for more realistic visuals, including accurate brightness and contrast levels.
As for audio, you have support for Dolby Atmos and Acoustic Surface Audio + Technology, for immersive sound. The TV also has two subwoofers for heart-pumping bass, even when you’re watching the latest. Top gun or playing your favorite game PlayStation Games.
Speaking of PlayStation, Sony is designing its TV to work with the next-gen console. This means low lag and automatic tone mapping for all your games.
Buy Sony 55-Inch 4K A80K TV $3,696.00
4. TCL 65-Inch 4K Roku TV
TCL’s 4K Roku smart TV is another QLED model you may want to consider.
It has a built-in Roku that lets you download all the apps you need to stream to your new TV. There are three screen sizes available (55 inches, 65 inches, and 75 inches), and if you have the space we recommend choosing the widest model.
This Smart TV also features Dolby Vision HDR images and TCL’s Photon technology that delivers sharp, lifelike images whether you’re streaming or playing. There are different Color Zones, for better contrast in whatever entertainment you choose
Plus, the TV has four HDMI ports and a slim, almost bezel-less design that should fit seamlessly into your space.
Buy TCL 65-Inch 4K Roku TV $1,399.96
5. Amazon Omni Series Fire TV
This smart TV has a 4K resolution and HDR for a stunning, clear display whether you’re playing or gaming. There’s Dolby Vison too for deep contrast, highlights and brilliance for all your viewing pleasure. Since the Fire TV is built-in, you’ll have access to Alexa for hands-free control as well.
There are plenty of HDMI ports available to connect your game console or any other devices to your TV setup. And, while there’s built-in Wi-Fi, you also have an ethernet port if you choose to use it. Download all your favorite apps to your new TV and stream Netflix, Hulu and Disney+ with ease.
You’ll also be able to connect a pair of Echo speakers to your new TV wirelessly. And, with AirPlay support, cast your home videos directly to your Fire TV whenever you want.
Buy Amazon Omni Series Fire TV $719.99