Best TV

 Toshiba 32WK3C63DB

Best small TV


Great value for money

Freeview Play catch-up

Toshiba Smart Centre

Bluetooth music streaming


Only 720p resolution

No Disney+ app

Key features:

Freeview Play

Amazon Alexa compatible

Bluetooth built-in

A brilliant, affordable small TV. The Toshiba WK3 TV is a great addition to any spare room or kitchen. It’s HD Ready and supports a good number of apps, including Netflix, Prime Video, Britbox, YouTube, Twitch, BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub. The design isn’t flashy, but the picture quality is decent for what it promises.

Buy Toshiba WK3 TV for £189 at Very

LG G1 (OLED65G1)

Best TV for mounting


Top-notch 4K picture quality

Interiors friendly design

Cutting-edge panel

4K 120fps High Frame Rate support


You’ll probably need to wall-mount a soundbar

A bit on the pricey side

Key features:

High brightness EVO panel

Gallery design

4K HDR with Dolby Vision IQ

Web OS smart platform

Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa support

HDMI v2.1 connectivity

The ‘G’ in the LG G1 stands for ‘gallery’ as this TV is designed to be mounted on the wall. This won’t suit everyone, but we awarded it four out of five stars because it delivered a vibrant and cinematic picture quality, ultra-sleek design, and smart TV features, including Google Assistant or Alexa support.

Buy LG G1 TV for £2,299 at Currys

LG C1 (OLED65C1)

Best gaming TV


Excellent 4K picture quality

Plenty of streaming app options

Game Optimizer mode

4K 120fps High Frame Rate support


Average onboard audio

No HDR10+ support

Smart Platform could do with customization options

Key features:

4K HDR with Dolby Vision IQ

Web OS smart platform

Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa support

HDMI v2.1 connectivity

This premium 4K TV is packed with features. It can display high frame rate games at 4K 120fps from a PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X console, works with Google Assistant or Alexa, and has a super slim OLED display. We recommend adding a soundbar for the full cinematic experience.

Buy LG C1 TV for £1,799 at Very

Sony X90J (XR-65X90J)

Best value for money


Outstanding picture performance

Dolby Vision HDR

Dolby Atmos sound


Poor Catch-up TV support

No HDR10+

Not all HDMI inputs cope with 4K 120fps gaming

Key features:

Cognitive Processor XR processor

HDMI v2.1 connectivity

Google TV

Works with Alexa and Google Assistant

For less than £1,000, the 55-inch Sony Bravia X90J ticks a lot of boxes. The 4K LED TV works with Alexa and Google Assistant, picture quality with superb detail and colour depth, plus next-gen games console support for the PlayStation 5. It’s a solid choice for anyone after a powerful TV that won’t break the bank.

Buy Sony X90J TV for £899 at Currys

Television purchasing language glossary

When looking for TVs, we're gone up against heaps of abbreviations and language. Here is a glossary of terms, what they mean, and all the more critically, regardless of whether they're worth focusing on.


Ultra HD – or 4K as it's better known – has now turned into the default quality in TVs. It's known as 4K due to the 3840 x 2160 pixels of definition that are offered – an immense move forward from the 1920 x 1080 pixels of standard HD. Since essentially all TVs that are being produced now are 4K in quality – and are becoming ever less expensive – you'll need a TV that is 4K-prepared. Investigate our what is a 4K TV article for profound plunge into what you can anticipate from a 4K TV.


The picture goal of 4K TV may have sounded noteworthy, yet they can't come close to the amazing 7,680 x 4,320 pixels presented by 8K TVs. While numerous 8K TVs are as of now available, they're still extremely costly for the normal purchaser. Not just that, 8K goal just truly pays off in super-size TVs like 75-inch or 85-inch sets. Our recommendation is to ignore 8K TVs for the present – they'll probably develop significantly more reasonably in the following, not many years.

Brilliant TV

This is an expression that you'll see on essentially every TV set available at this point. For sure, in a survey we as of late directed with north of 500 perusers, we found that 47% of them currently own a shrewd TV.

A brilliant TV is basically one you can associate with your home's Wi-Fi and use for both application web-based and web perusing. Peruse our what is a savvy TV manual for discovering more with regards to how brilliant stages vary, and which brands make the best shrewd TVs. To discover more with regards to Google's most recent brilliant stage (something you're probably going to see on expanding quantities of sets) read us What is Google TV article.

Assuming that you're not right now on the lookout for another TV, you can add a savvy gadget to your TV as a streaming stick. The most famous brands are from Amazon and Roku, and our specialists have tried a few of them, including the Roku Streambar, Roku Express 4K, Amazon Fire TV Cube, and Now TV Smart Stick. These have contrasting capacities and picture quality, yet they'll likewise set up your non-savvy TV for streaming.

Assuming that you're considering getting one, the best spot to begin is by perusing our best streaming gadget article.


You've likely heard this abbreviation before since it's been around for some time: it represents Liquid Crystal Display. Except for OLED sets, all TVs actually use LCD screens, which are enlightened by a back backdrop illumination.


The backdrop illumination we notice above is the LED or Light Emitting Diode. It's this that radiates through the LCD screen to give you your picture, and they're a vital piece of everything except the most progressive TVs. Once in a while TVs are set apart as LED TVs, which truly implies they are still LCD TVs. Relax assuming this is confounding, it's not especially significant.


This represents High Definition TV – otherwise known as the following large thing of days of old. That is not to decry the 1920 x 1080 pixel goal of HD TVs: most UK families have these in their parlors. In any case, considering that 4K is presently so famously reasonable, we don't recommend you purchase an HD TV now. You'll likewise see HD Ready set apart on more seasoned sets, which is a somewhat lower goal – to dive more deeply into the distinctions, read our HD Ready versus Full HD TVs article.


HDR represents a High Dynamic Range, which is a sort of extra organization that connects with 4K. There are various configurations out there, including HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG, HDR10+, and Advanced HDR by Technicolor, and there's much discussion over which is ideal. Various TVs support diverse HDR designs, as do web-based features – for instance, Netflix conveys its 4K substance in Dolby Vision. In any case, since they're all totally viable, our fair counsel isn't to get too hung up on HDR.


This is a term that you ought to focus on when you're looking for a shrewd TV and one that likely clarifies the robust costs you'll experience. OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) TVs right now appreciate top-level status available, offering a rich, dynamic, high-contrast picture quality that is perceivably better than your all-around common 4K. Pull out all the stops, assuming you can bear the cost of it, and read our what is an OLED TV explainer on the off chance that you're interested.

Furthermore in the event that you extravagant investigating an as of late delivered, state-of-the-art OLED TV, you can peruse our manual for the Sony Bravia XR A90J.


QLED is Samsung's local, more reasonable option in contrast to OLED. It utilizes customary LCD/LED innovation however presents a layer of 'quantum spots' to additionally advance the image. Samsung has admirably situated this as the venturing stone between regular 4K and OLED. We jump into the subtleties in our what is QLED TV explainer.

Assuming you're searching out a TV that conveys an additional high picture standard, yet you need to keep your spending beneath £1,000, you ought to consider Samsung's QLED shrewd TV range.


Like QLED is NanoCell, a kind of picture tech created by rival Korean brand LG. As we go into it our what is a NanoCell TV explainer, this innovation upgrades the nature of 4K TV by presenting a layer of 'nanoparticles' that further develop the shading reach and blacks of whatever you're watching. Once more, it sits in the center ground between standard 4K sets and the first-class OLEDs and is certainly worth considering. While models from the furthest down-the-line lines can cost around the £1,000 mark, you'll track down more established sets for very little over £500.


Samsung's Neo QLED TV sets mark the following transformative stage in QLED tech, with the Mini LED lights being supplanted by much more modest lights. These make a more extensive number of 'zones' across the TV screen, which can all be little at various levels, which adds to a more keen, more lively nature of the picture. To discover more, you can go to our Samsung QLED versus Samsung Neo QLED explainer.

Investigate our Samsung Q70A TV audit to see what a Samsung QLED savvy TV offers.

Dolby Atmos

This is the kind of thing you'll see displayed across various top-of-the-line shrewd TVs from any semblance of LG and Samsung. It's basically an encompass sound innovation that was first acquainted with films almost 10 years prior. Web-based features like Netflix offer a few titles with Dolby Atmos similarity, yet everything relies upon whether it's upheld by your TV.

Assuming you're somebody who esteems excellent sound with their TV, one guaranteed way is to put resources into a soundbar, which can be utilized close by (or all the more in a real sense, straightforwardly under) the TV's implicit speakers. Our specialists have scrutinized various soundbars, including the TLC TS6100, the Roku Streambar, the Sony HT–G700, and the Sonos Arc, which upholds Dolby Atmos.

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