21st, January 2020
4K TVs: Are they the new standard?
Since the introduction of 4K technology, brands are competing to introduce the highest possible quality of 4K TVs. So, you will find yourself surrounded by too many options that will make the choice more difficult for you. To help you with that, we will introduce the best 4K TVs to consider in 2020 from budget to premium. Think carefully, take the right decision, and enjoy the highest possible experience of watching Netflix, Amazon and Google play movies on your 4K TV.
Latest 4K TVs models and marks
Despite being a 2018 model, this 4K TV is considered the best Samsung TV it has ever launched. This TV depends on QLED which make it more preferred by those who want punch as its operating system is better than that of OLED TVs.It may just be similar to OLED for the black color and the viewing angles, but it provides users with more brightness, brilliant colors and excellent details of darkness. This model comes with two sizes, the 55inch model and the 65inch one.
The price of Samsung QE65Q90R is about £2,898
What is unique about Samsung QE65Q90R?
- More Detailed blacks
- More natural colors
- Wide viewing angles
This 4K TV is customized for those who want to enjoy the high-end quality in a smaller-sized TV. The bigger version of this model is XG9505. It may not be as perfect as this version but the difference is slight and when you consider the quality compared to its size you may prefer the XG9005 version more. You will feel too satisfied when you watch the combination of brilliant balanced colors, lots of details and sharp edges that deliver an enticing picture on this small 4K TV. Sony KD-49XG9005 relies on Android operating system that is still behind alternatives used by Samsung and LG, but Sony is still improving and it added YouView to this model which insures the availability of UK catch-up services.
The price of Sony KD-49XG9005 is about £799
What is unique about Sony KD-49XG9005?
- Punchy picture
- Solid sound
- Brilliant balanced colors
This 4K LG model is considered one of the best LG value of money TVs as it comes in an affordable price compared to the introduced high quality that is based on OLED panel of 2019. This TV still depends on the 2018 processor. So, this maybe the reason why it is introduced at less price. But this older processor will have no effect on the quality of pictures colors and contrast. However, the top LG processor is a little bit better in terms of light and dark details. So, you can pay more for other LG models with the top processor but if you have budget consideration you can rely on the B9PLA with a full vote of confidence.
The price of LG OLED65B9PLA is about £1,778
What is unique about LG OLED65B9PLA?
- Affordable price
- Brilliant colors
This 4K TV is also customized for those who look for quality at a reasonable price. You will feel as you are in a cinema while you are watching the 58inch version and if you are more careful about your budget you may decide to pay less and get the 50inch version. With this model, Panasonic is not only competing with the TV size and affordable price, it also adopts HDR10+, Dolby vision and a simple operating system including all essential apps. The only thing that you may not like about this model is the audio performance, but you can solve this issue by adding a sound bar to get a better performance of the audio.
The price of Panasonic TX-58GX800B is about £999
What is unique about Panasonic TX-58GX800B?
- Natural and detailed picture
- Dolby vision and HDR10+
- A value of money
What size to choose
The size of you 4K TV is a major thing to consider along with your budget, but you should know that if your budget is enough to buy a bigger TV this will not always be the better choice. If you live in a small town home, your available space would require a smaller TV to fit in your cabinet. This doesn’t mean to look for small TVs, but you can select one that is reasonable in size. So, you will not sacrifice too much space and you won’t have to set close to the screen. The final decision should be a TV size that looks visually pleasing, fits the available space and fits your viewing needs. If you need a TV for the room where you set with your family, a size from 55inch to 70inch could be the best choice. But if you need a TV for your living room, try to focus on an option with 50inch or less.
Why should you buy a 4K TV instead of an HD TV?
There are different reasons why you should replace your HD TV with a 4K one.
- Video streaming services of the best providers such as Netflix have content that is 4K. So, your HD TV couldn’t be able to show this content.
- Game consoles are depending on 4K for their last launches such as Xbox one S, PS4 Pro and other UHD Blu-ray players.
- New technologies like OLED and HDR are viewed better on 4K TVs. Furthermore, color and other features of the picture are displayed better on 4k TVs.
Is 4K TV good for your eyes?
4K TVs are also different from HD as their screen resolution is more to the extent that lower the risk of strain as this higher screen resolution make objects more comfortable to focus on. This feeling is more obvious for 4K TVs with lower sizes. That’s because the 4K resolution that is 3,840 x 2,160 pixel will be the same for different sizes but the dense will be different. So, the more size is your 4K TV, the larger is each pixel. You should be worried this much as 4K screen resolution is high enough to suit all sizes