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Samsung TVs are some of the best in the industry, and the brand quickly delivers new and updated versions of its best-selling TVs every year. Samsung TVs are known for their clear, colorful picture and elegant, easy-to-use remote control that beats the competition every time.
That said, with the wide range of Samsung TV options available, it’s hard to find the right one for you. Whether you’re looking for an aesthetic Samsung TV that can serve as an art, or a Samsung TV that uses the brand’s latest technology, keep reading our guide on how to buy the best Samsung TVs on the market.
Note: Samsung recently announced its 2022 TV lineup, although they can’t be made in stores right now. Check back later this year to see our final Samsung 2022 TV rating.
Samsung TV Buying Guide: What to Look for
Here’s what to keep in mind when buying the best Samsung TVs on the market.
Resolution: Each Samsung TV listed below has a 4K or 8K resolution, here’s what that means.
4K resolution defines any TV that is filled with approximately 4,000 horizontal pixels. You’ll usually be able to tell that your new Samsung TV has a 4K resolution by looking at the resolution, usually 3840 x 2160. If you want to compare, 4K is essentially four times clearer and vivid than HD resolutions. This is currently the most requested resolution when people want to buy a TV, and Samsung’s 4K TVs offer vivid, bright and balanced 4K images every time.
By contrast, 8K is not as common as 4K and usually comes at a higher price. Samsung 8K TVs typically pack around 8,000 pixels horizontally and are even more stunning than 4K TVs – if you can grab a screen size large enough to notice the subtle difference.
Size: Depending on the amount of space available and the amount of money you want to spend, you can judge the screen size you are looking for. We usually recommend TVs that are 55 inch or larger, especially if you’re using your TV for both gaming and streaming. That said, all of the Samsung TVs listed below are available in both smaller and larger screen sizes, so you can choose what suits you best.
QLED vs. OLED vs. LED: QLEDS are basically similar to LED TVs as they both use some kind of LCD panel with LED backlighting. The only difference is that QLED TVs also use quantum dot technology as a way to get better blacks than regular LED TVs. QLEDS are also brighter than LED TVs and most OLED TVs.
OLED TVs in comparison use self-illuminating pixels, which means that these TVs produce almost perfect blacks and provide a contrast ratio like no other. Additionally, since self-illuminating pixels can emit light in every direction, OLED TVs also have the widest viewing angles compared to QLED or LED TVs.
Additional Features: Each Samsung TV listed below is a Smart TV, meaning you can download apps directly to your new TV and use it in conjunction with your voice assistant of choice.
We’ve listed the four best Samsung TVs below to meet all your entertainment needs.
1. Samsung QN90A
The Samsung Q90A TV comes in several screen sizes, although we recommend choosing a 65-inch TV.
This Samsung TV has a clear 4K resolution and is one of the best Samsung QLED TVs that combines quantum dots and mini-LEDs to provide a brighter and more balanced picture. HDR tone mapping also guarantees better levels of contrast from scene to scene.
There’s Alexa built-in for smart home integration, but you can also use this Samsung TV with the Google Assistant and Samsung’s voice assistant, Bixby. In addition, a dedicated game mode allows you to adjust screen aspect ratio, input lag, frame rate and much more – it’s definitely my favorite feature on this Samsung TV.
This Samsung TV also has an ultra-wide viewing angle, which means your image should be crisp and clear no matter what part of the room you’re in. In addition, the anti-reflective coating screen allows this Samsung TV to be placed next to the window as well.
The sound is also decent with Object Tracking Sound +, which maps the sound to the action happening on your TV. With Q-symphony, you can also sync the TV sound to the soundbar for a full home theater effect.
If you are looking for the best Samsung TV that delivers clear images from all angles as well as dynamic sound, the Samsung Q90A is for you.
Buy Samsung QN90A $ 2,197.99
2. SAMSUNG QN900A
If you’re looking for a luxurious 8K option, choose the Samsung QN900A. It comes with Neo QLED technology that gives you deeper blacks and brighter whites throughout your entertainment.
All your favorite TV shows and movies will also be upscaled to 8K (if supported), which is four times more vivid than Samsung 4K TVs. Plus, the edge-to-edge screen design blends seamlessly into your home décor for a more immersive multimedia viewing experience.
There’s Alexa built-in and support for the Google Assistant, plus Bixby for hands-free control. Other features include object tracking audio for more accurate sound and the Samsung Plus TV that provides free movies and no-subscription channels to all Samsung TV owners.
Buy SAMSUNG QN900A $ 4,997.99
3. Samsung frames series
Everyone loves the Samsung Frame, and for good reason: this TV performs as good as it looks.
This Samsung QLED TV uses Samsung’s brilliant quantum dot technology to deliver bright colors and deep contrast in any light. There are also voice assistant functions in case you want to control your new Samsung TV hands-free.
Where this TV really shines is in its design. This Samsung TV looks like a work of art decorating your wall. When the TV is not in use, it turns into your favorite images from around the world thanks to the dedicated art mode. The built-in motion sensor ensures that the TV displays the works of art of your choice the moment you enter the room.
You can buy your favorite artwork for display or subscribe to transform your home into a museum. You’ll also be able to customize your new Samsung Frame TV – including frame options and colors – to suit your tastes.
Buy Samsung Frame Series $ 1,545.98
4. Samsung Q60A
The Q60A is equipped with a 4K QLED display for optimal colors and contrasts. It also has similar smart features, including built-in Alexa and adaptive audio that automatically adjusts the audio to what you’re watching. An added bonus is the sleek, slim design that will look stunning no matter where you place it.
The key difference between the Q60A and Samsung’s more advanced TV options is that the Q60A has dual LED backlighting (instead of the mini-led backlight offered on the Q90A). This means you won’t get the best levels of contrast or brightness, but it will still be better than the average LED TV. There is also no dedicated game mode like the Q90A.
That said, if you’re looking to save a few bucks and sacrifice a little picture quality and game optimization, the Q60A is a great entry-level Samsung TV.
Buy Samsung Q60A $ 777.99