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4K TVs are available at many different price points and performance levels, with models suitable for...4K TVs are available at many different price points and performance levels, with models suitable for budget buyers, home theater enthusiasts, and everyone in between. With its impressive OLED panel, extensive HDR support, and webOS smart features, the LG C9 is the best 4K TV you can buy. 4K Ultra HD (UHD) TVs have become the norm for any buyer looking to purchase a new display for their living room, bedroom, or dedicated home theater. However, while all 4K TVs offer a resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels, picture quality and smart-connectivity features can vary wildly between different brands and models. With that in mind, there are some key specifications that you should look for when choosing which TV is the best fit for your needs. In particular, if you're buying a new display with image performance as a top priority, you'll want to make special note of a TV's high-dynamic-range (HDR) capabilities. Even more so than resolution, HDR has become the defining factor for picture quality in modern TVs. This feature allows a TV to offer enhanced contrast and colors when playing specially graded HDR content on many streaming apps and 4K Blu-ray discs, resulting in a more realistic sense of brightness, depth, and saturation. Brightness capabilities (measured in nits), black levels, contrast ratio, color gamut coverage, and viewing angles are all major factors that help contribute to a TV's HDR and overall picture performance. Panel type then plays a large role in determining how well a display can handle all of these elements. There are currently two main types of 4K TV panels: OLED and LCD (the latter is often branded as QLED or LED). Each has its own strengths and weaknesses, with OLEDs excelling at black levels, and LCDs shine at brightness. Of course, picture quality is hardly the only aspect you should be looking at when buying a new display. Smart TV platforms, app selection, voice assistant support, and overall design can all make or break a 4K TV purchase. After all, what's the point of a pretty picture if you can't navigate easily through the TV menus to actually play something? With all those factors in mind, we've selected the best 4K TVs on the market based on hands-on testing with a variety of models. Our picks represent a range of price points and performance needs, but each of the displays we've selected is good enough to offer capable HDR playback and streaming app support. Since 65 inches has become the flagship screen size for manufacturers, all of our selections fall into that category. That said, please keep in mind that many of the models listed below are also available in smaller and larger screen sizes. Here are the best 4K TVs you can buy: Best 4K TV overall: LG C9 Best 4K TV for the money: Vizio P-Series Quantum Best budget 4K TV: TCL 6-Series Best QLED 4K TV: Samsung Q90R Best premium 4K TV: Sony A9G Updated on 02/26/2020 by Steven Cohen: We added upcoming 4K TVs that we're looking forward to, as well as links to related TV buying guides. Prices and links are current at time of posting. The best 4K TV overall The LG C9 OLED offers the best balance between home theater picture quality and price. LG's OLED TVs have become synonymous with high-end picture quality, and the C9 continues that trend while adding a few new bells and whistles over previous models, including HDMI 2.1 inputs for better future-proofing. Though it's a little more expensive than some competing LCD TVs, if you're looking for the best balance between premium image quality and cost, then the C9 is the 4K TV to beat. Unlike traditional LCD TVs (including LED and QLED), the C9's OLED screen does not require a backlight or any dimming zones. Backlights can lead to milky black levels, uniformity issues, and blooming where certain parts of the screen appear brighter than others or washed out, especially when watching movies in a dark room. With an emissive OLED panel, however, each individual pixel is able to create its own light or turn off completely to produce an infinite contrast ratio. This leads to deep, perfectly uniform black levels, along with more precise highlights and wider viewing angles compared to LCDs. LG's C9 also supports advanced 4K upscaling and processing thanks to the display's α9 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor, which can make lower-quality videos look better, like Full HD (1080p). Multiple HDR formats are supported as well, including HDR10, Dolby Vision, and HLG. Peak brightness hovers around 800 nits and the TV supports close to 100% of the P3 wide color gamut for fantastic HDR. Yes, some QLED TVs can get even brighter, but the pixel-level contrast of the C9's OLED screen can actually give HDR videos more depth and pop. Smart TV features are extensive as well via LG's webOS platform and ThinQ AI technology. A large selection of apps is easily accessible through the TV's responsive interface, and the C9 also includes a magic remote with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa support. The display's design is great too, with an extremely thin profile and a hefty pedestal stand. You'll have to take a little extra care when setting it up, but the results are beautiful in any living room. LG's pricier E9 and W9 are even more premium when it comes to design, but the C9 will give you the exact same picture quality for less money. Buyers who want to save even more, can also opt for the more affordable LG B9 OLED instead. This entry-level model uses the same panel as the C9, but swaps out the α9 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor for the less powerful α7 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor. All things considered, however, the C9 is the best buy of the bunch. The only notable drawback is the potential risk for burn-in that comes with all OLED screens. In rare cases, a ghost image can get permanently stuck on the TV if you leave the same picture paused on the panel for hours on end. Thankfully, there are special functions built-in to reduce the chance of logos (like those used on 24-hour news channels) from getting stuck. Pros: OLED panel with pixel-level contrast, deep black levels, wide viewing angles, HDMI 2.1 inputs, webOS smart TV platform, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa capabilities. Cons: Pricier than most LCD TVs, can't get as bright as QLED models, there is some risk for burn-in. The best 4K TV for the money With performance that rivals more expensive sets from the competition, the affordable Vizio P-Series Quantum is the best 4K TV in its price range. Though home-theater enthusiasts will enjoy the enhanced picture quality and smart TV perks that premium displays from LG, Sony, and Samsung provide, the Vizio P-Series Quantum manages to pack in a lot of the same features found on those pricier models, but for a lot less. There are some trade-offs, of course, but if you want solid 4K HDR and streaming performance without breaking the bank, the P-Series Quantum is one of the best options out there. While you won't get OLED-quality contrast, the P-Series Quantum's LCD panel does feature full-array local dimming. This tech enables the TV to dim and brighten in specific zones across the screen. As a result, the display can produce better black levels and more precise highlights compared to LCDs without dimming. The 65-inch P-Series Quantum offers 200 zones, which is great for this price, along with a max brightness of 1,100 nits and support for HDR10, Dolby Vision, and HLG. Quantum dot technology is employed as well for wide color playback. Unlike TCL's similar and more affordable 6-Series TV, the Vizio also boasts a 120Hz panel for smooth motion and AirPlay 2 support for easy wireless content streaming from Apple products. The display is compatible with separate Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant devices as well, but the TV's included remote does not feature a microphone for integrated voice control. On the downside, like a lot of other LCD TVs in this price range, viewing angles aren't that great, which means colors and contrast do get washed out when you aren't sitting toward the center of the display. For better viewing angles, you'll have to opt for one of Sony or LG's OLED TVs, or an LCD TV with an IPS panel. Vizio's SmartCast OS is also a little lacking compared to other smart TV platforms like Roku. You can still cast plenty of apps to the display from a mobile device, but the on-screen selection is a bit limited. Meanwhile, for buyers who want to save a bit more money, Vizio's M-Series Quantum is a great entry-level alternative to the P-Series. Brightness and local dimming aren't as strong, but you still get great performance for the price. If you want to step things up even further, there's also the company's flagship P-Series Quantum X, which offers some of the brightest HDR performance on the market and a whopping 384 zones of local dimming on the 65-inch model. For the price, however, the standard P-Series Quantum hits the perfect sweet spot between cost and performance. Pros: Full-array local dimming with 200 zones, quantum dot color technology, 120Hz panel, AirPlay 2 support, competitive pricing Cons: On-screen app selection is limited, no voice remote, viewing angles are mediocre. The best budget 4K TV The TCL 6-Series features an easy-to-use smart TV interface powered by the Roku OS, along with fantastic HDR and quantum dot color performance for the price. Over the last few years, TCL's 6-Series Roku TV has cemented itself as one of the best bang-for-your-buck 4K TVs on the market, and its new 2019 model steps things up even further by adding quantum dot color technology to the mix. Like Vizio's similar offerings, the 6-Series provides fantastic image performance for its class and, unlike Vizio's options, the TCL provides a larger selection of on-screen apps via the simple and convenient Roku OS. The 6-Series offers full-array local dimming with 120 zones on the 65-inch model. That's not quite as many zones as the P-Series Quantum, but black level performance is still great for an LCD in this price range. The 6-Series also boasts quantum dots, which expands the display's wide color capabilities. HDR support is strong too with HDR10, Dolby Vision, and HLG playback, along with peak brightness in the 800 nits range. Compared to more expensive TVs, the 6-Series is lacking a few features and design perks here and there. The panel itself is thicker than a lot of other modern LCDs, viewing angles aren't the best, and you'll get a 60Hz refresh rate rather than the higher 120Hz refresh rate featured on most of the competition. Sadly, Apple AirPlay 2 connectivity is not supported either, despite being available on Vizio, LG, and Samsung TVs. Still, actual image performance on the 6-Series is almost unmatched for a TV under $800. The Roku interface and included voice remote also work great for simple and convenient access to a great library of streaming channels. If you want a Roku TV with even better picture quality, then you might also want to consider TCL's new 8-Series. This more expensive model boasts mini-LED backlight technology for even better dimming and brightness performance, though the upgrade comes with a pretty steep price. Pros: Full-array local dimming with 120 zones, quantum dot color technology, Roku OS with plenty of apps, very affordable. Cons: Mediocre viewing angles, 60Hz panel rather than 120Hz, no AirPlay 2 support. The best QLED 4K TV Samsung's Q90R is a bit pricey but it offers the best overall picture of any 4K QLED TV model. Though Vizio and TCL have done a great job bringing quantum dot technology to their value-priced TV models, Samsung's flagship Q90R QLED TV remains a good buy for enthusiasts thanks to some key performance features and a very stylish design. Samsung doesn't reveal an exact number, but the Q90R boasts over 400 zones of full-array local dimming for some of the deepest black levels on any LCD TV. Peak brightness hits around the 1,500 nits range, easily besting OLED displays from LG and Sony. While the Vizio P-Series Quantum X and TCL 8-Series can get brighter in certain situations, the Q90R is a little less prone to dimming artifacts, like blooming, which can create distracting halo effects around objects. This TV's quantum dot tech also provides great wide color capabilities during HDR playback, and Samsung is the only TV manufacturer in the US to currently include support for the advanced HDR10+ format. Sadly, however, the Q90R does not support the similar but more widespread Dolby Vision format, which is one of the TV's only key drawbacks. On the plus side, gaming performance is strong with very low input lag. FreeSync variable refresh rate technology is supported as well, which can reduce screen tearing and stuttering during gameplay. When it comes to viewing angles, Samsung uses a special layer to offer better off-axis color and contrast compared to TCL and Vizio TVs. Bixby voice control and compatibility with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and AirPlay 2 are featured as well for extensive digital assistant and connectivity options. Samsung's Smart Hub platform, powered by the company's Tizen OS, provides fast and responsive navigation with on-screen support for a large selection of streaming apps. The TV's design also features a stylish and premium appearance. All of the display's connections are actually housed on a separate One Connect box instead of the panel itself, enabling a very thin profile and cleaner wall mounting. Samsung's less expensive Q80R and Q70R are both solid QLED options as well, but brightness and dimming performance aren't as good as the Q90R, and the Q70R lacks the wide viewing angle layer found on the step-up models. In general, the performance and style perks found on the Q90R make it the best QLED choice for buyers who are willing to pay a premium over TCL and Vizio's more affordable models. Pros: Bright HDR performance with HDR10+ support, full-array local dimming with great black levels, quantum dot color, wider viewing angles than typical LCDs, stylish design with thin profile, Smart Hub platform with lots of apps, Bixby voice control. Cons: Expensive for an LCD, lacks Dolby Vision support. The best premium 4K TV The Sony A9G OLED TV offers premium performance and design for an equally premium price. Sony actually uses the same OLED panel that LG uses for its 4K TVs, but Sony manages to edge-out LG's C9 when it comes to high-end performance thanks to superior processing and a few cool design flourishes — that is if you're willing to pay more. Like the C9, the A9G uses an OLED panel with pixel-level contrast, perfect black levels, and wide viewing angles, avoiding all of the image quality issues that backlights used on LCD TVs can produce. While LG's C9 can actually get a little brighter than Sony's display, the A9G still offers exceptional HDR performance with HDR10, HLG, and Dolby Vision support. The A9G also earns a slight edge over the C9 in the premium picture quality department thanks to the TV's processing and accuracy. Sony's X1 Ultimate processor offers a slightly cleaner image with less artifacts when playing lower quality content, along with better highlight and shadow detail when playing HDR videos. During side-by-side demos I've attended, the A9G has also come the closest to matching the look of professional broadcast monitors used by Hollywood colorists. This means, that when calibrated, movies on the A9G look closer to how the director intended than they do on pretty much any other TV on the market. The display's gorgeous design is a key perk as well, with a very thin profile and a sturdy pedestal stand. Unlike traditional TVs, the A9G also features a unique audio system with acoustic surface technology. Instead of typical speakers, this process creates sound from the screen itself with centralized dialogue. Connectivity options are extensive as well, with AirPlay 2, HomeKit, Amazon Alexa, and integrated Google Assistant capabilities. Buyers already invested in Google's ecosystem will also be right at home with the display's Android TV platform, making it easy to access a wide assortment of apps. Though most buyers who want an OLED will be better off saving some cash and going with LG's more affordable C9, the A9G still earns a clear spot for enthusiasts with deep pockets who want the most accurate picture. Like all OLED panels, however, it should be noted that there is some risk for burn-in if you leave a static image on the screen for too long. Pros: OLED panel with pixel-level contrast, deep black levels, wide viewing angles, Android TV with integrated Google Assistant, acoustic surface audio technology, advanced processing powered by Sony's X1 Ultimate processor. Cons: Very expensive, can't get as bright as other OLED or QLED TVs, there is some risk for burn-in. The upcoming 4K TVs we're looking forward to the most Vizio 4K SmartCast OLED TV (price TBD — 2020) OLED TVs from LG and Sony are among the best displays you can buy — but prices have tended to be rather high compared to most LCD models. That could be about to change, however, with the upcoming release of Vizio's first 4K OLED TV. The TV will feature many of the same image quality perks found on LG and Sony's OLEDs, including an infinite contrast ratio with perfect black levels. Peak brightness is also supposed to be on par with the competition, with Vizio listing a max of around 800 nits. The display will offer extensive HDR format support as well, with HDR10, Dolby Vision, and HDR10+ capabilities. An exact price hasn't been announced yet, but when we asked about the potential cost, Vizio reaffirmed that the brand's mission is to make great TVs that are "attainable for everyone." If the company can maintain the affordable pricing it's known for, then Vizio's 4K OLED TV could finally bring OLED display tech to the mainstream. There's no word on a firm release date, but the Vizio 4K SmartCast OLED TV is set to launch later this year in 55- and 65-inch sizes. LG GX Gallery Series 4K OLED TV (price TBD — mid-2020) When it comes to premium design 4K TVs set for release in 2020, few look quite as lovely hanging on a wall as LG's new GX Gallery Series OLED. Thanks to its incredibly thin panel, the display can be mounted flush like a piece of art hanging in your living room. The TV isn't as razor-thin as LG's Wallpaper OLED models, but the 65-inch GX Gallery TV still features an impressively narrow profile of just 0.79 inches. Even better, unlike the Wallpaper displays, LG has managed to house all of the TV's electronics within the panel itself. As a result, you can plug in all your devices directly into the TV rather than having to rely on a separate box or soundbar to pass your components through. Outside of the new fancy design, the GX Gallery TV will feature the same impressive picture quality that current LG OLEDs are celebrated for. The display will also incorporate the company's latest α (Alpha) 9 Gen 3 AI Processor, which should offer some improvements when it comes to upscaling compared to previous generation models. LG hasn't confirmed pricing just yet, but the GX Gallery Series 4K OLED TV will start shipping later this year. Models will be available in 55, 65, and 77 inches. Samsung Sero 4K TV (price TBD — 2020) This one is more of a curiosity than the other models on this list, but Samsung's upcoming Sero 4K TV certainly has us intrigued. The display includes a unique rotating feature which allows the TV to transition from landscape to portrait mode. Why would you want your TV in portrait mode? For social media videos, of course. Designed for millennial buyers who typically watch content on their mobile devices, the Sero TV is aimed at providing a big screen option for viewing vertical videos captured on smartphones. The display even has the ability to sync with Samsung Galaxy phones, allowing the panel to automatically rotate to match whatever video is being played on your device. Though the portrait mode is the main draw here, the Sero TV also includes solid picture quality specifications. With a 4K QLED panel, the display should offer similar image performance compared to Samsung's more traditional mid-range TV models. It also boasts all of the major smart features the QLED line is known for. It remains to be seen whether the rotating option ends up being a truly useful feature, or merely a gimmick, but if nothing else, the Sero TV is different. An exact price hasn't been detailed yet, but a 43-inch Sero TV model is set for release in the US later this year. Check out our other TV buying guides The best affordable TVs Though flagship TVs can get pricey, there are plenty of budget-friendly displays out there with solid performance. There are even models with genuine HDR support for surprisingly affordable prices. We've rounded up the best affordable 4K TVs you can buy: Best affordable 4K TV overall: TCL 55-inch 5 Series 4K TV Best affordable 4K TV for HDR: Vizio 50-inch M-Series Quantum 4K TV Best affordable 4K TV for wide viewing angles: LG 49-inch UM7300 4K TV Best affordable 4K TV with a big screen: TCL 65-inch 4 Series 4K TV Best affordable 1080p TV: Sharp 40-inch LC-40LB601U HDTV The best OLED TVs OLED TVs offer some key performance benefits compared to traditional LCD displays, including better black levels and uniformity. While all OLED TVs tend to be very similar when it comes to picture quality, certain models feature premium design upgrades that make them a bit more expensive. Through research and hands-on testing, we've selected the best OLED TVs you can buy: Best OLED TV overall: LG C9 Best high-end OLED TV: Sony A9G Best premium design OLED TV: LG E9 Best OLED TV for large rooms: LG W9 The best Apple HomeKit-enabled TVs Apple's HomeKit ecosystem enables convenient control for a variety of smart devices, including select TV models. The feature even allows you to set up automated tasks for your TV in conjunction with other HomeKit products. For instance, you can configure your smart lights to dim whenever you turn your display on. HomeKit-enabled TVs are now available from LG, Sony, and Vizio. Here are the best models you can buy right now: Best HomeKit-enabled TV overall: LG C9 Best HomeKit-enabled TV for the money: Vizio P-Series Quantum Best budget HomeKit-enabled TV: Vizio M-Series Quantum Best HomeKit-enabled Android TV: Sony X950G Best HomeKit-enabled streaming device: Apple TV 4K
Apple's HomeKit ecosystem allows you to easily control a variety of smart home devices, including select...Apple's HomeKit ecosystem allows you to easily control a variety of smart home devices, including select TV models from LG, Vizio, and Sony. With HomeKit support, you can stream content to your TV from your iPhone, use Siri voice commands with your display, and even automate special tasks for your TV in tandem with other HomeKit products. A great HomeKit-enabled TV balances advanced smart features with excellent image quality — which is exactly why we've chosen the LG C9 as our top pick. TVs are getting smarter. Beyond the fact that many TVs offer smart operating systems that allow you to download apps, they're also now starting to integrate with wider smart home platforms, like Alexa and Google Assistant. For a long time, however, support for Apple's HomeKit ecosystem has been largely absent from smart TVs. Thankfully, that's now starting to change. In the past year, a number of companies have added Apple HomeKit support with AirPlay 2 to their TVs, allowing them to tie into the rest of your HomeKit setup — which is good news for those who want to automate their home and easily control their devices from their iPhone or with Siri. So what exactly does HomeKit support on a TV allow for? Well, once added to HomeKit, you'll be able to switch your TV on and off and set your TV to different inputs directly from the Home app on an iOS device. With HomeKit support, you can also automate multiple smart home devices together. For example, you could set up an automation where your smart lights dim when your TV is turned on. Or, you could set your TV to automatically switch on when you come home from work in the evening. Of course, for multiple smart devices to work together, they all need to support HomeKit. HomeKit also enables Siri support for connected devices. For instance, you can tell Siri on your phone or other compatible product to play a certain movie or show on your TV via AirPlay 2 streaming. In addition, you can even assign different HomeKit-enabled TVs in your house to specific rooms within the Home app. This allows you to tell Siri exactly what you want to watch and where you want to watch it. HomeKit-enabled smart TV models are currently available from Sony, LG, and Vizio. With more and more options popping up, it can be tough to figure out which one is right for your needs. To help narrow the field, we've selected our top picks for HomeKit-enabled TVs at a variety of budget and performance levels. Here are the best Apple HomeKit-enabled TVs you can buy: Best HomeKit-enabled TV overall: LG C9 Best HomeKit-enabled TV for the money: Vizio P-Series Quantum Best budget HomeKit-enabled TV: Vizio M-Series Quantum Best HomeKit-enabled Android TV: Sony X950G Best HomeKit-enabled streaming device: Apple TV 4K The best HomeKit-enabled TV overall LG's OLED TVs are considered some of the best TVs currently on the market, and the most recent models support HomeKit and AirPlay 2. When it comes to smart TV features and image performance, LGs OLED lineup continues to rank highly among other display models. OLED panels are able to produce deep black levels with an infinite contrast ratio, resulting in some key benefits over LCD technology. The LG C9 is the company's current flagship model, and beyond great picture performance, it also boasts HomeKit support for easy integration with Apple's ecosystem. The LG C9 is available in a few different sizes, including 55 inches, 65 inches, and 77 inches. Not only that, but the TV offers LG's a9 Gen 2 processor, which intelligently removes image noise and is powered by artificial intelligence. Extensive HDR capabilities are included as well, including support for HDR10 and Dolby Vision for the best color and contrast performance when watching HDR videos. The TV offers a full suite of smart features too. Of course, you'll get HomeKit and AirPlay 2 support for convenient streaming from Apple devices and easy integration with an existing HomeKit-enabled smart home setup. Outside of Apple's platform, the C9 also supports Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa directly through the included voice remote. For streaming services, the TV uses LG's webOS platform, enabling simple access to a large collection of apps, including Netflix, Hulu, Disney Plus, and so on. The 2019 LG C9 has gotten some pretty stellar reviews. Notably, Tom's Guide scored the TV an impressive 4.5/5, while Digital Trends scored it an equally impressive 9/10. The only downsides? The TV is pretty expensive, so if you're looking for a more budget-friendly HomeKit-enabled display, you'll likely be better off checking out some of Vizio's options. Unlike LCD TVs, there's also some risk for burn-in on OLED displays, though the C9 includes several features designed to minimize that possibility. Pros: High-end image quality, HDR10 and Dolby Vision, Google Assistant and Alexa for expanded ecosystem support, webOS smart TV platform Cons: Expensive, some risk for burn-in The best HomeKit-enabled TV for the money Can't afford an OLED TV? The Vizio P-Series Quantum is arguably the next best thing, thanks to its excellent image quality and solid smart features. LG's OLED displays are impressive, but not everyone has that much cash to burn on a TV. If the C9 exceeds your price limit, then there are still several worthwhile TVs with HomeKit support to go for — like, for example, the Vizio P-Series Quantum. The P-Series Quantum is surprisingly affordable, and it offers an image quality that rivals many pricier displays from other manufacturers. Thanks to the fact that the TV leverages quantum dot technology and full-array local dimming, the display is able to produce vivid colors, deep black levels, and bright HDR highlights. The P-Series Quantum is pretty smart too. In addition to easy integration with Apple's HomeKit and AirPlay 2 smart ecosystem, the TV also supports voice commands through separate Google Assistant and Alexa devices. Meanwhile, Vizio's SmartCast OS makes it easy to cast streaming apps from mobile devices, though the platform's on-screen app selection is a bit limited compared to other systems. Vizio's handy WatchFree app, which allows you to stream over 100 live TV channels for free, is also a nice inclusion. In our full review for the Vizio P-Series Quantum, we called the TV "one of the best display options out there for buyers who want a genuine home theater experience without breaking the bank." Compared to more expensive HomeKit-enabled TVs, however, viewing angles are mediocre and the TV doesn't include a voice remote. Still, for Apple fans who want a budget-friendly HomeKit display solution without sacrificing image quality, the P-Series Quantum is a very worthwhile alternative to an OLED. Pros: Impressive image quality for the price, supports separate Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa devices, bright image with HDR10 and Dolby Vision Cons: On-screen app selection is limited, viewing angles aren't great, no voice remote The best budget HomeKit-enabled TV The Vizio M-Series Quantum not only offers an excellent image quality for the price, but it also comes with many of the smart features you would expect from much more expensive TVs. Vizio makes some TVs that are even more affordable than the P-Series. The Vizio M-Series Quantum isn't quite as high-tech as the P-Series, but it still has a ton to offer. The main differences between the two TVs are that the M-Series offers less zones for local dimming and a lower peak brightness. This means that HDR and black level performance aren't as advanced on the M-Series as they are on the P-Series. But when it comes to TVs in this price range that support HomeKit, it's hard to find a better performing display than the M-Series Quantum. Like other Vizio Quantum TVs, the M-Series Quantum boasts quantum dot technology for wide color playback, ensuring you get the most accurate image when watching HDR videos. You'll also still get Vizio's SmartCast platform, with support for Google Assistant and Alexa devices, plus AirPlay 2. Of course, it also supports HomeKit, making it one of the most affordable TVs to offer HomeKit capabilities so far. The Vizio M-Series Quantum is available in a few different sizes, including 55 inches and 65 inches, so there should be a size that works for most needs. Like other Vizio TVs, the Vizio M-Series Quantum has been getting excellent reviews. CNET and Tom's Guide both gave the TV an impressive 4/5, with the main downsides being that the TV's remote isn't the best, and that the SmartCast platform could use some work. If you want an even less expensive HomeKit-enabled TV option, Vizio's entry-level V-Series 4K TV is also worth considering. Though its picture quality isn't as advanced as the M-Series, it still offers a decent viewing experience for the price. Pros: Affordable, includes advanced picture features for the price, works with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa products, HDR10 and Dolby Vision Cons: Remote's design isn't the best, SmartCast could use some work, brightness and local dimming capabilities are not on par with more expensive models The best HomeKit-enabled Android TV The Sony X950G is the TV for those with a foot in multiple camps – not only does it have HomeKit support, but it also has Android TV and will work perfectly with your other Google devices. This category might be a little niche, but could still come in handy for families with users on different smart platforms. The Sony X950G not only has Android TV built into it, but it also works with HomeKit, making for an interesting combination. Android TV is a reliable smart TV platform with access to a large assortment of apps. It can also tie in seamlessly with Google's other products. Namely, you'll get Google Assistant integration directly on the X950G, so you can use the TV to control your other Google Assistant-enabled devices. It also, as mentioned, has HomeKit support — meaning you can also integrate it with your Apple ecosystem and other HomeKit smart devices. The result? You can tell Siri to play content on your Android TV. The image quality on the Sony X950G is impressive too. The TV has a 4K panel and supports HDR with Dolby Vision, plus it features Sony's X1 Ultimate Processor, which helps deliver good upscaling and motion smoothing. So what are the downsides to the Sony X950G? Well, the main one is that the TV's speakers are a little sub-par, and compared to some other TVs in its price range, the black-levels aren't that deep. Still, the TV has gotten some good reviews — including a rating of 4/5 from Tom's Guide. Pros: Android TV with integrated Google Assistant, support for separate Amazon Alexa devices, HDR10 and Dolby Vision Cons: Lackluster audio quality, black levels aren't great, more expensive than similar models from other manufacturers The best HomeKit-enabled streaming device The Apple TV brings some HomeKit features to any TV with an HDMI port, plus it integrates with all your other Apple devices. The TVs on this list are all great, but what if you don't want to buy a new display and simply want to utilize HomeKit and AirPlay 2 through a TV you already have? In that case, it's worth looking into an Apple TV — like the Apple TV 4K. It's important to note that using the Apple TV 4K is a little different than using a TV with HomeKit support built into it. With an Apple TV device you won't be able to actually control your TV itself with Siri or the Home app, but you will be able to ask Siri to play content on your display from your phone or iPad through the Apple TV, which is a nice touch. The Apple TV 4K can also serve as a HomeKit hub — which is something that smart TVs can't do. When configured as a hub, your other HomeKit devices will connect to the Apple TV 4K and your Wi-Fi network, so you can control your HomeKit products from outside your home. Without a hub, you can only control your devices when you're within range of your home. Outside of HomeKit functionality, the Apple TV 4K is simply a great media player. The device has Siri built right into it, plus it has access to all of Apple's other apps and services that you would expect. That means you can easily play your iTunes library on your TV and use services like Apple Music. The app library also includes many other popular streaming services, like Netflix, Disney Plus, and Hulu. The Apple TV 4K, as the name suggests, supports 4K resolution playback with HDR (HDR10 and Dolby Vision) and Dolby Atmos with compatible gear. It's well-designed and should look right at home on any TV stand or entertainment center. On the downside, those advanced features do make the device a little more expensive than other streaming players. Still, the impressive performance should justify the extra cost for enthusiasts. Pros: Great choice for a HomeKit hub, well-designed, integrated Siri support, works well with other Apple services, 4K HDR and Dolby Atmos playback Cons: A little expensive, doesn't add full HomeKit control to your TV Check out our other smart home and smart TV guides The best HomeKit devices An Apple HomeKit ecosystem lets you control a variety of smart home devices, including speakers, media players, lights, outlets, security cameras, locks, thermostats, and more, directly from Apple's Home app. HomeKit devices include support for special automated tasks as well, enabling different products to work in tandem. To control HomeKit systems remotely, you'll need need to make sure you also have a device that can act as a HomeKit hub. We've selected our favorite HomeKit hub below, along with all the other devices you might want for your HomeKit smart home. Here are the best HomeKit gadgets you can buy: Best HomeKit Hub: Apple TV 4K Best HomeKit smart speaker: Apple HomePod Best HomeKit lights: Philips Hue Best HomeKit light strip: Philips Hue Lightstrip Best HomeKit switch: Belkin WeMo Mini Best HomeKit lock: Schlage Sense Best HomeKit dimmer switch: Belkin WeMo Dimmer Switch Best HomeKit light switch: Eve Light Switch Best HomeKit security camera: Logitech Circle 2 Best HomeKit non-Apple speaker: Sonos One Best HomeKit thermostat: Ecobee4 Best HomeKit motion sensor: Eve Motion Sensor The best 4K TVs 4K Ultra HD TVs have become the norm for anyone looking to buy a new display for their living room, bedroom, or home theater. Features and image performance can vary a lot between different models, however, especially when it comes to HDR support and smart connectivity. With different needs in mind, we've detailed the basics of what you should look for in a 4K TV. Here are the best you can buy: Best 4K TV overall: LG C9 Best 4K TV for the money: Vizio P-Series Quantum Best budget 4K TV: TCL 6-Series Best QLED 4K TV: Samsung Q90R Best premium 4K TV: Sony A9G The best affordable TVs TV pricing has come down a lot over the past few years. Now, you can get a solid display with a 4K panel and basic HDR support for only a few hundred dollars. There are even big-screen options as big as 65 inches for surprisingly affordable prices. Of course, there are always trade-offs to consider when buying a TV on a budget. We cover everything you need to know about purchasing a display without breaking the bank. Here are some of the best affordable 4K TVs you can buy: Best affordable 4K TV overall: TCL 55-inch 5 Series 4K TV Best affordable 4K TV for HDR: Vizio 50-inch M-Series Quantum 4K TV Best affordable 4K TV for wide viewing angles: LG 49-inch UM7300 4K TV Best affordable 4K TV with a big screen: TCL 65-inch 4 Series 4K TV Best affordable 1080p TV: Sharp 40-inch LC-40LB601U HDTV
The best Cyber Monday deals at Best Buy include $300 off Vizio TVs, $200 off a MacBook Air, and more
After a great Black Friday sale, Best Buy is now rolling out excellent discounts for Cyber...After a great Black Friday sale, Best Buy is now rolling out excellent discounts for Cyber Monday on headphones, TVs, smart speakers, and more. You can get discounts on the Vizio P-Series Quantum TV ($500 off), the August Smart Lock Pro ($130 off), the Roku Ultra ($40 off), and much more. We'll be updating this page with new deals all through Cyber Monday. We're also keeping tabs on Cyber Monday deals available online on Amazon, Target, Walmart, Macy's, and more stores. Visit Business Insider Coupons to find the most up-to-date Best Buy coupons and promo codes. Updated 12/01/19 at 11:02 p.m. ET Cyber Monday is here. We're compiling all the top Best Buy Cyber Monday deals on TVs, headphones, streaming sticks, and more. We'll be updating this page as more Best Buy Cyber Monday deals drop, so be sure to check back as the day goes on. The top Best Buy Cyber Monday deals: Best TV deal: Vizio 65-inch P-Series Quantum, $880 (originally $1,200) [You save $320] Best TV deal: Vizio 75-inch P-Series Quantum, $1,500 (originally $2,000) [You save $500] Best smart security deal: August Smart Lock Pro + Connect, $150 (originally $280) [You save $130] Best earbuds deal: Jabra Elite 65t True Wireless Earbud Headphones, $100 (originally $170) [You save $70] Best headphones deal: Sennheiser PXC 550 Noise-Canceling Headphones, $200 (originally $350) [You save $150] Best smart home deal: Google Home Mini, $20 (originally $49) [You save $29] Best TV-streaming deal: Roku Ultra, $60 (originally $100) [You save $40] Best personal care deal: Withings Body+ Body Composition Wi-Fi Scale, $50 (originally $99) [You save $49] Best laptop deal: Apple MacBook Air, $900 (originally $1,100) [You save $200] Best tablet deal: Apple iPad, $250 and up (originally $329+) [You save $80 to $100] Best kitchen appliance deal: Ninja Foodi 8-Quart 9-in-1 Pressure Cooker & Air Fryer, $200 (originally $280) [You save $80] Best gift card deal: Free $150 Best Buy gift card when you buy 2 or more Maytag or Whirlpool appliances totaling $1,999 or more What makes these deals great buys: Vizio 65-inch P-Series Quantum, $880 (originally $1,200) [You save $320]: Vizio's P-Series is one of our favorite affordable TVs. For $879.99, you'll get an impressive display that supports a wide range of HDR content and a 120Hz panel that's great for gaming. Vizio 75-inch P-Series Quantum, $1,500 (originally $2,000) [You save $550]: This is the same TV as the one described above, but it's 10 inches larger. August Smart Lock Pro + Connect, $150 (originally $280) [You save $130]: This is our favorite smart lock currently on the market, and it's never sold for less. It works with Nest, SmartThings, Alexa, Google Assistant, and HomeKit, and it offers geofencing and a number of other advanced features. Jabra Elite 65t True Wireless Earbud Headphones, $100 (originally $170) [You save $70]: If you're eyeing true wireless earbuds, but don't want to shell out for AirPods, try these. They look nice, provide a balanced sound, and can last five hours on a charge. Google Home Mini, $20 (originally $49) [You save $29]: If you want to get a smart speaker for even less, the older Google Home Mini is still an excellent choice. Roku Ultra, $60 (originally $100) [You save $40]: This Roku is our favorite streaming device. It supports 4K video and HDR content and can connect to any streaming service you need, including Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, HBO, and more. Sennheiser PXC 550 Noise-Canceling Headphones, $200 (originally $350) [You save $150]: These are excellent noise-canceling headphones with customizable touch controls, comparable to Bose's QC35. They're cheap because they're a couple of years old, not because they're bad. Withings Body+ Body Composition Wi-Fi Scale, $50 (originally $99) [You save $49]: The Withings Body+ (formerly Nokia Body+) is one of the best smart scales out there. It measures a number of stats, including weight, body fat, muscle, and bone mass, and displays them all in a convenient smartphone app. Apple MacBook Air, $900 (originally $1,100) [You save $200]: The new MacBook Air is one of the best laptops you can get, and with this $200 discount, it's very affordable. Apple iPad, $250 and up (originally $329+) [You save $80 to $100]: The new entry-level iPad hasn't been out for long, and it's already getting discounts. At $249.99, it's an excellent choice. Ninja Foodi 8-Quart 9-in-1 Pressure Cooker & Air Fryer, $200 (originally $280) [You save $80]: Best Buy offers a lower price than Amazon on this multi-functional cooker that can also air fry foods. It's a large piece of equipment, but it's also the only one you'll need on your counter. Free $150 Best Buy gift card when you buy 2 or more Maytag or Whirlpool appliances totaling $1,999 or more: $150 might not seem like a lot in the grand scheme of a large appliance purchase, but it can help you get a pair of headphones or a nice kitchen appliance for free the next time you shop at Best Buy. How we selected the best deals at Best Buy: We only chose products that meet our high standard of coverage, and that we've either used ourselves or researched carefully. We compared the prices against other retailers like The Home Depot and Amazon and only included the deals that are the same or better (not including promotional discounts that come from using certain credit cards). All deals are at least 20% off, with the occasional exception for products that are rarely discounted or provide an outsized value. Shop more of the top Best Buy Cyber Monday deals below. Cyber Monday TV deals at Best Buy Vizio 65-inch P-Series Quantum, $879.99 (originally $1,199.99) [You save $320]: Vizio's P-Series is one of our favorite affordable TVs. For $879.99, you'll get an impressive display that supports a wide range of HDR content and a 120Hz panel that's great for gaming. Vizio 75-inch P-Series Quantum, $1,499.99 (originally $1,999.99) [You save $500]: This is the same device as above, but 10 inches larger. Samsung 65-inch Smart 4K UHD TV, $480 (originally $550) [You save $70]: If you don't want to spend more than $500 on a TV, this Samsung TV deal is decent. LG 65-inch B9 OLED 4K TV, $1,799.99 (originally $2,299.99) [You save $500]: LG's OLED TVs are among the best, and this $500 discount on a 65-inch 4K OLED is very appealing. TCL 75-inch 75R615 Roku 4K TV, $1,199.99 (originally $1,299.99) [You save $100]: TCL makes great TVs for the money, and this one is 4K, plus, it has Roku built in so you can use all your favorite streaming apps. VIZIO 65-inch M-Series Quantum 4K TV, $649.99 (originally $799.99) [You save $150]: Vizio's M-Series TVs are more affordable than its high-end P-Series TVs, and for Cyber Monday, they're even more affordable. Cyber Monday headphones deals at Best Buy Sennheiser HD 4.40 Wireless Over-the-Ear Headphones, $73.99 (originally $99.99) [You save $26]: These are affordable headphones that also sound great. As a bonus, they provide a whopping 25 hours of battery life. Jabra Elite 65t True Wireless Earbud Headphones, $99.99 (originally $169.99) [You save $70]: If you're eyeing true wireless earbuds, but don't want to shell out for AirPods, try these. They look nice, provide a balanced sound, and can last five hours on a charge. Sennheiser HD 4.50 Wireless Noise-Cancelling Over-the-Ear Headphones, $109.99 (originally $179.99) [You save $70]: These look similar to the HD 4.40 linked above, but they also provide excellent noise canceling. At $129.95, they'll be one of the cheapest pairs of noise-canceling headphones you can get this Black Friday. Jabra Elite 85h Wireless Noise Canceling Over-the-Ear Headphones, $199.99 (originally $299.99) [You save $100]: These are some of the best noise-canceling alternatives to Bose and Sony out there. You can use them to make calls, and they come with Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri built right in. Sennheiser PXC 550 Noise-Canceling Headphones, $199.99 (originally $349.99) [You save $150]: These are excellent noise-canceling headphones with customizable touch controls, comparable to Bose's QC35. They're cheap because they're a couple of years old, not because they're bad. Sennheiser RS 175 Wireless Headphones, $199.98 (originally $279.98) [You save $80]: This wireless headset is designed for use with a home-theater system. It can accept both analog and digital outputs from your TV or computer. Cyber Monday phone deals Save $400 on the Pixel 4 or 4 XL at Best Buy when you activate with a carrier November 28-December 2: The Pixel 4 is one of the best smartphones you can buy, and if you activate it with a carrier, you can save $400. Unlocked Pixel 4, $549.99-$599.99 (originally $799.99), Best Buy | Amazon | B&H Photo [You save $200-$250]: If you don't want to activate with a carrier and prefer to get your phone unlocked, this $200 discount on the Pixel 4 is great. Unlocked Pixel 4 XL, $649.99-$699.99 (originally $899), Best Buy | Amazon | B&H Photo [You save $200-$250]: For those who prefer big-screen phones, the Pixel 4 XL is also on sale unlocked. iPhone 11 Pro with trade-in and activation, $499.99 and up at Best Buy (originally $999.99 and up) [Save up to $500]: If you have an old phone to trade in and you want to activate your new iPhone with a carrier, you can save up to $500. Trade-in values may vary, so you may save a bit less, depending on which phone you trade in. Cyber Monday laptop and tablet deals Apple MacBook Air, $899.99 (originally $1,099.99) [You save $200]: The new MacBook Air is one of the best laptops you can get, and with this $200 discount, it's very affordable. Apple MacBook Pro, $1,099 and up (originally $1,299 and up) [You save $100 to $400]: If you want a more powerful laptop the MacBook Pro is a great choice. Depending on which model you choose, you'll save between $100 and $400. Apple iPad, $249.99 and up (originally $329+) [You save $80 to $100]: The new entry-level iPad hasn't been out for long, and it's already getting discounts. AT $249.99, it's an excellent choice. Cyber Monday smart home deals at Best Buy Withings Body+ Body Composition Wi-Fi Scale, $49.99 (originally $99) [You save $49.01]: The Withings Body+ (formerly Nokia Body+) is one of the best smart scales out there. It measures a number of stats, including weight, body fat, muscle, and bone mass, and displays them all in a convenient smartphone app. August Smart Lock Pro + Connect, $149.99 (originally $279.99) [You save $130]: This is our favorite smart lock currently on the market, and it's never sold for less. It works with Nest, SmartThings, Alexa, Google Assistant, and HomeKit, and it offers geofencing and a number of other advanced features. Ecobee Smart Thermostat with Voice Control, $199.99 (originally $249.99) [You save $50]: The Ecobee is one of our favorite smart thermostats, and you can get it for cheap this Cyber Monday. Using sensors that you can place around your house, the Ecobee keeps each room at its ideal temperature. It has built-in Alexa, and also works with HomeKit, Samsung SmartThings, and IFTTT. Nest Learning Thermostat E, $199.99 (originally $229.99) [You save $30]: This is one of our favorite smart thermostats, and it's more affordable than usual for Cyber Monday. Nest Mini, $30 (originally $50) [You save $20]: This is the new version of the Google Home Mini, and it's already on sale. It's got better speakers and the smarts of the Google Assistant. Google Home Mini, $19.99 (originally $49) [You save $29.01]: If you want to get a smart speaker for even less, the older Google Home Mini is still an excellent choice. Nest Hub Max smart display, $200 (originally $230) [You save $30]: If you want a smart display, this new bigger one from Nest is a great buy, thanks to the smarts of Google Assistant and that $30 discount. Facebook Portal Mini, $79.99 (originally $129.99) [You save $50]: If you're interested in the Facebook Portal but the price holds you back, consider the Portal Mini, which comes with most of the same features as the big Portal for $50 less. Facebook Portal, $129.99 (originally $179.99) [You save $50]: If you can stomach putting Facebook in your home, Best Buy will offer it at a solid discount on Cyber Monday. You can use this Alexa-powered smart display to video chat easily with Facebook Messenger, and its advanced camera follows you as you move around the frame. Cyber Monday VR deals at Best Buy Oculus Go 32GB, $149 (originally $199) [You save $50]: The Oculus Go is a comfortable, sturdy VR headset that stands on its own — no computer necessary. It's our favorite budget VR headset because it provides a comparable experience to that of the Oculus Rift (our favorite Oculus headset) at a much lower price. Oculus Go 64GB, $199 (originally $249) [You save $50]: This is identical to the 32GB version, but it comes with twice the storage for apps and games. Cyber Monday streaming deals at Best Buy Roku Ultra, $59.99 (originally $99.99) [You save $40]: This Roku is our favorite streaming device. It supports 4K video and HDR content and can connect to any streaming service you need, including Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, HBO, and more. Facebook Portal TV, $99.99 (originally $149.99) [You save $50]: This streaming device can turn your TV into a giant Facebook portal, which you can use to video call, play with AR effects, and more. Roku Streaming Stick+, $29.99 (originally $49.99) [You save $20]: The Streaming Stick+ is a great affordable streamer that supports 4K content, and this $15 discount makes it an even better deal. Cyber Monday kitchen deals at Best Buy Ninja 10-Cup Coffee Maker, $100 (originally $180) [You save $80]: This coffee maker provides great value because you can make four different types of brew: classic, rich, iced coffee, and specialty (e.g. lattes, cappuccinos). Ninja Foodi 8-Quart 9-in-1 Pressure Cooker & Air Fryer, $200 (originally $280) [You save $80]: Best Buy offers a lower price than Amazon on this multi-functional cooker that can also air fry foods. It's a large piece of equipment, but it's also the only one you'll need on your counter. Cyber Monday appliance deals at Best Buy Free $150 Best Buy gift card when you buy 2 or more Maytag or Whirlpool appliances totaling $1,999 or more. $150 might not seem like a lot in the grand scheme of a large appliance purchase, but it can help you get a pair of headphones or a nice kitchen appliance for free the next time you shop at Best Buy. Best Buy Cyber Monday FAQs Will Best Buy have Cyber Monday deals? Yes, Best Buy offers Cyber Monday deals. Keep an eye on this page for up-to-date listings. What time does Cyber Monday start? Best Buy's Cyber Monday sale starts online at 12 a.m. on December 2. Is Cyber Monday online only? Cyber Monday is online only. While you'll find many online deals on Black Friday, you're unlikely to find Cyber Monday deals in a physical Best Buy store. If you want to shop Best Buy on Cyber Monday, your best bet is to visit Best Buy's website. 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