Best QLED TVs

QLED TVs are the latest evolution of LCD TV technology. They are capable of giving you a brighter, more vibrant picture thanks to quantum dots that create a very wide spectrum of colors. QLED TVs are great for HDR playback and are not susceptible to burn-in. We’ve compiled the best QLED TVs on the market right now, ranging from the affordable to the sublime.


1. Samsung Q60

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  • Powered by Quantum dots, Samsung’s 4K QLED TV offers over a billion shades of brilliant color and 100% color volume for exceptional depth of detail that will draw you in to the picture for the best 4K TV experience.
  • Intelligently powered processor instantly upscales content to 4K for sharp detail and refined color.
  • 4K depth of detail with high dynamic range powered by HDR10+ delivers the lightest to darkest colors, scene by scene, for amazing picture realism.
  • OneRemote to control all compatible devices, Bixby voice command, on-screen universal guide, SmartThings to control compatible home appliances and devices, smart speaker expandability with Alexa and Google Assistant compatibility, and more.

RTINGS said “The Samsung Q60R QLED is a good 4k TV that delivers good overall picture quality, with deep blacks and a wide color gamut. It has a nearly identical design to [the] Samsung Q6FN. It has outstanding motion handling and excellent low input lag, great for gaming or fast action movies. Like the rest of Samsung’s QLED lineup, it supports FreeSync, and has an optional low latency game motion interpolation feature.”


2. Samsung Q70

samsung q70

  • Powered by Quantum dots, Samsung’s 4K QLED TV offers over a billion shades of brilliant color and 100% color volume for exceptional depth of detail that will draw you in to the picture for the best 4K TV experience.
  • Concentrated zones of precision-controlled LEDs auto-adjust contrast between pure whites and ultra-deep blacks, revealing hidden details in even the darkest scenes.
  • Intelligently powered processor instantly upscales content to 4K for sharp detail and refined color.
  • 4K depth of detail with high dynamic range powered by HDR10+ delivers the lightest to darkest colors, scene by scene, for amazing picture realism on this 55 inch smart TV.
  • OneRemote to control all compatible devices, Bixby voice command, on-screen universal guide, SmartThings to control compatible home appliances and devices, smart speaker expandability with Alexa and Google Assistant compatibility, and more.

CNET said “The Samsung Q70 has excellent overall image quality with deep black levels and plenty of light output, accurate color, solid video processing and a great bright-room picture. Its sleek design and massive list of features outdo most TVs in its class. The price is relatively affordable.”


3. Samsung Q80

samsung q80

  • Powered by Quantum dots, Samsung’s 4K QLED TV offers over a billion shades of brilliant color and 100% color volume for exceptional depth of detail that will draw you in to the picture for the best 4K TV experience.
  • Concentrated zones of precision-controlled LEDs auto-adjust contrast between pure whites and ultra-deep blacks, revealing hidden details in even the darkest scenes.
  • Intelligently powered processor instantly upscales content to 4K for sharp detail and refined color.
  • 4K depth of detail with high dynamic range powered by HDR10+ delivers the lightest to darkest colors, scene by scene, for amazing picture realism.
  • Engineered to reduce glare and enhance color even in bright rooms, the ultra-viewing angle provides for a vibrant picture no matter where you sit around this big screen TV.

RTINGS said “The Samsung Q80R is an excellent 4k LED TV with impressive picture quality. It delivers deep blacks thanks to the high native contrast ratio, excellent black uniformity, and very good local dimming support. The Q80R is a very bright TV with a wide color gamut that delivers HDR content with rich colors and highlights that pop. It has decent viewing angles, despite being a VA panel TV, thanks to the ‘Ultra Viewing Angle’ technology. The TV has remarkable motion handling and produces crisp motion with minimal blur. It has a very low input lag and supports FreeSync for more consistent motion during gaming.”


4. Samsung Q90

samsung q90

  • Powered by Quantum dots, Samsung’s 4K QLED TV offers over a billion shades of brilliant color and 100% color volume for exceptional depth of detail that will draw you in to the picture for the best 4K TV experience.
  • Concentrated zones of precision-controlled LEDs auto-adjust contrast between pure whites and ultra-deep blacks, revealing hidden details in even the darkest scenes.
  • Intelligently powered processor instantly upscales content to 4K for sharp detail and refined color.
  • 4K depth of detail with high dynamic range powered by HDR10+ lets you discover a new frontier of spectacular color and incredible detail, just as the director intended.
  • Engineered to reduce glare and enhance color even in bright rooms, the ultra-viewing angle provides for a vibrant picture no matter where you sit around this big screen TV.

Tom’s Guide said “The Samsung Q90 QLED TV is one of the best smart TVs around, with superb picture quality, plenty of smart features and a stylish design that doesn’t prioritize looks over functionality. It offers the best LCD-based TV we’ve seen, and delivers the best competing option to OLED TVs, which is anywhere from a few hundred to more than a thousand dollars more per set.”


5. Samsung Q900

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  • Samsung Real 8K Resolution offers 16x the resolution of Full HD for exceptional depth of detail to draw you in to the picture, better than the best 4K TV experience of OLED.
  • Samsung’s most powerful TV processor ever enables today’s content to be remastered into stunning 8K detail with optimized sound, picture and custom content recommendations.
  • Intelligently up converts today’s content into stunning 8K for improved details, reduced noise and sharpened definition.
  • Unimaginable 8K depth of detail and high dynamic range powered by HDR10+ illuminates intensely deep colors and super-fine details with astounding cinematic clarity.
  • Concentrated zones of precision-controlled LEDs auto-adjust for Samsung’s best contrast between pure whites and ultra-deep blacks, revealing hidden details in even the darkest scenes.

Tech Radar said “The [Q900] ushers in a new era of TV picture quality. Its native 8K pictures are incredible, looking just like the real world – only better. But even more crucially given the dearth of true 8K content for the foreseeable future, the [Q900] makes all today’s lower resolution sources look better than they do anywhere else, too.”


6. TCL 6-Series

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  • LED color technology delivers better brightness and wide color volume to provide exceptionally vivid and lifelike picture performance.
  • Smart functionality offers access to thousands of streaming channels featuring more than 500, 000 movies and TV episodes via Roku TV.
  • Pairs 4K Ultra HD picture clarity with the contrast, color, and detail of Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) for the most lifelike picture.
  • LED backlighting with contrast control zones produce deep blacks and excellent picture quality.
  • Full view design provides a clean, contemporary edge-to-edge glass display that blends seamlessly into your viewing experience.

RTINGS said “The TCL 6 Series 2019 is a great budget 4k TV with impressive picture quality and low input lag for gaming. It has an excellent contrast ratio, with outstanding black uniformity and a good local dimming feature. It has excellent peak brightness in SDR, and small, bright highlights really pop in HDR. This TV has an excellent color gamut, great for the latest HDR content.”


7. TCL 8-Series

tcl 8-series

  • LG’s new mini-LED backlight technology offers powerful and precise control of brilliantly bright and deeply dark areas of the image, delivering depth, dimension, and contrast. The viewing experience is improved throughout the screen.
  • The 8-Series uses high-performance mini-LEDs to bring precise local dimming and smooth, uniform illumination.
  • Quantum dot technology delivers better brightness and wider color volume, matching the format used by most cinema screens and Hollywood content creators, for exceptionally vivid and lifelike picture performance.
  • Dolby Vision HDR provides images with superior color, contrast and brightness, so all your favorite movies, shows and games come to life in stunning clarity.
  • Dolby Atmos adds an immersive, lifelike surround sound experience in every scene.

Tom’s Guide said “As TCL’s first foray into the premium TV market, the 8-Series Roku TV is impressive. The one-two punch of great picture and excellent sound are matched by a great design and refined feature set. Dolby Atmos delivers fantastic sound, without an extra soundbar, and the QLED display delivers some of the best color and brightness we’ve seen all year. The fact that TCL has also managed to deliver a new technology in this first premium model is a body blow to top-tier competitors, letting the big names like Samsung, LG and Sony know that TCL is here to win.”


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