Top/Best High End TV's of 2017 reviewed and compared.

LAST UPDATED: 09/15/2017

These are the top TV's available for 2017. We have rated them by value for money and overall performance with a focus on picture quality.

 

LG E6

LG C6

LG B6

LG UH9500

LG UH8500

LG EF9500

Samsung Q7F

Sony X900E

Sony X930D

Sony X900C

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gistGear Recommended Buy (1-6 rating on the dice)
Price (09/15/2017)
Title
LG Electronics OLED65E6P Flat 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart OLED TV (2016 Model) LG Electronics OLED65C6P Curved 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart OLED TV (2016 Model) LG Electronics OLED65B6P Flat 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart OLED TV (2016 Model) LG Electronics 65UH9500 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2016 Model) LG Electronics 65UH8500 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2016 Model) LG Electronics 65EF9500 Flat 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart OLED TV (2015 Model) Samsung Electronics QN65Q7F 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart QLED TV (2017 Model) Sony XBR65X900E 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2017 Model) Sony XBR65X930D 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD 3D Smart TV (2016 Model) Sony XBR65X900C 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD 3D Smart LED TV (2015 Model)
Features
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): TV without stand: 57.5" x 35.2" x 2.2", TV with stand: 57.5" x 35.2" x 7.9"
  • Smart functionality gives you access to your favorite apps and content using webOS 3.0
  • Pairs 4K Ultra HD picture clarity with the contrast, color, and detail of High Dynamic Range (HDR) for the most lifelike picture
  • Individually lit OLED pixels achieve the ultimate contrast for outstanding picture quality
  • OLED does not require a backlight giving it deep blacks and making it extremely thin
  • Inputs: 4 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 RF, 1 Component, 1 Composite, 1 Ethernet, 1 Optical, 1 RS232C Mini Jack
    • Smart Functionality: Yes
    • Dimensions (W x H x D with stand): 56.9" x 34.8" x 9.3"
    • Inputs: 3 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 RF, 1 Component, 1 Composite, 1 Ethernet, 1 Optical, 1 RS232C (Mini Jack)
    • HDR Enhanced Display
    • Cinema 3D: Yes, 2 Glasses Included
      • 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) Resolution
      • webOS 3.0 Smart TV
      • OLED display technology
        • Dimensions (W x H x D): TV without stand: 57.3" x 32.8" x 2.1", TV with stand: 57.3" x 35.2" x 11.1"
        • Smart functionality gives you access to your favorite apps and content using webOS 3.0
        • Pairs 4K Ultra HD picture clarity with the contrast, color, and detail of High Dynamic Range (HDR) for the most lifelike picture
        • The IPS panel in this LG TV uses in-plane switching to deliver rich colors and strong contrast ratio that remain consistent at wide viewing angles. With IPS, any seat becomes the best in the house.
        • 120Hz refresh rate allows fast moving action scenes to be seen with virtually no motion blur (240Hz effective rate)
        • Inputs: 3 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 RF, 1 Component, 1 Composite, 1 Ethernet, 1 Optical, 1 RS232C (Mini Jack)
          • Dimensions (W x H x D): TV without stand: 57.5" x 33.2" x 2.1", TV with stand: 57.5" x 35.3" x 11.1"
          • Smart functionality gives you access to your favorite apps and content using webOS 3.0
          • Pairs 4K Ultra HD picture clarity with the contrast, color, and detail of High Dynamic Range (HDR) for the most lifelike picture
          • The IPS panel in this LG TV uses in-plane switching to deliver rich colors and strong contrast ratio that remain consistent at wide viewing angles. With IPS, any seat becomes the best in the house.
          • 120Hz refresh rate allows fast moving action scenes to be seen with virtually no motion blur (240Hz effective rate)
          • Inputs: 3 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 RF, 1 Component, 1 Composite, 1 Ethernet, 1 Optical, 1 RS232C (Mini Jack)
            • LG OLED TV uses a revolutionary technology that delivers truly exceptional picture quality.
            • 8.3 million pixels for four times the resolution of Full HD TVs.
            • LG Smart TV with webOS 2.0 has been redesigned to be even simpler and more fun to use.
              • Get more than a billion colors and 100% color volume with exclusive new Quantum Dots
              • Revel in brilliant whites and layers of depth, revealed even in the deepest, darkest nights. That's Q contrast
              • Designed with a no-bezel screen that spills over the edge, the Q looks gorgeous from every side, whether mounted on the wall or on a stand
              • Absolutely stunning blacks reveal secrets in the shadows with elite detail
              • Easily access your favorite content and control connected TV devices from one source using the Samsung Smart Remote
                • Dimensions (W x H x D): TV without stand: 57" x 32.8" x 2.4", TV with stand: 57" x 35.3" x 10.3"
                • Smart functionality gives you access to your favorite apps and content using Sony's Android TV.
                • Pairs 4K Ultra HD picture clarity with the contrast, color, and detail of High Dynamic Range (HDR) for the most lifelike picture.
                • Full-array local dimming technology, you get enhanced controlled contrast and incredible brightness in a stunningly slim design.
                • 120Hz native refresh rate plus Motionflow XR gives you fast moving action scenes with virtually no motion blur
                • Inputs: 4 - HDMI, 2 - USB2.0, 1 - USB3.0, 1 - Component/Composite Hybrid, 1 - Composite
                  • Dimensions (W x H x D): TV without stand: 57.5" x 33.1" x 1.4", TV with stand: 57.5" x 35.1" x 10.9"
                  • Smart Functionality: Yes
                  • Pairs 4K Ultra HD picture clarity with the contrast, color, and detail of High Dynamic Range (HDR) for the most lifelike picture
                  • Backlight: GRID ARRAY with Local Dimming and Boosting
                  • Refresh Rate: 120Hz (Native); Motionflow XR 960 (Effective)
                  • Inputs: 4 HDMI (HDCP 2.2/HDMI 2.0a), 3 USB
                  • Accessories Included: Voice Remote Control (RMF-TX200U), Batteries (R03), AC Power Adaptor (ACDP-240E01), AC Power Cord Spec (C17 US 2Pin (w Polarity), Cord-Set), IR Blaster (IRB-BR1), Table Top Stand (Separate, assembly required)
                    • Refresh Rate: 120Hz (Native); Motionflow XR 960 (Effective)
                    • Backlight: LED (Edge-Lit)
                    • Smart Functionality: Yes; HDR Compatibility: Yes
                    • Dimensions (W x H x D): TV without stand: 57.3" x 32.9" x 1.6", TV with stand: 57.3" x 35.4" x 10.1"
                    • Inputs: 4 HDMI (HDCP 2.2), 3 USB
                    • Sony strongly recommends that the customer have a professional installer wall mount their TV
                      Model Number
                      OLED65E6P OLED65C6P MAIN-45415 65UH9500 65UH8500 65EF9500 QN65Q7FAMFXZA XBR65X900E XBR65X930D XBR65X900C
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                      Salesrank in category
                      60558 17606 12864 34868 75266 80128 9565 4729 24725 109914
                      Model Year
                      2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2015 2017 2017 2016 2015
                      Available Sizes
                      55" 65" 55" 65" 55" 65" 65" 86" 55" 60" 65" 75" 65" 55" 65" 75" 49" 75" 65" 55"
                      Type
                      OLED OLED OLED LED LED OLED LED LED LED LED
                      Resolution
                      4k 4k 4k 4k 4k 4k 4k 4k 4k 4k
                      Refresh Rate
                      120 Hz 120 Hz 120 Hz 120 Hz 120 Hz 120 Hz 120 Hz 120 Hz 120 Hz 120 Hz
                      Smart OS
                      WebOS 3.0 WebOS 3.0 WebOS 3.0 WebOS 3.0 WebOS WebOS Tizen (2017) Android TV Android Android
                      Backlight Type
                      N/A N/A N/A Edge Edge N/A Edge Full-Array Edge Edge
                      LCD Type
                      N/A N/A N/A IPS IPS N/A VA VA VA IPS
                      HDR10
                      Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
                      Dolby Vision
                      Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No No
                      Screen Finish
                      Glossy Glossy Glossy Semi-gloss Semi-gloss Glossy Glossy Semi-gloss Glossy Semi-gloss
                      Remote
                      Smart Smart Smart Smart Smart Smart Smart Basic Basic Smart
                      3D Type
                      Passive Passive No Passive Passive Passive No No Active Passive
                      Curved
                      No Yes No No No No No No No No
                      Wide Color Gamut
                      Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
                      Contrast
                      Inf Inf Inf 1180:1 1188:1 Inf 5020:1 5411:1 2843:1 1045:1
                      3D
                      Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
                      HDMI Ports
                      4 3 4 3 3 3 4 4 4 4
                      USB Ports
                      3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
                      Digital Optical Audio Out
                      1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
                      Analog Audio Out 3.5mm
                      0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
                      Analog Audio Out RCA
                      0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
                      Component In
                      1 (incl. adapter, shared) 1 (incl. adapter, shared) 1 (incl. adapter, shared) 1 (incl. adapter, shared) 1 (incl. adapter) 1 (incl. adapter) 0 1 (shared) 1 1 (shared)
                      Tuner (Cable/Ant)
                      1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
                      Ethernet
                      1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
                      DisplayPort
                      0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
                      SD/SDHC
                      0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
                      HDCP 2.2 (Input#)
                      Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes (HDMI 1,2,3,4) Yes (HDMI 1,2,3,4) Yes Yes (HDMI 1,2,5)
                      Variable Analog Audio Out
                      No No No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
                      Input Lag at 1080p @ 60Hz
                      34.2 ms 34.1 ms 27.6 ms 27.9 ms 26.9 ms 53.5 ms 24.3 ms 31.5 ms 36.2 ms 35.1 ms
                      Input Lag at 4k @ 60Hz
                      34.4 ms 34.1 ms 27.8 ms 27.9 ms 33.8 ms 51.9 ms 24.2 ms 34.1 ms 59.1 ms 65.2 ms
                      Power Consumption
                      96 W 107 W 92 W 72 W 55.6 W 101 W 79 W 57 W 70 W 75 W
                      
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