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Best 4K TV in the US 2023: Samsung, Sony, LG, and more

The best 4K TVs to level up your movie and gaming experience


Want to buy the best 4K TV in the US? Then you’ll want to scroll down below, because that’s exactly what we’ve rounded up.

From OLED titans from the likes of Samsung and Sony, to more budget-friendly options from TCL and Hisense, we’ve curated some of the best 4K TVs in the US to help make your buying decision that little bit easier.

What’s the best 4K TV in the US?

The best 4K TV in the US for most people is the Samsung S95B (check price). With a stunning, bright, punchy OLED display (complete with rich, true blacks), everything it displays will wow your retinas. With multiple HDMI 2.1 ports for 4K 120Hz gaming, it covers practically all bases.

Other 4K TV recommendations

Don’t feel like grabbing the Samsung? No problem. Here are a few other top choices, ahead of our full list of the best 4K TVs in the US below:

  • Best premium 4K TV: Sony Bravia XR A95K (check price)
    A little pricier than the Samsung, your extra cash will net you support for Dolby Vision HDR, Dolby DTS:X audio, and some of the most accurate colours around.
  • Best budget 4K TV: TCL 5-Series (check price)
    A 4K TV for a more affordable price, with flagship-matching connectivity and video/audio standard support? What’s not to love?
  • Best small 4K TV: LG C2 (check price)
    The 42in variant of the 4K OLED C2 is an incredible double-duty screen, capable of acting as superb PC gaming monitor, with plenty of real estate for punchy media performance too.

The best 4K TVs in the US you can buy today:


1. Samsung S95B

The S95B is one of the best 4K TVs for most people, especially for those already used to (and happy with), Samsung’s TV experience, which includes fancy extras like its cloud Gaming Hub. On that note, gamers will be able to enjoy 4K, 120Hz gaming, thanks to a generous array of HDMI 2.1 ports, and other features like FreeSync.

Being a QD OLED affair, it offers a brighter viewing experience compared to something like the LG C2 OLED, while its single-stand design makes for convenient placement, even in the larger-screened models.


2. Sony Bravia XR A95K

Sony’s A95K set is one of the most expensive 4K TVs around right now, and with good reason. Like Samsung’s excellent S95B, Sony’s offering also offers a stunning, bright QD-OLED screen, but also throws in some additional advantages — namely, support for Dolby Vision HDR, and Dolby DTS:X audio.

These extras, coupled with the A95K’s impeccable colour accuracy for enjoying content like the creator’ intended, make it one of the best premium TVs around. Until its successor lands, that is.

3. TCL 5-Series

A Quantum Dot LED TV at this price is nothing to be sniffed at, which is why TCL’s 5-Series is our pick for the best budget 4K TV to buy in the US. With support for Dolby Vision, HDR10+ and HLG, you’re getting plenty of options for your money too.

HDR performance is, as expected, not the best you’ll find around, and you might find the highlights lacking in particular. Once you remember its comparative price though, it’s easy enough to forgive —


4. LG C2

Despite not having the latest QD OLED tech (and therefore not reaching the same brightness levels offered by the Sony and Samsung offerings on our list), the LG C2 remains one of the best 4K TVs in the US. Plenty bright enough (especially for viewing in dimmer rooms), it offers all the superb blacks and punchy colours that OLED displays are famed for.

Our pick of the range is the 42in model, which is not only easier on your wallet, but also ideal for use as a dual PC monitor/TV setup — especially when you take its more manageable screen size, 4K resolution, HDMI 2.1 support, and 120Hz gaming performance into account.


5. Hisense U8H

Hisense’s U8H is a very solid mid-range offering that serves up a 4K LED screen, powered by Google TV for access to all of your favourite apps and games at the touch of a button. Another win, especially at this price, is support for both HDR10+ and Dolby Vision HDR, which is something that cannot be said of its Samsung rival.

Obviously, given the nature of its LED panel, it can’t compete against the inky blacks and in-your-face immersion offered by OLED alternatives, but it gets plenty bright, with two HDMI 2.1 ports for next-gen gaming at a fluid 120Hz.

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Esat has been a gadget fan ever since his tiny four-year-old brain was captivated by a sound-activated dancing sunflower. From there it was a natural progression to a Sega Mega Drive, a brief obsession with hedgehogs, and a love for all things tech. After 7 years as a writer and deputy editor for Stuff, Esat ventured out into the corporate world, spending three years as Editor of Microsoft's European News Centre. Now a freelance writer, his appetite for shiny gadgets has no bounds. Oh, and like all good human beings, he's very fond of cats.