If you’re looking for a new family TV, there’s a lot to consider. How large a screen would you like, and what size fits the intended space best? Do you want the luxury of having smart capabilities and the benefits that come with those features? Whatever you choose, it helps if you set an affordable budget.
Manufacturers produce TVs across a wide range of budgets, and with rapid improvements in tech allowing prices in the mid-range department to fall, for under $1500 you can purchase an awesome TV that will allow all the family to enjoy a fantastic movie night, or maybe you prefer a quiet night in with Netflix.
Why not check out our choices for great TVs under $1500 …
SAMSUNG 75-inch Class Crystal UHD TU-8000 Series - 4K UHD HDR Smart TV with Alexa Built-in (UN75TU8000FXZA, 2020 Model)
3 used from $1,077.50
- CRYSTAL PROCESSOR 4K: This ultra-fast processor transforms everything you watch into stunning 4K.
- MULTI VOICE: Smart TV with Alexa and Bixby.Maximum Power Consumption:230
- SMART TV POWERED BY TIZEN: Go beyond Smart TV with next-gen apps, super easy control, and a host of enhancements that elevate the TV watching experience.
- HDR: Unveils shades of color you can't find on HDTV.
- CRYSTAL DISPLAY: Experience crystal clear colors that are fine-tuned to deliver a naturally crisp and vivid picture.
With a whopping 75’’ screen, this advanced model from Samsung gives a fantastic all round performance.
Style wise, the bezels are ultra fine, successfully minimizing any frame distraction – you almost want to glance around to see where the action exits the screen and enters your reality. The resolution and image quality add to that feeling of immersivity.
The innovative ultra fast Crystal processor transforms everything into stunningly realistic 4K, with crisp,vibrant colors, offering a translucency that replicates the movie theater. Blacks are a true solid black, while brighter hues lack the distracting halo, and textures are highly detailed, even from a distance. The impressive audio continues and rounds up the experience.
Powered by Samsung’s Tizen, the smart features allow multi downloading, and streaming of content, including access to thousands of movies, apps and more, while both Bixby and Alexa can search, control your smart home and answer anything you want – all via voice control.
Needless to say, we really like this TV.
TCL 75S425 75 Inch 4K UHD HDR Smart Roku TV (2019)
$1,054.83 in stock
- 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
- Inputs: 3 HDMI 2.0 with HDCP 2.2 (one with HDMI ARC), 1 USB (media player), RF, Composite, Headphone Jack, Optical Audio Out, Ethernet
- Dimensions (W x H x D): TV without stand: 66.1" X 38" X 3.5", TV with stand: 66.1" X 40.7" X 15.9"
- Compatible with Alexa and Google Assistant
Roku is renowned for its smooth, intuitive interface, and this 75’’ TCL makes full use of that, delivering hundreds of thousands of movies straight into your home, while the smart functionality allows live streaming, and access to the net. Alexa and Google Assistant compatibility means that every action in your smart home can be voice controlled, from changing the channel or searching for that hard-to-find film to putting the kettle on, or telling the popcorn machine to start popping! Pair with your smart device, turning it into a fully functioning Roku remote.
The visual landscape is rich and vibrant, with the 4K UHD/High Dynamic Range producing a vivid clarity, all-encompassing contrasts and details that are more than lifelike. Smooth frame rolling, and a non-existent input lag all add up to make this TCL well worth considering.
Samsung UN55RU7300FXZA Curved 55-Inch 4K UHD 7 Series Ultra HD Smart TV with HDR and Alexa Compatibility (2019 Model)
$497.99 in stock
6 used from $562.79
- 4K UHD PROCESSOR: Powerful 4K UHD processor optimizes your TV’s performance by upscaling every show, season, and scene with 4K picture quality
- ENHANCED DETAIL WITH HDR: 4K depth of detail with high dynamic range lets you see shades of color that reveal more detail than HDTV can deliver
- PURCOLOR REVEALS SPECTRUMS OF COLOR: Millions of shades of color reveal a vibrant, lifelike picture that conventional HDTV can’t create. Power Supply (V) - AC110-120V 50/60Hz.Maximum Power Consumption:135
- SMART TV FEATURES: Simple on-screen universal guide to find streaming content and live TV shows, OneRemoteA to control all compatible devices, smart speaker expandability with Alexa and Google Assistant compatibility, and more
- CURVED SCREEN DESIGN: Get pulled into the action with Auto Depth Enhancer on curved TVs for immersive viewing
Samsung have been at the summit of the curved TV market for a while now, and it has to be said that although the flat screen is popular, the curved screen produces an immersivity that cannot be beaten, and this large 55’’ TV certainly draws you right into the action.
The enhanced image quality gifted by 4K, coupled with UHD and High Dynamic Range visuals, highlight all the advantages of watching a curved screen, and with no lag, you really are there in the midst of the experience. Rich blacks, vibrant hues, and naturally bright whites add to Samsung’s Purcolor spectrum, increasing your enjoyment.
With smart features, downloading and streaming content couldn’t be simpler, and the voice controlled Alexa and Google Assistant, expand the all round experience.
This Samsung is smooth, sleekly curved and offers an excellent performance. It deserves its place on our list.
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