Quality over size is our usual mantra, but vendors don't generally offer their best technology in TVs smaller than 55-inch class.
TCL will ship its first 8K TVs later this year and it feature the company's third-generation mini-LED technology—OD (Optical Distance) Zero. Zero is the number of millimeters between the backlighting and LCD layers.
U.S. newcomer Skyworth's 2021 smart TV line-up will hit the states later this year, including an OLED model featuring a panel built in a fab it co-owns with LG.
LG has improved its OLED pixel elements, redesigned its Magic Remote, and added Mini-LED backlighting to its LED/LCD TVs. Version 6.0 of WebOS is also on board.
While competitors move to mini LED tech, Sony sticks with its current backlighting and color while focusing on image processing and sound.
Samsung is finally incorporating its self-emissive Micro-LED technology into TVs that deep-pocketed early adopters will be interested in buying.
Konka is looking to expand its presence beyond the entry-level in the United States with quantum dots, and is adding a second operating system, WebOS to the low-end lineup.
Tribit's QuietPlus 50 offer good sound without ANC and passable sound with it. Considering the low price tag, that's pretty remarkable.
Vizio's 50-inch-class V505-H19 smart TV offers slightly better processing than the similar, recently reviewed Konka U50, although it lacks its rival's Bluetooth capabilities.
There are plenty of great smart TVs. Our guide cuts through the alphabet soup to tell everything you need to know to buy the one that's right for you.
With USB and SD card playback, as well as a microphone input, the iLive Tailgate Bluetooth speaker (ISB380B) is a versatile party animal. It's also surprisingly light. Just don't expect audiophile sound.
This Android TV delivers an average picture at best, but you won't encounter a lot of 50-inch 4K TVs at this price.
Vizio's high-end smart TV offers the lush picture you'd expect from OLED for less money than LG or Sony, but this isn't the best OLED TV you can buy.
This Bluetooth headset delivers excellent active noise cancellation and stylish industrial design.
These headphones use both active and passive means to filter out as much noise as anything we've heard, and they cost just 50 bucks.
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