Best 4K TVs in India (Top List 2020)

by | May 23, 2020

Televisions are getting better in terms of picture quality and affordability these days. With mass production and stiff competition, televisions are significantly cheaper than what it used to be in the past.

4K televisions refer to those devices which have the capability to stream visual content with a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels, almost four times the pixels found on a typical full HD TV.

These televisions result in better image quality and with appropriate 4K content, will elevate your TV watching experience a step further.

In this article, we’ve curated the list of six best 4K televisions in the Indian market starting from Rs.20,000 all the way up to Rs.1,00,000.

Without any further ado, let’s begin!

Best 4K TV in India

1. Sony KD-55X8000GOverall Best Pick
2. Samsung Super 6Runner-Up Pick
3. Mi TV 4XValue for Money 4K TV
4. Kodak 43UHDXSMARTBest Budget 4K TV
5. LG 50UM7700Best 4K TV with Intuitive UI
6. Vu Premium 55PMHonourable Mention

 

1. Sony KD-55X8000G

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Overall Best Pick
  • 4K UHD Trilluminous display
  • Android TV 
  • Built-in chromecast support

Sony needs no introduction. The company has been at the forefront with popular home appliances and other consumer electronics gadgets that are popular with consumers worldwide.

The Sony Bravia KD-55X8000G is a 55-inch 4K UHD Smart TV featuring proprietary technologies such as X-reality pro and Clear audio plus that enhances the viewing experience of the end-user.

Design and Build Quality

The Sony KD-55X8000G is a delight to look at. It’s more like a piece of art than just another LED smart TV.

The plain and simple, minimal bezels display with subtle stands for tabletop placement is what it is.

The components used for the construction of this television is of high quality and it shows.

The thin bezels make the front of this LED TV look like a giant slab of a display with no edges.

The elegantly designed dual steel plate legs hold the TV in place firmly and securely on a tabletop.

Display

Sony has made great strides in display technologies and is highly regarded in terms of industry-leading technologies that the company incorporates into its consumer electronics products.

This 55-inch 4K UHD panel packs in an astounding 8 million pixels to deliver you the best possible visuals with enriched details and life colour colours.

X-reality pro-technology analyses the visuals and corrects the correct amount of contrast, brightness and saturation to make the scene more vivid and pleasing to your eyes.

HDR10 support further enhances the details of the visuals and gives you a truly enjoyable viewing experience.

The brightness levels are superb on this panel. You won’t face any difficulty watching TV even in brightly lit environments.

Miscellaneous

This is a smart TV powered by Android. This means that you can download and install apps from the play store and enjoy them on this big display.

Online streaming apps like Netflix and Youtube are preinstalled and comes with a shortcut button on the remote control.

The interface is responsive and can be easily mastered, even for senior citizens.

Also, this TV features the USB plug and play that will let you connect your smartphone or tablet and browse content or mirror the screen itself.

Sony’s patented clear audio plus technology delivers the excellent sound output with rich bass and crystal clear vocals, no matter what the volume levels are.

Verdict

If you’re an ardent Sony fan, you should skip the first on this list and get this instead.

Not sporting an OLED doesn’t matter for ordinary eyes and Sony has done a great job of providing excellent contrast ratio even with this LED panel.

The colours are excellent and feel more natural when compared with some of the competitor models on this list.

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Excellent build quality

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Stunning visuals

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Bass reflex speaker

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Specifications

Screen Size55-inch
Resolution3840 x 2160
Refresh Rate50Hz
PortsHDMI – 4, USB – 3
Speaker2 x 10W

2. Samsung Super 6

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Runner-Up Pick
  • Best in class 4K UHD display
  • Smart connectivity features
  • Screen mirroring from smartphones

Samsung is one of the best-LED TV brands not just in India but across the globe.

The Samsung Super 6 is a 43-inch smart LED 4K TV from Samsung priced just under Rs. 40,000.

Design and Build Quality

The overall design of this television is very minimalistic.

The side bezels surrounding the display have a brushed metal texture on it and imparts a premium feel to the device.

The speakers are placed on the front hidden under the chin grill.

The back of this television is covered with textured hard plastic with no weak spots which would damage over time.

Display

The display on this device is a best in class 43-inch UHD 4K panel with a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

The Hyperreal picture engine from Samsung works similar to the Bravia technology from Sony and enhances the colour and contrast of the output.

The 60Hz refresh rate of this panel makes sure that there is less motion blur in between fast screen transitions.

The panel used in this LED television supports the micro dimming feature. This will let the LEDs lighting up the display to partially dim at specific sections of the picture requiring a dark tint.

It works somewhat as an OLED, but without turning off the LEDs as a whole. Nevertheless, this feature results in excellent deep blacks and offers good contrast levels.

Connectivity

The ports on this device are conveniently located on the sides that even when the television is wall-mounted, access to these ports is unrestricted.

There are 3 HDMI ports, 1 USB port and an RJ 45 ethernet port along with WiFi in terms of connectivity.

The built-in screen mirroring facility helps you mirror the screen of your smartphone or tablet wirelessly.

Miscellaneous

The 2 x 10W speakers on this device are loud but lack in the bass.

This device comes with built-in surge protection that eliminates the need for an external stabilizer.

The pre-installed apps let you stream online content right out of the box.

The app selection from the Samsung Tizen app store is mediocre compared to the Android TV OS store but the major apps like Youtube and Netflix are present and accounted for.

Verdict

If you’re an ardent Samsung fan, the Super 6 UHD 4K is one of the best smart LED TVs you can get for a budget under Rs.40,000.

With the proprietary Samsung display technologies such as the dynamic colour enhancer, this LED TV provides an immersive experience when it comes to watching TV at home.

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4K display

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Minimal bezels

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Excellent build quality

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Limited app selection

Specifications

Screen Size43 inch
Resolution3840 x 2160
Refresh Rate60Hz
PortsHDMI – 2, USB – 1
Speaker2 x 10W

3. Mi TV 4X

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Value for Money 4K TV
  • Stunning 4K display
  • Latest Android 9.0 Pie OS
  • Patchwall 2.0 intuitive UI

The Mi LED Smart TV 4X is one of the premium LED smart TV from Xiaomi which was released recently in India.

This television offers the best value for money deal in the smart TV market in India trumping ahead the well-established competitors such as Sony and Samsung in terms of hardware prowess.

Design and Build Quality

The build and design of Mi LED Smart TV 4X is in one word – just fantastic. The near-zero bezels on the front resemble their Mi Mix phones.

At the back, a brushed aluminium finish has been provided to improve the aesthetics. All the electronic components are placed on the bottom chin at the back.

Display

The display on this device is a 43-inch UHD 4K panel with a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

The screen to body ratio of this TV is an impressive 91.43%.

With a dynamic contrast ratio of about 60000:1, the colours look good and images and videos feel vibrant.

This is an HDR panel which gives further clarity to the content if the media supports HDR 10.

The display can be viewed without any colour shift up to 178 degrees.

If you are poised to buy an LED TV under Rs. 30,000 which has a screen size of 40-inch or more, the Mi smart LED TV 4X would be one of the best bets.

Smart Features

The all-new Mi TV 4X runs on true Android OS TV based on Android 9 Pie, the stock version directly from Google.

This means you can take full advantage of the Google platform services such as Plays store and Google Play services.

It is powered by an Amlogic 64 bit Quad-core processor running at 1.8GHz coupled with 2GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage.

Xiaomi has included its patch wall UI which aggregates both the online as well as offline content on a single screen.

This television comes with three HDMI ports and 2 USB ports along with AV connectors.

The onboard WiFi on this device supports both 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands for faster data speeds.

There is also Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity on this if you wish to hook it up with a wireless headphone or Bluetooth speakers.

Miscellaneous

In terms of speakers, the Mi smart TV 4X has dual speakers with a combined 20W RMS power output.

The sound quality of these speakers is decent but not overwhelmingly positive.

The motion-sensing remote control helps in navigating through the UI, a delightful experience.

Verdict

The Mi LED TV 4X delivers the best of LED TVs complete with smart connectivity features under a price range of Rs.30,000.

Since it comes with the latest Android 9.0 stock OS, you can have all the apps and games goodness on a stunning 4K display with this television.

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Dual-band Wi-Fi

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Powerful 20W speakers

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Ergonomic remote control

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Specifications

Screen Size43 inch
Resolution3840×2160
Refresh Rate60Hz
PortsHDMI-3, USB-2
Speaker2 x 10W

4. Kodak 43UHDXSMART

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Best Budget 4K LED TV
  • Excellent contrast ratio
  • Dust and moisture resistant components
  • Same-day installation on delivery

Kodak has been releasing low-cost budget LED TVs that offer 4K panel at a very competitive price in the Indian market.

The XSMART from Kodak is a step ahead of their previous products with the smart connectivity features that come with this LED TV.

Design and build quality

Most of the budget LED TVs now selling in the market does feature a more or less the same design.

This is because the companies instead of doing their R&D, rely on third-party OEM designs for their products.

This helps them save a lot of money in the manufacturing process.

The Kodak XSMART has a relatively slim profile and has narrow bezels at the sides of the display.

All the ports are present in the backside. This might pose an issue to reach the connections when the device is wall mounted.

The plastics used in the build are of average quality and doesn’t feel cheap either.

Display

The Kodak XSMART smart LED TV features a 43-inch LED display with a resolution of 3840×2160 pixels.

The 178-degree viewing angle makes this display ideal for a medium-sized room for an average family.

The brightness levels are a bit on the lower side with only 300 nits but the contrast levels are excellent.

The deep blacks in the visuals make the TV watching experience a lot better.

Smart TV features

The Kodak XSMART TV runs on an Android-based interface powered by an ARM Cortex quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage.

The company has provided Aptoide android store for directly downloading third-party Android apps instead of wanting to sideload them from a USB stick.

Popular apps come pre-installed and with a Wi-Fi or RJ45 connection, you can stream the contents on these sites right away.

This TV supports Miracast screen mirroring. This means that you can mirror the screen of your laptops or smartphones on to this larger display wirelessly.

Miscellaneous

The Kodak XSMART TV has a total 20W sound output from the two speakers.

This TV comes with 5 sound modes that you can select according to the content you are watching.

Features such as auto volume leveller and audio equalizer are present as well.

Verdict

The Kodak XSMART LED TV is a perfectly fine 4K LED TV for purchase under Rs.40,000.

With Indian specific features such as inbuilt stabilizer and moisture and dust resistance, the Kodak XSMART, as the name suggests is a smart product worth investing your hard-earned money.

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178-degree viewing angle
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Miracast support

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Audio Equalizer

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Low brightness

Specifications

Screen Size43 inch
Resolution3840 x 2160
Refresh Rate60Hz
PortsHDMI – 3, USB – 2
Speaker2 x 10W

5. LG 50UM7700

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4K Smart TV with Intuitive UI
  • Active HDR-enabled 4K display
  • LG ThinQ AI
  • Intuitive user interface

It seems LG has a lot of competitive models in the premium LED TV segment.

The company has always been releasing TVs in varying price ranges and finding success a lot more of late.

The LG 50UM7700 is a 50-inch 4K Ultra HD LED TV with internet capabilities competently priced under Rs.50,000 in the Indian market.

Design and Build Quality

As with every other premium LED TVs out there, LG 50UM7700 features the same rectangle form factor with minimal bezels around the display.

Since all the hardware powering the display is placed on the lower backside, there’s a slight bump in the lower portion.

The build quality is exquisite with silver colour around the bezels giving this product a luxury feel.

Display

The 50-inch full HD display supports HDR modes like HDR10 and HLG pro. This will allow you to stream HDR certified content from Netflix and other streaming sites.

The HDR content offers much more colour and contrast to the already stunning visuals.

HDR certification means you can also hook this monitor on to a PC or game console to enjoy HDR games in its full capacity.

LG is a pioneer in the IPS display technology. Being a relatively big 50-inch panel, IPS technology allows you to watch TV from any angle with no colour shift or loss of details.

The 50Hz screen causes no jitters or motion blur during the video playback and the fast-moving visuals seem to be silky smooth.

Software

You might have heard about WebOS, the answer to Android TV OS from LG. It is a slick, lightweight OS that runs fluidly and performs well even on low specced devices.

ThinQ AI is the new artificial intelligence technology that LG has been implementing across its products, be it smartphones or washing machines or even with refrigerators.

It offers voice-activated controls on LG devices for quick and easy operation without having to pound your fingers over the remote buttons.

Miscellaneous

WebOS allows you to multitask. If you can’t stop watching a live broadcast but want to check out your social media account at once, you can do that with this LED TV.

Also, this smart LED TV from LG features dual Bluetooth technology that offers an enhanced range.

You can connect your wireless headphones or earphones to this device and enjoy the show without disturbing anyone.

DTS certified speakers inside this television offer a decent playback experience but when it comes to TVs, we always recommend an external speaker setup for the complete experience.

Verdict

The LG 50UM7790 is a 50-inch large screen smart LED TV that provides you with an excellent cost to feature proposition.

A stunning IPS full HD display in itself is worth the asking price and with features such as HDR support and smart connectivity, this television is one of the best value for money products in the market at present.

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Elegant, minimal design

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Bluetooth enabled remote

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True colour accuracy

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Rear-mounted I/O ports

Specifications

Screen Size50 inch
Resolution3840×2160
Refresh Rate50Hz
PortsHDMI – 3, USB – 2
Speaker2 x 10W

6. Vu Premium 55PM

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Honourable Mention
  • Pure Android TV OS
  • A+ grade 55-inch 4K panel
  • 30W box speakers

The 55PM from Vu is a 55-inch 4K smart LED TV based on the Android operating system.

This is one of the cheapest 55-inch 4K UHD SMART LED TVs currently on the Indian market priced under Rs. 40,000.

Design and Build Quality

The company has hit a sweet spot with this product which ticks all the right boxes with grace without any major letdowns.

The design language of this television is nothing extraordinary to write chapters about.
Vu has considered practicality over aesthetic appeal with this model.

The minimal looks supplemented with the really thin bezels around the display is an aesthetically pleasing experience.

Display

The display on this television is a 55-inch UHD 4K panel with a native resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

Being an A+ grade IPS panel, the viewing angles are wide and the visuals look the same when looked even at acute angles.

The brightness levels are great enough to be visible even when placed under direct light.

The panel used here is an HDR10 certified display and the bright and dark spots are quite crisp and the details are top-notch.

Smart features

This smart TV runs on an Android operating system for a full-fledged smart TV experience.

It comes preloaded with all the necessary apps such as Netflix and YouTube.

The Google Play store will let you download your favourite apps from the official channels without worrying about the compatibility issues.

This VU Smart LED TV is powered by an ARM Quad-core processor with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage.

The UI being nearly stock android is fast and responsive and there are no noticeable lags or stutters during the operation.

Miscellaneous

There is a mobile remote app by which you can control the operations of this television right from your smartphone.

This television has two 15W speakers that sound loud enough.

The voice output is clear with no distortion even at high volume levels.

This smart TV comes with 3 HDMI ports and two USB ports to connect various devices such as a set-top box or a gaming console.

Verdict

The Vu 55PM is the best bet if you would like to do more with your TV within a shoestring budget. It comes loaded w

The 4K IPS display adds to this already awesome package from Vu to guarantee this product a spot in our best list.

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Minimal bezels around the display

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Rich connectivity options

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Child lock

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Plasticky rear covering

Specifications

Screen Size55 inch
Resolution3840 x 2160
Refresh Rate60 Hz
PortsHDMI – 3, USB – 2
Speaker2 x 15W
This here concludes the post for the best six 4K TVs in the Indian market.

If you feel that the choice is limited, feel free to check out our other articles on LED TVs under different budgets here.

Feel free to ask queries if any and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you and have a great day!

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