Best 4K Ultra HD TVs

There's more choice than ever when it comes to 4K TVs. But this can be a minefield for those new to terms like OLED, HDR, and more. This buying guide can help clear up the marketing jargon so you can make the best purchasing decision and enjoy 4K movies, Netflix and more. Continue reading...

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Samsung AU8000 Series
  • Award Winner 2022

Samsung AU8000 Series

 · includes 6 listings
3.9 from 45 reviews
Screen Size 43", 50", 55", 65", 75" and 85"
Screen TypeLED/LCD

This 4K Smart TV from Samsung is a popular choice with reviewers, as it produces crisp, clear images. It’s available in 6 screen sizes; 43-inch, 50-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch, 75-inch and 85-inch options.

Price (RRP) $839.30 to $3,389.00

Price from$1,017Bing Lee

Superb picture quality
Easy to use
Good value for money
  • Build Quality
    4.1 (40)
  • Value for Money
    3.9 (40)
  • Sound Quality
    4.0 (34)
  • Software
    4.6 (33)
  • Picture Quality
    4.4 (36)
  • Type of TVSmart TV
  • Energy Rating4 star(s) and 5 star(s)
  • Number of HDMI Ports3
  • Wall MountableYes
Hisense Series 8 S8

Hisense Series 8 S8

 · includes 7 listings
3.5 from 35 reviews
Screen Size 43", 50", 55", 65", 75", 85" and 100"
Screen TypeLED/LCD

This ultra-HD smart TV has 4K resolution, HDR and precision colour for the most visually dynamic viewing experience.

Price (RRP) $899.00 to $14,999.00

Price from$795Bing Lee

Ultra HD with precision colour
Bluetooth headphone compatibility
Compatible with Alexa and Google Home
  • Build Quality
    3.6 (33)
  • Value for Money
    3.9 (34)
  • Sound Quality
    4.0 (33)
  • Software
    3.9 (33)
  • Picture Quality
    4.0 (34)
  • Type of TVSmart TV and HDR Compatible
  • Number of HDMI Ports4
  • Wall MountableYes
ALDI Bauhn 4K Ultra HD

ALDI Bauhn 4K Ultra HD

 · includes 21 listings
2.6 from 170 reviews
Screen Size 50", 55", 58", 60", 65", 70", 75", 82" and 85"
Screen TypeLED/LCD

Boasting great picture and sound quality at a more affordable price, the different models in the ALDI Bauhn 4K Ultra HD range always manage to create a stir when they’re on sale as part of ALDI’s Special Buys.

Price (RRP) $349.00 to $1,499.00

Good picture quality
Easy to set up
High sound clarity
Prone to glitching
Sometimes not responsive
  • Build Quality
    3.1 (93)
  • Value for Money
    3.3 (94)
  • Sound Quality
    3.0 (90)
  • Software
    3.0 (89)
  • Picture Quality
    3.4 (94)
  • Type of TVSmart TV and HDR Compatible
  • Number of HDMI Ports3 and 4
  • Wall MountableYes
Kogan Series 9 XU9210

Kogan Series 9 XU9210

 · includes 6 listings
2.9 from 43 reviews
Screen Size 43", 50", 55", 65", 70" and 75"
Screen TypeLED/LCD

Kogan’s Series 9 XU9210 TVs have Dolby’s sharp picture and sound and let you access a range of your favourite apps, but does that make it a good contender for your next home entertainment purchase?

Price (RRP) $599.99 to $1,549.00

Clear, vibrant visuals
Simple to set up and navigate
Remote not very responsive
Unreliable wireless connectivity
  • Build Quality
    3.1 (38)
  • Value for Money
    3.6 (37)
  • Sound Quality
    3.1 (37)
  • Software
    3.0 (35)
  • Picture Quality
    3.6 (37)
  • Type of TVSmart TV and HDR Compatible
  • Energy Rating4 star(s), 4.5 star(s) and 5 star(s)
  • Number of HDMI Ports3 and 4
  • Wall MountableYes
LG UP80 Series

LG UP80 Series

 · includes 6 listings
4.3 from 10 reviews
Screen Size 43", 50", 55", 65", 75" and 86"
Screen TypeLED/LCD

Price (RRP) $949.00 to $3,505.00

Price from$1,199Bing Lee

  • Build Quality
    4.2 (10)
  • Value for Money
    4.1 (10)
  • Sound Quality
    4.3 (10)
  • Software
    4.1 (10)
  • Picture Quality
    4.4 (9)
  • Type of TVSmart TV and HDR Compatible
  • Energy Rating3.5 star(s), 4 star(s) and 4.5 star(s)
  • Number of HDMI Ports3 and 4
  • Wall MountableYes

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LG C1 Series

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 · includes 5 listings
3.5 from 15 reviews
Screen Size 48", 55", 65", 77" and 83"
Screen TypeOLED

Price (RRP) $2,576.00 to $9,076.00

Price from$3,359Bing Lee

  • Build Quality
    4.0 (13)
  • Value for Money
    3.8 (13)
  • Sound Quality
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  • Software
    4.3 (12)
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    4.2 (12)
  • Type of TVSmart TV and HDR Compatible
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EKO 4K Ultra HD Android TV Series

EKO 4K Ultra HD Android TV Series

 · includes 9 listings
2.3 from 119 reviews
Screen Size 50", 55", 58", 60", 65", 70" and 75"
Screen TypeLED/LCD

The TVs in the EKO 4K Ultra HD Android TV Series boast sharp picture quality and a host of features like Google Assistant, Chromecast, and apps like Netflix and YouTube. These features look great on paper, but the debate is still on about whether they’re as useful as they sound.

Price (RRP) $299.00 to $949.00

Easy to set up
Sometimes lags and freezes
Unreliable WiFi connection
  • Build Quality
    2.7 (92)
  • Value for Money
    2.8 (92)
  • Sound Quality
    2.9 (91)
  • Software
    2.9 (86)
  • Picture Quality
    3.2 (93)
  • Type of TVSmart TV
  • Number of HDMI Ports3
  • Wall MountableYes
FFalcon UF1 Series

FFalcon UF1 Series

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2.1 from 134 reviews
Screen Size 50", 55" and 65"
Screen TypeLED/LCD
  • Build Quality
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  • Value for Money
    2.3 (119)
  • Sound Quality
    2.8 (117)
  • Software
    2.1 (115)
  • Picture Quality
    2.8 (117)
  • Type of TVSmart TV and HDR Compatible
  • Energy Rating5 star(s) and 5.5 star(s)
  • Number of HDMI Ports3
  • Wall MountableYes

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Samsung Q60A Series

Samsung Q60A Series

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2.8 from 21 reviews
Screen Size 55", 65", 75" and 85"
Screen TypeQLED

Price (RRP) $1,199.00 to $2,899.00

Price from$1,729Bing Lee

  • Build Quality
    3.5 (17)
  • Value for Money
    3.2 (18)
  • Sound Quality
    3.5 (17)
  • Software
    3.7 (17)
  • Picture Quality
    3.2 (17)
  • Type of TVSmart TV and HDR Compatible
  • Energy Rating5 star(s) and 5.5 star(s)
  • Number of HDMI Ports3
  • Wall MountableYes
Sony A80J Series

Sony A80J Series

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3.2 from 13 reviews
Screen Size 55", 65" and 77"
Screen TypeOLED

Price (RRP) $2,495.00 to $5,495.00

Price from$3,699Bing Lee

  • Build Quality
    3.8 (10)
  • Value for Money
    3.1 (10)
  • Sound Quality
    3.9 (10)
  • Software
    3.7 (9)
  • Picture Quality
    4.3 (10)
  • Type of TVSmart TV and HDR Compatible
  • Number of HDMI Ports4
Hisense A7G Series

Hisense A7G Series

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3.8 from 9 reviews
Screen Size 43", 50", 55", 65" and 75"
Screen TypeLED/LCD

Price (RRP) $899.00 to $2,299.00

Price from$795Bing Lee

  • Build Quality
    4.0 (9)
  • Value for Money
    3.9 (9)
  • Sound Quality
    4.2 (9)
  • Software
    3.1 (9)
  • Picture Quality
    4.3 (9)
  • Type of TVSmart TV and HDR Compatible
  • Number of HDMI Ports3
  • Wall MountableYes
Hisense U8G Series

Hisense U8G Series

 · includes 4 listings
3.9 from 8 reviews
Screen Size 55", 65", 75" and 85"
Screen TypeQLED

Price (RRP) $1,799.00 to $5,499.00

Price from$1,695Bing Lee

  • Build Quality
    4.3 (7)
  • Value for Money
    4.1 (7)
  • Sound Quality
    4.1 (7)
  • Software
    3.0 (7)
  • Picture Quality
    4.1 (7)
  • Type of TVSmart TV and HDR Compatible
  • Number of HDMI Ports4
  • Wall MountableYes
TCL C725 Series

TCL C725 Series

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2.9 from 14 reviews
Screen Size 43", 50", 55", 65" and 75"
Screen TypeQLED

This 4K TV series comes in 50-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch, and 75-inch screen options. They are cheap 4K TVs compared to big-brand competitors on the market, starting from $1099 for the 50-inch model, ranging to $2, 499 for the 75-inch 4K TV.

Price (RRP) $899.00 to $2,499.00

Price from$995Bing Lee

  • Build Quality
    3.2 (13)
  • Value for Money
    3.0 (13)
  • Sound Quality
    3.5 (12)
  • Software
    2.9 (12)
  • Picture Quality
    3.3 (12)
  • Type of TVSmart TV and HDR Compatible
  • Energy Rating3 star(s), 4.5 star(s), 5 star(s) and 5.5 star(s)
  • Number of HDMI Ports3
  • Wall MountableYes
TCL P725 Series

TCL P725 Series

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3.0 from 12 reviews
Screen Size 43", 50", 55", 65", 75" and 85"
Screen TypeLED/LCD

Price (RRP) $899.00 to $3,299.00

Price from$699Bing Lee

  • Build Quality
    3.2 (10)
  • Value for Money
    3.3 (11)
  • Sound Quality
    3.7 (10)
  • Software
    3.1 (10)
  • Picture Quality
    3.5 (10)
  • Type of TVSmart TV and HDR Compatible
  • Number of HDMI Ports3
  • Wall MountableYes
Philips 65PUT6703/79 (65")
5.0 from 4 reviews
Screen Size 65"
Screen TypeLED/LCD
  • Build Quality
    5.0 (4)
  • Value for Money
    5.0 (4)
  • Sound Quality
    4.3 (4)
  • Software
    4.3 (4)
  • Picture Quality
    5.0 (4)
  • Type of TVHDR Compatible and Smart TV
  • Wireless OptionsWi-Fi
  • Refresh Rate 50/60Hz
  • Number of HDMI Ports3
  • Wall MountableYes
  • Dimensions (without stand) 852.3 x 1462.3 x 87.5 mm
  • Dimensions (with stand) 884.1 x 1462.3 x 295.7 mm

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TCL C825 Series

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5.0 from 4 reviews
Screen Size 55", 65", 75" and 85"
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What is a 4K television?

Resolutions comparison

The term 4K (often used interchangeably with Ultra High Definition, or UHD) refers to the resolution of a screen, measured in the number of pixels.

4K resolution refers to an image resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels, which is the next major step up from 1080p (or Full HD) which is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

4K offers more pixels, which means better detail, since you have smaller pieces with which to build a clearer, higher quality image. The quality difference doesn’t really start to shine until you get a panel with a screen size ranging from 50 inches or larger.

Regardless of what a TV is capable of, the image quality is also in part determined by what is being played on the TV.

Is buying a 4K TV worth it?

To make investing in a 4K TV worth it, your main viewing platforms or streaming services should be 4K capable. Only then will you get the promised crisper images, clearer text, and smaller objects becoming easier to see in detail.

If the main platforms you use to watch TV aren't 4K compatible, you’ll be wasting the 4K or UHD capability as you’ll get the same quality as HD or 1080 resolution.

What do you usually watch on TV?

  • Free-to-air TV: Currently, there are no free-to-air channels in Australia that broadcast in 4K. The HD channels (One, 9HD, etc.) broadcast in 1080p, while all standard channels are in 720p. Some free-to-air channels have begun to experiment with streaming 4K content through their apps.
  • Sports channels: Many now broadcast or stream 4K sports, for example FOX Sports Ultra HD (the 4K option is exclusive to TV and is unavailable on web or mobile).
  • Streaming Services: You can watch TV shows and movies in 4K on Netflix, Stan and Foxtel. This is possible even if you don't have a smart TV by connecting a Chromecast, Apple TV or Android TV box via a 4K HDMI cable. However, you'll need a good internet connection (at least 25 mbps) to watch without constant buffering. If DVDs are more your style, you can opt for a 4K blu ray player.
  • Gaming: The latest Playstation and Xbox gaming consoles offer 4K games, but the Nintendo Switch does not.

How much does a 4K TV cost?

4K TVs range in price. You can acquire a cheap 4K TV for $300 to $400 from some brands, while a high-end model could set you back as much as $20,000. With 4K quickly becoming the norm, prices have become a lot more affordable, with many being almost as cheap as 1080 HD TVs for sale.

Screen sizes for 4K TVs range from around 42-85 inches. A 55-inch screen can range from $450-$6000, and is generally considered a good fit for an average-sized family room.

Screen size is just one factor in determining price – for example OLED TVs will cost more than LED LCD TVs - more on this in the ‘Screen Type' section.

It’s also helpful to factor in the added ongoing cost of purchasing a 4K TV, however minor. For example, a Blu Ray player and Blu Ray DVDs (and the player itself) will be slightly pricier than regular DVDs. If you have Netflix or Stan, you'll have to upgrade to a premium plan to access 4K content, if you’re not already on one. Some single-plan services like Apple+ and Disney+ have included 4K content, so you won't have to pay extra.

Choosing a screen size

The size of your 4K TV is usually one of the most important considerations after budget. The easiest way to determine which size you should be considering is to measure the distance from where your TV screen will be to where you'll be sitting and consult the table below to see what size would suit you.

Viewing DistanceRecommended Screen SizeAvailable Screens
2 m or less< 50 inchStandard
2 - 2.2 m50 inchStandard or QLED
2.2 - 2.4 m55 inchStandard, QLED or OLED
2.4 - 2.6 m60 inchStandard, QLED or OLED
2.6 - 2.8 m65 inchStandard, QLED or OLED
2.8 - 3 m70 inchStandard, QLED or OLED
3 - 3.4 m75 inchStandard, QLED or OLED
3.5 m +85 inchStandard, QLED or OLED

50 Inch TV

Bigger is better when it comes to 4K, but it’s still possible to enjoy 4K on a 50-inch TV. Anything below 50 inches and the extra pixels will most likely not make a difference to screen quality. Many TVs around this size are affordable and are available in LED or LCD screen types.

55 Inch TV

There’s a plethora of 4K Ultra HD 55-inch TVs that you can buy on a budget, with many under $1000. Although with many reviewers giving the cheaper 55-inch TVs low reviews, you’ll find that there’s a noticeable compromise in image quality as well as software quality - which refers to the operating system and usability of the menu.

65 Inch TV

The 55-inch TV was previously the average screen size found in most living rooms. Now, it looks as though the 65-inch has taken over as the most popular screen size. The 65-inch TV is the optimum size for watching a movie with your partner or inviting friends over for multiplayer gaming. With a screen this size or above, it’s worth investing in a TV with superior panel technology, such as a QLED or OLED TV.

75 Inch TV

Many people are now opting for a Netflix binge at home rather than shelling out money for movie tickets and overpriced popcorn. To set up your own home theatre, select a TV with a larger screen, such as a 75-inch TV. TV screens in this size range will climb significantly in price but will provide an unparalleled movie-watching experience.

Extra features

While some of these extra features are useful, others might simply drive advertising. Consider what's best suited to you and your household.

Screen type

Displays in modern standard TVs are typically written as LED LCD, which refers to the LED type described below.

  • LCD: Uses technology similar to fluroscent lamps to light up the screen, accompanied by a liquid crystal display (LCD).
  • LED: An LED display is similar to an LCD display. A liquid crystal display combines with the addition of Light Emitting Diodes (LED) in its backlight to produce better quality images on screen.

QLED and NanoCell are brand-specific versions of LED LCD screen tech, both available to view 4K or 8K content.

  • QLED: Some Samsung 4K TVs draw upon Quantum Dot LED technology to offer a more precise light spectrum than a regular LED screen. QLED is still a type of LED screen, but a more advanced type that increases colour intensity and enhances contrast for a richer picture quality.
  • Nano Cell: LG's Nano Cell technology uses colour purifiers to produce more vivid and accurate colours.

What's the difference between an LED LCD and OLED display?

With an OLED display, each pixel is its own light source and is capable of turning off individually, whereas LEDs light up clusters of pixels.

This difference is most noticeable when viewing black colours. An OLED screen displays 'true black' by shutting off pixels and not transmitting any light to dark areas. An LED display will instead dim the screen area that needs to be black. OLED screens are seen as the best available technology, offering better contrast and viewing angles. However, they come with a price tag to match.

It's worth noting that screen technology is separate from other popular features like 4K resolution, HDR, curved screens, 3D, and high refresh rates. If you choose any extra features like these, they are available with any screen type - OLED and LED LCD models.

Smart TVs

Smart TV apps

While 4K TVs are not smart TVs, many smart TV models let you watch 4K content. Any TV that can connect to the internet, run apps, and access streaming media services is considered a Smart TV.

Most TVs sold today are smart TVs. Some offer additional Smart features, so you can choose a model with features that appeal to you.

If you enjoy watching free-to-air and live TV, you’ll want to look out for a unit with Freeview Plus, which lets you catch up on TV that aired in the past 7 days, and record or set reminders for your favourite shows.

Some TV brands have their own operating system offering a limited number of apps and streaming services.

  • Android TV: A version of Android by Google created for TVs, allowing you to access a vast selection of apps from the Google Play Store. Android TV also comes with both Google Assistant and Chromecast built in.
  • Apple TV: This uses a little black box to connect your TV to your iPhone, allowing you to use a variety of apps on your smart TV.
  • WebOS: used by LG, and TizenOS: by Samsung.

Brands may use a mix of operating systems, for example TCL uses Android TV in their high-end units, but a basic proprietary smart OS in their more inexpensive sets. Some operating systems may include Amazon Alexa, and may also support screen casting from your phone or tablet.

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

What is HDR?

HDR TVs have the capability to display up to several thousand nits of brightness, while a standard dynamic range TV will usually produce 300-500 nits of brightness at most.

HDR improves the quality of pixels, and offers a better overall viewing experience with a starker contrast between dark and light colours, offering a rich depth of colour. As movie studios continue to embrace 4K and HDR, you'll find plenty of content on Blu-ray, Netflix, Amazon, and YouTube.

If you plan to use your TV for gaming, HDR can provide a more immersive and realistic gaming experience. The number of HDR-supported games is increasing and HDR is currently supported on the Xbox One S, One X, and all current PlayStation 4 variants. The Nintendo Switch does not currently support HDR or 4K.

Types of HDR formats

HDR isn't the same across the board, and the different types of HDR that you see on advertisements can be confusing.

  • HDR 10: Widely considered the standard benchmark of HDR, as well as its most common format. An open-source format, it's free to use for manufacturers and so any HDR TV should be able to should support it, along with most 4K TVs.
  • HDR10+: Another open format created by Samsung that also adds dynamic metadata and intends to rival Dolby Vision. If you’re purchasing a Samsung 4K TV, it will automatically come with HDR10+, and Dolby Vision isn’t an option.
  • Dolby Vision: HDR 10’s premium competitor, Dolby Vision combines HDR video with Dolby Atmos sound, for a cinema-like experience. It adds dynamic metadata and offering even more nits of brightness and increased colour depth.

    While all Dolby Vision TVs will support HDR10, HDR10 TVs won't support Dolby Vision.

  • Other HDR formats: These are less commonly used, usually by specific brands. Examples include HLG, created by NHK and the BBC, and Advanced HDR, made by Philips and Technicolour.

High Dynamic Range

Refresh rate (Hz)

The refresh rate, measured in hertz (Hz), refers to the number of times per second an image on TV changes or refreshes. It impacts the level of motion blur during intense or fast-moving scenes. A higher refresh rate means less motion blur, keeping the image sharp and clear.

Currently, the only true refresh rate options are 50/100 Hz (the Australian standard) and 60/120Hz (the US standard). The two rates are considered interchangeable. Most TVs refresh at 50Hz or 60Hz, while higher-end models might have a native refresh rate of 100Hz or 120Hz. However, a 60Hz refresh rate doesn’t prevent a TV from being great quality.

Pro Tip #1 - Look for the true refresh rate: Also known as the real or native refresh rate, there are 3 tiers of true refresh rates that a 4K TV can have:

  • A refresh rate of 50/60Hz only
  • A refresh rate of 100/120Hz, but only for 1080p content. The rate will drop to 50/60Hz for 4K content.
  • A refresh rate of 100/120Hz for both 1080 and 4K content.

Pro Tip #2 - Ask questions if you are unsure: While you might think a deep dive into a product’s spec sheet would clear things up, some brands choose not to list true refresh rates in brochures or manuals.

While TVs can be advertised as 200, 400, or even 960Hz, using terms like ‘Motion Rate,’ ‘TruMotion,’ or others, these numbers are a conflation of the true refresh rate, reflecting backlight refresh rate, and additional refreshing by the processor.

Also ask to clarify because different companies use their own marketing math to calculate their advertised refresh rate. While one brand’s ‘400Hz’ may work out at a true rate of 100Hz, another brand’s ‘400Hz’ might be a true rate of 50Hz.

Pro Tip #3: True 100/120Hz TVs are more expensive to manufacture, so be wary if you see higher numbers advertised on budget TVs.

HDMI

The number of HDMI ports a TV has may not seem important when buying a TV, but it’s a feature you’ll want to pay attention to. HDMI (High-Definition Media Interface) has become the most popular connection type because of its ability to carry high quality, uncompressed digital and audio data. Consider how many you’ll need as these are the ports that you’ll use to connect any external sound system, gaming console, DVD player, or set-top box such as an Apple TV.

Pro Tip #1: If you're unsure, go for a TV with at least 3 HDMI ports. This should keep you covered for the future.

Pro Tip #2: On one of your TV's HDMI inputs you might also notice the label ARC, or eARC on the newest models. ARC stands for Audio Return Channel, and this feature allows you to use HDMI as both an input and output port, enabling two-way communication through a single port. This reduces the need for multiple cables and it's the best port to use for connecting your audio system to the TV.

Audio

Advances in screen technology have resulted in sleeker, thinner TV screens, but this has come at the cost of audio quality as TVs simply don't have the space. Some manufacturers have addressed the issue by emitting sound through the TV screen itself, such as with Sony’s A9F series.

Most TV speakers aren't too bad, but they certainly don't do 4K screens justice. So if your budget allows, it's definitely worth investing in an external sound system.

Soundbar

The most common audio setup is to add either a soundbar (pictured) or home theatre.

Delivering on both sound, simplicity and style, soundbars and soundbases are a popular choice as they fit nicely under a TV, can be wall-mounted if need be, and don’t take up much space.

Even cheaper soundbars around the $200 mark can show markedly improved audio over the default built-in speakers.

For the full cinematic experience (and with a permitting budget) you’ll want a home theatre system. Multiple speakers are placed around a room, emitting sound from various directions. If you’re going to invest in a surround sound set-up, we suggest at least a 5.1 channel system.

Pro Tip: The numbers in a speaker system tell you the number of speakers and subwoofers it has. So a 5.1 surround system has 5 speakers and 1 subwoofer, while a 2.0 system has two speakers and no subwoofer.

Which 4K TV is best?

The most reputable TV brands that have consistently delivered over time are the big names in the 4K TV industry: Samsung, Sony, LG and Panasonic. The Samsung AU8000 Series is the 2022 winner of the ProductReview Awards in the 4K Ultra HD TVs category.

If you're serious about HDR support, it's worth noting that Samsung TVs don't offer Dolby Vision. They support HDR10+ instead, which currently does not have the same amount of content available. If you like Samsung's signature QLED screen technology but could do without the price tag, you may want to consider a TCL or Hisense TV, as Samsung has recently begun selling QLED technology to them.

Budget brands offer great value for money. Picture quality can rival their pricier competition, but the savings come by sacrificing software and processing power, which can mean slow load times, or a laggy interface.

Some of the most popular TVs on ProductReview.com.au are ALDI's Bauhn TVs, and those made by online retailer Kogan. Both these brands tend to release and re-release similar looking TVs in batches. While there may be minor upgrades or facelifts, overall quality can be inconsistent between release versions.