#TechBytes: 5 best smart TVs under Rs. 1 lakh
There has been an enormous disruption in television technology in recent years. Televisions have become tremendously smarter, and now come with features such as voice recognition, flawless screen resolutions, internet access, and app support to always keep you high on entertainment. However, smart TVs don't come cheap, and there are several options. Here, we list the 5 best options under Rs. 1 lakh.
Samsung NU8000 Series 8 is a smart UHD TV which has an Ultra Slim Array that manipulates contrast for striking picture quality. Breathtaking 4K UHD resolution lets you enjoy favorite shows with precise details and vivid colors. Additionally, the TV's SmartThings app allows remote control and dashboard features for the TV, and other smart home devices. Price of the 49-inch variant is Rs. 95,990.
With its Triluminos display, 4K HDR Processor X1, and its 4K X-Reality PRO software, Sony's X85F series of smart TVs offer a tremendously immersive TV viewing experience. The smart TV also works as Android TV, which offers plenty of choice when it comes to entertainment. Additionally, the TV supports smart assistant Alexa, and comes with Dolby-powered Bass Reflex speakers. Price starts at Rs. 94,990.
LG's UHD TV series, apart from offering standard smart TV features, comes with LG ThinQ AI that uses Natural Language Processing to provide unparalleled interaction via voice commands. With its 4K Active HRD technology, the TV is capable of handling several HRD formats too. Additionally, its DTS Virtual: X sound feature offers multi-dimensional sound without requiring additional speakers. The 49-inch model costs Rs. 84,990.
Panasonic Viera TH-49DX650D comes with the easy-to-use and customizable Firefox OS. Panasonic's 4K IPS LED Super Bright screen offers near-flawless visuals at high resolutions, and the TV's high-end furniture-inspired Clear Frame design gives it an attractive look. The smart TV also has a VR-Audio True Surround Sound system which gives the feel of premium speakers. It's pricey, and starts at Rs. 1.06 lakh.
Xiaomi's Smart TV 4, with its 4.9mm thickness, is slimmer than an iPhone, and possibly the world's thinnest TV. It boasts a 4K+HDR display, and is powered by a 64-bit quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, and 8GB storage. Dolby+DTS HD Sound makes audio come alive. Additionally, it offers an Amazon Prime-like service, Patchwall, for entertainment options. The best part? It's priced at Rs. 44,999.