Over the last few years, the competition in the Smart TV market from players like Xiaomi, OnePlus, Redmi, and Hisense has drastically reduced the prices of LED TVs that would otherwise be quite expensive. With a bunch of different brands consistently putting out spec-heavy TVs at competitive rates, it can be hard to decide which one you should go for. To make your decision easier, in this article, we bring you the 10 best 55-inch or higher LED TVs under Rs 50,000.
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LG 55UQ7500PSF 55 inch UHD Smart LED TV
Price: Rs 49,490
The 55-inch LG 55UQ7500PSF Smart LED TV maximizes your viewing pleasure with its 4k (3840 x 2160) ultra HD resolution and the α5 Gen5 AI Processor that produces brilliant images on the screen. The image processor also upscales the non-4k content to 4k so you can enjoy consistent HD quality. Internet streaming services like Hotstar, Netflix, Voot, Amazon Prime, Disney+ and more are supported by the LG 55UQ7500PSF, and you can even download unlimited OTT apps. The screen has a refresh rate of 60Hz and the TV comes with a Game Optimizer, for a smooth gaming experience.
Samsung UA55AUE60AK 55 inch UHD Smart LED TV
Price: Rs 44,490
The sleek and elegant design of the Samsung UA55AUE60AK ensures that the bezels don’t get in the way of your 4k viewing experience. The PurColour tech expands the range of colours on the display, thereby creating a more immersive environment. Powered by the Crystal Processor, the Samsung UA55AUE60AK can upscale images to 4k with ease, putting its colour mapping technology to use. The adaptive sound and Q symphony generate an enveloping surround sound that matches the quality of the display.
Vu 55-OA 55 inch UHD Smart LED TV
Price: Rs 45,500
The 55-inch VU 55-OA stands at 1242 x 718 x 73mm and is one of the most economical 55-inch LED TVs you can buy right now. The HDR tech along with a peak brightness of 450 nits produces vivid pictures with a fine colour balance. It also supports all the OTT platforms like Netflix, Sony Liv, Hotstar, Voot, and more, and also allows users to download other apps on top of it. You will also find some useful inbuilt apps as well. Other smart features include AllShare, Network File Sharing, One-touch Connect, Photo share, Screen Casting, and SmartShare.
Xiaomi Mi TV 5X 55 inch UHD Smart LED TV
Price: Rs 46,999
Similar to the smartphone market, Xiaomi has slowly been strengthening its foothold in the Smart TV domain as well, releasing category-defining TVs at very competitive prices. When it comes to connectivity, the Mi TV 5X boasts dual-band Wi-Fi, 3 HDMI ports (to connect to gaming consoles, STB, and blu ray player), 2 USB ports, ALLM, eARC, Bluetooth 5.0, Optical, and Ethernet. The 40W sound output is enhanced by Dolby Atmos. The bezel-less design not only elevates your viewing experience but also adds to the aesthetic of the room. The Vivid Picture Engine strikes a great balance between contrast, saturation, brightness, and temperature to bring you the most lucid visuals possible.
OnePlus 55U1S 55 inch UHD Smart LED TV
Price: Rs 42,999
Over the last few years, OnePlus has been consistently putting out great Smart TVs, and the 55U1S is no different. With a bezel-less display and a 95.7% screen-to-body ratio, the OnePlus delivers a supreme viewing experience, one that is matched by only a few TVs in this category. Apart from the Ultra HD display, you get advanced connectivity especially if you use other OnePlus products. The Smart TV can even be paired with your TWS and Smart Watch, and can seamlessly transfer files from your smartphone using the OnePlus Connect 2.0. The loudspeakers have been designed with input from Dynaudio, creating a superior sound profile.
Price: Rs 49,990
Hisense’s U6G features the Q Dot technology which produces images that replicate lifelike colours on screen. The AI-powered Hi-View engine provides fast graphic processing and image optimisation for the visuals on screen. The AI pays attention to detail and auto-adjusts images down to the last pixel. The U6G also offers a peak brightness of 700 nits, which isn’t surpassed by many TVs in this price range. The smooth motion technology is ideal for watching sports. On top of that, the U6G has built-in Google Assistant for hands-free functionality.
Redmi Smart TV X55
Price: Rs 39,999
Xiaomi’s subsidiary Redmi has a range of TVs worth checking out in its X series. The X55 is the 55-inch variant priced at Rs 39,999. The X55 offers unmatched visual detail with over 8 million pixels bringing you the Ultra HD viewing experience. The HDR10+ boosts colour saturation and optimises the frames that appear on the screen. Xiaomi’s own Vivid Picture Engine processes the images to make them more like-like, selecting the optimum brightness, contrast, and saturation.
Price: Rs 45,990
TCL’s 55P715 comes with Google TV Operating Support and Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB, and HDMI connectivity options. Its versatile image processor can produce vivid colours across the spectrum while detecting and fixing any motion blurs and image tearing. The result is a smooth and fluid video quality leading to one of the best visual experiences you can ask for. For those interested in gaming, the TCL 55P715 also offers an automatic low latency mode and variable refresh rate up to 60Hz.
Toshiba 55U5050 55-inch UHD Smart LED TV
Price: Rs 49,999
No list about TVs can be complete without an entry from Toshiba. The 55U5050 is loaded with specs that match Toshiba’s reputation and quality. The VIDAA OS is the real performer here, boosting the TV’s performance by up to 20%, compared to regular TVs. The app switching is also faster than most Smart TV platforms. The CEVO 4k HDR graphics processor does a great job of optimising the images on screen and bringing them to life.
Acer I Series 139cm (55 Inch)
Price: Rs 37,999
When compared to other TVs with similar features, the Acer I Series is easily Rs 5,000-7,000 cheaper. For the price, you get excellent colours, a bezel-less design, and a very decent sound with Dolby support. The image processor is efficient in reducing noise and upscaling non-HD videos to 4k. If you’re looking for a 55-inch TV at a nominal price, the Acer I Series should be at the top of your list.