Must-have smart TVs for your living room in 2021
Smart TVs just keep getting better. That's thanks to improvements in technology, connectivity, and design. So, when you're looking for a new TV for your living room, you want one that combines those three elements. Luckily, there are some great smart TVs out there in 2021, and we're rounding up the ones we think you should absolutely take a look at.
A TV is so much more than just a screen for watching movies and shows. It’s the focal point of the whole room and a hub of activity in your living room. For that reason, the best smart TVs out there look beautiful and sound great in addition to working with your smart home and streaming services. These must-have TVs of 2021 are the complete package, offering high-end tech with the convenience you need.
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From a smart TV that looks like a work of art to one that understands how humans see and hear, there are some pretty incredible smart TVs on this list. Are you ready to transform your living room? Then check out these cool TVs.
1. The Samsung The Sero TV is an epic addition to your smart TV setup because it blends your social media content beautifully with your other TV channels. And, if that’s not enough, this TV also rotates!
If you ever wished you could view your favorite social media content on your big, beautiful TV, the Samsung The Sero 2021 rotating TV is your dream come true. This TV rotates vertically, so it’s perfect for Instagram and TikTok. There’s Apple AirPlay 2 in both orientations, and the stand has a built-in 4.1-channel, 60-watt speaker system. For Galaxy phone owners, screen mirroring is super easy.
You can order yours from the Samsung website for $1,499.99.
2. If you have a thing for edge-to-edge displays, the Samsung 2021 MicroLED TV collection is totally worth looking forward to. And, it displays four different sources of content at once.
The Samsung 2021 MicroLED TV collection features MicroLED technology in sizes as small as 76 and 88 inches. That’s quite a feat for this technology, which is why we’ve included this product on our roundup of must-have smart TVs for your living room. Of course, you can go for larger versions like 100 and 99 inches. You’ll love this collection’s bright pictures, deep blacks, and great images. Thanks to the 4Vue feature, you can even watch four sources of content at once.
Pricing for this TV is yet to be announced.
3. For those who want their TV to be a piece of home decor, the Samsung The Frame 2021 lifestyle TV is a must-have for you. This TV looks like an art frame and comes with several accessories that enhance it.
Your TV can be another piece of artwork in your home if it’s the Samsung The Frame 2021 lifestyle TV. The two stand options make this smart TV look like an easel, while the slim-fit wall mount and My Shelf models let it integrate seamlessly onto your walls. Connect with SmartThings on your Android devices or Apple AirPlay on your iOS gadget to display your mobile content on the big screen. And, with Samsung Bixby, Alexa, and Google Assistant, it’s super easy to ask more from this TV.
You can order this TV directly from the Samsung website, starting at $999.99.
4. The TCL 8-Series Roku TV is for those who want a power-packed home theater experience from their television. This TV packs stunning QLED color technology with Dolby Atmos.
You want high-quality video and audio, and the TCL 8-Series Roku TV can give that to you. It delivers Dolby Atmos, Dolby Vision, Quantum LED technology, and much more. And, of course, seamless access to the Roku TV smart platform gives you an array of 500,000 movies and TV shows to choose from.
You can order this TV directly from the TCL website, starting at $1,999.99.
5. The Xiaomi Mi TV Q1 75″ smart television boasts not only Dolby Vision but also a beautiful bezel-less screen and a three-sided borderless design.
With its Dolby Vision and bezel-less screen, the Xiaomi Mi TV Q1 75″ smart television is a must-have TV in 2021. Its three-sided borderless design immerses you in whatever you watch. It also comes with HDR10+ and Android TV10. The picture is gorgeous with QLED 4K 120 Hz MEMC resolution with quantum clarity. There’s even Dolby Audio, premium stereo speakers, and DTS HD Master Audio.
This TV is coming soon for a price of $1,570.74.
6. The Bang & Olufsen Beovision Contour all-in-one OLED TV has four advanced sound features for an immersive listening experience: Dolby Atmos, Dolby TrueHD, Thermal Protection, and Adaptive Bass Linearization.
The Bang & Olufsen Beovision Contour all-in-one OLED TV is going to look great in your living room. The gold and oak color option is truly luxurious. Looks aside, this TV delivers a pretty awesome audio experience. It has Dolby Atmos, Dolby TrueHD, Thermal Protection, and Adaptive Bass Linearization. And the 48-inch 4K OLED screen gives you impressive blacks and colors.
You can order this TV directly from a Bang & Olufsen store near you for $5,900.
7. The LG C1 83″ Class 4K Smart OLED TV has self-lit pixels for spectacular image quality, letting you experience amazing blacks and accurate colors.
For sports and action films, the LG C1 83″ Class 4K Smart OLED TV is a must-have television of 2021. It boasts self-lit pixels for deep blacks and true-to-life colors. And its fast response and smooth motion prevent movement delays. It also has a gaming mode that delivers a 120 Hz display for a smoother playing experience. Plus, the Game Optimizer feature keeps all of your settings in one place.
You can get this TV from your nearest LG retailer for $5,999.99.
8. The Sony BRAVIA XR X90J 4K LED TV offers the Cognitive Processor XR to give you scenes that feel natural and lifelike.
As far as smart TVs go, the Sony BRAVIA XR X90J 4K LED TV is one of the cleverest out there. It has the Cognitive Processor XR, a technology that understands how humans see and hear. That, along with its Full Array LED panel, delivers a super lifelike picture with excellent contrast. Not sure what to watch? Just ask Google Assistant for recommendations.
You can get this TV directly from the Sony website for $1,099.99.
9. If you’re in favor of a smart TV that won’t take up your entire wall space but still comes with stunning clarity, the 48″ Sony A9S 4K OLED TV is the one.
Get OLED technology in a size that won’t take up the whole room with the Sony A9S 4K OLED TV. This must-have smart TV of 2021 is only 48 inches, so it’s ideal for normal-sized living rooms. It works with AirPlay 2 to easily stream content from your iPhone. It’s also compatible with Google Nest, Amazon Alexa, and Apple Homekit devices.
You can get this TV directly from the Sony website for $1,499.99.
10. The Samsung 2021 Neo QLED accessible TV lineup has Quantum Matrix Technology and a Neo Quantum Processor for ultrafine light control, less blooming, and fewer halos.
The Samsung 2021 Neo QLED accessible TV lineup made our list of must-have smart TVs of 2021 because of its new light source, the Quantum Mini LED. And, with Quantum Matrix Technology and a Neo Quantum Processor, the TVs in this series have fewer halos and less blooming. Mirror your phone on your TV with just a tap and enjoy thousands of hours of subscription-free shows from Samsung TV Plus.
You can order this directly from the Samsung website for $4,999.99.
So are you ready for a smart TV that ticks all the boxes? These cool smart TVs of 2021 are great choices on so many levels, whether you want a TV that’s aesthetically pleasing, great for gaming, or just nice to watch. Let us know which of these TVs you like the most.
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