7 Gaming TVs that will give you a better view of the action
While casual players are happy to squint at any old screen, committed gamers need a better view of the action. If you’re looking to upgrade, check out this list of top gaming TVs.
- What are some of the best gaming upgrades available right now? Take a look at our gaming gear collection to see the best new peripherals and accessories.
- Why should you upgrade your TV for gaming? Some TVs are unable to keep up with the fast-paced action, leaving you with a blurred view.
- What are the most important features on gaming TVs? Look for a high frame rate and a low response time. HDR is also important if you own a compatible console.
This year has been a quiet one for gaming. Of course, there have been many great games released — but no new consoles. In fact, we will probably have to wait another 18 months before the next generation hits the shelves. In the meantime, you might want to upgrade your viewing options. These gaming TVs will help you get the most out of your favorite games.
TCL 6 Series 4K UHD TV with Roku
For gamers on a budget, the TCL 6 Series offers great value. This 4K screen provides smooth 120Hz motion and full support for HDR visuals. It’s not the brightest screen around, but the picture quality matches that of displays costing twice as much.
Price: $549.99 USD
Sony X900F Series 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV
With a refresh rate of 120Hz and support for HDR gaming, the X900F series is very solid gaming TV. Sony can’t match Samsung for input lag here, but these screens offer an exceptional response time at an affordable price.
Price: $848 USD
Samsung Q9F QLED 4K TV (2018)
Samsung’s new QLED TVs are some of our favorite new screens, and they have some really good gaming features. For instance, the Q9F can vary its own frame rate to suit the game you’re playing. It also has excellent motion handling and minimal input lag.
Price: $1,299 USD
LG E8 65-Inch 4K OLED TV
This remarkable OLED screen from LG can hit 120Hz to keep up with the action. It also provides incredible HDR image quality, with a tiny response time and very little input lag.
Price: $3,299 USD
Vizio P-Series 2018 4K UHD TV with HDR
With 120Hz native refresh rate and Dolby Vision on board, the P-Series from Vizio offers tremendous bang for your buck. This TV offers very impressive picture quality, along with a fast response time and relatively little input lag.
Price: $699.99 USD
LG C8 OLED 4K TV
If the E8 is out of your budget, the LG C8 provides a very worthy alternative. This TV delivers stunning picture quality thanks to OLED technology, and the 21ms latency is virtually undetectable.
Price: $1696.99 USD
Sony Bravia A9F Master 4K UHD TV
If money is no object, the A9F Master from Sony might be the perfect gaming TV. This screen offers smooth 120Hz motion, with support for all common resolutions. Furthermore, the A9F can actually insert single black frames to reduce blur.
Price: $3,499.99 USD
Top gaming TVs
Whether you’re addicted to Red Dead 2 or you just want to enjoy multiplayer Mario Kart with friends, these gaming TVs should bring the action to life.
How good is your TV for gaming? Did we miss out a great option? Share your review in the comments!
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