Tired of paying those exorbitant cinema ticket prices? Want to enjoy a movie in the comfort of your home, without having to worry about someone’s phone ringing or kids making noise right in the middle of your favorite scene? Then one of these seven 80-inch TVs is just a thing for you.
Each of the models on our list has similar features, like 4K display and Smart capabilities, but that doesn’t mean they all perform the same or even offer the same quality of the picture. There are countless nuances that set them apart, and one of the reasons for writing this list is to clarify them for you.
Whether you are looking to upgrade your home cinema or are new to the whole 80-inch TV thing, hopefully, this article will provide you with enough details to make an informed choice before going to a store and making a purchase.
7. Vizio E80-E3 1080p Smart HDR XLED TV, 80″, Black (2017)
We’ll kick off with a less familiar brand. Vizio may not have Samsung or Sony’s reputation, but they have managed to put together an excellent product in E80-E3 model. The TV is Chromecast supported, and the comes with Smart Cast Mobile, allowing you to control it with your phone. The display offers sharp images and excellent dynamic contrast.
6. Sharp LC-80LE757 80-Inch Aquos Quattron 1080p 240Hz Smart LED 3D HDTV
Featuring Aquos 1080p LED Display, Sharp LC-80LE757 provides an excellent picture in 1080p resolution. Its massive 240 Hz refresh rate ensures that the screen stays crisp even in the most demanding scenes. Smart functionality is powered by SmartCentral Smart TV, featuring a dual-core processor and Wi-Fi connectivity.
5. LG Electronics 86UH9500 86-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV
LG Electronics 86UH9500 comes with an excellent IPS LED panes, providing crisp colors and wide viewing angles. 3840 x 2160 resolution, coupled with Tru-4K Engine Pro, gives a true 4K experience to its users and Ultra Luminance feature increases peak color brilliance. The sound is provided by Harman Kardon speakers, which do a decent job, at least until you can afford some outside sound system.
4. Samsung UN85JU7100 85-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV
The first Samsung on our list is UN85JU7100. While it is an older model, it has remained competitive with the latest editions from its rivals, which is a testimony to how well designed it was in the first place. The firmware is regularly updated, and the hardware on board is still able to keep up with the latest developments. It has all the usual features all modern TVs posses, like Smart capabilities and Wi-Fi connectivity, plus four HDMI and three USB ports.
3. Sony XBR85X900F 85-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2018 Model)
Sony XBR85X900F offers a stunning quality of picture with its 4K HDTV technology and a Triluminos display making it quite pricey. Voice commands feature supports both Amazon Alexa and Google Home for changing channels. It is one of the rare models on the market that has a USB 3.0 port on board. Sony’s X-Motion Clarity provides excellent clarity and a blur-free watching experience. Weighing 183 pounds, it requires a serious wall mount, unless you are planning on using its stand.
2. Sharp LC-80LE650U 80-Inch Aquos HD 1080p 120Hz Smart LED TV
Another Sharp on our list, LC-80LE650U is somewhat cheaper than LC-80LE757 but comes with fewer features as well. For starters, it doesn’t come with Sharp’s patented Quattron Color Technology, but it uses the same excellent Aquos display. It also comes with a PC port, together with the usual HDMI and USB ones.
1. Sony XBR85X850D 85-Inch 4K HDR Ultra HD Smart TV
When it comes to TVs, you can’t really go wrong with Sony and XBR85X850D 85-Inch 4K HDR Ultra HD Smart TV is no exception. This device features 120 Hz refresh rate and Edge-Lit LED background light. It has four HDMI ports and three USB ones, so you can hook up all your gadgets. It connects to the Internet via Wi-Fi and the reproduction of an online content is very smooth. XR 960 Motionflow provides excellent depth and vivid colors. 4K resolution is crisp and isn’t strain on the eyes, like with some cheaper models.