New Best Buy 4K ultra HD TVs revealedNew 4K ultra HD TVs reviewed in our latest batch

09 October 2014

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We've just published 16 new TV reviews online, with 8 models having the latest 4K ultra HD picture quality. This includes our highest scoring TV so far in 2014, but also one 4K set that failed to impress us.

Alongside 4K ultra HD models from Samsung, Sony, LG, Panasonic and Philips, we also have newly-tested HD TVs, including sets from all the big brands.

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Cheaper 4K televisions than ever

We've now tested almost 100 TVs in 2014 and it's been a real mixed bag in terms of results - we've had Best Buy TVs scoring higher than ever before, but also Don't Buy TVs scoring lower than we've seen before.

Our latest published batch marks the first time we've had 4K ultra HD TVs in the lab for a full test. Although these televisions can cost several thousands of pounds, we've found Best Buy 4K TVs that you don't need a lottery win to afford.

New 4K ultra HD TVs tested

We ran picture quality tests on 4K sets in 2013 and weren't very impressed, but on the whole things have improved in 2014. 

To test 4K ultra HD picture quality, we set up a completely new test using our own clips shot at 4K ultra HD resolution. We played the material on the TVs simultaneously and then compared them side-by-side to give our expert verdict.

These TVs also went through all our usual tests, giving you an overall test score you can rely on, and a standalone 4K star rating to compare the TVs for yourself. To find the right 4K ultra HD TV for you, head to our television reviews.

Televisions tested:

4K ultra HD TVs

LG 49UB850V
LG 55UB950V
Panasonic TX-50AX802B
Philips 42PUS7809
Samsung UE40HU6900
Samsung UE55HU8500
Sony KD-49X8505B
Sony KD-55X9005B


Samsung UE48H5000
Toshiba 47L6453DB
Toshiba 42L7453DB
Philips 42PFH5209
Panasonic TX-50AS520B
Panasonic TX-42AS520B
LG 49LB550V
Samsung PE43H4500

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