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10 Fantastic 40-43 inch TVs for the home

BY READERS DIGEST

27th Feb 2024 Technology

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10 Fantastic 40-43 inch TVs for the home
If you're in the market for a TV around 40-43 inches, this list features a few standout choices
The TV market is a huge aspect of the consumer entertainment industry—we all have TV and you probably upgrade or change them every five to ten years or so. Though with technology advancing in recent years and the advent of 4K and even the next leap in display technology, 8K resolution, it may feel like there’s now more choice than ever.
Ideally you should always do a good bit of research on TV technology, like knowing what size TV you need for a room. However, if you already have a good idea of what size you’re after, you should be able to find solid options in this list for your next mid-size purchase.

TCL 40SF540K smart TV

TCL 40SF540K TV
Relatively inexpensive for a 40-inch TV, this TCL model comes with full HD (1080p) resolution and a 60Hz refresh rate (the higher, the better for moving images). It offers clear visuals and is perfect for watching movies and sports.
Other built-in features include a voice remote and a Fire TV operating system. This allows you to browse thousands of apps for streaming, including BBC iPlayer, Netflix and Prime Video.
Specifications:
Screen size – 40 inches
Display technology – LED
Refresh rate – 60Hz

Amazon Fire TV

Amazon Fire TV
Amazon launched their own high definition “Fire TV” range relatively recently, with all the bells and whistle of a modern TV. You can watch TV the way you want in crystal clear 4K, along with smart home features that work in tandem with the Alexa smart home ecosystem.
The HDMI inputs also allow for connecting to a satellite TV, as well as to game consoles for more fun at home.
Specifications:
Screen size – 43 inches
Display technology – LED
Refresh rate – 50 Hz

LGUR78 smart TV

LGUR78 TV
This 4K LG TV can be wall mounted or free standing on a table. Also included is a webOS platform with Freeview play, as well as streaming apps Netflix, Disney+ and more.
Also noticeable is LG’s slim TV profile, helping the TV take up less space in the room. Special features include an ambient light sensor, Miracast and USB recording.
Specifications:
Screen size – 43 inches
Display technology – LED
Refresh rate – 60 Hz

Samsung Q65C QLED smart TV

Samsung Q65C TV
With built-in voice Alexa voice assistant and HDR, this QLED smart TV is a great option for a HD TV in the living room. It comes with a slim profile making it ideal for wall mounting, along with two USB and two HDMI slots for necessary connectivity.
The Q65C also features adaptive sound—a feature that’s able to adapt sound to what you’re watching for an optimal experience.
Specifications:
Screen size – 43 inches
Display technology – QLED
Refresh rate – 50 Hz

Panasonic TX-43MX800B smart TV

Panasonic TX-43MX800B
This Panasonic TV utilises an LCD screen, coupled with HDR (high dynamic range) to show more vivid colours and natural-looking images on the screen. For general use the TV runs on the Fire TV operating system, allowing you to navigate any streaming apps you’re subscribed to for content.
Also included is Dolby Atmos for clear and rich sound, to create a more cinematic experience when watching content at home.
Specifications:
Screen size – 43 inches
Display technology – LCD
Refresh rate – 60 Hz

Sony Bravia KD-43X75WL Google TV

Sony Bravia KD-43X75WL
Operating on the Google TV operating system, this Sony Bravia will bring on screen pictures to life with vivid 4K and HDR. The TV has a narrow bezel design and a minimalistic fixed stand for a more seamless looking screen, which is powered by Sony’s X1 processor.
Specifications:
Screen size – 43 inches
Display technology – LED
Refresh rate – 60 Hz

Hisense 43E6KTUK smart TV

Hisense 43E6OTUK tv
This Hisense TV features audio enhancement modes and a soundbar, that can help add to a home cinema experience, which we’ve touched on in a previous list. It’s a very good choice for catching up with all of your favourite TV shows and films at home.
The mode supports auxiliary, USB and HDMI connections and it has a flat profile that makes it suitable for wall-mounting. In addition to the soundbar, the TV has a built-in subwoofer powered by Dolby Audio for strong bass and more engrossing audio.
Specifications:
Screen size – 43 inches
Display technology – QLED
Refresh rate – 50 Hz

Phillips Ambilight smart TV

Phillips Ambilight TV
This Phillips smart TV comes with a plethora of features to enhance your viewing experience at home. This includes a variable refresh rate (VRR) that helps to create smooth, lag-free gaming.
Also included are 20W Dolby Atmos speakers and the Ambilight feature with three sided backlights for some colorful ambience in a room when watching a show or film.
Specifications:
Screen size – 43 inches
Display technology – LED
Refresh rate – 60 Hz

Samsung CU8500 smart TV

Samsung CU8500
This Samsung Crystal TV comes with a rectangular stand but can also be wall mounted. This TV displays colour and pictures in fantastic quality, boosted by a crystal 4K processor which can enhance low-resolution video to 4K.
Also, its minimal profile helps with taking up less space in the living room. This model is a smart TV and features popular apps for streaming content but includes a built-in gaming TV hub for console-free Xbox gaming.
Specifications:
Screen size – 43 inch
Display technology – LED
Refresh rate – 50 Hz

Cello ZG0204 smart TV

Cello smart TV
This Cello TV is the smallest model on the list at (40 inches) but has similar features to slightly larger smart TVs. Powered by android TV, it has Google Chromecast and Google voice-assistant built-in, allowing for convenient control via the mic button on the remote.
The model comes with Freeview Play with 100 channels included and has two USB ports and a HDMI port for connectivity.
Specifications:
Screen size – 40 inches
Display technology – LED, LCD
Refresh rate – 60 Hz
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