For the longest time, smart operating systems were limited to expensive television sets. But thanks to intense competition and continuous innovation, we’re now seeing surprisingly good smart TVs being priced affordably. Given how hooked we are to media streaming on services like YouTube, Hotstar & Netflix amongst others, it only makes sense to invest in a television that supports them right out of the box.
So, if you’re looking to purchase a smart TV, with a budget of around Rs 30,000, here’s a list of some of the best offerings in the market that are worth their salt.
Mi 4A PRO 123 cm (49 Inches) Android Smart Full HD LED TV
After disrupting the smartphone market with its quality yet affordable smartphones, Xiaomi wants customers to experience their great smart TVs too. The 4A Pro has a 49-inch FullHD+ LED panel that offers deep blacks and boosted contrast levels. In terms of software, you get Xiaomi’s Patchwall, that’s built on Android TV, as well as the ability to switch to stock Android. The platform supports a myriad of streaming services and lets you mirror your phone without any extra hardware.
Sony 81.28 cm (32 Inches) Smart Full HD LED TV KLV-32W672F
Sony is one of the most reliable brands when it comes to televisions. This one from Sony has a 32-inch HD LED panel that boasts of HDR technology, which showcases more detail in the picture. The smart TV has built-in WiFi and an Opera TV store that lets you enjoy a plethora of applications and services. It also has dedicated YouTube and Netflix buttons on the remote for quick access.
VU 108 cm (43 Inches) (2019 Model) Smart 4K Ultra HD LED TV Pixelight 43-UH
If you’re looking for a higher quality display that offers more clarity, this 43-inch 4K TV from VU should be at the top of your list. The Pixelight has a 43-inch 4K panel and supports the HDR10 standard for exceptional picture quality. It has built-in Dolby Audio and DTS TrueSurround Sound technology to offer great sound quality too. Not to forget, the TV runs on VU’s Smart OS and also offers hot keys to services like Prime Video & Netflix on its remotes.
LG 81.28 cm (32 Inches) Smart HD LED TV 32LK616BPTB (Black)
This LG TV is one of the few smart TVs in this price segment to feature voice control. Its AI ThinQ technology lets you directly speak to the remote to perform specific functions like switching viewing modes. You get a 32-inch HD Ready LED panel on a television that supports Active HDR. It also supports LG’s Magic Remote feature that lets you share and stream content directly to your TV from your smartphone.
Samsung 80 cm (32 Inches) Smart HD LED TV 32N4300 (Black)
Samsung is another tried and tested brand that has been making amazing smart TVs since a while. This 32-inch HD LED TV is another excellent offering that is packed to the brim with useful features. If you wish, you can choose to use the TV as a personal computer or even mirror your laptop screen for a bigger screen experience. The Samsung Smart TV can also turn into a virtual music system with three different colour tones to choose from. Additionally, there’s support for services like Netflix, Prime Video, Jio Cinema, Eros Now and many more.
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