Do this to score the best 4K HDR TV in early 2021

You can find deals on 4K HDR TVs year round. But don’t just jump at a low price before doing your research.

To to help you make your decision, we’ve compiled a list of the best TVs you can buy in early 2021. This buying guide compares TVs in Samsung’s QLED lineup as well as select models by Sony, Vizio, LG and TCL.

Samsung Q90T –
Samsung Q80T –
Samsung Q70T –
Samsung Q60T –
Sony X900H –
Sony X950H –
Vizio P-Series Quantum X –
Vizio P-Series Quantum –
Vizio M-Series –
TCL 6-Series R635 –

0:00 – Intro
1:30 – Don’t Make A Mistake
2:15 – Samsung QLED TVs
3:33 – Sony X900H & X950H
4:28 – Vizio P-Series Quantum X
5:03 – Vizio M-Series
5:11 – Let’s Talk Refresh Rate
5:49 – LG CX OLED
6:32 – TCL 6-Series R635



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  1. John R on March 2, 2021 at 10:05 pm

    I own the LG CX TV. It’s awesome for sports.

  2. julian Weijers on March 2, 2021 at 10:05 pm

    What is your opinion on the philips oled805?

  3. Darius Brown on March 2, 2021 at 10:06 pm

    Gotta get a new tv for when my wife comes home from deployment. She loves movies and I think she’ll appreciate hdr

  4. Jeremy Arnold on March 2, 2021 at 10:06 pm

    TCL picture after adjustments is good BUT Major problem Roku doesn’t pick up media off a hard drive! The Remote is terrible sticky buttons you have to press 2 or 3 times deal breakers

  5. Hellenback on March 2, 2021 at 10:07 pm

    If you bought a reliable five year warranty on the TCL you might be okay.
    For value, color accuracy and processing, the Sony 950G from last year still wins.

  6. JaykUS354 on March 2, 2021 at 10:07 pm

    I was scouring the deals in my area the week leading up to the Super Bowl. Walked into Best Buy set on buying the Vizio M Series since it is “good enough”, coming in at $580. Sales guy noticed me “looking around” and tried really hard selling me the LG Nano85 for $899 (plus some free $150 LG earbuds). Ended up walking out empty handed and still on the prowl for the right one. HELP! Would prefer a 65” good enough to last me awhile. We recently bought the big Roku soundbar and subwoofer. Not sure if that’s limiting us since it’s not the Ultra, but love the all-in-one simplicity and sound quality for our space. Please chime in and help me decide!

  7. Alireza Hosseinmardi on March 2, 2021 at 10:09 pm

    Caleb do a video on budget-friendly 75+ inch TVs…
    Would you go to LG Nano cells?

  8. Luis Franco on March 2, 2021 at 10:10 pm

    RCSSndZenith old classic coming back fromthe grsve

  9. Angelo on March 2, 2021 at 10:11 pm

    I’m happy with my TCL mini led, games looks beautiful

  10. Ryan Mossa on March 2, 2021 at 10:12 pm

    Waiting for a good deal on 120hz native panel. Do you think they will come down in price this year?

  11. John Salazar on March 2, 2021 at 10:12 pm

    OK, I need help picking, looking for an 85" sony is out solely because I don’t like the metal trim around the bezel so.

    LG LG NANO91 series for $2599
    Vizio P series quantum x at $2479

    looking for best picture for movies.

  12. codehardr on March 2, 2021 at 10:12 pm

    skip q70? are you nuts? it has hdmi 2.1, it’s perfect for gaming, because even if you have q90 all fald benefits are turned off to achieve low input lag, so it’s the best next gen gaming tv for the price.

  13. Huj Mamin on March 2, 2021 at 10:13 pm

    please inform when there will be comfortable dual 4K 120Hz VR helm(for games and oldschool flat and 3D movies) at the market

  14. Julio De La Cruz on March 2, 2021 at 10:13 pm

    I recently bought the lg Cx 55” and I love it. But in the market for a gamer tv with 12bit color. Which one you recommend for game.I’m looking for a 65”?

  15. Arjun T on March 2, 2021 at 10:19 pm

    You need to drop a Sports mode calibration for the LG CX! I just used ISF Expert mode for the Super Bowl but want to calibrate the sports mode so I can use that instead.

  16. Jeremiah Perez on March 2, 2021 at 10:19 pm

    Every year there are new models…what is the average time a tv should last before advancements make it truly outdated?

  17. GSJohnny468 on March 2, 2021 at 10:20 pm

    Very very happy with my LG OLED 77GX !

  18. Batman on March 2, 2021 at 10:20 pm

    Should I upgrade from 2018 55 inch tcl 6 series to 55 inch LG cx or 65 inch 2020 tcl 6 series

  19. Daniel Libby on March 2, 2021 at 10:21 pm

    I’m a huge of you, I got an open box at Best Buy of the 75 TCL 635 , for 1049, I love this tv

  20. joe domingos on March 2, 2021 at 10:23 pm

    I have the TCL 75R635! Incredible PQ ! Not oled PQ but extremely close!

  21. Darrell Reed on March 2, 2021 at 10:26 pm

    Best picture quality for the $$$!! 65” or 75”

  22. designerbarbie86 on March 2, 2021 at 10:26 pm

    Hi Caleb! Big fan of your reviews!!! Do you have any hesitations about the TCL 6 series with the recent security breach issues? I am an interior designer, I was just about to solidify the purchase of the TCL 6 series 75 inch for a customer today, as well as three smaller 32 inch TCL TV’s, when the salesman at Best Buy gave me a scary warning about people having their identities stolen via a backdoor malware issue that ties back to the Chinese Government. They said they are required by law to notify customers about this. I happen to know the salesman is the store’s Samsung rep, and guess what tv he re-directed me to…. The "Samsung" Q80T (lol) coincidence or true concern. I have read that TCL has created a patch for the malware problem so old units need to be unplugged and plugged back in to reboot and I guess new tvs would just learn the new code upon set up??? I was really in love with the TCL 6 series for my customers swanky sports bar basement! Please give me some good news!

  23. Mantas Biknius on March 2, 2021 at 10:27 pm

    Why do you always skip on Philips TVs??

  24. Rob Hardell on March 2, 2021 at 10:31 pm

    Should someone be worried about the longevity of a tcl tv?

  25. Hiramine 平峰Kei 慧 on March 2, 2021 at 10:34 pm

    lol I’m in charge of my store TV department and i tell people the same thing. I rather go with a smaller TV with better picture and color quality than a big TV that is trash. Lots of people came in on BF for the 75" Samsung 7 series that was $999 and I told I would rather get the 65" Sony 900H for $969 instead.

  26. Witold Urbaniak on March 2, 2021 at 10:35 pm

    Man I wish they had the same TVs for the EU region as they do for the US… I would gladly get the 6 series, but cannot really find these in Poland

  27. Michael Severns on March 2, 2021 at 10:36 pm

    I bought a 65" LG GX for it’s great OLED panel and it is very thin (wall mounted on fireplace). I have had this tv for a couple weeks and….the picture is great BUT, I have to return it. I cannot stand the wavy screen…I have this in a semi bright room and everytime I walk past it off I can see window reflections where the reflections are so wavy it looks like the tv is damaged. I went back to the store and looked at other mounted GX and they all appear to be wavy. I can’t justify spending $2500 on this tv when it looks like it has a manufacturer defect.

  28. Ivan Andriyovych on March 2, 2021 at 10:38 pm

    I bought the Vizio P Quantum X (65in) tv instead of the of the TCL 6 series. They were about the same price a few weeks ago. Did I make the right choice?

  29. Ty619 on March 2, 2021 at 10:39 pm

    did you include the new M-series Vizio, and does it have 120 Hz

  30. Xabier Landa on March 2, 2021 at 10:41 pm

    The LG best choice you have, the LG CX 65 it is better CX than GX model ? So if you have this 2 which one is the best , for 4 K or 8K?

  31. J Dell on March 2, 2021 at 10:41 pm

    TCL 75" it is

  32. Carlos Kreek on March 2, 2021 at 10:41 pm

    I have the TCL 635. How amazing it was to see it was on the top of your list?! 😁😁😁

  33. Mad Pistol on March 2, 2021 at 10:42 pm

    If you’re trying to decide between a Samsung Q90T and an LG CX, if you plan on streaming content, get the CX. The Samsung is a fine TV, but the CX blows it away on contrast for HDR content, especially on content that supports Dolby Vision.

    Samsung… you need to support Dolby Vision. LG is KILLING you because of it.

  34. Ril Drippy Content on March 2, 2021 at 10:44 pm

    I plan on getting the 65 inch Sony xr x90j

  35. Demon Returns on March 2, 2021 at 10:45 pm

    Pushing this narrative of buying a freaking tv for a game is just ridiculous, dumb and stupid

    If one wants to buy a tv and needs one I can understand…. but buying a TV for the super bowl?? Re-read my comment above

    This years game was boring anyway… KC Chiefs got used and abused more than girl at a gang bang video shoot

  36. David Looke on March 2, 2021 at 10:47 pm

    My family room is mostly in shade, so why would I need a TV with a high nits brightness. Would people in my situation be better served with processing and color accuracy? Which would you suggest?

  37. R.J. M, Velazquez , Gonzalez on March 2, 2021 at 10:48 pm

    I’m thinking about buying the 2021 vizio p series but does it really have 2.1 HDMI ?.

  38. Aab Rock Lee on March 2, 2021 at 10:49 pm

    I hate how he always says us viewers to comment something related to the video and pretends to care what we have to say cuz I have been following him for the past year or so and he never replies to any of it. Now I get you need to get more engagement through more comments to reach more people to work with the algorithm but don’t lie about having a conversation down here. We are more than happy and willing to do it anyways cuz we love the content!❤️

  39. Luis Franco on March 2, 2021 at 10:49 pm

    Ledd thsn a1000,00

  40. Hazem Alaaraj on March 2, 2021 at 10:52 pm

    Great video Caleb! Could you make a dedicated video about the operating systems of all these TVs? I think this will help us decide whether to go for Samsung, LG or everything else. Cheers

  41. cmair77 on March 2, 2021 at 10:53 pm

    I’ve had the 65 inch x900h for a month and it’s excellent, 4K content is vivid without any soap opera and it gets extremely bright, one of the best values out there

  42. SuperBizalz on March 2, 2021 at 10:53 pm

    2:42 – Isn’t the better TV, the 2019 Q90R over the 2020 Q90T?

  43. Omar Amroussy on March 2, 2021 at 10:54 pm

    I am looking for a 4k tv with great HDR performance and the latest gaming features, waiting for 2021 models

  44. Alex Mundy on March 2, 2021 at 10:54 pm

    Wondering if you noticed noticable stutter on the TCL 76R635 when motion smoothing is turned off? I’m returning mine after a week, couldn’t live with it and extremely disappointed after everyone ravibg about. Wondering if it’s just a defect and to try again?

  45. Luis Franco on March 2, 2021 at 10:56 pm

    Bigger forlesd

  46. Mark L on March 2, 2021 at 10:57 pm

    I bought the 65 inch TCL R635 this year and could not be happier! Excellent TV!

  47. jdmInteriors on March 2, 2021 at 10:58 pm

    Does the size of the tv make a difference in the quality of the ones you reviewed. thanks

  48. Dane Moreno on March 2, 2021 at 10:58 pm

    Samsung sucks !! Any tv that doesn’t implement Dolby vision is no good and I agree with you on getting the best picture quality vs size .

  49. Wessel48 on March 2, 2021 at 10:58 pm

    I’m still debating and maybe you can give me some advice. The max inch for a tv in my house is 50”. I originally wanted to get the Samsung Q80T in 49/50”. The downside is that these two versions have 60Hz and no FreeSync + VRR, compared to the larger versions. (really disregard Samsung for that choise) Do you know if that difference is noticeable in the way that you should consider another option, like the Sony XH950?

    *EDIT* I should say that the TV isn’t used for gaming. Placed in a fairly bright room due to lamps but it’s controllable. Don’t watch any sports.

  50. Aab Rock Lee on March 2, 2021 at 11:01 pm

    ‘Best 4K TV’s to get in early 2021’ really? Since no new TV’s have been released yet the list is just the best TV’s of 2020 which they already made a video on 3 months back. Running out of content!?🤔