If you're looking for the best 8K TVs available in 2021, we've got you covered!
We've taken a look at the current 8K offerings and narrowed it down to an impressive collection of devices sure to make your 4K-friends jealous.
Best 8K TVs in 2021
Here's our selection of TVs that support 7680x4320, or 8K UHD resolutions.
- Samsung 2020 Q800T QLED 8K Smart TV 65"
- LG Nano95 8K NanoCell TV 55"
- LG ZX 8K Signature OLED TV 77"
- Samsung QN800A Neo QLED 8K HDR Smart TV 65" (2021)
Best 8K TV Premium: LG ZX 8K Signature OLED TV
Screen Size: 77" | Ports: HDMI 2.1 x 4, USB 2.0 x3, CI Slot x1 | Refresh Rate: 60hz, VRR, ALLM | Resolution: 8K, 7680x4320 | Screen Type: OLED
This high-end 8K TV is among the best TVs you can get outside of buying a cinema screen.
Featuring over 100 million SELF-LIT subpixels for the most immersive viewing possible, the LG ZX 8K TV even includes AI that can upscale 4K and 2K images into much sharper 8K resolutions.
The LG ZX 8K TV also boasts a wide array of features to enhance your gaming experience. This 8K TV supports HDR and NVIDIA G-Sync while also having a mere 1ms response time, ensuring that you'll never be let down by input lag or your hardware.
At its price, the ZX will probably be one of the most expensive things you own. However, thanks to the α9 Gen3 Processor, the LG ZX 8K TV will last you well into the future, whether for gaming or watching TV.
Best 8K TV for Gaming: Samsung Q800T QLED 8K Smart TV
Screen Size: 65" | Ports: HDMI 2.1 x 1, HDMI 2.0 x 3,USB 2.0 x3, CI Slot x1 | Refresh Rate: 60hz/120Hz, VRR, ALLM | Resolution: 8K, 7680x4320 | Screen Type: QLED
This mid-range Samsung Q800T 8K TV will give you an immediate payoff for gaming. It offers 4K 120FPS support for the PS5 and Xbox Series X right out of the box, further enhanced by Samsung's flagship QLED display.
If you prefer AMD to NVIDIA, the Q800T supports AMD's FreeSync as part of its Real Game Enhancer+ to give you the best chances of surviving your in-game skirmishes.
It even lets you share your Android screen in Multi-View alongside gameplay if you need any guides or walkthroughs.
The Q800T's Quantum Processor will help upscale non-8K content in real-time using Deep-Learning algorithms. It also benefits from Quantum HDR 2000 (or HDR 10+) to further optimise each frame.
Of course, with a TV like this, you'll likely want to show off the 8K glory to your friends. No matter where you are sat, the AI Adaptive Sound, will automatically adjust so you don't miss out.
Best 8K TV All-Round: Samsung QN800A Neo QLED 8K HDR Smart TV
Screen Size: 65" | Ports: HDMI 2.1 x 4, USB 2.0 x3 | Refresh Rate: 50Hz, VRR, ALLM | Resolution: 8K, 7680x4320 | Screen Type: QLED
This 2021 8K TV from Samsung delivers everything you need for a true 8K experience. The QN800A QLED's Quantum 8K processor will upscale 4K images and enhance lower resolutions into 8K pictures, even if it was only filmed in 4K or lower.
No matter whereabout you're sat in the room, this TV will look absolutely stunning. Its anti-glare screen and ultra-wide viewing angles ensure any reflections don't get in the way.
The QN800A Infinity One design also means you won't have to sacrifice your aesthetic for an 8K display. The 8K TV comes with an Attachable One Connect box that makes annoying cable management a thing of the past.
Best 8K TV Cheap: LG Nano95 8K NanoCell TV
Screen Size: 55" | Ports: HDMI 2.1 x 2, HDMI 2.0 x2, USB 2.0 x3 | Refresh Rate: 60hz, ALLM | Resolution: 8K, 7680x4320 | Screen Type: LCD
While LG may have some high-end and expensive 8K TVs, it also offers some more 'budget' 8K screens if you don't want to splash out too much on your setup.
Even at its lower price, the LG Nano95 is able to make use of LG's top-end 8K technology. This includes its α9 Gen3 AI Processor that will fine-tune non-8K content for crisper picture quality.
The Nano95 even features a 'Filmmakers Mode'. This allows you to watch content as the creators intended, disabling any additional image effects added and restoring it to the original version.
Cheap 8K TVs are particularly hard to go buy given the impressive technology they boast, but you won't find many 8K devices cheaper - or as good - as the LG Nano95 TV.
Are 8K TVs worth it?
As mentioned above, an 8K TV will future-proof your setup - it's an investment. Both the PS5 and Xbox Series X can run games at 8K resolutions, in theory.
However, as no developers have released 8K versions of their games - opting for 4K TVs with 120FPS settings instead - this feature is not currently enabled. Of course, these TVs do support 4K, too.
A final caveat to consider when buying a TV is that both 8K and 4K are classified under the Ultra-HD term, so make sure to pick the actual resolution you want.
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