After two rounds of online shopping festivals, Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal are now embarking on another round of rather interesting discounts for buyers. And in this case, anyone who was considering the idea of buying a flat panel television would find these discounts very relevant to their shopping appetite. High Definition televisions are now the in thing, for their great picture quality, lower power consumption, and also the smart TV features in some cases. One can use them for home entertainment (paired with a Chromecast streamer, Apple TV box or even an High Definition cable or DTH connection), for productivity tasks (hook up your laptop or phone to the TV for accessing apps on the big screen) or playing games as well.
If all this interests you, here are some interesting TVs you can consider for your living room or bedroom.
Micromax Full HD LED TV 40Z7550FHD
Price: Rs 19,989 (earlier Rs 39,990)
If you are looking for mid-sized TV for your bedroom, you can consider this Micromax TV. Though it does not run any apps or smart TV features, it has all the basics in place. There is a 40-inch Full HD (1,920x1,080p) resolution panel , and two 10W speakers. Micromax claims that this TV has a 178-degree wide viewing angle, which means visibility will be good even if you are not sitting in front of the screen. It comes with two HDMI, two USB ports and AV connectors.
LG (32) Smart LED TV 32LH604T
Price: Rs 29,989 (earlier Rs 37,900)
In case you don’t want to miss out on smart TV elements, and don’t mind compromising a bit on the screen size, you can consider this LG LED TV. It is a Smart TV running LG’s webOS 3.0 operating system for TVs. While the screen size is slightly smaller (32-inch), the 1,920x1,080p resolution is impressive. It uses LG’s TripleXD Engine to maintain the clarity of the picture, irrespective of input resolution. It comes with built-in WIFi, Ethernet port, three HDMI (2 of them are on the side panel) and two USB ports.
Sony Bravia KLV-40W562D
Price: Rs 46,203 (earlier Rs 55,900)
This LED TV from Sony offers a 40-inch LED display with 1,920x1,080p resolution and powered by Sony’s X-Reality Pro Engine. It comes with two 8W and one 14W speaker powered by Dolby Digital plus technology. It supports 11 Indian languages, a localization feature that is otherwise missing in TVs in general. It is a smart TV as well which makes it handy for users who are into streaming movies and TV series form Netflix, Hotstar and YouTube. It includes two HDMI and two USB ports, one Ethernet port and supports WiFi as well.
LeEco Super3 X55 4K Ultra HD Smart TV
For a new comer to the TV segment, Chinese company LeEco has impressed many. While there is no price cut on the TV, you can get 15% cashback on debit and credit cards and two years free subscription of premium content from Eros Now and Hungama. The entry level variant in their TV lineup comes with a 55-inch LED display with 3,840x2,160p resolution. It run Android 5.0 with LeEco’s EUI for TV over it. Its key highlight is the ultra-sleek design (15.5mm) and extremely thin bezels on the front panel. It comes with 8GB internal storage and supports SD cards. It has two 10W speakers powered by Dolby Digital Plus technology. It offers three HDMI and three USB ports and supports WiFi. It comes with two years warranty on the whole product and another two years on the panel.
VU (55) Iconium UHD LTDN55XT780XWAU3D
Price: Rs 69,989 (earlier Rs 82,000)
VU, as a television maker, is never shy of trying out new things. Their new 55-inch LED TV comes with an Ultra HD (3,840x2,160p) display panel. With Netflix available to Indian users, you no longer have to worry about lack of new Ultra HD content to run on it. It is also a Smart TV so you can log into any of the streaming services from the TV itself. You can download more apps from the Opera store. For connectivity, it packs in four HDMI ports, three SB ports, Ethernet port and WiFi connectivity.
Sony Bravia KDL-50W800D 3D TV
Price: Rs 83,691 (earlier Rs 1,02,900)
For buyers who want to experience the Android TV software platform, Sony’s Bravia range of televisions allows that. The Sony Bravia KDL-50W800D is an excellent choice. It comes with a 50-inch (1,920x1,080p) LED display powered by Sony’s X-Reality Pro picture engine and supports Active 3D. We feel that the image processing and noise reduction in this television is by far the best in this price category. It runs Android OS and allows user to download apps from the Google Play Store. The X-Protection Pro feature protects it against power surge, something that is a genuine concern in a lot of Indian cities. It supports up to 11 Indian languages and comes with two 10W speakers. It supports WiFi, has four HDMI ports, two USB ports and one Ethernet port.
Price: Rs 93,990 (earlier Rs 1,25,900)
This a big screen (55-inch) TV with a screen resolution of 3,840x2,140p for your drawing room. It has all the elements that a user looks for in modern day TV such as Smart TV, the ability to upscale Full HD content into Ultra HD, and a smart user interface. The Smart HUB feature shows all the connected devices to the TV and the content running on them in a neat layout. It comes with two 20W speakers powered by Dolby Digital Plus technology. For connectivity, it includes three HDMI ports, two USB ports and WiFi.