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The best Samsung smart TVs



Samsung is one of the most trusted names when it comes to TVs and that’s because time and time again it delivers quality TVs that are worth their weight in gold. So it was no surprise to the Best Buys team when Samsung did well in our overall ranking of the best smart TVs.

That’s why we’ve decided to put together our selection of the best Samsung smart TVs on the market right now. From full winners and jaw-dropping 8K resolution to TVs designed with style in mind, you’ll find the perfect set for you on this list.

Our top picks of Samsung smart TVs

Samsung QN95A Neo QLED

Best Smart TV All Around Samsung


Samsung QN95A Neo QLED. Photo: Samsung


  • Screen size: 55, 65, 75 and 85 inches
  • Resolution: 4K
  • Panel type: Neo QLED
  • Smart TV: Tizen
  • Processor: Samsung Neo Quantum 4K processor

As Samsung’s flagship 4K TV in 2021, the QN95A Neo QLED has a high standard to meet, but it’s definitely worth it. Elegantly designed, above all, the TV is beautiful. Thin bevels, a sleek stand, and a slim bezel (though not as thin as some OLED sets) put this Samsung TV in the front of the pack right out of the door.

But the excitement doesn’t end with the design; then you turn it on. The Samsung QN95A uses Mini LEO backlight technology (not to be confused with Micro LED) which has improved picture quality while allowing the TV to be extra thin. Combining this with quantum dot technology, the QN95A’s display provides wonderful contrast and a beautiful color spectrum with blacker blacks, deeper darks, and brighter reflections.

If you are into gaming, you will be satisfied with this Samsung Smart TV for its features, Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), ports and display. Meanwhile, if your plans every weekend include a movie marathon, the Object Tracking Sound Plus delivers excellent sound quality right out of the box.

Why we love it:

  • Excellent crisp image quality
  • Lots of features and ports
  • VVR
  • Well created

Where the mark is missing:

£ 1,899 at Samsung

£ 1,899 at John Lewis

£ 1,899 at Amazon

£ 1,899 at Currys

Samsung TU8000

The Samsung smart TV for those looking for quality on a budget

Samsung TU8000. Photo: Amazon


  • Screen size: 43, 50, 55, 65, 75 and 85 inches
  • Resolution: 4K
  • Panel type: QLED
  • Smart TV: Tizen
  • Processor: Crystal 4K processor

Recognizing that not everyone will want to spend more than a mile on a TV, Samsung offers the TU8000 series. Starting at just under £ 500, this series is ideal for those who want premium quality from a trusted brand without breaking the bank.

It has a good display with decent picture quality for a mid-range TV and it boasts a very low input lag of just 9.7ms. The TU8000 is built with technology that handles motion like a dream, ensuring that the image of whatever you watch is fluid.

To sweeten that deal, this Samsung TV is getting a lot of love with over 1,250 five-star reviews on Amazon and an overall 4.7-star rating.

For all its strengths, the TU8000 series won’t be suitable for those who need the best picture and avid gamers looking for the crème de la crème of smart TVs. Those looking for the perfect TV to play your PS5 all night long will notice the biggest pitfalls of this TV. However, if you don’t need the most advanced set and want to spend a lot less than other high-end TVs, this one will do just fine.

Why we love it:

  • Compatible with wallets
  • Voice assistant compatible
  • Low latency time
  • Fluid handling of movements

Where the mark is missing:

  • Not ideal for gamers
  • Dull picture compared to other TVs

From £ 469 on Amazon

Samsung The Frame

If style is at the top of your list, this is the Samsung Smart TV for you

The Samsung framework. Photo: Samsung


  • Screen size: 43, 55, 65 and 75 inches
  • Resolution: 4K
  • Panel type: QLED
  • Smart TV: Tizen
  • Processor: 4K quantum processor

After making our list of the best smart TVs, Samsung’s The Frame is once again one of our top picks thanks to its style.

On the technical side of things, The Frame is a solid Samsung TV. It has good image quality, although it is a bit weak compared to other QLED sets and sometimes lacks color accuracy. The 2020 TV edition is the one people keep coming back to for its upgrades, including the use of a Quantum 4K processor. Overall, this is a great option for those who want a TV that looks as good (if not better!) As it performs.

This brings us to the main point of The Frame: Art Mode. With The Frame, Samsung has perfected the integration of televisions into living spaces of all kinds. Art Mode allows you to switch your TV to a special Ambient Mode setting that displays artwork directly on the screen. Further allowing you to customize The Frame, its interchangeable frames allow you to make the glasses stand out or blend in as much as you want.

Why we love it:

  • Artistic fashion
  • Mini One Connect Box compatible
  • Elegant design

Where the mark is missing:

From £ 799 at Samsung

£ 999 at Very

£ 579 on Amazon

Samsung QN900A Neo QLED 8K

Our best 8K pick for Samsung

Samsung QN900A Neo QLED 8K. Photo: Samsung


  • Screen size: 65, 75 and 85 inches
  • Resolution: 8K
  • Panel type: QLED
  • Smart TV: Tizen
  • Processor: Neo Quantum 8K processor

When it comes to the Samsung QN900A Neo QLED, we immediately have to talk about the quality of its image. Among the brand’s flagship TVs this year, the QN900A produces an incredible picture thanks to its Quantum Dot Mini LED display, 8K resolution and new 8K Quantum processor.

And don’t worry, even if what you’re watching wasn’t designed with 8K in mind, this TV automatically elevates picture quality using 8K AI scaling to produce a better picture. . From the moment you turn it on, you will wonder how you’ve ever watched TV before. Colors are richer and more vibrant while highlights and shadows are displayed with incredible contrast. Meanwhile, the QN900A offers Object Tracking Sounds Pro with 10 built-in speakers.

Then there is the design of this Samsung smart TV, its ultra slim profile is complemented by ultra slim bezels that give you an almost borderless cinematic experience. This TV is wired through the One Connect Box, which also means your cables and cords won’t clutter your view.

Of course, with all those bells and whistles, you’ll pay a pretty dime for this Samsung TV. Its retail price starts at over £ 5,000, but the general consensus is that the QN900A is well worth it.

Why we love it:

  • 8K AI upscaling
  • Superior image quality
  • Excellent brightness and contrast

Where the mark is missing:

From £ 5,299 at Samsung

£ 5,299 at Currys

£ 5,299 at John Lewis

Samsung Q90T

Not to be outdone, this honorable Samsung smart TV

Samsung Q90T. Photo: Amazon


  • Screen size: 55, 65 and 75 inches
  • Resolution: 4K
  • Panel type: QLED
  • Smart TV: Tizen
  • Processor: 4K quantum processor

This Samsung smart TV made our list as an honorable mention for its great overall quality, although it was just edged out by others for top marks. That being said, the Q90T series is a well-rounded package that will put a smile on your face.

Established as Samsung’s flagship 4K set in 2020, it is arguably the successor to the Samsung Q90R. The Q90T has much better motion control and improved sound quality, earning it its place in our list of the best Samsung smart TVs compared to its predecessor. Additionally, the Q90T competes seriously with the Samsung Q95T series, but wins in terms of price.

The Q90T’s picture quality is more than acceptable, but some report that its dimmer is lower than other QLED displays and that its contrast is not as rich as it could be.

Why we love it:

  • Similar to Q95T series but cheaper
  • Improved quality of movement and sound

Where the mark is missing:

From £ 1,099 at Samsung

Prices updated on 07/19/2021. We are not responsible for price changes mentioned above.