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There was a time when there were only a handful of channels. With smart TVs, you and your family have hundreds of thousands of channels that have something for everyone. Dad can stream sports on ESPN+, Mom can catch up on the latest episodes of Lucifer on Netflix, and the kids can stream music from all of their favorite apps like Spotify. Smart TVs give you plenty of options for everyone to enjoy separately or all together. Optimum has created a list of the best smart TVs for you and your family so you can stream more easily than ever.

Which is the Best Smart TV to Buy?

Every family movie night is full of popcorn, blankets, and a great selection of movies. Smart TVs allow you to choose between live TV or on any of your streaming subscriptions. Sounds great, right? Well, that means it’s time to start choosing your future smart TV. While you can’t go wrong with any of these smart TVs, some may be a better fit for the streaming services you have, what you want from your TV, and your price range.

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Best Samsung TV for Streaming: QN90A Neo QLED TV

Watch the A href="" target="_blank"/>Samsung QN90A Neo QLED TV in 4K clarity, the next generation Neo Quantum Processor 4K uses AI-based technology to analyze the signal, source, and scene-by-scene content to give audiences the best 4K views. Experience intense, bright pictures powered by exclusive Mini LED designed technology to create brightness and dimness in all right areas.

It has a resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 with an anti-reflection screen. It has Dolby audio with Object Tracking Sound+ that delivers compelling sound that matches the on-screen action. The Samsung TV also has Active Voice Amplifier (AVA) that detects real-time noise disturbances and enhances on-screen voices to deliver clear and loud dialogue. It’s compatible with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and works with Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and Bixby. Another perk: Adding Cloud Service with Office 365.

How much does a Samsung smart TV cost?

This Samsung smart TV starts at $1,299.99 and goes up to $3,999.99, depending on the size.

LG G1 with Gallery Design 4K Smart OLED TV w/AI ThinQ®

If you’re looking for a television that complements your space along with streaming your favorite shows, the LG G1 with Gallery Design 4K Smart OLED TV may be the TV for you! With its Gallery Design, the OLED’s slim profile allows the TV to hang flush to your wall—just like a work of art in a gallery, you can even pick a picture for when you’re not watching anything then it will really look like a piece of art. It uses Dolby Vision IQ technology that adjusts picture settings based on the content genre and ambient backgrounds. And its Dolby Atmos technology delivers powerful surround sound.

For all of you gamers out there, the LG OLED Smart TV has swift response, the latest gaming features, and has a 120 Hz display for the smoothest of gaming experiences. If you’re a sports fan there’s something for you too! With Sports Alert, you can get updates on your favorite team, start times, and scores while watching other content. That means you can watch one game, while tracking the scores of another! Connecting LG Bluetooth speakers for wireless surround sound is easier than ever, connect up to two speakers for a full sound experience.

How much does an LG smart TV cost?

The LG smart TV starts at $1,999.99 and goes up to $4,299.99, depending on the size.


Sony Bravia Smart TV: XR A90J 4K HDR OLED With Smart Google TV

Bring the cinema experience to your own home with the Sony Bravia XR A90J 4K HDR OLED With Smart Google TV. It has a Cognitive Processor XR that uses technology to deliver immersive sound and contrasts colors with pure blacks, high peak brightness, and natural colors. Stream over 700,00 movies and TV episodes—plus live TV—all with Google TV. With the Sony Smart TV's apps you can watch content from Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, and more. It’s also compatible with Google Assistant, giving you hands free voice commands!

With Acoustic Surface Audio+, the screen is the speaker that perfectly matches the sound with the action for an immersive experience. It gives gamers Game Mode for increased frame rate and reduced input lag. Seamlessly display videos, photos or games from your iOS or Android devices on the TV screen.

How Much Does the Sony Bravia Smart TV Cost?

The Sony smart TV starts at $2,799.99 and goes up to $7,999.99, depending on the size.


TCL 55 Inch Smart TV: 6-Series 4K UHD Dolby Vision HDR QLED Roku

Get lifelike pictures on your screen with the TCL 6-Series 4K UHD Dolby Vision HDR QLED Roku Smart TV. You’ll have picture clarity combined with contrast, color, and detail of Dolby Vision HDR for stunning picture quality. It has mini-LED technology that delivers brightness and uniformity for great viewing in any environment.

The TCL 6 Series smart TV is compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant for easy voice commands. It has Game Mode that allows you to never miss action due to image smear, response time, or input lag. Stream over 500,000 movies and TV episodes, plus sports, news, and music.

How much does a TCL 6 Series Smart TV cost?

The TCL smart TV starts at $869.99 and goes up to $1,599.99, depending on the size.


Toshiba - LED 4K UHD Smart Fire TV

Looking for something a little more affordable? The Toshiba LED 4K UHD Smart Fire TV is a top option for a smart TV. It has 4K UHD and 2,160 screen resolution for lifelike images and graphics. It has an LED display type, giving great brightness and color saturation. It’s direct lit, delivering bright colors and high contrast. The smart TV has a refresh rate of 60Hz.

Easily connect to online content and start streaming your favorites like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, and more. With tens of thousands of channels, apps, and Alexa skills you can watch over 500,000 streaming movies and TV episodes. The Fire TV even has built-in voice control with Amazon Alexa, so you can switch streaming services with minimal effort!

How much does a Toshiba smart TV cost?

The Toshiba smart TV starts at $132.00 and goes up to $389.00, depending on the size.


Smart TV Accessories

Make sure you’re getting the most out of your smart TV. Accessories for your smart TV can help maximize your viewing experience. Optimum has created a guide to smart TV accessories, confirm you have everything you need to have the ultimate family movie night.

Don’t forget the popcorn! Happy streaming!

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