Updated December 30, 2020 by Christopher Thomas

The 7 Best 50 Inch TVs

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This wiki has been updated 7 times since it was first published in November of 2018. While plenty of people may want to get their hands on as big a television as possible, the 50-inch TVs on our list happen to be the perfect size for the majority of living rooms. We've included options with some great features, from high refresh rates and quantum dot filtration, to powerful operating systems and HDR support, all in a range of prices sure to fit into anyone's budget. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. If you'd like to contribute your own research to the Wiki, please get started by reviewing this introductory video.

1. Samsung Q80T

2. Sony X950H

3. Vizio M7 Series Quantum

Editor's Notes

December 25, 2020:

There's a decent range of choices in this relatively specific size class, and if you're looking for the absolute best, the Samsung Q80T is it. The Sony X950H is almost good, although it's not quite as much of a value. Speaking of value, the Vizio M7 Series Quantum offers plenty, and punches well above its price range. The same can be said for the TCL S535, which is known for its convenience and reliability, but if you really want to save money, you should consider the TCL S435.

November 13, 2018:

The price of high-quality 4K televisions has steadily come down over the years, so there are some great offerings by the top brands like Samsung and LG. TCL has some competition from Hitachi, as the latter has included a Roku platform in their 49RH1, but the former still maintains a superior set of features.

4. TCL S535

5. Samsung's The Frame

6. Samsung TU8000

7. TCL S435


Christopher Thomas
Last updated on December 30, 2020 by Christopher Thomas

Building PCs, remodeling, and cooking since he was young, quasi-renowned trumpeter Christopher Thomas traveled the USA performing at and organizing shows from an early age. His work experiences led him to open a catering company, eventually becoming a sous chef in several fine LA restaurants. He enjoys all sorts of barely necessary gadgets, specialty computing, cutting-edge video games, and modern social policy. He has given talks on debunking pseudoscience, the Dunning-Kruger effect, culinary technique, and traveling. After two decades of product and market research, Chris has a keen sense of what people want to know and how to explain it clearly. He delights in parsing complex subjects for anyone who will listen -- because teaching is the best way to ensure that you understand things yourself.


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