Updated November 14, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

The 10 Best 55 Inch TVs

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Since the initial publication of this wiki in November of 2018, we've made 2 edits to this page. If you're looking for a television packed with capabilities and big enough to entertain a medium to large-sized living room, the 55-inch TVs on our list should be just right. They offer everything from locally dimming OLED displays to integrated smart software that's a dream for cord cutters. We've ranked them here by their dynamic range, motion rate, connectivity, and unique features. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best 55 inch tv on Amazon.

10. Skyworth U5A Series

9. Samsung 8 Series UN55NU8000FXZA

8. LG Electronics 55SK8000PUA

7. Hisense 55H9080E

6. TCL Ultra HD 55R617

5. Samsung Frame UN55

4. Sony XBR55X900F Ultra HD

3. Sony XBR55A9F

2. Samsung QN55Q6F Flat

1. LG Electronics OLED55E8PUA

Editor's Notes

November 13, 2018:

The OLED offerings in this category are easily among the best TVs on the market right now, though Samsung's QLED model rivals them in color performance if not black depth. Samsung's Frame model also gained a spot due to its unique design and features.


Daniel Imperiale
Last updated on November 14, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel Imperiale holds a bachelor’s degree in writing, and proudly fled his graduate program in poetry to pursue a quiet life at a remote Alaskan fishery. After returning to the contiguous states, he took up a position as an editor and photographer of the prestigious geek culture magazine “Unwinnable” before turning his attention to the field of health and wellness. In recent years, he has worked extensively in film and music production, making him something of a know-it-all when it comes to camera equipment, musical instruments, recording devices, and other audio-visual hardware. Daniel’s recent obsessions include horology (making him a pro when it comes to all things timekeeping) and Uranium mining and enrichment (which hasn’t proven useful just yet).


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