Updated August 31, 2018 by Christopher Thomas

The 10 Best Budget Televisions

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Best High-End
Best Mid-Range
Best Inexpensive

Since the initial publication of this wiki in February of 2017, there have been 13 edits to this page. High-definition home theater displays used to require a sizable investment. Nowadays, however, there are some outstanding television sets out there that don't require you to plop down a huge chunk of change. Not all budget TVs are created equal, of course, but we've put together some of the best options out there for less than $300. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best budget television on Amazon.

10. Pyle Widescreen

9. Sceptre X322BV

8. Hitachi Alpha

7. TCL S305

6. TCL D100

5. Sceptre X505BV

4. Toshiba Fire TV Edition

3. Sceptre U550CV

2. Samsung UN32N5300

1. Sceptre Komodo

Christopher Thomas
Last updated on August 31, 2018 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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