The television market in India has witnessed a paradigm shift in recent years. Newer players like Xiaomi, TCL, Kodak and many others are flooding the Indian market with well-equipped televisions at affordable price points. Thanks to the festive season of Diwali, you will be able to get some additional discounts and buy the TV of your choice at a steal. In this segment, let us take a look at some of the best TVs you can buy in India, priced under Rs 30,000.
The Xiaomi Mi LED TV 4A Pro comes equipped with a 49-inch FHD panel. The smart TV is powered by 64-bit Amlogic quad-core SoC and runs Xiaomi’s PatchWall OS that is based on Android 8. That apart, the TV offers Google TV Services, Google Play Store Access and a built-in Chromecast feature for direct casting.
Furthermore, Xiaomi has also partnered with content providers like Amazon Prime Video, JioCinema, Eros Now, HOOQ and Epic. The PatchWall OS makes the best use of this and offers tailor-made content suggestions. On the storage front, the TV offers 8GB of internal memory and 2GB of RAM.
The LG 32-inch HD Ready Smart TV is a formidable choice if you want to invest in a superior 32-inch panel. The TV comes with a metallic design and narrow bezels to go with. The LG 32-inch HD Ready Smart TV features Triple XD Picture engine, 60Hz refresh rate and an IPS panel with a wide viewing angle. On the audio front, the TV offers 2x20W speakers along with Dolby Digital support. Connectivity options on the TV include 1 x HDMI port, 1 x USB and composite video input.
Kodak, a brand known for its cameras, is now trying its luck with televisions in India. The Kodak XSMART 102cm Full HD LED Smart TV features a 40-inch panel. The TV is powered by a quad-core ARM Cortex A7 processor with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. Apps can be installed by using the Aptoide app store, and the TV comes with Hotstar, Netflix, Youtube, Miracast and Aptoide TV preloaded.
The Kodak XSMART 102cm (40-inch) Full HD LED Smart TV offers 2 x 20W speakers with automatic volume level and audio equaliser. Other highlights of the TV includes Parental Control lock, Late Night Mode and No Signal Power Off.
TCL entered the Indian television market in 2016, and ever since then the company has been offering an extensive range of TVs across price points. The TCL 99.1 cm (39 inches) Full HD LED TV L39D2900 offers a refresh rate of 60 Hz and comes with Dynamic Noise Reduction. On the connectivity front, the TV offers 2 x HDMI ports, 2 x USB ports and a VGA port. Audio features include 16-watt two channel speakers. On the downside, this is not a smart TV. and you will need to purchase a Google Chromecast or Amazon Fire Stick separately to enable smart features.
Vu Iconium is a formidable choice, especially if you are on a lookout for an affordable 4K television. The Vu Iconium features a 43-inch UHD panel that offers a resolution of up to 3840 x 2160 pixels, along with a refresh rate of 60Hz. Furthermore, the display supports HDR and is capable of upscaling normal HD content. The device runs Android 7.0 Smart UI, giving you access to a range of apps.
Connectivity options on the Vu Iconium include 3 x HDMI, 2 X USB, LAN Port and component in. The Vu Iconium is equipped with 8GB of internal storage.
This Samsung TV comes equipped with a 32-inch display that offers a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. Other display options include Wide Color Enhancer, Film Mode, Auto Motion Plus and Smart View. The Samsung 80 cm (32 inches) HD Ready is powered by a quad-core processor and arrives with the usual bevy of connectivity options including 2 x HDMI, USB port and built-in Wi-Fi.
The Panasonic TH-40D200DX comes with a Full HD display panel that offers a viewing angle of 178-degrees. Connectivity options include 2 x HDMI and 2 x USB ports. As far as audio is concerned, the TV comes baked in with a 16W speaker. That being said this particular television is not a Smart TV.
The French television maker recently re-entered the Indian television market. The Thomson LED Smart TV B9 features an FHD 40-inch panel and offers impressive viewing angles. Powering the television is a quad-core Cortex A53 processor paired with 1GB of RAM. On the storage front, the TV offers 8GB of internal storage.
The UI seems to be comprehensive in nature and comes preloaded with all the popular apps like Netflix, Twitter, Skype, Facebook, YouTube, and others. That being said, it runs a rather dated Android 5.1.1 out of the box. On the connectivity front, the TV offers 2 x USB, 3 x HDMI and an Ethernet port. It is also worth mentioning that this TV is capable of converting 4K content into FHD.
That’s a roundup of the best TVs you can buy this Diwali. Our list has a mix of both regular and smart TVs, from established brands as well as new entrants, so you can pick one based on your preferences. Let us know your favourites in the comments.