IPL 2024: Best TVs for every budget

Time to catch every six in high definition!

As the IPL fever grips the nation, it's time to turn your living room into the ultimate cricket-watching paradise! Imagine yourself lounging on your sofa, eyes glued to a brilliant TV screen that brings every moment of the game to life. To make this dream a reality, we've rounded up a bunch of fantastic TVs, even better, the list is price-wise. So just pick your budget, and check out the options. 

Budget tellies

Affordable doesn't mean compromising on quality, and these budget-friendly TVs are a testament to this statement. So watch your favourite team make its way to the season’s finale on one of these, without of course breaking the bank or even an FD.

TCL 55C645 (₹39,990)

If you're on the lookout for a large 4K TV that's smart, HDR-compatible, and can handle most of your current-gen gaming console's features, all without breaking the bank, then this might just be what you need! The specs include an Android smart TV interface, QLED panel technology with full-array backlighting, three HDMI inputs (one of them version 2.1), Dolby Vision and HDR10+ support, and the ability to handle Dolby Atmos and DTS-HD audio. Usually, you'd expect to pay a lot more for these features, but TCL is offering them at a great price. Plus, with voice control, it's definitely a steal!

Hisense 43E7K (₹49,999)

Hisense continues to excel in offering budget-friendly TVs, and the 43E7KQTUK is a prime example. Despite its affordability, this TV doesn't compromise on quality. It features QLED technology, full-array backlighting, Dolby Vision HDR, Dolby Atmos sound compatibility, a user-friendly smart interface, and Alexa control. While it may not be the brightest or slimmest TV, it delivers dynamic and detailed pictures, handles motion smoothly, and excels in reproducing natural skin tones and textures. It's the perfect companion for enjoying the IPL action without breaking the bank.

Samsung Crystal 4K UHD TV (starts at ₹28,990)

This TV offers a decent viewing experience without breaking the bank. Samsung’s Crystal UHD tech, powered by the Crystal Processor 4K, enhances picture quality with lifelike 4K resolution and Adaptive 4K Upscaling. The 20W sound output, along with 3D surround sound and virtual top channel audio, provide an immersive auditory experience. Q-Symphony ensures a harmonious audio blend between the TV and compatible Samsung soundbars. 

Samsung QE1C 4K QLED (₹60,000)

The Samsung QE1C features an "air-slim" design and the borderless screen creates a sleek, modern look, perfect for enhancing your IPL viewing experience. Despite its mostly plastic construction, the build quality feels sturdy and well-made. The TV runs on the refreshed Tizen OS, offering a clean and intuitive interface with essential pre-loaded apps and easy app casting. It features voice control with Alexa, Google Voice Assistant, and Bixby. The 8-bit FRC VA ELED QLED panel delivers vibrant colours and excellent contrast, enhanced by dual LED backlighting for precise colour tones. The TV's upscaling of lower resolution content is impressive, with excellent black levels and detail in similar scenes. 

Redmi Smart Fire TV 4K (₹23,499)

The Redmi Smart Fire TV 4K presents a solid budget-friendly option with its 43-inch size and three-side bezel-less display. Its portable design makes it easy to wall-mount and dismount. The TV features a range of ports including HDMI, USB, and Ethernet, with support for ARC. The Fire TV OS provides a personalised experience with support for multiple profiles and parental controls. While the 60 Hz refresh rate may not be ideal for gamers, it performs well for fast-action films. The TV supports 4K HDR content, Dolby Audio, and DTS Virtual:X audio enhancements. The Redmi Smart Fire TV 4K delivers exceptional visuals and clear audio for the price, making it one of the most affordable 4K LED smart TVs on the market.

Mid-Range TVs

If you are looking for a TV that strikes a balance between features and price, our selection of midrange marvels offers a range of options that deliver impressive performance at a rather affordable price.

LG OLED C3 (₹1,62,551)

The OLED C3 features a range of features that make it a standout choice. Powered by the α9 AI Processor 4K Gen6, it offers decent processing capabilities, including a Light Boosting Algorithm and Light Control Architecture, resulting in one of the brightest displays in this series. The picture performance is outstanding across the board, delivering thrilling image quality whether you're streaming, watching broadcast TV, or gaming. Speaking of gaming, the C3 is a top choice for gamers, thanks to its Nvidia G-Sync, AMD FreeSync, and VRR support. Overall, the C3 is a fantastic TV that is sure to delight anyone who chooses it.

Samsung QE55QN90C (₹1,36,990)

With HDMI 2.1 across all inputs, Object Motion Tracking audio, and a user-friendly Tizen interface, this Samsung TV competes well with its rivals. The real standout is its picture quality, delivering bright, vibrant images with excellent motion control and low-light detail. 

LG's QNED 83 series (₹1,59,990)

The QNED 83 series TVs combine Quantum Dot and NanoCell technologies with a 120Hz refresh rate for a good viewing experience. With Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos, AI Super Upscaling, Local Dimming, and advanced gaming features, these TVs offer a range of premium features. The α7 Gen6 AI processor provides Virtual 5.1.2 channels for immersive sound, while smart dimming enhances image quality. Multi-View allows for simultaneous display of screens from two sources, and integration with voice assistants like Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and Apple Airplay2 adds convenience.

Premium Options

When it comes to premium TVs, performance is key. These high-end models feature the latest in display tech, delivering stunning picture quality, immersive audio, and smart features. 

Sony XR-55A80L (₹2,49,900)

The Sony XR-55A80L is a 4K OLED TV that focuses on delivering exceptional image quality rather than fancy design or extra features. It features the Cognitive Processor XR, XR Clear Image processing for upscaling, and compatibility with Dolby Vision. The TV uses Google TV as its smart interface and comes with two remotes for navigation. Half of its HDMI sockets are at 2.1 standard, making it perfect for PS5 or Xbox Series X gaming. The A80L stands out for its handling of native 4K HDR content, delivering naturalistic skin tones, smooth motion, and high detail levels even in dark scenes. The sound is enhanced by bass drivers that reinforce the sound from actuators, creating a unique audio-visual experience.

LG OLED G2 (₹2,54,990)

This TV is slim and it's packed with features that defy its size. It supports all major HDR standards, including HDR10+ Pro and Dolby Vision IQ, and its 4.2-channel audio system delivers impressive Dolby Atmos sound. The TV also includes Filmmaker Mode, Dolby Vision IQ with Precision Detail, and Google integration. With lifelike images, phenomenal contrast, and four HDMI 2.1 ports, the OLED Evo 55 G2 is a top choice for both entertainment and gaming.

Samsung S95C OLED (₹1,87,490)

This Samsung OLED TV surprises with its razor-thin design and the cleverly hidden bulk at the back, thanks to the Infinity One design and One Connect box. The Pantone-validated OLED display delivers punchy, rich picture quality, perfect for both movies and gaming. Speaking of gaming, Samsung has equipped this TV with a 144Hz refresh rate and FreeSync Premium Pro, ensuring a smooth gaming experience. However, due to its slim design, you might want to pair it with a good sound system. Samsung's Q-Symphony technology allows the TV to be used as a centre channel and offers Object Sound Tracking for an immersive audio experience.


These are TVs that redefine luxury and tech, offering the pinnacle of visual and audio excellence. These TVs spare no expense, well quite literally. 

LG OLED65G3 (₹3,99,990)

LG's G3 OLED TV impresses with its outstanding α9 processor, delivering HDR optimisation and balanced audio. With Micro Lens Array tech, the G3 is brighter than expected for an OLED, with enhanced vibrancy and punch. It also offers a complete gaming experience with four HDMI inputs and webOS for easy navigation. While its sound quality falls short of perfection, the G3's overall picture quality and sleek design make it a compelling choice for any home.

Samsung QE85QN900C (₹11,99,990)

The QE85QN900C is a showcase of cutting-edge tech. It features 8K resolution and Mini LED backlighting for precise dimming zones. With four times as many pixels as a 4K set, it delivers a more colourful, bright, and convincing viewing experience. To upscale 4K content, it utilises machine learning and AI-based processing, ensuring a stunning picture quality. However, such advanced technology comes at a cost so be ready to even sell off one of your prized possessions to get this TV. 

Vu 85 Masterpiece (₹3,30,000)

Encased in an aerospace-grade aluminium shell, this premium TV exudes ultimate luxury. The massive QLED panel offers a 120Hz refresh rate and full-array local dimming, supporting Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, and HDR10+. The anti-glare screen features gamma control and calibration for optimal viewing. The TV boasts a powerful 204W audio system with four speakers and a DJ Subwoofer, which can be paired with external speakers via Bluetooth for immersive home entertainment. With AI 4K upscaling, local TV content is enhanced for a clearer viewing experience. The TV also includes a game mode with AMD FreeSync support for smooth gaming. With four HDMI inputs, an ethernet port, and various audio output options, this TV provides a delightful Google TV experience.