The best TVs between 42-46”

TVs offer has given a radical twist, putting away all the schemes and standards set years ago. The 4K resolution TVs has finally arrived definitively in most ranges of the main brands, so it is not complicated to find a 4K TV for a reasonable price. Besides, on this ocassion we are going to talk about one of the most popular sizes: 42-46”TVs.

The optimization of the manufacturing processes and the improvements of the image quality that new TVs generations presumes, as well as the reduction of the frame surrounding, have made it possible to increase the screens size putting 55”TVs (or even bigger) into the more common size for 2017 TVs.

However, there is not always avialable the required space to put a TV of these size, so you will have to find an adequated size for that specific space. One of the best alternatives are those between 42-46”. This is why we wanted to bring you a selection of the best TVs between 42-46” so you can make the best purchase this new year.It is the ideal size for a TV that is going to be in the living room.

Within these sizes we find some of the best products of each brand, since they offer the same model with different sizes, although the truth is each time it is more complicated to find competitive models on this inch range. To help you decide wich TV is the one that fits best with your needs, we are going to review the features of some of the best 2017 TVs between 42-46”.

1. Samsung UE43MU6105

The first TV on wich we want to focus is the SAMSUNG UE43MU6105, a model of the South Korean firm that offers benefits and until recently they just offered the superior ranges, but keeping a very contained size.

We talk about a model with 43”and 4K UHD resolution, a very careful external disign in both, the back and the frontal, with an external frame that has been reduced to its minimum expression, so the panel becomes more prominet and the image become the principal protagonist.

Between the improvements and image processing systems we find the Mega Constrast, UHD Dimming Pro, HDR or PurColor technology that are responsable for optimizing the brightness, contrast, intensity, sharpness and realism of the colors shown on the screen.

The 1300 Mhz PQI offered by the Samsung UE43MU6105 brings a great fluidity at the moment of showing action or sports scenes, where the fast movements tends to create trails that reduces the image sharpness. By having a more refresh frequency, these images appear much sharper.

  • Screen Size: 43 inches
  • Resolution: 4K UHD (1.920 x 1.080 píxels)
  • Format and Screen type: 16:9 / LED LCD
  • HDR Compatible: Yes
  • Operating system: Yes, Tizen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Plus (2 x 20W)
  • Connectivity: Yes, LAN / WiFi / Bluetooth
  • Connections: 3 HDMI / 2 USB / 1 optical / CI slot
  • Dimensions and weight with support: 97,5 x 62,2 x 31,2 cm/ 9,6 kg
  • Price: about 547,13 euros

2. LG 43UJ634V

LG has also bet on keep some intermediate size models, whose maximum exponent is this LG 43UJ634V, a model that stands out for being one of the best quality-price value TVs.

Despite of having a IPS Direct LED screen of  43”, the LG 43UJ634V has a 4K UHD resolution and 8 bits of color depth that give it a sharpness and spectacular image definition.

To this image quality are added the HDR capacities with the three predominant systems: HDR10, HDR HLG and HDR Converter. The last consists in a system that scales all content to 4K resolution, offering a better visualization experience.

  • Screen Size: 43 inches
  • Resolution: UHD 4K
  • Format and Screen type: 16:9 / Direct LED
  • HDR Compatible: Yes. HDR10, HLG and HDR Converter
  • Operating system: Yes, Web OS 3.5
  • Sound: UltraSurround (2 x 10W)
  • Connectivity: Yes, LAN/ WiFi / Bluetooth
  • Connections: 3 HDMI/ 2 USB / 1 optical / CI slot
  • Dimensions and weight with support: 97,7 x 63,1 x 23,5 cm / 9,6 kg
  • Price: 456,77 euros

3. Sony KDL-43WE750

Sony keeps intact the highest requirements of quality for this KDL-43WE750 model that, even though  it could be considered a Sony mid-range TV, it includes a high-quality panel wich makes that the 4K resolution do not be missed.

Sony has decided to not make the change of format and on this Sony KDL-43WE750  it keeps the full HD as resolution, but its Edge LED panel with Triluminos technology, wrings to the maximum the features of this TV offering a really bright quality.

This exclusive system by Sony enhances the basic color palette defining and separating each chromatic range in a better way. The result are images with individually optimized colors to make them more natural and with deep and well contrasted shadows.

Part of the secret of this panel we find it in the X-Reality PRO processor that allows to process all the images in real time deleting the noise and improving the sharpness of the images by applying HDR filters.

  • Screen Size: 43 inches
  • Resolution: Full HD (1.920 x 1.080 píxels)
  • Format and Screen type: 16:9 / Edge LED
  • HDR Compatible: Yes
  • Operating system: Yes, Android
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Plus, Pulse/DTS (2 x 5W)
  • Connectivity: Yes, LAN/ WiFi / Bluetooth
  • Connections: 2 HDMI/ 2 USB / 1 optical / CI slot
  • Dimensions and weight with support: 96,4 x 61,9 x 23,6 cm / 9,7 kg
  • Price: 539, 54 euros.

4. Philips 43PUS6412

Philips is not prone to bet on too large screen sizes, and is specially comfortable in the range between the 42-46”TVs.

This preference for more measured screen size doesn’t put off a bit of quality since we can find a 43” TV with an unbeatable price, that already includes functions like the 4K UHD resolution or the support for HDR or the possibility of record your favorites programs  on a USB or external hard drive.

One of the most original features of the Philips 43PUS6412 we find it precisely on its back where is located the Ambilight 2 lighting system that expands the screen environmental limits projecting the predominant colors of what is visualized on the wall. This is how it is achieved a much more immersive atmosphere.

On the other hand, the front of the Philips 43PUS6412 offers a Direct LED lighting panel with 4K resolution,10 bits of color depth and HDR Plus wich makes that the dinamic range get expanded achieving greater clarity and more realistic colors.

  • Screen Size: 43 inches
  • Resolution: UHD 4K (3.840 x 2.160 píxels)
  • Format and Screen type: 16:9 / Direct LED
  • HDR Compatible: Yes
  • Operating system: Yes, Android 6.0
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Plus/ DTS Premium Sound (2 x 10W)
  • Connectivity: Yes, Wi-Fi, LAN
  • Connections: 4 HDMI / 2 USB / 1 optical / CI slot
  • Dimensions and weight with support: 97,1 x 62,9 x 22,3 cm / 9,3 kg
  • Price: about 499 euros

5. Hisense H43N5700

Hisense is one of the bigger manufacturers of TVs in Asia and, despite of its presence on the spanish market is relatively recent, it offers an excellent quality-price value on their products that place them in position to fight face to face with other brands that have been on the market for years.

The Hisense H43N5700 release a 42,5” panel with VA matrix with Direct LED lighting feedback that allows more than 90% of active screen and a 4K UHD resolution. All of this being a TV with a price lower than 500 euros.

Surprisingly, this panel supports a color depth of 10 bits and is compatible with the HDR10 and HLG formats, like a software 4K scaling mode.

With a quad-core processor, the Hisense H43N5700 allows a refresh rate of 1200 Hz PCI, wich suppose a great help at the time of showing scenes with a lot of movement like sports events or action movies.

  • Screen Size: 42,5 inches
  • Resolution: UHD 4K
  • Format and Screen type: 16:9 / Direct LED
  • HDR Compatible: Yes. HDR10, HLG
  • Operating system: Yes, VIDAA
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Plus/DBX (2 x 8W)
  • Connectivity: Yes, LAN/ WiFi
  • Connections: 4 HDMI/ 2 USB / 1 optical / CI slot
  • Dimensions and weight with support: 97,5 X 62,3 X 22,2 cm / 10,5 kg
  • Price: about 416,04 euros

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