TVs are getting bigger and bigger, which leaves a big void in the small TV market. There’s no place for a great big 4K TV in your kitchen or office space, so what’s a person supposed to do? Thankfully, you can still find a great quality small TV, even new ones, in 2020.
We considered 43-inch TVs and smaller for our recommendations. Just a word of caution, when you start to dip into the 32-inch realm, you’ll be dealing with older models (from 2019 or older). Manufacturers just aren’t racing to make small TVs anymore. But if there is one advantage of going with a smaller and older TV, you can usually score a pretty great deal.
Below you’ll find our recommendations for the six best small TVs available. They range from 43-inches all the way down to 22-inches. Regardless, when you go with a small TV, especially a new one from Sony or Samsung, you can get a really great TV with incredible picture quality and smart features for a fraction of the cost as 65-inch TVs. Bigger isn’t always better.
1. Sony X800H 43” TV
The Sony X800H has everything you want in a small TV. Featuring voice assistant compatibility with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant for hands-free use. You can also connect the TV to other smart home devices with Apple HomeKit. But the best feature is the incredible picture quality thanks to the 4K HDR X1 processor. Combine that with Motionflow XR, movie lovers and gamers will love the speedy refresh rate and ultra-smooth picture. If you want the best 43-inch TV, this is your best bet.
2. Samsung 43” Class Q60T
One of the most affordable ways to get a brand new Samsung TV is to go with the 43-inch Q60T TV. With Quantum Dot technology and the Quantum 4K Lite processor, the picture quality on this small TV is bright, vivid and clear. You can choose between Alexa, Google Assistant and Bixby as your voice assistant. You can also control your entire smart home through your TV with integration with Samsung SmartThings. This might be a small TV, but its capabilities are anything but.
3. TCL 32” 3-Series HD LED Roku TV (2018)
This is an inexpensive 32-inch TV with the easy to navigate Roku platform that makes searching for your favorite content as easy as it gets. This TV is a couple years old and isn’t 4K, but the 32-inch display makes it a great TV for a bedroom, office or dorm. In reality, an older TV just means you save more money. But, if you can’t live without 4K, we suggest going with the TCL 43-inch Class-5 Series.
4. Samsung The Frame
Is it a TV or a great piece of artwork? That’s the beauty of Samsung The Frame. Bordered with a stylish wood frame, when the TV is in Art Mode, it displays thousands of different pictures from the Samsung Art Store. When you are watching TV, you get a full HDR picture with Quantum Dot technology color saturation. It’s a great way to hide your small TV on your wall.
5. TCL 43” Class 5-Series 4K
A premium small TV without a premium price. The TCL 43-inch TV provides the simplistic, yet fantastic Roku interface, which makes searching for content incredibly easy. Combine 4K with HDR and Dolby Vision and you have a small TV packed with vibrant visual potential. Even though its small, you still get plenty of connectivity with three HDMI ports on the back. Just because this isn’t a 65-inch TV doesn’t mean you can’t get great picture quality.
6. LG 22-Inch 1080P (2017)
BEST 22-INCH TV
When space is really cramped, the LG 22-inch TV is here to help. It’s an older model (2017), but that also means that you can get this TV for under $150 dollars. It’s only 1080p and doesn’t have any smart functionality (Hey, Alexa, where are you?), but if you want a small TV to tuck away in your kitchen or in a den, this LG TV fits the bill. It’s also available in a 24-inch model, if you want something a tiny bit bigger.