The best 65-inch TV for 2021

65-inch TVs are increasingly becoming a popular choice for most households, and now they're more affordable than ever. Sale prices for budget models routinely dip below £500, and you can get a truly exceptional 65-inch TV for less than £1,000. Because nearly every mainstream TV maker offers this size, I prefer using 65-inch screens when I make side-by-side comparisons of TVs here at CNET. They're not too big that they take over most living rooms, but they're large enough to showcase HDR-quality video and 4K resolution. 

The list below represents the best TVs I've reviewed in CNET's test lab (for 2021, that's my basement), where I compare smart LED TV, QLED TV4K HDR TVUltra HD TV and other 65-inch TV options and list them side by side to see which ones are the most worthy of buying.

Below are my latest recommendations, with the following notes to keep in mind.

  • Looking for another size? Check out: 32-inch TVs, 43-inch TVs, 55-inch TVs and 75-inch TVs.
  • Most of the TVs here came out in 2020. The new 2021 models started becoming available in the spring.

    Where applicable I've included a "2021 outlook" section with everything I know (so far) about these TVs' replacements. 

  • This list is updated periodically.

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