The Best Samsung TVs Of (Summer) 2022: Reviews & Buying Guide

The 3 Best Samsung TVs Of 2022 [Buyer’s Guide ]

If you’re looking for the Best Samsung TVs you can buy in (Summer) 2022, which is affordable, high quality and better performance, then you’re in the right place. In this guide, I have listed down the Best Samsung TVs in 2022.

We made this list based on our own opinion, research, and customer reviews. We’ve considered their quality, features, and values when narrowing down the best choices possible.

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Best Samsung TVs in 2022

So, here are the Best Samsung TVs Of 2022. If you want more information and updated pricing on the products mentioned, be sure to check the links in each product we mentioned.

1. Samsung QN90A QLED

Samsung QN90A QLED Design Picture
Samsung QN90A QLED

Oasthar Verdict

The Samsung QN90A Neo QLED TV’s mini-LED backlighting makes for unmatched picture brightness, while a bounty of smart features and a new eco-friendly remote complete the premium experience. With a breathtaking one-inch-thin design, it’s also one of the best-looking sets you can buy.


  • Beautiful, thin design
  • Neo QLED delivers incredible brightness
  • Impressive anti-glare abilities
  • New rechargeable remote


  • Visible blooming at times
  • Just one HDMI 2.1 port
  • No Dolby Vision support

The Samsung QN90A QLED is the best Samsung TV we’ve tested for watching movies. It’s an excellent TV with many features and amazing all-around performance that should please most people. It’s Samsung’s flagship 4k TV in their 2021 lineup, and it’s part of the Neo QLED lineup alongside the Samsung QN85A QLED and a few other 8k models.

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What makes this one of the best Samsung TVs is that it has a VA panel with a very high contrast ratio, and the Mini LED backlighting helps provide a great local dimming feature. This means that blacks look black when viewed in a dark room, with minimal blooming around bright objects, but there’s still some. Combined with its wide color gamut and high peak brightness in HDR, it’s excellent for watching HDR movies, as highlights pop.

No TV is perfect, and sadly, this one is no exception. Our unit has some uniformity issues with dirty screen effect in the center, which could get distracting during movie scenes with slow, panning shots. Also, while its local dimming feature is great for watching movies, it performs worse in Game Mode because it raises the black levels more.

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Speaking of which, it has a bunch of gaming features like HDMI 2.1 bandwidth, a 120Hz panel, and VRR support to reduce screen tearing. It also has low input lag, so gaming feels responsive. All in all, if you don’t mind a couple of minor issues, it’s the best Samsung TV for watching movies.

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2. Samsung QN85A QLED

Samsung QN85A QLED Design Picture
Samsung QN85A QLED

Oasthar Verdict

The Samsung QN85A is one of the company’s first forays into Mini LED and it’s a resounding success. This Neo QLED TV delivers blacks that give OLED a run for its money, and highlights that are free from blooming. A stylish design and comprehensive feature-set make for an impressive 4K TV that’s sure to please.


  • Bright, colorful images
  • Useful for next-gen gamers
  • Great smart TV interface


  • Sound is nothing special
  • No Dolby Vision
  • Upscaling aggravation

The Samsung QN85A QLED is the best Samsung TV for watching shows that we’ve tested. It sits below the Samsung QN90A QLED in their Neo QLED lineup, so it still uses the same Mini LED backlighting, but it has a different panel that makes it a better choice for watching TV shows, or even sports, in a wide seating area.

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Its IPS-like panel has wide viewing angles, so the image remains accurate when viewing from the sides, which is great if you tend to walk around while watching shows or you simply want to catch up on the latest sitcom with the entire family. Combining its remarkable peak brightness and its outstanding reflection handling, glare won’t be an issue even in the brightest of rooms.

Sadly, the main downside to having an IPS-like panel is the low contrast ratio. Without local dimming, blacks look grey when viewed in the dark. This isn’t ideal if your shows tend to have dark scenes and you watch them in a dark environment, but it’s less noticeable in a bright room.

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With the local dimming enabled, the contrast is much better as blacks look as they should, but there’s more blooming around bright objects. If you want to stream your content instead of getting a cable box or external streaming device, the built-in Tizen OS has a ton of apps available to download, and it’s easy to use. If you’re looking for the best Samsung TV for watching TV shows, you can’t go wrong with this one.

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3. Samsung AU8000

Samsung AU8000 Design Picture
Samsung AU8000

Oasthar Verdict

The Samsung AU8000 is decent for mixed usage. It’s okay for watching movies thanks to its high native contrast ratio, but it doesn’t have a local dimming feature to improve contrast. It’s good for watching TV shows and decent for sports because of its great reflection handling, but it has narrow viewing angles, so it’s not ideal for a wide seating arrangement. 


  • High contrast ratio.
  • Great reflection handling.
  • Low input lag in and outside of Game Mode.


  • Lacks a local dimming feature.
  • Doesn’t get very bright in SDR or HDR.
  • Slow response time that makes motion look blurry.

The best Samsung smart TV in the budget category is the Samsung AU8000. It’s the entry-level model in their North American Crystal UHD lineup in 2021, and although you won’t get any of the same features found on the higher-end panels, it still offers decent performance for its price. It’s available in a wide range of sizes, from 43 to 85 inches, so you can get the one you prefer; we tested the 65 inch model, and we expect all other sizes to perform the same.

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It features a VA panel with a great native contrast ratio to display deep blacks, but it doesn’t have a local dimming feature to improve it. If you want to use it in a well-lit room, it has great reflection handling and okay SDR peak brightness, which should be good enough for a room with a few lights.

Unfortunately, even though it supports HDR10 and HDR10+, it doesn’t deliver the best HDR experience. It fails to display a wide color gamut and can’t get bright enough to make highlights pop. It’s limited to a 60Hz panel and doesn’t support VRR technologies, but it still has low input lag and an okay response time that casual gamers should enjoy.

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The built-in Tizen OS has fewer features than the higher-end models, but it’s still easy-to-use, there are many apps available to download, and you get the smart remote with built-in voice control. All things considered, if you want a budget TV from Samsung, you should be happy with this one.

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