Best LED TV Under Rs. 30000
Within a budget of Rs. 30000, you can buy a 43 to 49 inch smart TV from the newer Chinese brands or you can opt for 32 inch smart TV from formidable brands like Sony.
When you opt for TV from LG and Sony, you can be fairly rest assured of the after sales service and performance. But in case of newer Chinese brands, after sales service in certain cities are a bit lacking. However, performance wise, they are found to be overall satisfactory for a vast majority of users.
Which are the Best LED TV Under Rs.30000/-?
|Model||Display||Audio Output||Operating System|
|4K UHD 43 inches||20 Watts||Android|
|Full HD 49 inches||20 Watts||Android|
|Full HD 49 inches||20 Watts||Smart|
|4K UHD 55 inches||30 Watts||Android|
|4K HDR 50 inches||12 Watts||Android|
|Full HD 43 inches||20 Watts||Not Smart|
|HD Ready 32 inches||35 Watts||WebOS|
|Full HD 32 inches||30 Watts||Linux|
|Full HD 40 inches||20 Watts||Tizen|
If you are short on time, here is a quick overview of our best recommendation.
If on the other hand, you need a TV from a formidable brand and are willing to compromise on the screen size, you can opt for LG 32LK628BPTF 32 inch smart TV. LG’s smart features are quite awesome and it is completely worth the money spent.
Best LED TV Under Rs 30000
Sanyo 43Ao81U has numerous advanced features for all round immersive TV viewing experience. From wide 43 inch Ultra HD display with IPS technology to android OS with voice search, it offers almost all features you yearn for in a smart TV and that too at a budget-friendly price.
The Sanyo 43A081U comes with 43 inch ultra high definition display of resolution 3840×2160 pixels. The display is also equipped with IPS technology that facilitates wide viewing angle.
The TV has HDR technology which enhances contrast and displays wider colour range. The display depicts 1.07 billion colours, thus showing images close to reality.
With a refresh rate of 60hz, it is sufficient for most regular viewing.
Be it SD or HD broadcast from set top box or streaming services like Youtube, Prime or Netflix, the display quality is pretty good with most users reporting highly satisfactory opinion.
The TV comes with 20 watt sound output which is the basic standard you can find in most TVs in this price range. As it is equipped with Dolby digital audio, you can be assured of high quality sound output, provided the content too is compatible.
Though you don’t need any additional sound bar for regular viewing, for a completely immersive home theatre experience, it is advised to use a sound bar.
Being an Android certified TV, you can be rest assured of the performance of this smart TV. In addition to having all major streaming apps, you can download games and other entertainment apps as well from the App Store.
Just like LG smart TVs, Sanyo too has voice search function whereby you can give voice commands in to the remote for all basic functions. However,, it is not as refined as LG’s voice search function.
Now, if you want to mirror from your mobile or laptop, you can do that effortlessly, thanks to the built-in chromecast function.
As for connectivity, the TV comes with 3 HDMI port and 2 USB ports to access other entertainment sources like BluRay, Gaming Console, Set Top Box etc.
Overall, the TV is quite a delight with astounding features that offers immersive entertainment experience.
Mi is fast becoming one of the best selling television brands in India. Incorporating superior features at affordable pricing, their products are loved by the Indian middle class.
This Mi LED TV has a whopping 49 inch display, but comes with Full HD display of 1920x1080p instead of Ultra HD Display like former Sanyo TV. The TV has standard 60hz refresh rate, which is pretty sufficient for regular TV viewing.
In addition to full HD display, the TV is equipped with HDR technology which enhances color reproduction and contrast, thereby displaying images closer to reality.
The TV doesn’t have IPS panels. So, viewing angle is not that wide. Even so, picture quality is not compromised up till about 150 degrees.
The audio quality of the TV is just about fair. With 20 Watt output and surround sound system, it is crisp and clear. However, for an immersive experience, you will have to connect it to external sound bar.
Mi TVs run on PatchWall interphase which is based on Android. PatchWall integrates STB content and together provides easier navigation through different content.
Through the PatchWall interphase, you can view content from YouTube, HotStar, Voot, Sony LIV and other regional apps. However, content from Prime and Netflix are not supported directly. Rather, you will have to view through the built-in Chromecast feature.
Yet another advantage of Mi TV is that you can control smart home devices like Mi Air Purifier using the accompanying remote control.
Even though PatchWall has numerous regional apps, when it comes to lag free streaming and navigation, you do find it a bit lacking.
Talking about connectivity, the TV has 3 HDMI ports and 2 USB ports to connect STB, Blu Ray players, gaming consoles and other USB devices.
TCL is one of the top contenders of budget-friendly Televisions. In fact, some of their models are highly rated by US based TV reviewers like CNet and Rtings.
The TCL 49S62FS comes with 49 inch Full HD display of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The A+ grade display provides rich, blur free display that is quite clear and vivid. Most viewers report the display quality as quite satisfactory.
The display is equipped with HDR technology which enhances contrast and displays wider gamut colours. TCL’s proprietary True Color technology also improves color as white LED Backlight increases the range of colours displayed. In addition, the Micro Dimming feature adjusts the brightness and darkness of zones separately, thereby improving the contrast of the picture.
Overall, the combination of True Color and Micro-dimming technology further enhances the contrast and color reproduction to provide a vivid display with clarity.
Sound quality of TCL 49S62FS is pretty good for regular TV viewing. The TV comes with built-in box stereo with Dolby Decoder technology that provides immersive sound experience. In addition, the Smart Sound Technology detects the program type and adjusts the sound setting accordingly.
TCL launcher and App Store comes with pre-installed apps which are basic. Amazon Prime, Netflix and other popular entertainment and gaming apps are available. However, as Play Store is not available, you will not be able to download wide variety of apps that an Android TV can. That being said, you can mirror screen using the T Cast feature.
For connecting to external devices, the TV has 3 HDMI ports and 2 USB ports.
Overall, the lack of Play Store is quite evident. However, if streaming is limited to Prime and Netflix, you will be satisfied with this TCL offering.
With a whopping 55 inch screen size within price range of Rs. 30K, this option from Kevin is for those who need a super large screen TV at a budget price.
The TV comes with 55 inch 4K UHD display of 3840 x 2860 pixels. Further, on paper, it has all specs and features typically seen in a high end TV, like HDR 10 support, wide color gamut and wide vision panel with 178 degree viewing angle.
Viewing content from VOD apps like Netflix, Prime etc would be fairly immersive experience as you can really enjoy high quality visuals.
However, where it lacks is the upscaling technology. Regular cable TV content when viewed on this 55 inch 4K TV would not be that appealing. That being said, given the pricing you can’t really complain as TVs with superior upscaling technology cost at least 2-3 times that of this offering from Kevin.
The audio of Kelvin KN55UHD PRO has 30 watt sound output using High Fidelity box speakers. The sound reproduction from High fidelity speakers are supposed to be excellent with minimal distortion and reduced noise. However, a few users beg to differ and report unsatisfactory audio quality.
Built on Android based OS, the Kevin KN55UHD PRO offers a wide variety of smart features. Popular video on demand apps like Netflix, Prime etc are supported. You can download apps of your choice from Google Play Store too. However, the internal storage is just 8 GB which is a tad less to store many apps.
The interphase to view the VOD apps, namely the Cinewall is a pretty organized space where you can view available content. Options like casting and screen mirroring too work pretty well. However, at times, you do find a bit of lag.
Overall, though not as fast and seamless as a Samsung or Sony, considering smart features are pretty good at this price point.
Similar to Kevin, VU is yet another option which is right for those who are looking for a budget friendly large screen smart TV.
The TV comes with 50 inch screen size and 4K UHD display of 3840 x 2160 pixels. The TV supports HDR 10 content and has adaptive contrast feature which together displays wide range of colors and enhanced contrast to show real-life like display which is vivid and bright. The digital noise reduction technology reduces noise and distortion and overall smoothens the image.
Now, you can’t really expect the display quality typically seen in a Samsung or Sony TV in this VU TV as the upscaling technology is not that robust. Even so, given the price range, you can’t really complain.
The TV comes with 2 channel speakers of 12 W each thus a total sound output of 24 Watts. It supports Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus formats. Additionally, there are various enhancements for surround sound effect, reducing distortion and improving clarity.
Users are overall happy with the audio quality of the TV.
While many of the earlier VU TVs were android based, VU has now launched their own OS which is Linux based having dual processor of 1 GB RAM and 4 GB ROM.
The interphase is pretty good. Navigation is easy and intuitive. All major VOD apps like Netflix, Prime come pre-installed and regional apps like Voot, Hotstar are available for download. Hot keys for Netflix, Prime Video and YouTube are available on VU’s remote too.
Overall, you don’t find much lag with streaming and casting on this TV.
Additionally, 2 USB and 3 HDMI ports are available to connect to external devices.
Note- A drawback noticed in quite a number of online reviews is lack of prompt installation. This could also be attributed to the fact that VU and such newer brands don’t have an extensive service network like Sony, LG and Samsung.
Samsung UA43N5010ARXXL is one of the latest models launched in 2019 which has been receiving rave reviews. Though not a smart TV, it comes with Fire Stick which virtually converts it in to a smart TV.
The Samsung UA43N5010ARXXL comes with 43 inch Full HD display of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The TV comes with a few outstanding feature that enhances the overall display quality. Let us take a look at them.
First of all, the display is A+ Grade LED panel which is the best in class. Though it doesn’t come with HDR technology, the TV has Clean View technology which reduces noise and interference thereby improving color and contrast of the display. In addition, the Wide Color Enhancer displays wider range of color, thereby showing bright and richer color closer to real life.
The refresh rate is standard 60hz which is enough for standard viewing.
However, one thing lacking is IPS panel for wider viewing angle.
Overall, showing rich, deep visuals with better colours and contrast, the display is quite satisfactory.
The TV comes with 2 channel 20 W sound output which is fairly good for regular TV viewing. However, it is suggested to opt for a sound bar for an immersive experience while watching sports or action movies.
The TV doesn’t come with smart features. However, thanks to the free FireStick that comes along, you can mirror laptop and mobile to stream from various entertainment apps.
In addition, you can plug other devices using USB port to view media of various supporting formats. Using the HDMI ports, you can connect STB, Blu Ray, gaming console etc. too.
LG 32LK628BPTF is one of the highly rated smart TVs that come with superior features like Magic Remote, ThinQ AI, DTS Virtual X support etc. Let us take a look at them in detail.
This LG TV comes with HD Ready display of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is pretty basic considering that you get Full HD TVs from other brands. But the performance of LG is quite superior making it quite worth the money spent.
The TV though has HD ready display comes with HDR technology and supports HDR10 Pro and HLG Pro formats. HLG Pro content however, is not available in India as of now. Thanks to this technology, you can view supported content from Amazon Prime and Netflix with better contrast and at wider color range, making it closer to real life images.
The refresh rate of 50 hz is sufficient for most regular TV viewing too.
One aspect it lacks however is the IPS LED panel for wider viewing angle.
With 35 W sound output and built in woofer, the sound quality of LG 32LK628BPTF is the best in the list.
Thanks to the 2 Way Bluetooth connectivity, you can connect sound bar and Home Theatre System wirelessly too.
The smart features of LG TV is a notch above the rest. Thanks to the LG Magic Remote control, you can operate the TV using voice control. The LG content store comes with all popular entertainment apps built in.
In addition, you can share your mobile screen on the TV, multi-task, that is, surf internet and watch TV simultaneously; and also view photos and videos from cloud.
Sony Bravia is one of the most formidable brands when it comes to Televisions. Be it picture or sound quality, they are always a notch above all other brands.
The TV comes with 32 inch Full HD display of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It is equipped with X-Reality Pro which upscales the picture for better clarity and thus refines the images and reduces distortion and noise.
Further, the HDR technology improves contrast and color output for vivid display that is closer to reality. The dynamic contrast enhancer also helps improve the contrast.
Overall, the display quality is quite top notch.
The TV comes with 30 Watt sound output and built-in woofer for high quality sound output. Thanks to Clear Audio+ technology, there is sufficient distinction between dialogue and background music. So be it sporting or heavy action movies, you can be rest assured that the dialogues are never missed amidst the action.
Overall, bass is deep, clarity is sufficient and you don’t really need an external sound bar for the TV.
The linux based interphase of the Sony KLV32W672F is quite smooth and lag free. Most of the popular entertainment apps like Netflix, YouTube, Prime etc are in-built. However, you won’t find much regional apps. The remote has direct button for Netflix and YouTube. In addition, you can screen share from your laptop and mobile to the TV.
As for navigation, the TV has 14 regional languages in-built. When it comes to connectivity, the TV has 2 HDMI and 2 USB port for access to external devices.
Yet another advantage is that the TV comes with built-in protection against dust, humidity, lightening and power surges.
Overall, if you are alright with a smaller display size, then we would highly recommend this TV with advanced features and top notch display and audio.
There are just a few large screen TVs from Samsung within price range of Rs. 30K. And this option is quite a good deal for those who are looking for a budget friendly large screen TV.
As 4K content are still scarce in India, you are not likely to miss out much with this Full HD 40 inch TV from Samsung. The visual experience is enhanced by adoption of Samsung’s proprietary technologies that reduces blur, improves color range and contrast. Let us take a look at them.
First of all, the Clean View technology reduces distortion and refines the image to improve the overall picture quality. As it is HDR supported, a wider color range and better contrast can be seen. The PurColor technology enhances the color spectrum that can be viewed on the TV. The Microdimming technology splits the TV into numerous zones and dims and brightens sections to display deeper blacks and brighter whites, thus enhancing overall contrast.
A drawback is that it supports only HDR10 content, while many TVs these days support both HDR 10 plus and Dolby Vision which is much more sophisticated with superior visual effect. This comes in to play only while viewing content from Netflix or Prime as DTH content ( cable TV) in India is yet to provide HDR content.
As with most TVs in the segment, the sound output is standard 20 Watt from 2 channel speakers. It supports Dolby Digital Plus content. And you can also connect to external sound devices using Bluetooth.
Overall, the sound quality is reported to be fairly satisfactory by most users.
Samsung markets this TV by focussing on its smart features. Based on Tizen OS, the TV has a pretty neat interphase which is easy and intuitive to use.
The 7 smart features which the TV boasts about are it can be used as personal computer, content guide, music system and it also facilitates functions like live cast, two way sharing, home cloud and the TV has numerous content partners, however, many of them are paid.
Honestly though, many of these features are already available in most smart TVs and it is not anything new.
But that being said, Samsung’s smart features are pretty smooth and lag free. The system loads pretty quickly and options like screen sharing, casting etc are lag free.
The TV supports major Video on Demand apps. In their app store, you do find numerous gaming apps too. Though not as extensive as Play Store, you don’t really miss out much.
To connect to external devices, the TV has 2 HDMI and 1 USB port.
Overall, this TV definitely is one of the best budget friendly large screen TVs you can get within Rs. 30K.