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Podcast #856: 75 inch TV Recommendation

We had a listener ask for a recommendation on a 75 inch HDTV in his price range. In true HT Guys fashion, we got a bit too involved in the research and comparisons and had to put a show together all about it. There's also some info on DIY Automation and OLED vs QLED TVs.

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75 inch TV Recommendation

Vizio P-Series - $1900 MSRP


  • Premium 4K HDR with Active Full Array Pro™, UltraBright 1000.
  • Over a billion colors from Ultra Color Spectrum.®
  • VIZIO Smart TV with 2018 SmartCast OS.
  • Voice control with Amazon Alexa & the Google Assistant.
  • Google Chromecast built‑in.
  • Bezel-less screen design.


  • Great dark scene performance
  • Excellent motion handling
  • Low input lag


  • Poor off angle viewing


Sony XBR75X900F 75-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV - Street Price $3500


  • X1 Extreme processor and 4K X-Reality PRO and X-tended Dynamic Range PRO 6X contrast range provides a wider range of brightness
  • Full-array local dimming technology, you get enhanced controlled contrast and incredible brightness in a stunningly slim design.
  • X-Motion Clarity technology. Plus, enjoy smooth and vibrant colors with TRILUMINOS Display & 4K HDR Super Bit Mapping


  • Deep and uniform blacks
  • Excellent motion handling
  • Bright HDR highlights


  • Poor off angle viewing



Both Samsung and LG sell other TVs in the 75+ inch range but they are not full array LED and do not produce black levels as good as the Vizio and Sony.  The TVs that are as good cost much more so under the constraints that Patrick has laid out we would say go with the Vizio first since it really meets all the criteria. For a slightly better picture and $1600 more the Sony is a distant second.





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