List of Canada’s Best Smart Televisions of 2016


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Canada’s Top 10 Best Smart TVs of 2016

Find out what the Best Smart Televisions of 2016 in Canada are as recommended by tech experts. Our panel of Experts has shortlisted different Smart Televisions in various categories based on various parameters.

Popular Smart Television Brands in Canada

LG
PANASONIC
SAMSUNG
SONY
VIZIO
SHARP
INSIGNIA
TOSHIBA
JVC
PHILIPS
MAGNAVOX
SANYO

Canada’s Best Smart Television Brands of 2016: Top 10

1. Vizio E0i-B series

Vizio E0i-B series

Vizio didn’t reinvent the wheel when styling the E series. Both the E550i-B2 and the E420i-B0 look almost identical to their 2013 predecessors; Vizio has slimmed the bezel, but everything else is the same.

Features:

  • Display technology:LCD
  • LED backlight: Full-array with local dimming
  • Screen shape: Flat
  • Resolution1080p
  • Remote: Standard
  • Screen finish: Matte
  • Refresh rate: 120Hz
  • DLNA-compliant: Photo/Music/Video
  • USB media: Photo/Music/Video

Customer Reviews:

Positive Reviews:

  • Very affordable price
  • Super picture quality
  • Bright-room performance

Negative Reviews:

Lackluster remote

2. Samsung UNHU8550

Samsung UNHU8550

Experience real world resolution with the Samsung Smart HU8550 UHD TV. The U8550 includes exclusive technology that delivers incredibly lifelike 4K UHD picture quality. Watch any movie, sport, disc or streaming app at 4 times the resolution of full HD with UHD Upscaling.

Features:

  • Resolution Type – 4K UHD TV
  • 3D glasses included – Four pairs
  • Screen Size – 64.5
  • Apps – Smart TV with Apps, S-Recommendation and Full Web Browser
  • Dimming Technology – USD Dimming
  • USB media – Photo/Music/Video

Customer Reviews:

Positive Reviews:

Class Connectivity
Superb remote
Styling is attractive

Negative Reviews:

Quite Expensive

3. Vizio M2i-B series

Vizio M2i-B series

VIZIO’s Full-Array LED backlighting with up to 14 Active LED Zones delivers superior light uniformity, deeper black levels and brighter, more vivid details. In addition, sports and fast action scenes are clearer than ever, thanks to 240Hz effective refresh rate with up to Clear Action 720 (available on most models). And Active Pixel Tuning enables intelligent pixel-level brightness adjustments to further increase contrast and picture detail accuracy.

Features:

  • Display technology – LCD
  • LED backlight: Full-array with local dimming
  • Screen shape – Flat
  • Resolution – 1080p
  • Remote- Standard
  • Screen finish – Matte
  • Refresh rate – 120Hz
  • DLNA-compliant – Photo/Music/Video
  • USB media – Photo/Music/Video

Customer Reviews:

Positive Reviews:

  • Super picture quality
  • Bright-room performance

Negative Reviews:

Lackluster remote

4. LG 55EC9300

LG 55EC9300

Life’s more than about having the latest technology. It’s about the experiences technology creates. From TVs and home appliances to cell phones and computer products, LG delivers consumer electronics that allow you to embrace life and prepare you for its greatest moments. LG electronics are designed to be intuitive, responsive and energy efficient so you can spend wisely, be more productive and lessen the impact on the world around you. We’re committed to providing electronics that work best for the way you live and to keeping you updated with the latest technological advances. After all, life’s better when you’re prepared

Features:

  • Display technology – OLED
  • Screen shape – Curved
  • 3D technology – Passive
  • Resolution – 1080p
  • Screen finish – Glossy
  • Remote – Motion
  • IR blaster- Built-in
  • 3D glasses included – 4 pair
  • Refresh rate – 240Hz

Customer Reviews:

Positive Reviews:

  • Easy to use
  • Picture quality is superb.

Negative Reviews:

Expensive

5. TCL FS4610R (Roku TV)

TCL FS4610R (Roku TV)

TCL, one of the world’s best-selling TV brands, and Roku, America’s most popular streaming service have come together to bring the latest in technology and design. We’ve simplified the smart TV so you can instantly enjoy endless entertainment. Choose from more than 1,500 streaming channels that feature 200,000 movies and TV episodes plus live sports, news, music, kids and family, food, science and tech, fitness, foreign language and so much more.

Features:

  • Model: 48FS4610R
  • Backlight: LED (Full Array)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): TV without stand: 42.8″ x 24.8″ x 3″, TV with stand: 42.8″ x 26.9″ x 7.7″
  • Inputs: 3 HDMI, 1 USB, RF, Composite, Headphone Jack, Optical Audio Out
  • Refresh Rate: 60Hz (Native), Clear Motion Rate 120 (Effective)
  • Smart Functionality: Yes – Roku-integrated
  • Accessories Inluded: Remote w/ batteries, detachable power cord

Customer Reviews:

Positive Reviews:

  • Streaming Video
  • Great quality for a great price

Negative Reviews:

No Ethernet port.

6. Vizio P2ui-B

Vizio P2ui-B

With its latest round of software updates, Vizio has (largely) fixed the issue, and the P series becomes much more recommendable.

Features:

  • Display technology: LCD
  • LED backlight: Full-array with local dimming
  • Screen shape: Flat
  • Resolution: 4K (UHD)
  • Remote: QWERTY Wi-Fi
  • USB media: Photo/Music/Video
  • Screen finish: Semi-matte
  • Refresh rate: 240Hz
  • DLNA-compliant: Photo/Music/Video

Customer Reviews:

Positive Reviews:

  • Good contrast
  • Excellent connectivity with five 4K-compatible HDMI inputs.
  • High image quality and colors

Negative Reviews:

Poor Sound

7. Sony XBR-X900B

Sony XBR-X900B

Sony 4K Ultra HD, breathtaking detail is depicted with pinpoint accuracy for the most natural images. The TRILUMINOS display produces the widest color spectrum we’ve ever offered in a TV, and new X-tended Dynamic Range PRO increases brightness and dark scene detail at the same time. The Wedge adds bigger speakers and built-in subwoofers so you’ll hear every whisper and every roar.

Features:

  • Four times clearer than HD
  • Upscale everything you watch to 4K Ultra HD
  • Up to 2x brightness means contrast beyond comparison
  • More brilliant expanded color
  • Wedge Sound worthy of the picture
  • The most feature films in 4K
  • Stream PS3® games directly to your TV5
  • Find everything faster.
  • Watch together, even while apart.Lifelike motion
  • Your smartphone, now on TV
  • Control your TV with your smartphone or tablet

Customer Reviews:

Positive Reviews:

  • Bright picture with accurate colors
  • Powerful sound system

Negative Reviews:

Expensive

8. Samsung UNHU9000

Samsung UNHU9000

Discover the ultimate immersive experience with the new curved design and lifelike 4K UHD picture quality of the Samsung Smart HU9000 UHD TV. Watch any movie, sport, show or streaming content at 4 times the resolution of full HD with UHD Upscaling.

Features:

  • The Ultimate Immersive Experience with Samsung Curved 4K UHD HU9000
  • Upscale Everything you watch to 4K UHD TV
  • Keep Current with Samsung Evolutionary TV
  • Discover New Content Quickly and Easily with Samsung Smart Hub
  • Apps: Smart TV with Apps, S-Recommendation and Full Web Browser
  • Type: Curved 4K UHD TV
  • Dimming Technology: UHD

Customer Reviews:

Positive Reviews:

  • Excellent picture
  • The feature set is well-implemented and comprehensive

Negative Reviews:

More expensive

9. Sony KDL-W850B

Sony KDL-W850B

Experience exceptional picture quality from any source. Sony’s unique processing engine delivers textures, colours and outlines. With advanced noise reduction even for digital TV broadcast, watch your favourite shows or movies with impressive detail and natural colours.

Features:

  • Screen Size – 70″ (177cm), 16:9
  • TV System – 1 (Digital/Analog): B/G, D/K, I, L, M
  • Colour System – PAL, SECAM, NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43
  • X-Reality™ PRO
  • Wedge Design
  • 3D World (Active)*1
  • Long Duct Speaker
  • ClearAudio+
  • One-Flick Entertainment
  • Scene Select: Photo, Music, Cinema, Game, Graphics, Sports, Animation
  • Display Resolution – Full HD
  • Tuner – DVB-T2
  • Video Processing- X-Reality PRO
  • Motionflow™- Motionflow XR 400 Hz

Customer Reviews:

Positive Reviews:

  • Beautifully Designed
  • Generous feature set

Negative Reviews:

Color shifting at wide angles

10. Sony KDL-W800B

Sony KDL-W800B

Control your world of content with BRAVIA’s quick and intuitive interface. Flick through TV channels, recommended videos, photos on your network, or even Internet content like YouTube™*, Crackle™*, or VideoUnlimited*. Find your favorite content instantly with quick TV start-up and speedy app launch.

Features:

  • Screen Size – 50 (126cm), 16:9
  • TV System – 1 (Digital/Analog): B/G, D/K, I, L, M
  • Colour System – PAL, SECAM, NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43
  • X-Reality™ PRO Picture Engine for the best ever picture quality
  • Your most immersive 3D entertainment
  • Sound, as perfected by Sony’s ClearAudio+
  • One-touch mirroring to display your smartphone’s screen on the TV
  • Flick. Find. Fast. With the new One flick entertainment feature
  • Send a photo, share a photo, grab a photo with the new Photoshare feature
  • Display Resolution – Full HD
  • Tuner – DVB-T/T2
  • Video Processing – X-Reality PRO
  • Motionflow™ – Motionflow XR 400 Hz
  • Backlight Module – LED
  • Dimming Type – Frame Dimming

Customer Reviews:

Positive Reviews:

  • Great picture quality
  • Decent color performance

Negative Reviews:

3D is good enough don’t expect too much