A video wall is a multi-screen setup for displaying single or multiple images. Video wall setups comprise multiple TVs, computer monitors, or video projectors arranged closely in a tiled arrangement usually to make a single logical screen.
TVs are the best display devices for video wall setups not just because they come in different sizes and thin-bezel designs, but they are also more versatile than other options. In fact, manufacturers like LG and Samsung have models designed specifically for video wall configurations.
Best TVs for Video Wall Setup: Our Top 5 Picks
Choosing the right TV for your video wall can be quite tricky, but we’ve simplified it for you in this post. We scoured the market and compared several TVs in terms of their suitability for video wall arrangements. Favoring factors like panel thickness, bezel size, display size, and brand trust, we did our research with the aim of helping you make a well-informed buying decision.
And here are our top 5 picks.
1. Sony X950G
The Sony X950G joined the growing line of TVs that delivers amazing theater experience. It is particularly suitable for those who don’t want to go the OLED way but want a near-flagship performance in terms of picture quality. There’s just so much to talk about this TV.
The X950G is a sleek and modern-looking TV that manages to maintain an understated design, with ultra-thin bezels, high-quality metal accents, and a wide chin below the screen. The bezels are so thin that they don’t stand out much, making them ideal for a video wall setup.
With an average uniform thickness of 2.69 inches, this TV won’t protrude too much if wall-mounted. The X950G is supported by a plain-looking stand that’s made of metal and plastic, solidly constructed to ensure that there’s no wobble at all.
In terms of connectivity, Sony helps reduce the clutter by creating a small channel in the stand that can be used to hide cables that are meant to go to the back of the TV. The package also comes with a VESA mount so you can hang it on the wall.
The inputs are divided into two sections with one behind the TV and the other at the side of the TV. Overall, you will find four HDMIs, three USBs, an RF connector for the antenna, and composite video input. The package ships with a new remote control that’s slimmer, nice to hold, and nicer to use, thanks to the well-spaced buttons.
Like all other Sony TVs released in 2019, the X950G comes with the Android TV 8.0 codenamed Oreo, which loads and runs faster than its predecessor. The homepage is clean with the in-demand apps grouped at the top for easy access.
Supported streaming services include the biggest names: Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video and many more. And you can also cast content from your phone to the TV screen using the built-in Chromecast and Apple Airplay, which caters to both Android and Apple devices.
Another impressive feature is the addition of Google Assistant that enables you to issue commands to the TV without touching your remote since the microphone is situated in the TV’s chassis.
Display & Performance
Featuring a LED panel and the X1 ultimate processor, the X950G presents a new world of colors and contrast. It is not overly bright, colors aren’t oversaturated and the black levels are perfect. The result is a truly natural picture quality but if you want a bit more pop to your images, all you need to do is to turn on Live Color in the settings.
To enhance color accuracy, the X950G uses Triluminous technology to deliver brighter, more vivid colors. To solve the problem of poor images from any angle, Sony uses what it is called X-Wide Angle technology that makes it possible for the TV to maintain image and color consistency from any angle. This set also boasts 222.4ms of lag time, making it a great choice for gamers.
The sound hardware of the X950G comprises two down-firing speakers and two tweeters at the top of the screen and on the back of the screen of the TV. As far as the output goes, the audio quality is average, so much so that the TV struggles to produce accurate dialogue.
- Beautiful color
- Excellent HDR highlight detail
- Excellent motion handling
- Strong feature set
- Unimpressive sound
- Imperfect backlight
2. LG B9
The LG B9 is a phenomenal OLED TV bargain in the 2019 range, packing smart TV features with super-rich pictures – all at a low price than what you’ve probably ever seen. The TV is the product of the collaboration between the South Korean giant and Philips, making it a really nice option for those who want a combo of quality and affordability.
Ever heard of the saying, ‘if it’s not broken, don’t fix it?’ That’s exactly what LG does with the design of the B9 as it looks very much like its forebear with very differentiating elements. For instance, the B9 adopts the same minimal bezel hugging the OLED panel and a slim rear while a metal strip runs around the screen, which is super thin at the top before getting thick at the bottom.
The ultra-thin bezels make the B9 perfect for a video wall setup. The TV comes with a plastic stand in the shape of a trapezium, which is well built but might wobble if shaken.
As per usual with TVs from this company, the connections of the B9 are grouped into two with the first panel around the back and the second at the left side of the TV. In all, the connectivity offering includes four HDMIs 2.0 inputs, three USB ports 2.0, Ethernet, optical digital audio output, RF (antenna input), and 3.5mm headphone jack. The remote control is the now-standard LG Magic Remote.
The choice of smart platform for the B9 remains unchanged as the TV gets the latest iteration of LG’s proprietary OS, WebOS. While it does have its weaknesses, it is graphically appealing, customizable and also supports all the popular apps that catch the fancy of viewers including Disney Plus, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Rakuten, Apple TV, and Netflix.
To enable the TV to recognize voices better, this TV set is equipped with the ThinQ AI system to allow for smooth controlling with the human voice using Alexa and Google Assistant. And to improve picture and sound quality, the B9 gets built-in Dolby Atmos decoding and the company’s AI sound feature.
Display & Performance
One of the attractions to the B9 is that it uses the same panel that can be found in more expensive models like the C9 and B9. It carries a 4K native resolution and supports high dynamic range sources in the baseline HDR10 and premium Dolby Vision. Powering the operations of the over 9 million pixels OLED panel is the A7 Gen 2 processor, which helps to make the images brighter, more detailed, and nicely colored.
As with all OLED panels, the black levels of the B9 are perfect while the ‘Screen Shift’ feature helps reduce the risk of image retention, which is also a flaw of this type of panels. With a low input lag of 12.8ms, this TV is sure to please gamers.
The B9’s sound system uses the same 40-watt power that is also found in high-end models, and the performance at this price is quite an exception. It ticks off the boxes of loudness and being punchy. It boasts Dolby Atmos for virtual surround mode but it’s unlikely that the enveloping sounds are average at best.
- Outstanding contrast-rich picture quality
- Gorgeous high-end design
- Good smart system
- Low input lag
- Some slight black crush
- Automatic Brightness Limiter (ABL) can be distracting
3. Samsung TU8000
The Samsung TU8000 is a great choice for anyone looking for a solid 4K smart TV as it offers seriously bright, colorful images with a strong set of features. It is the company’s entry-level TV in the QLED lineup.
For a modern 4K TV, the TU8000 is an incredibly, visually appealing piece of tech. A significant element that contributes to its aesthetics is that it lacks a plastic frame around the top and sides of the screen, giving it a minimalist look with very thin bezels.
Measuring 57.1 x 35.7 x 2.4 inches, this TV is quite big and heavy too. The TU8000 rests on a T-shaped stand that’s made of plastic but strong enough to carry its weight. Alternatively, you can mount it to a wall using a 300mm x 200mm / m6 VESA mount.
Around the back, you will find a nice brushed aluminum finish with grooves that aid cable management, allowing you to run your cables to the TV neatly. As far connections go, you get 3 HDMI ports, a coaxial port for antenna, RF connections, one composite port and an optical connector.
The TU8000 uses Samsung’s Smart TV platform, which is widely rated to be one of the most comprehensive and easy to use. There are thousands of apps for you to explore including the most popular streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Rakuten and YouTube among several others.
The platform makes it possible for you to arrange the icons as you fit and you can even do that using the built-in virtual assistant, Bixby. Also, you can control the TU8000 using the SmartThings app from your mobile device.
Display & Performance
The TU8000 comes with an LED-LCD panel with 3840 x 2160 Ultra HD resolution which combines with the quantum dot technology to create astonishing images with richer colors. Its motion rate is within an acceptable threshold but in some instances, fast motion may appear choppy. The game mode helps consoles look and play better, significantly reducing input lag for optimized gaming
As far as sound goes, the TU8000 features 40-watt speakers that give off an average performance. The compensation is the sound optimization which analyzes the content from the TV and optimizes it for the best audio experience.
- Attractive design
- Incredibly low input lag
- Excellent dark room performance
- HDR+ mode
- Narrow color gamut
- Middling viewing angles
- Bixby doesn’t work well
4. Hisense H8G
Looking for a TV that is feature-packed, runs fast for games, and supports Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision HDR? The Hisense H8G checks all the boxes without breaking the bank. It is a near-balance between tons of features, high performance, and a good price.
The Hisense H8G sports a minimalist design as there’s no fancy matte painting borders like the big names in the market. What you get is an all-black design with ultra-narrow bezels that is great for a video wall setup, so you can focus on your content and not on the gaps. Measuring 57 x 32.9 x 3.1, this TV is not exactly thin. It is supported by a stand, which is flimsy and feels like it may tip over at a slight touch.
Going further, the H8G offers a generous set of connections including four HDMI ports, two USB ports, an Ethernet port, RCA composite video input. It also comes with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, just in case you are looking to go wireless.
For its smart platform, the H8G uses the Google’s Android TV, which is powerful, flexible and useful all at the same time. The big names in media streaming are all present including Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video and many more. As expected, it has Google Assistant built-in so you can control the TV with your voice by pressing a button on the remote.
Display & Performance
The H8G uses a 4K ULED panel that allows supported content to be razor-sharp in terms of details. In terms of color and contrast, the Hisense combines the capabilities of Dolby Vision HDR and Quantum Dot to deliver great black levels as well as super-rich colors.
The screen’s display is quite clear and sharp in daylight but doesn’t perform that well in direct sunlight. However, the Android TV can get really slow and the menus don’t respond quickly as they would on a higher model.
The H8G might be unable to compete with soundbars but its sound output is quite good for a TV. You can hear the dialogue clearly and catch the words the characters are saying but the sound isn’t loud.
- Bright, colorful at a budget price
- Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision HDR
- Easy to use OS
- Slim and aesthetically pleasing
- Android TV can run is slow
- Large bulky remote
5. TCL R625
TCL is best known as a budget brand and the TLC R625 is one of the finest 4K TVs that shines as a beacon of hope for buyers who don’t have money to splurge on a set. With lots of streaming options and an impressive 4K performance to match, this TV set is one great bargain.
From a design standpoint, the TLC doesn’t break the mold as it looks sleek and premium. The screen is framed by a bezel that’s ultra-thin as well as a sheet of glass that runs all the way to the edges along the top and sides for a clean minimalist look. Along the bottom edge of the screen is a small logo of the company and next to it is the IR receiver.
Although there’s no cable management, the build quality is decent and you shouldn’t have any issues with the construction of the TV. It stands on fairly chunky and v-shaped legs but you can choose to mount it on a wall, even though it won’t look great on a wall because of its thickness.
Spin the TV around and you will find nearly all the connections (except the power cable which is around the left side). The R625 boasts a healthy set of inputs including four HDMIs, a USB port, an Ethernet port, a composite video input, an optical audio output, and an antenna connector. A single power/input button sits on the lower right back corner. The TV ships with standard Roku voice remote with built-in voice control.
In terms of its smart platform, the R625 uses the same interface that runs on its siblings from the same brand, which is a favorite because of its usability and the access it provides to thousands of media apps of all kinds, content options, and other features. All the big players in the streaming media industry are present including Hulu, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Spotify, Tidal, YouTube and Sling TV.
If you don’t have to subscribe to anything, you can still access Roku’s library of free movies and TV shows. Also, the R625 sports a Screencast, a handy feature that allows you to cast content from your mobile device to your TV. However, the free content comes with a string attached: lots of ads in the main interface which can’t be disabled. Also, there’s no useful virtual assistant here like others.
Display & Performance
The R625 is a QLED 4K TV that displays vivid, lifelike and textured pictures. It supports high dynamic range (HDR) video in HDR10, Dolby Vision and hybrid log gamma (HLG), and also does a better job at upscaling, thanks to the new AIIPQ upscaling engine. The motion handling capability of this set is superb but it lacks advanced features like Free-Sync.
Unlike previous models’ limited color range, this TV set boasts quantum dots, which means more colors from the color palette and that they can be displayed with more depth and brightness. Also, the TV set is fantastic for gaming as its input lag in Game Mode measures an astonishing 3.4ms.
Most TVs don’t really sound great because the emphasis is usually on the picture quality. The R625 doesn’t sound terrible as it comes with a number of ways to enhance the audio such as surround sound upscaling and dialogue enhancement. Nonetheless, the output is weak and it’s a good idea to get a soundbar if to complement this set.
- Attractive design
- Excellent image quality
- Outstanding bargain
- Good motion handling
- Poor motion handling
- Weak audio
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