The 6 Best Hisense TVs of 2019

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The Rundown

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Best Overall: Hisense 65” H8E Smart 4K UHD TV with HDR

Hisense 65” H8E Smart 4K UHD TV with HDR

Best Buy 

With lifelike colors and a beautiful design, the Hisense 65” H8E Smart 4K UHD TV with HDR is an instant asset to your home entertainment setup. Its lightweight frame has slim bezels and three 4K HDR ports on the back. There are also inputs for Ethernet, USB and even an old-school RCA composite connection. HDR and HDR10 support ensures sharp contrast and beautiful colors for a great-looking screen, and local dimming gives you standout black levels. Bluetooth and a fast Wi-Fi connection ensure the H8E plays nice with today’s connections as well.

The H8E is a smart TV, too. Most of the usual streaming suspects are here with Netflix, Amazon, and YouTube, though apps for Hulu and HBO GO are notably absent. You can control the interface using the included remote or any Amazon Alexa-equipped device. No matter how you control it or what you watch, you’ll find plenty to enjoy on the screen — this surprisingly-affordable TV manages to outperform many of its more expensive competitors in both picture quality and functionality.

Looking for smart TVs in particular? Check out our roundup of the best smart TVs.

Best 4K: Hisense H9E Plus Smart 4K UHD TV with HDR

Hisense H9E Plus Smart 4K UHD TV with HDR

Best Buy 

Compared to other 4K TVs in the price range, there’s a lot to like about Hisense’s H9E Plus Smart 4K UHD TV with HDR. Its most prominent feature is the Android TV interface, which is full of personalizing options once you sign into your Google account. You can access the Google Play Store to download additional apps and use Google Assistant for voice commands. It also comes with a Bluetooth remote that has a dedicated button for Google Assistant as well as shortcuts for Netflix, YouTube, FandangoNow, and Google Play. 

The inclusion of HDR and HDR10 adds incredible contrast and clarity to deliver a beautiful picture that holds up against similarly-priced competitors. Motion Rate 240 reduces blur to almost nothing and it’s hard to pass up this value. It also has two 15W speakers and a built-in subwoofer.

Be sure to check out our roundup of the best 4K TVs, if you like this option.

Best Value: Hisense H3 40” 1080p LED TV

Best described as small but mighty, the 40-inch Hisense 40H3080E 1080p LED TV is a fantastic choice for value-minded shoppers. Designed with smaller rooms in mind, the reduced footprint of the H3 is right at home in a dorm or bedroom. The rear of the TV has two HDMI ports for additional connections like a video game console or third-party streaming device. An ethernet port helps your streamed programming play at the same internet speeds as the rest of your devices.

No matter what you’re watching, the Full HD 1080p screen makes your media look great. Sports and video game fans, in particular, will find lots to like here. With motion rate technology, there’s barely any stuttering during sports games so you won’t miss any of the action. Video games process in less than 35 milliseconds which is perfect for fast-paced gameplay where timing is everything. Audiophiles will be thrilled to see the addition of HDMI CEC support, which allows users to control a third-party soundbar at the same time as the TV.

Best Large Screen: Hisense 65” H9E 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV

With an excellent screen and lots of features, there’s a lot to like about Hisense’s 65-inch Ultra HD Smart LED TV. The company’s patented LED (ULED) is a stand-out feature. Colors are sharp and detailed, mirroring the real world in a way that is usually only seen on televisions that cost twice as much. High dynamic range (HDR) ensures excellent contrast between light and dark images with deep blacks. When watching action-packed content like movies or sports, the 60Hz panel combines with Motion Rate 120 technology to minimize blurring. Plus, this TV has dbx-tv audio that makes your media sound great.

Netflix, Amazon Prime, and YouTube are accessible via a one-touch app key on the remote control. Thousands of movies and shows are available or you can choose something to listen to with the built-in Pandora app. Don’t want to press buttons on a remote? The H9E is also Amazon Alexa-enabled so you can easily discover programming through voice commands. 

Best Smart TV: Hisense R6E 60” 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV

Hisense R6E 60” 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV


If you’re looking for a cost-friendly television with one of the best smart TV interfaces around, check out the Hisense R6E 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV. With built-in Roku and its deep programming lineup, Hisense adds even more value to its R6E models. There’s something for everyone in your house to watch and it’s as simple as connecting to the internet and streaming Netflix, Hulu, YouTube and more.

If you choose to watch sports with the R6E, you’ll find that the included Motion Rate processing helps minimize lag during fast-action scenes. Fire up the latest 4K content on Netflix and you can see the TV’s high dynamic resolution work its magic. The display can boost contrast in both the lightest and darkest areas of the screen which makes for a more vivid experience overall. The same can be said for gaming, who will appreciate both the Motion Rate performance and the lifelike colors. 

Best Small TV: Hisense R7E Roku TV 43” 4K UHD Roku TV with HDR

Inexpensive but rich in features, the Hisense R7E is a 43” UHD Roku TV with HDR that gives you access to thousands of shows and movies. Even with a lower price tag, Roku’s full suite of options is available including its superb menu system and remote control. You can navigate the menu using the remote's directional pad, and quick-access buttons to Netflix, Hulu, and PlayStation Vue are also available.

All of the Roku content demands a solid picture with HD quality and the R7E delivers. Everything from upscaled content to 4K looks good with solid contrast and vibrant colors— plus, it has support for HDR10. Streaming content looks crisp and highly detailed, and video games perform well with similarly vivid colors. 

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