The 9 Best TV Stands to Buy in 2018

These top TV stands will give you the ultimate entertainment system setup

Ameriwood Home Carson TV Stand for TVs up to 50" Wide, Espresso
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Sometimes it’s hard to pick the best TV stand. It's important to have something that's reliable, affordable and complements your living space. But it doesn’t have to be this complicated. That’s why we wrote compiled the best stands to make your buying decision a whole lot easier. And the list below has something for everyone, so whether you're looking for a TV stand with strong tempered glass, a luxury (but affordable) design or even one that offers swivel and mounting features, we've got you covered. You just focus on not fighting over the remote.

Best Overall: Ameriwood Home Carson TV Stand

The stylish and affordable Ameriwood Home Carson TV stand is perfect for contemporary living rooms, coming in a variety of sleek colors and designed for 50-inch wide TVs that weigh up to 60 pounds. It’s built with three open shelves and has two additional shelves behind both closed doors, allowing enough space for cable boxes, gaming systems, DVD/Blu-ray players and more. The stand is laminated with a particleboard that’s accented by its silver metal tubes.

Amazon users who own the TV stand love it for its easy assembly and stylish design. Others mention that the particleboard frame could be of better quality and that 20.5-inch height is a bit too short. Colors come in cherry black, distressed gray oak, espresso, espresso/Sonoma oak, and Sonoma oak.

Best for Affordability & Simplicity: VIVO Universal LCD Flat Screen TV Table Top

Are you looking for a straight up affordable TV stand without all the bulk and clutter? Then check out this one from VIVO that fits screens from 37 to 65-inches.

The VIVO’s table top is designed to connect to the back of your flat-screen TV with its universal mounting holes that measure between 75mm x 75mm and 800mm x 400mm. The strength-tested solid steel legs are padded and won’t scratch furniture surfaces. It can hold weights up to 100 pounds and provides a great level of support to balance your TV’s base. Due to its simplicity, it’s also one of the easiest TV stands to setup.

Amazon owners who’ve bought the stand love it for its sturdiness, affordability and quick installation. Others wish there was some way to adjust the height.

Best Storage Space: Sonax B-051-LMT

If you have multiple gaming systems and electronic gear, you may find that the Sonax B-051-LMT is more up your alley. It’s built with ventilated 10-inch high shelving space for multiple components and keeps electronics at optimal temperatures, thanks to the free flow of air.

The dark espresso stained wood veneer TV stand measures 18 x 60 x 22 inches. It’s large enough to accommodate TVs from 42 to 68 inches. The stand has multiple holes in the back, so you can keep your cables tidy, easy to locate, but also have them hidden from view. The top shelf of the stand allows for weight of up to 200 pounds, so you can rest assured your multimedia setup is secure.

Amazon buyers who own the Sonax B-051-LMT rave about its storage space, sleek glass casing and easy assembly.

Best Design: Atlus Plus Floating TV Stand

A definite conversation starter and space saver, the Atlus Plus is one of the only TV stands that don’t touch the ground. The console mounts easy to your wall at any height with its innovating hanging rail mounting system.

The Atlus Plus may seem unsteady, but the 16 x 58.2 x 16.8-inch off-the-floor console holds flat-screen TVs up to 60 inches and is strong enough to handle up to 165 pounds. It boasts three compartments for A/V components and is capable of holding 137 Blu-Ray discs or 93 DVDs. The floating stand is manufactured in Canada and uses a CARB-compliant, laminated composite wood for a sleek finish.

Amazon buyers who've bought it are happy with its look and clear installation instructions. And others have complained about the particleboard material and find wire assortment a little tedious. Colors come in espresso, white and black and it includes a five-year manufacturer’s limited warranty.

Best Height & Swivel: Fitueyes TT207001MB Swivel TV Stand and Mount

Want to add a little height to your television? The modern and sleek Fitueyes TT207001MB Swivel Stand and Mount comes without the bulkiness, but doesn't sacrifice on the functionality and height you’d want out of a TV stand.

It fits most TVs measuring 32 to 65 inches (the stand/mount combo is actually 16.5 x 27.5 x 50.8 inches). The smart design adds two shelves with a unique ability to swivel, so your TV can be directed up to 15 degrees in all directions by pivoting the mounting section.

Amazon users who own the stand love it for its sturdy metal frame and minimalist design, while others wish the glass surface wasn't so fragile.

Best for Versatility: Whalen Furniture Santa Fe

The Whalen Furniture Santa Fe TV stand has a patented three-in-one flat-panel solution: You can swivel, mount it to the wall and use it as a tabletop. Anyone who wants an affordable and decent sized multifunctional stand should spring for this one.

It can display flat-panel TVs measuring up to 65 inches and weighing 135 pounds. The stand has a swivel mount that pans 45 degrees to the left or right, but it also tilts 11 to -5 degrees vertically, so you'll definitely be able to find an optimal viewing angle, just in case your TV has a glare.

Amazon users who own the stand praise the build quality and are glad that it's easy to assemble. A few others mentioned that its a bit heavy (103 pounds) and is susceptible to scratches.

Best Wooden Design: Sauder Barrister Lane Entertainment Credenza

Sauder makes an elegant craftsman television stand that isn’t too country or rustic to conflict with modern day decors. The wooden console has a laminated salt oak finish that makes it a perfect piece for a neutral-toned living room.

It measures 56.875 x 19.125 x 32.65 inches and features two safety tempered glass doors with an adjustable shelf. It can hold up to a 62-inch TV and is designed to make wire and cable adjustments a breeze when setting up your electronic equipment.

Amazon users who've bought the stand are happy with its sturdiness, careful packaging and beautiful design. Some other buys mention that set up can take a few hours and that it’s important to be careful as the wood can easily damage.

Best for Accessories: Altra Furniture Carson Fireplace TV Console

The Altra Furniture Carson measures 18 x 63.1 x 26 inches and is large enough to accommodate a 70-inch flat screen TV. It features built-in reflectors with a patented technology that give off a realistic flame effect (the LED light source has 50,000-hour life span) that can warm up rooms up to 400 square feet. It’s built with two large cabinets and open shelving, so you can have enough space for all your gaming consoles, TV receivers, books and more.

Amazon buyers love the stand for its accommodating space, attractive design and rich color. Comes in cherry, black and Sonoma oak.

Best Style: Bell’O CW342

The Bell’O CW342 is designed with dynamic S-shaped wooden sides that give it a designer feel. The striking TV stand is composed of wood, black chrome and tinted tempered safety glass, so it has an elegant look and craftsmanship.

It measures 23 x 65 x 24 inches and weighs 133 pounds and can hold flat-screen TVs up to 73 inches with a maximum weight load of 125 pounds. The stand has an open architecture that allows for ventilation and accommodation for up to four audio video components.

Amazon who've bought the TV stand are impressed with its curvaceous build, free-flowing airspace and surface area for multiple devices. A few other people didn't love its heavy weight and difficult assembly.


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