23/07/2014 12:32 BST | Updated 23/07/2014 12:59 BST

The 5 Best TVs To Buy In 2014


TVs are one of the hardest tech purchases you can make; they're big, expensive and as such you want them to look good and last years. So how on Earth do you buy the right TV?

With the big players like Samsung, Sony, Philips and LG all offering Smart TVs that combine on-demand apps with extra functionality like screen-mirroring from your mobile device, the big discussion at the moment is centering around Ultra HD.

With HD footage now well and truly the norm we've started obsessing about picture quality so brands are now working on TVs that offer faster refresh rates and can accommodate multiple forms of media whether it's online streaming or coping with the extremely high frame rates required by games consoles.

The question is which are the best all-rounders? TVs that are capable of offering all the features you'd expect while being good enough that they'll outclass anything you've seen around.

Well panic not, we've picked the best TVs out there so you don't have to.