A living room with a 4K TV under $1,000.

If you love jumbo TVs—but not necessarily their equally big price tags—here’s some good news: You don’t have to pay a fortune to get a great big-screen 4K TV.

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A quick look at Consumer Reports’ ratings of more than 250 TVs shows that the top-performing 65-inch sets typically cost $2,000 or more.

But dig a bit deeper and you’ll see that many larger sets that aren’t quite as expensive still do pretty well in our ratings. That’s where you can find some big-screen TV bargains that deliver a satisfying balance of performance and price.

Here are five big sets available right now that cost $1,000 or less.

LG 70UK6570PUB

This 70-inch 4K smart TV from 2018 delivers great high-definition picture quality and very good Ultra High Definition (4K) performance, plus sound that’s good enough to let even many discerning listeners skip a sound bar speaker. Just don’t expect top-notch HDR (high dynamic range) performance.

This LG is a smart TV that includes the brand’s ThinQ voice-enabled artificial intelligence platform, as well as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Although the set is now sold out at Best Buy and Walmart, it’s still available at a few retailers, including Abt and Target, for about $950.

A newer 2019 70-inch model that does better with HDR content—the LG 70UM7370PUA—is now available, though it costs about $1,100 at few retailers, including Walmart. We recently tested this set, and it’s now in our TV ratings.

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LG 70UK6570PUB

Price: $995

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LG 70UM7370PUA

Price: $1,200

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Samsung UN65RU7100

Samsung sets have typically done well in our ratings, and this 65-inch 4K smart TV is no exception. The Samsung UN65RU7100—the successor to last year’s Samsung UN65NU7100—is part of an entry-level 4K series. Like that earlier model, which is still available, it offers satisfying picture quality but not especially effective HDR performance.

It has Samsung’s smart-TV platform, which includes its own Bixby AI-powered digital voice assistant, as well as compatibility with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. 

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Samsung UN65RU7100

Price: $900

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Price: $700

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TCL 65R615

This 6-Series 4K Roku TV model from TCL, in the company’s top series for 2018, delivers a lot for the money. In fact, when you consider the set’s high marks for high-def and UHD picture quality, it was arguably one of the best 4K TV deals of last year. It’s also the only model in this group that delivers a compelling HDR experience, unusual in this price range.

Note that the TCL R615 models are Best Buy exclusives, currently selling for about $800. They’re almost identical to the R617 sets sold elsewhere (see below), except the R617 models come with a voice-enabled Roku remote and cost about $50 more. But right now, this set is priced at $800 at Best Buy, the cheapest we’ve ever seen it.

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TCL 65R615

Price: $900

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TCL 65R617

This 65-inch 4K UHD smart TV from TCL—similar to the 65R615 TV above, except it comes with a voice-enabled Roku remote and sells for a bit more—is another great buy. It performs very similarly to the model above, but its HDR performance was just a notch below that set’s, though still quite good. (The TV supports both the HDR10 and Dolby Vision HDR formats.) And while the 65R615 is a Best Buy exclusive, the 65R617 TVs are sold at several retailers, though supplies appear to be dwindling.

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TCL 65R617

Price: $930

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Samsung UN65NU8000

This 65-inch 4K UHD TV from Samsung, a premium 2018 model at the top of its mainstream line of 4K TVs that don’t bear the QLED moniker, delivers excellent high-definition picture quality and excellent UHD performance, plus decent HDR performance. It also has very good sound. While it’s now sold out at a number of retailers, you can still get it at Best Buy, where it costs $900.

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Samsung UN65NU8000

Price: $950

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