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While a 65-inch TV remains the standard size of choice for many consumers, if you’re ready for an upgrade, the most common next step is to check out 75-inch models. It’s a size available in a lot of the best TV series we review at CNET — even those fancy OLED TVs (technically they’re 77 inches, but they’re still included on this list).

If you’re trying to decide between an excellent 65-inch model or a 75-inch set that performs a bit worse, but has a comparable cost — don’t be afraid to go big! More than a slight increase in image quality, color accuracy, viewing angle or any smart functionality, stepping up in TV screen size is the best use of your money. I’m not advising you to get a 75-inch TV that doesn’t perform well enough to satisfy you, however. That’s where the reviews come in: to help you decide just how much money to spend.

The list below represents the best TVs I’ve reviewed in CNET’s test lab, where I compare them side by side to see which is most worth buying. Currently, my TV lab is my basement, and as usual, I’ve actually reviewed the 65-inch sizes in the series listed below. That said, the 75-inch versions are basically identical beyond screen size. 

Here are my latest recommendations, which I update as I review new TVs, with the following notes to keep in mind.

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What’s that you say? You just want the best TV in this size class, money no object? Here you go. In my side-by-side tests, the 2020 LG CX is the best TV I’ve ever reviewed, barely beating its 2019 predecessor. OLED TVs don’t come in a 75-inch size, so this 77-inch model is the closest equivalent.

Read our LG OLEDCXP series (OLED77CXPUA) review.

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Splitting the difference between the two models above in price and picture quality, this TCL features

Read our TCL 8-Series (75Q825) review.

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If you value Sony’s brand, the X900H Sony TV is an excellent choice, with image quality on par with the TCL 6-Series and a price that’s not that much more expensive. And its suite of connections is actually better than the TCL’s. It has full to maximize the potential of the new  and , and right now it’s the cheapest TV that works with .

Read our Sony XBR-X900H series (XBR-75X900H) review.

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Samsung sells more TVs than anyone and our favorite is the Q80T series. Its sleek design stands out compared to the other TVs on this list — although the ultra-thin LG CX OLED is even sleeker — and it also offers excellent image quality, a wide viewing angle, next-gen gaming connectivity and a great smart TV system. The TVs above are superior values but if you want a Samsung TV anyway, this is a great choice.

Read our Samsung Q80T series (2020) review.

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Roku is our favorite platform for streaming apps like Netflix, and it’s even better baked into this 75-inch 4K ultra HD TV. Image quality on this 4K UHD TCL can’t beat any of the models above — its 4K resolution and HDR compatibility don’t do anything to help the picture — but it’s perfectly fine for most people, especially at this price.

Read our TCL 4-Series (75S425) review.

Other stuff to know about buying a new TV

I’m pretty sure you’d be happy with any one of the TVs above, but a new smart TV set can be a big investment, technology so maybe you’re looking for a bit more information. Here’s a quick and dirty list.

Looking for even more info? Here’s everything to know (and more) about buying a new TV

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