Television has been an important part since several decades and is considered to be the best mode of entertainment for all. Be it an infant or an elderly person, he will be entertained by watching best show or channel on the TV.
However, over the years, the television industry has seen tremendous growth pertaining to ways in which TV can be seen. There used to be a box type TV in earlier times then came flat TV, LCD and finally LED TV. These LED TVs are the most thin television ever and comes with ultimate viewing. There are various brands of TV available from range of $150 to more than of $10,000.
The difference being the high definition TV, picture quality and most important Brand. Internationally, there are several top brands, which are chosen by the people over others due to the brand name and credibility. If you are among those who are a TV Lover or are even thinking to purchase a TV, the article would be much more helpful than just a piece of information.
Let us have look at the list of World’s top 10 best LED TV Brands in 2017-2018
10. Vizio – 3% Market share
Among the most well known brand in US and worldwide is the Vizio TV electronics brand. It was established by William Wang, Ken Lowe and Laynie Newsome back in 2002. It majorly is famous at USA and had been constantly trying to expand its services outside US as well. Vizio makes affordable Flat TVs. Its popularity grew no bounds and within 4 years of its establishment, Vizio’s revenues touched at $700 Millions.
The company which started with only 3 people and with capital of $6,00,00 had more than $2 billion revenue in 2007. To face the competition, Vizio always offer discounts to its customers. Vizio had over 400 employees in 2012. Vizio’s entry models of D and E series are most popular while the premium models, reference and Smartcast are also much liked. It is an expanding worldwide and places itself on number 10 in the list.
9. Sharp – 3.2% Market share
A Japanese company which designs and manufacture Electronics to be sold worldwide since 1912 is Sharp. Based at Japan, the Televisions of the company are sold under the name of Aquos. It is a leader for TV sets in Japan and has more than 50,000 employees working all around the world. Sharp LEDs are famous for the sharp and impressive lighting and colour. The company’s LED TVs have 10 Manufacturing Units in the world with most popular LED TV models areLC-32LE350M and LC-40LE355M.
8. Toshiba – 3.4% Market Share
The conglomerate of two companies Tokyo Denki and Shibaura Seissaku-sho formed into Toshiba in 1939 which is a worldwide famous electronic brand. Toshiba had so many mergers dealing into diverse products and services leading to struggle in initial days a bit to garner success in TV sets. However, since past few years, the new LED TV models launched by Toshiba have been impressive bringing them back into the market. Toshiba’s premium LED TV models are very innovative. Toshiba offers an array of various models as per size and price with good pre and post sales service including long term warranty. With over 2,00,000 employees working in Toshiba, The brand is surely an entry on the list.
7. Panasonic – 3.7% Market share
A well known Japanese Electronic Company, Panasonic was formed in 1918 having its headquarter in Osaka, Japan. Started as Matsushita electric Industrial co Ltd, Panasonic has an eye over other brands in terms of innovation and technology. The brand offers advanced and premium features like Voice guiding system, Wi-Fi- Enabled, USB sharing (double) and latest technology to enjoy the picture quality at home. Their smart Viera series LED TV sets have Wi-fi and are compatible to 3D viewing making the experience more enjoyable. Panasonic has a great consumer support making the life easy for all its customers.
6. Skyworth – 5.3% Market Share
Based in Shenzhen in China, Skyworth is a Chinese Electronics brand which has gained huge name in China and other countries as well. In 2016, the company is said to be valued at $8.9 Billion. They have been into various other businesses and have focused majorly on retail business of TV sets. They plan to expand their business to India as have major scope over there. Recently they launched world’s slimmest TV AIR TV-55G7200 which have carved their name in the industry. They plan to have market share of 10% by 2017-18.
5. TCL – 5.6% Market share
A Chinese Electronics Company who pioneered in affordable and high quality LED TV to its consumers is TCL. TCL believes in providing best to its consumers and spend more on using best in class assembling for LED TV and less on Advertisements and marketing costs. As per 2010 market share, TCL was the 3rd biggest Television producer in the world. Going by the flow of the demand and supply of TCL Led Television, it surely will gain the market share in coming future.
4. Hisense – 5.6% Market Share
Known for its cutting edge quality and advanced feature on LED TV sets, this Chinese electronics company is among the most trusted brands offering LED TVs at very affordable prices. Based at Shandong in China, the company is listed on the Shanghai stock exchange. The company has 13 manufacturing Units in China and few units at others countries like France, Egypt, South Africa, Mexico etc. Hisense makes TV under its brand name from 2013 and in 2015, it got the right to sell the TV sets of other Japanese brand called Sharp. Football players like Sean Garnier and Freekickerz have promoted the brand’s TV.
3. Sony – 6.9% Market Share
Operating since 1964, Sony is a Japanese Electronics brand is worldwide known for high quality and premium LED TV features offering to the consumers. Headquartered at Tokyo in Japan, Sony has a wide name not only in selling of Led TVs but for diverse product line. Sony’s Bravia series has been able to capture large amount of share for the company which offers high picture quality and acoustic sound. Sony made its first OLED i.e. Organic LED TV in 2007 which was very thin yet ensured all the advanced features needed in an LED TV. Pioneering in HDTV Sony has been impressive in its 3D viewing also. Sony offers wide range of LED TVs from lower range/ start ons to high end premium Led TVs.
2. LG – 12.6 % Market share
Lucky-Goldstar (LG) is a Korean electronics brand based at Seoul, South Korea. From being into various products line like Home appliances, Systems, Phones and Televisions, LG has a notable share in each of them. It has surpassed many of the major giants like Sony and Toshiba in terms of Market share of total number of units sold. LG has been able to hold strong because of the Curved Led TVs in the market. The picture and sound quality, design and customer support is quite impressive of the brand. With technological advancement, LG has always strived for innovation in its LED TVs offering features like 3D viewing, Blue Ray recording, sharing and many more. With its diverse range in Led TVs and consumer support, LG has outdone many brands and stands to remain competitive and reach no 1 in coming years.
1. Samsung – 21% Market Share
Leaving behind all major players in LED TVs, Samsung has topped the chart of being the best LED TV brand with maximum number of TV sets sold. Since 2006, Samsung has been able to maintain its place after beating Sony brand. In the decade long time, Samsung has said to be able to sell around 425 Million TV sets all over the world. Based in Seoul, South Korea, Samsung has been a leading brand in various others services like mobile phones.
The giant has been ahead in the race because of the uniqueness in the design and feature it offers at very affordable rates to its consumers. The range of LED TVs provided by the company have high end technology like protection from Light and humid, USB Connectivity, Noise filter, 3D experience, in built Wi-Fi and many more. Samsung’s 3D HDTV got much recognition for the company proving its research before any innovation. Samsung came up with Smart LED TV in 2016 covering around 44 models in the Smart TV series.
The listing of the top Led TV brands has been done as of 2017 based on the market share of number of TV sets sold by the company. Chinese TV manufactures hold a good share as compared to Japanese TV manufacturers with many dominant brands being waved off from the list. It is a continuous struggle for companies to maintain the quality and need of the consumers in LED TV and those who would provide it would remain in the list. Hope you got to know what brand you must prefer while buying LED TV.