Television market in India has remained untapped for quite some time now. While there are not much frequent additions and change in technology, TV segment is still one of the most important aspects of a household. On the contrary, it doesn’t only restrict to homes but also extends to commercial use as well. Most of the technology advancements generally happen on the upper price segment while the budget segment is where manufacturers tend to go head to head for ‘value for money’ proposition. To list down the top options under Rs 20,000, we went in for brand value and the additional features that a TV offers under this price range. Also, we have taken the 32-inch screen size as standard. So here are top 5 TVs under Rs 20,000 that you can consider buying right now.
Panasonic 32-inch (TH-32C460DX) – Rs 19,994
Originally priced at Rs 33,500, this LED TV from Panasonic is currently available for Rs 19,994 on Flipkart. The 32-inch LED TV comes with a Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution and measures at 731.2 mm x 436.6 mm x 83.4 mm. You get 1 year Panasonic domestic warranty which is only limited to manufacturing defects. Inside the box you will get the TV (of course), Remote Control with 2 cells, Power Cable, User Manual, Warranty Details and included Wall Mount. Though launched back in 2015, this TV comes with 2 USB ports, 2 HDMI ports both of which are located at the back. Other connectivity features include headphone jack port, 1 AV Output, PC D-sub etc. Panasonic claims that this TV offers refresh rate of 100 Hz and also comes with features like Dot Noise Reduction and Super Bright Panel mode. For audio, we get 2 speakers which are capable of 14 RMS output.
Samsung 32-inch (32J4003) – Rs 18,990
Concentrating more on the brand value on this one, Samsung’s 32J4003 is a pretty solid choice if you are looking for a LED Tv under Rs 20,000. Though not Full HD, the TV comes with a 32-inch HD Ready screen with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. You get 1 year of standard warranty and 1-year warranty for Panel. The TV measures at 745.4 mm x 442.2 mm x 69 mm (without stand) and weighs 3.73 kgs. Inside the packaging, you get the TV unit, Remote Controller (TM1240A) with batteries, user manual and power cable. Talking about the features, the TV offers a refresh rate of 100 Hz and comes with Wide Colour Enhancer (Plus) and Film Mode along with Hyper Real Picture Engine. For connectivity, Samsung has given in 1 USB 2.0 port, 2 HDMI ports, 1 Audio output and 1 RF Connectivity Input. In terms of audio, the TV boasts a couple of down firing speakers with Dolby Digital Plus technology and can manage an output of 10 RMS (Root Mean Square).
LG 32-inch (32LH516A) – Rs 18,490
If Samsung is not you are looking for as a manufacturer, here is an option from another South Korean giant, LG. The 32LH516A is again not Full HD but offers an HD Ready resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels on a 32-inch screen. You get 1 year of LG India domestic warranty which is only applicable on defect arising out of faulty or defective material or workmanship. In the box, you only get the TV unit and Remote Control apart from user manual and warranty details. For additional features, LG has included a Triple XD Engine and the screen can show up content in 16:9, 4:3 and 14:9 aspect ratios with features like Zoom and Cinema Zoom. The refresh rate this TV can offer is 60 Hz and we also get Active Noise Reduction, Dynamic Colour Enhancer and a bunch of other features. For connectivity, there is a USB port, an HDMI port, 1 RF connectivity input, 1 Audio Video input, all of which are situated at the back. Lastly, in the audio department, this LG LED TV sports 2 speakers with Dolby Digital Decoder and can manage an audio output of 20 RMS. We also get sound modes such as Bollywood, Cinema, Cricket, Game etc. Originally priced at Rs 23,500, this TV is currently available on Flipkart for Rs 18,490.
Vu 32-inch (32D6475_HD)
Fairly an unknown brand in the TV industry in India but slowly making its way up to is the California-based manufacturer, Vu. One of the most sold TVs from the brand is Vu 32D6475 which is currently available for Rs 18,990 on Flipkart (Original Price – Rs 20,000). Apart from the affordable price, this is a Smart LED TV meaning, you get built-in Wi-Fi and Mobile HD Link which lets your stream, browse and access other services such as YouTube, Netflix, Kidoz, Facebook etc right from the TV itself. The TV packs in a quad-core processor and a dedicated Games centre for the gaming enthusiasts. Further, it sports a 32-inch HD Ready (1366 x 768-pixel resolution) display with 178 degrees of viewing angles. The display can offer 60Hz refresh rate and also come with features like Backlight Control, Adaptive Backlight, Digital Noise Reduction etc. Inside the box, we get the TV unit, Remote Controller with batteries, Power Cable, User Manual, Vesa Wall Mount and warranty details. Talking about the warranty, Vu is offering a 3-year domestic warranty for this device which only covers manufacturing defects. Coming to connectivity, the TV offers 2 USB, 2 HDMI, 1 headphone jack, 1 RF Connectivity input etc. Lastly, for the audio, the TV boasts four speakers with Dolby Digital technology and can manage an output of 12 RMS.
Micromax Canvas-S 32-inch – Rs 18,990
Another popular yet new player in the budget segment is Micromax. The Canvas-S 32-inch model sports a 32-inch LED TV with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. Just like the Vu counterpart, the Micromax Canvas-S is also a Smart TV and comes with features like built-in Wi-Fi, HD Link etc. Further, we get 3 USB ports and 3 HDMI ports for connectivity which are situated both at the back and side of the device. The 32-inch LED screen offers 60Hz refresh rate and an aspect ratio of 16:09 with Video modes like Normal, Vivid and Mild. Powering the device is a 1 GHz MSD 628 Quad Core A7 Cortex SoC coupled with Quad Core Mali 450 GPU, 1GB RAM and 4GB of internal storage. For the audio, there are 2 speakers which can give in an audio output of 20W RMS and also boasts features like Dynamic Noise Reduction. Inside the box, we get the TV unit, Remote Controller with batteries, user Manual, Warranty details, Wall Mount and Base Stand. Micromax also provides 1-year manufacturer warranty which is applicable to the panel, power supply, Main PCB and sub-PCB (Printed Circuit Board). This LED TV measures at 730 mm x 437 mm x 85 mm and weighs 4.61 Kgs. The model is currently available on Flipkart for just Rs 18,990.