Given that we spend so much of our time online these days and our lives are meant to be fully connected and integrated, it is easy to see why Smart TVs are the big thing for 2015. This style of TV gives you all the benefits of a standard television but with the ability to be connected to the internet, there is a whole lot more scope for fun and entertainment from this very modern style of television set.

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When you think about the increasing number of streaming and download options for TV shows and programmes, it makes sense that more people are choosing a TV which allows them to be connected to the internet, gaining access immediately to their favourite shows and a whole host of undiscovered gems. For this reason alone, Smart TVs have jumped to the top of the pile when it comes to having fun but when you think about the wide array of Smart TVs to choose from, how do you go about finding the one that is right for you?

There are a number of things you should take on board when looking for a new TV and one interesting thing is that while curved screens will cost you more money, many people believe that they actually provide you with fewer options and benefits. The curved screen provides you with fewer viewing angles so if you have a busy home or you like to invite your friends around to watch the big match or a popular reality TV show, you may find that you all end up fighting for valuable space in front of the TV. There have also been reports that some curved TVs cause viewer fatigue more quickly, so this is something to bear in mind as well.

Don’t get caught up on ratios

You may also read a lot about contrast ratios and find yourself being bamboozled by the information. The important thing to remember is that there set industry standard for contrast ratios, so it is not possible to judge every one by the same standard. With this in mind, you don’t need to get caught up in the bigger or better numbers, you should just allow yourself to view what is on offer from the individual TVs and see what best suits your needs. You should also think about the size and scope of your room.

There is an argument to be made for buying as big a TV as your budget will allow but in some homes, this would be a terrible decision. There are great quality Smart TVs which aren’t as big as some of the options in the market, but this doesn’t mean that they are lacking anything in comparison to bigger TVs. It may be that the smaller sized TV is actually better for your home, so think about that before you decide to splurge on the biggest Smart TV you can find.

Smart TVs are the standard now

When it comes to buying a TV though, you definitely should be going for a Smart TV as opposed to a standard TV. This style of TV is going to become the standard and it will help you to make much more from your television set. Streaming and downloading is at the heart of modern entertainment and with HDMI plugs, you will also find that these screens are ideal for the best quality video games and consoles. Another thing to remember is that because your screen is hooked up to the internet, it is essentially a computer, which means that you can benefit from software updates, helping to extend the life and quality of your TV. This offers a tremendous level of value for money in a Smart TV, which means that it is a purchase that can more than justify itself.

When it comes to finding the Top 10 Smart TV’s for 2015, you will find that the following TVs are all great choices:

  1. LG 98UB980V 98 Inch 4K Ultra HD 3D LED TV
  2. Panasonic TX-85X942B 85” 4K Ultra HD 3D LED Smart TV
  3. Samsung UE65HU8500 65” CURVED 4K UHD 3D Smart LED TV
  4. Sony BRAVIA KDL55W829BBU Smart 3D 55″ LED TV
  5. Sony KDL50W829BBU ‘W8’ Series 50” Full HD 3D Smart LED TV
  6. Panasonic VIERA TX-48AS640B Smart 3D 48″ LED TV
  7. Philips 49PUS7809 LED 4K Ultra HD 3D Smart TV 49″
  8. Lg 55LB700V Smart 3D 55″ LED TV
  9. Toshiba 47L6453DB Smart 47″ LED TV
  10. Sharp LC32LE351K 32 Inch Smart LED TV

Andrew Reilly is a freelance writer with a focus on news stories and consumer interest articles. He has been writing professionally for 9 years but has been writing for as long as he can care to remember. When Andrew isn’t sat behind a laptop or researching a story, he will be found watching a gig or a game of football.