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TV Guided Buying

Your Guide to Buying a TV

With the hundreds of options available today, picking which TV to buy can seem overwhelming. Thankfully, the large number of options when buying a TV also means there are lots of great choices out there, you just need to know where to look. That’s where Best Buy comes in. We’re here to guide you through the buying process step-by-step. We’ll ask you all the right questions to determine exactly what kind of TV will perfectly meet your needs. So rather than scratching your head thinking “what TV should I buy?” you can be confident you’ll make the right decision.

Asking the Right Questions

The first thing we’ll do as we walk you through how to buy a TV is to learn what room you’ll be putting it in. This helps us determine the right size TV for you. We also have a great selection of TVs for outdoor use if that’s the space you’re buying a TV for.

Next, we want to get to know a little more about how you’ll use your TV. We do this by discussing the types of content you watch. For movies, we’ll suggest 4K Ultra HD TVs with HDR, or High Dynamic Range. For things like sports, we’ll recommend an HDTV but our advice is to pick one with a high refresh rate to keep up with fast action.

Advice for Picking a TV

We also offer tips and advice as we work together to find the right TV. This might mean an explanation of what High Dynamic Range is, or a quick description of why choosing a Smart TV is important. We’ll even talk about the various kinds of premium TVs you might want to think about, like an OLED TV or a Curved TV.

If you’d like an even more in-depth look at some of the technologies and considerations that go into deciding what kind of TV to buy, our TV Buying Guide is a great place to start.

Get Your TV Home Safely

If you’ve found the perfect new TV and will be taking it home from a Best Buy store, there are a few key steps to follow to ensure safe transportation and set up. Avoid laying your TV flat on the ground, whether in your vehicle or at home. Find a friend to help you carry or mount your TV to reduce the likelihood of dropping it. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for unboxing the TV, and use mounting hardware that fits your specific TV. Don't pinch and squeeze the TV edges as it could cause the screen glass to break. Check out more information on TV handling and setup or consider using Geek Squad TV services for installation.