Ultra HD television services have arrived in the UK, most notably in the form of Sky Q, meaning consumers finally have an excuse to buy a 4K TV, the BBC is expected to launcha a UHD TV next year.
Here are five of the best value 4K UHD TVs in the UK at present:

Philips 43PUS640Philips 43PUS6401

Argos is offering the Philips 43PUS6401 for a third less than its RRP, cutting £200 off its standard price. This makes it the cheapest 4K TV available at this size (43″). The screen has Smart technology that lets you watch movies, games and TV shows from YouTube, Google Play, BBC iPlayer and other Internet services. There are a few missing, however, notably ITV Hub, All4 and My5.

Size: 43 inches
Price: £399
Available from: Argos

Panasonic LED TX48CX400B-BK


Panasonic TX-48CX400B

For those wanting a slightly larger display for not much more money should probably look into the Panasonic TX-48CX400B.
With a 48-inch panel, it has a five-inch advantage over the Philips, which should go a long way to making your films more immersive, especially in larger rooms.
As with the smaller Philips, it comes with an array of Smart services thanks to its use of Firefox OS. These include the Firefox browser, Netflix, YouTube, Skype and more.
FireFox OS allows you to take your favourite apps, TV channels, Websites and ‘pin’ them to a handy home screen for easy access.

Size: 48 inches
Price: £419
Available from: Tesco

Philips 49PUS6401


Philips 49PUS6401

This is a larger version of the 43-inch 43PUS6401. They are identical in every way apart from the size of the panel. That means you get the same Ambilight technology, the same on-demand Smart TV functionality and, of course, a number of Android-based extras owing to its basis on the Android 5.0 Jellybean operating system.
That means a Web browser, the ability to play Android games, although even basic titles can be quite sluggish, and the ability to Cast video to the TV from other devices.

Size: 49 inches
Price: £499
Available from: Argos


Samsung UE49K6300

Samsung UE49K6300Loooking for a cheap curved 4K TV? Well this is among the cheapest available. Add an extra £100 at to the price, though for that you get a display that bends in subtly at the edges, giving you extra immersion, a wider field.

Enjoy crisp and clear Full HD picture quality with vibrant images delivered through Wide Colour Enhancer technology. Digital Clean View technology analyses the quality of the signal input to improve your viewing experience and deliver brilliant picture quality.

Smart Hub
Does your TV seamlessly blend a variety of content sources? Introducing the smartest TV on the planet. Quickly access the content you want to watch from a variety of input sources on the Smart Hub home screen. Watch your favourite TV shows using the TV guide, switch to view binge on box sets through Netflix, Amazon Instant Video* or catch up with shows you have missed through our Catch Up content partners – all of this is possible without interrupting what you are currently watching and all from the Smart Hub home screen.

Size: 49 inches curved
Price: £599
Available from: Argos


Hisense H50M3300Hisense H50M3300

Hisense are offering a 50-inch 4K TV for the low price of £429, significantly undercutting its rivals.
Not only is it 4K UHD, it also packs upscaling technology, which converts ordinary footage (it comes with Freeview HD) to a higher resolution, making it appear sharper. You can record footage onto a USB memory stick, wirelessly play content from your phone on the display and browse the Web.

Size: 50 inch
Price: £429
Available from: Argos


LG 58 Inch 58UH635V

LG 58 Inch 58UH635VThe 58-inch LG here costs more than double the price of 50 inchers in this group, and only gives you a mere eight inches more. It’s best suited to large rooms, obviously, and should provide a more cinematic experience for those willing to part with their money.

This 58” 4K Ultra HD TV from LG lets you experience a beautiful, lifelike picture. HDR technology gives regular 4K a boost, so as well as crystal clarity and breath-taking detail you’re getting vivid colour and rich contrast. Freesat and Freeview HD come built-in, so you get an amazing 200 channels subscription free, ideal for lovers of soaps and sports alike. The Web OS Smart platform opens up another world of entertainment, giving you access to lots of brilliant content including catch-up TV, movies and apps.

Size: 58 inch
Price: £999
Available from: Argos

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By Expat