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Should You Buy a Hisense TV?

Matthew
Updated 28 January 2021
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should you buy a Hisense TV?

Hisense is one of the most popular TV brands as well as being well known for its fridge freezers, fridges and washing machines.

If you are wondering how Hisense TVs compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 8,300 TVs by objectively and impartially analysing over 170,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,100 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Hisense are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and award winning TVs. Their TVs start at $370 for the 50H6D which has a display diagonal of 50", a thickness of 83.82mm and is a 4K TV and go up to $950 for the 65H9 which has a display diagonal of 65", a thickness of 53.34mm and is a 4K TV. The average price of a new Hisense TV is $599.

Hisense are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and award winning TVs.

Is Hisense the Best TV Brand?

So are Hisense TVs any good? We give every TV a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all TVs we are able to impartially rank all the TV brands.

Hisense is ranked the No. 9 best TV brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Hisense is the 9th best TV brand out there.

#1
South Korea
95%
95%
240,846 reviews
#2
LG
South Korea
95%
95%
104,415 reviews
#3
United States
89%
89%
5,037 reviews
#4
Japan
87%
87%
4,626 reviews
#5
Supersonic
United States
87%
87%
2 reviews
#6
Japan
78%
78%
1,965 reviews
#7
76%
76%
3,297 reviews
#8
Curtis
Canada
73%
73%
1,114 reviews
#9
China
72%
72%
4,403 reviews
#10
Element
70%
70%
39 reviews
#11
SunBriteTV
68%
68%
40 reviews
#12
PROSCAN
68%
68%
6 reviews
#13
RCA
68%
68%
115 reviews
#14
Netherlands
65%
65%
11,859 reviews
#15
JVC
Japan
64%
64%
1,733 reviews
#16
TCL
64%
64%
1,327 reviews
#17
Sylvania
62%
62%
8 reviews
#18
China
62%
62%
244 reviews
#19
Viewsonic
Taiwan
61%
61%
8 reviews
#20
Neovo
Taiwan
54%
54%
0 reviews
#21
NEC
Japan
51%
51%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Hisense TVs compare to the other TV brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All TV Brands
Hisense TVs

At an average purchase price of $599, Hisense TVs tend to be cheaper than most other TV brands. Hisense also have better reviews than the typical TV brand, with the average rating of a Hisense TV being 73%.

The average review score for a Hisense TV is 73%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Hisense TV is $34 (based on a person typically using a TV for 5 hours per day), which makes them more efficient than most other TV brands.

There's a smaller selection of Hisense TVs available compared to other TV brands, with only 3 Hisense TVs currently on the market in the US.

No. Of TVs
Average Price
$818
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $6,099
Price Distribution of All TVs
No. Of TVs
Average Price
$599
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $23,499
Price Distribution of Hisense TVs

What Do the Hisense TV Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Hisense TV to work out the average distribution of reviews for Hisense and then compared this to the other TV brands.

Hisense logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
21
4 stars
67
3 stars
21
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Hisense logo

User Reviews

5 stars
3,061
4 stars
693
3 stars
149
2 stars
104
1 star
230
Hisense has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its TVs than most other brands.

Over 81% of expert reviews and 89% of user reviews for Hisense TVs are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 93% respectively across all TV brands.

Purchasers of Hisense TVs frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, easily connectable to other devices and well designed. Their TVs have also won 10 awards.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Hisense TVs by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other TV brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Samsung LG Philips Sony Toshiba Hisense
CNET.com logo
77%
205 reviews
77%
166 reviews
77%
31 reviews
71%
22 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
85%
43 reviews
81%
177 reviews
80%
93 reviews
75%
36 reviews
74%
7 reviews
Techradar logo
83%
158 reviews
81%
98 reviews
83%
31 reviews
86%
13 reviews
68%
25 reviews
80%
2 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
86%
128 reviews
79%
73 reviews
80%
31 reviews
83%
12 reviews
76%
28 reviews
80%
6 reviews
whathifi.com logo
96%
95 reviews
80%
69 reviews
83%
32 reviews
85%
8 reviews
67%
15 reviews
72%
5 reviews
avforums.com logo
82%
124 reviews
80%
38 reviews
78%
22 reviews
84%
8 reviews
65%
13 reviews
85%
4 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
72%
96 reviews
67%
68 reviews
78%
18 reviews
89%
14 reviews
54%
7 reviews
60%
3 reviews
Chip.de logo
88%
54 reviews
90%
58 reviews
89%
36 reviews
92%
14 reviews
83%
11 reviews
hifitest.de logo
88%
38 reviews
87%
68 reviews
83%
38 reviews
88%
12 reviews
90%
6 reviews
77%
3 reviews
Digital Versus logo
75%
84 reviews
63%
59 reviews
75%
11 reviews
76%
5 reviews
60%
5 reviews
reviewed.com logo
76%
88 reviews
70%
44 reviews
39%
1 review
56%
2 reviews
62%
8 reviews
65%
4 reviews
tweakers.net logo
80%
53 reviews
81%
54 reviews
65%
20 reviews
77%
8 reviews
70%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
90%
65 reviews
83%
34 reviews
88%
20 reviews
85%
4 reviews
74%
7 reviews
80%
2 reviews
computerbild.de logo
80%
58 reviews
80%
39 reviews
79%
21 reviews
81%
5 reviews
73%
3 reviews
77%
2 reviews
PC Mag logo
68%
55 reviews
79%
41 reviews
69%
8 reviews
61%
11 reviews
73%
3 reviews
lcdtvbuyingguide.com logo
88%
70 reviews
88%
39 reviews
87%
6 reviews
85%
1 review
parentesis.com logo
75%
51 reviews
73%
43 reviews
64%
4 reviews
73%
10 reviews
65%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
fwdmagazine.be logo
88%
38 reviews
87%
33 reviews
78%
19 reviews
84%
7 reviews
75%
2 reviews
erenumerique.fr logo
81%
37 reviews
83%
28 reviews
79%
10 reviews
81%
11 reviews
73%
7 reviews
Pocket Lint logo
86%
36 reviews
84%
32 reviews
89%
14 reviews
88%
6 reviews
85%
4 reviews
Other Expert Sites
75%
1,334 reviews
76%
1,061 reviews
76%
347 reviews
79%
319 reviews
68%
96 reviews
73%
32 reviews
Average
82%
2,910 reviews
79%
2,322 reviews
77%
768 reviews
81%
539 reviews
71%
283 reviews
75%
67 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Hisense TVs Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 13 industry awards for Hisense TVs. The table below compares the number of awards received by Hisense to other popular TV brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Hisense has won 13 awards for its TVs.

Compare all award winning TVs

Number of Awards Samsung LG Philips Sony Toshiba Hisense
avforums.com logo
121
28
17
7
7
4
hdtvtest.co.uk logo
92
28
10
14
4
Techradar logo
60
50
22
2
12
1
Trusted Reviews logo
81
23
16
4
11
Lydogbilde.no logo
28
50
36
13
3
reviewed.com logo
64
22
2
1
Expert Reviews logo
37
14
6
3
3
1
Pocket Lint logo
23
18
9
3
2
audiovision.de logo
16
21
9
5
1
areadvd.de logo
15
17
10
6
1
Digitaltrends.com logo
23
19
2
4
homecinemachoice.com logo
22
8
11
5
01net.com logo
12
20
5
2
6
CNET.com logo
20
21
3
prohardver.hu logo
8
17
5
3
1
soundandvision.com logo
16
10
3
3
1
benchmark.pl logo
19
7
4
EISA.eu logo
13
10
5
1
hardware.info logo
18
10
1
Which? logo
8
12
4
Other Expert Sites
209
180
54
54
4
4
Total
905
585
215
139
63
13

How Reliable Are Hisense TVs?

We checked over 170,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Hisense TVs. over 150 of these reviews mention reliability of which 89% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Hisense TV owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

89% of reviewers think Hisense TVs are reliable.

So, most people think that Hisense TVs are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Hisense TVs that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

Despite its relatively low cost the M7000 is extremely well made
avforums.com
built around a decent smart platform with some fun functionality
Trusted Reviews
Great to have built in apps
Argos.co.uk
I haven't bothered with the built in apps or tuner as I have external boxes for that - to me the price is well worth it for the panel alone
Amazon
The remote is actually quite a sturdy affair
ao.com
Excellent Build Quality
johnlewis.com
The built in apps are fine
amazon.co.uk
built in wifi
Walmart.com

NOT RELIABLE

just not quite up to scratch for what I wanted
amazon.co.uk
our Samsung had broken
Argos.co.uk
Do not try to set this up yourself because this is really thin so it can easily be damaged if not handled properly
Bestbuy.com
the overall build quality says something more expensive
Walmart.com
The build quality has an overall plasticky feel to it
Amazon
sound ( no need for a soundbar) good sturdy stand no worries of it falling over
ao.com
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