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Should You Buy a Hisense TV?

Matthew
Updated 15 May 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 260,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,600 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 $190 for the 40H4 which has a display diagonal of 40", a thickness of 81.2mm and is a full hd TV and go up to $1,000 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 $659.

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. 7 best TV brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Hisense is the 7th best TV brand out there.

#1
LG
South Korea
95%
95%
159,089 reviews
#2
South Korea
94%
94%
304,752 reviews
#3
Japan
88%
88%
6,479 reviews
#4
United States
88%
88%
4,570 reviews
#5
Supersonic
United States
87%
87%
2 reviews
#6
Curtis
Canada
70%
70%
254 reviews
#7
China
69%
69%
5,430 reviews
#8
Japan
69%
69%
1,967 reviews
#9
SunBriteTV
68%
68%
40 reviews
#10
67%
67%
3,302 reviews
#11
PROSCAN
65%
65%
66 reviews
#12
Japan
65%
65%
9,017 reviews
#13
TCL
64%
64%
1,744 reviews
#14
JVC
Japan
64%
64%
1,733 reviews
#15
RCA
63%
63%
155 reviews
#16
Viewsonic
Taiwan
61%
61%
9 reviews
#17
Neovo
Taiwan
57%
57%
0 reviews
#18
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 $659, 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 72%.

The average review score for a Hisense TV is 72%.

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 2 Hisense TVs currently on the market in the US.

No. Of TVs
Average Price
$818
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $10,499
Price Distribution of All TVs
No. Of TVs
Average Price
$659
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $19,999
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
36
4 stars
99
3 stars
26
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Hisense logo

User Reviews

5 stars
3,675
4 stars
832
3 stars
200
2 stars
152
1 star
328
Hisense has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its TVs than most other brands.

Over 84% of expert reviews and 87% of user reviews for Hisense TVs are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 92% respectively across all TV brands.

Purchasers of Hisense TVs frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, carefully designed and easy to connect to other devices. Their TVs have also won 20 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%
238 reviews
77%
161 reviews
74%
31 reviews
71%
22 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
88%
34 reviews
81%
208 reviews
80%
113 reviews
74%
37 reviews
74%
7 reviews
Techradar logo
84%
181 reviews
82%
116 reviews
83%
35 reviews
86%
12 reviews
69%
24 reviews
80%
4 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
85%
144 reviews
80%
82 reviews
83%
38 reviews
83%
10 reviews
76%
28 reviews
78%
10 reviews
whathifi.com logo
95%
117 reviews
82%
83 reviews
84%
42 reviews
82%
9 reviews
66%
16 reviews
72%
5 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
72%
104 reviews
69%
78 reviews
78%
22 reviews
89%
14 reviews
54%
7 reviews
68%
8 reviews
avforums.com logo
81%
133 reviews
81%
39 reviews
78%
23 reviews
84%
5 reviews
65%
13 reviews
84%
5 reviews
Chip.de logo
88%
59 reviews
90%
64 reviews
89%
36 reviews
91%
12 reviews
83%
11 reviews
Digital Versus logo
76%
98 reviews
62%
59 reviews
75%
11 reviews
88%
5 reviews
60%
5 reviews
hifitest.de logo
84%
38 reviews
86%
81 reviews
83%
38 reviews
86%
10 reviews
90%
6 reviews
75%
4 reviews
tweakers.net logo
81%
66 reviews
83%
66 reviews
68%
23 reviews
74%
7 reviews
70%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
76%
89 reviews
73%
48 reviews
39%
1 review
62%
8 reviews
65%
4 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
91%
67 reviews
81%
42 reviews
88%
24 reviews
87%
3 reviews
74%
7 reviews
80%
4 reviews
computerbild.de logo
79%
51 reviews
81%
44 reviews
81%
27 reviews
80%
5 reviews
73%
3 reviews
77%
2 reviews
lcdtvbuyingguide.com logo
88%
84 reviews
88%
37 reviews
87%
6 reviews
85%
1 review
parentesis.com logo
75%
64 reviews
72%
45 reviews
64%
4 reviews
70%
9 reviews
65%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
PC Mag logo
70%
57 reviews
77%
47 reviews
70%
7 reviews
61%
9 reviews
70%
4 reviews
4k.com logo
83%
75 reviews
83%
41 reviews
86%
2 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
77%
62 reviews
78%
38 reviews
80%
9 reviews
86%
7 reviews
70%
1 review
Pocket Lint logo
85%
49 reviews
85%
35 reviews
91%
20 reviews
88%
5 reviews
85%
4 reviews
Other Expert Sites
78%
1,599 reviews
77%
1,276 reviews
75%
468 reviews
78%
306 reviews
68%
106 reviews
72%
62 reviews
Average
82%
3,409 reviews
79%
2,690 reviews
78%
934 reviews
82%
502 reviews
71%
283 reviews
75%
113 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Hisense TVs Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 21 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 21 awards for its TVs.

Compare all award winning TVs

Number of Awards Samsung LG Philips Sony Toshiba Hisense
avforums.com logo
128
29
17
4
7
5
Techradar logo
78
58
22
2
12
1
Trusted Reviews logo
96
33
24
4
11
3
hdtvtest.co.uk logo
105
33
10
14
4
Lydogbilde.no logo
19
50
45
13
3
reviewed.com logo
60
26
2
1
whathifi.com logo
51
16
11
3
homecinemachoice.com logo
30
15
17
4
Expert Reviews logo
37
12
10
2
3
1
audiovision.de logo
12
32
12
4
2
Pocket Lint logo
25
20
13
2
2
prohardver.hu logo
13
37
6
3
1
1
Digitaltrends.com logo
32
17
2
4
areadvd.de logo
17
20
10
7
1
CNET.com logo
31
21
2
01net.com logo
14
20
5
2
6
EISA.eu logo
10
16
10
1
hardware.info logo
22
13
1
1
soundandvision.com logo
18
11
3
3
1
M3.idg.se logo
8
13
12
Other Expert Sites
277
211
85
57
4
6
Total
1,083
703
310
130
63
21

How Reliable Are Hisense TVs?

We checked over 260,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Hisense TVs. over 220 of these reviews mention reliability of which 82% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Hisense TV owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

82% 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

the all-metal construction certainly
avforums.com
the more we liked its build quality
techadvisor.co.uk
built around a decent smart platform with some fun functionality
Trusted Reviews
Excellent Build Quality
johnlewis.com
Lots of features built in
amazon.co.uk
looks sturdy not cheap
Argos.co.uk
build quality for its competitive pricing
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

sound ( no need for a soundbar) good sturdy stand no worries of it falling over
ao.com
no help from customer support The tv is broken
amazon.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
Mediocre Build Quality
johnlewis.com
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