Best 40 inch LED TVs in India under 40,000

LED TVs in India are available across different price points today. For a 40 inch screen size you can buy a TV starting from 20,000 and going as high as 50,000. We have earlier looked at the best LED TVs under 30,000. This list will give you a list of the best budget 40 inch LED TVs. In this article, we are looking at the best 40 inch LED TVs in India under 40,000. At this range, you can get a TV with great specifications which will not break the bank. Lets first look at our process for selecting the products on this list

Our process of picking the best 40 inch LED TVs in India under 40,000

Our rules were

  1. Proven track record with excellent field reviews
  2. Good after sales and service support

Our rules for shortlisting products on this list are simple. First we apply the filters for screen size and price. Next, we look for products with great customer reviews and a superior track record. We also only considered brands which have good after sales service and support.

Best 40 inch LED TVs in India under 40,000 – Notes on products selected –

This list of the best 40 inch LED TVs in India under 40,000 does not differentiate between Smart and non Smart TVs.

Without further ado, here is our list of best 40 inch LED TVs in India under 40,000

Best 40 inch LED TVs in India under 30,000 – list

Sony Bravia KLV-40R352E Full HD LED TV

Micromax 40A9900FHD/40A6300FHD

Samsung 40M5100 Basic Smart Full HD LED TV

Sony Bravia KLV-40W672E Full HD LED Smart TV

Panasonic TH-40D200DX Full HD LED TV

Onida LEO40FSAIN/LEO40FAIN Full HD Smart Android LED TV

Samsung Series 5 40K5000 Full HD LED TV

Best 40 inch LED TVs in India under 40,000 – Individual Reviews

Sony 101.6 cm (40 inches) Bravia KLV-40R352E Full HD LED TV

Best 40 inch LED TVs in India under 40,000 - Sony Bravia KLV-40R352E Full HD LED TV

Introduction:

Sony is one of the leaders in display technology on TVs. Their image processing capabilities are second to none. In recent times, Sony has introduced India friendly features in their TVs. Lets look at their Bravia KLV-40R352E model in our detailed review. This is a non Smart 40 inch LED TV.

Picture Quality:

Sony provides an exceptional experience when it comes to picture quality. Sony also has proprietary image processing systems in place. On this Bravia KLV-40R352E model, Sony uses Clear Resolution enhancer technology.

The Clear resolution enhancer technology is a sharpening technology. This improves the incoming TV image. This is especially useful if you are watching standard definition video on your TV. Even on HD content, Clear Resolution enhancer does a great job. The images are crisp with great color contrast.

Sound Quality:

The sound from this KLV-40R352E sounds great even in a room with a large area. The TV has an in-built Dolby Digital surround sound system. This makes movie experiences very realistic. Sound quality is especially good for dialogues. You will have no problem in watching dialogue heavy movies on this TV.

The TV features a Sony proprietary technlogy called Clear Phase. Clear Phase is an audio smoothing technology. Clear Phase eliminates sound dispersion. This means that the sound from your TV will sound clear at low or high volumes. You will not lose details like dialogues at high volume or musical instruments at low volume.

Connectivity Options:

This Sony TV has two HDMI ports and 1 USB port. Since this is not a smart TV, you can use Google Chromecast or any such device to access all your media content.

Warranty and after sales:

Sony has a manufacturer warranty of 1 year on the KLV-40R352E model.

Additional features:

Sony has given a lot of thought in providing extra features on Bravia TVs. These features are customized for the Indian consumer. Lets look at the long list of features provided.

  • FM Radio:

    Radio is still a big medium in India and having it on your TV just makes it so much more convenient. This is a great feature by Sony

  • Localised Languages:

    Despite a large English speaking population, lots of Indians prefer their native tongues. Sony has provided their TV menu in a variety of Indian languages to make it more user friendly.

  • Photo Frame Mode:

    Remember when digital photo frames were a thing? Well now, you can just connect your USB drive to your Sony TV and turn on photo frame mode.

  • X-Protection Pro:

    X-Protection Pro is Sony’s set of features to safeguard TVs against the elements. Dust, Lightning, Power Surges and Humidity are common problems in India. Your Sony TV is protected against all of them.

The Good
  • Great picture and sound quality
  • Customized features for India
The Bad
  • None really.

Micromax 40A9900FHD/40A6300FHD

Best 40 inch LED TVs in India under 40,000 - Micromax 40A9900FHD/40A6300FHD

Introduction:

Micomax was founded by a set of Indian entrepreneurs in 2000. Since then, they have reached many milestones. At one time, Micromax was one of the top 10 mobile phone manufacturers in the world. In a bid to diversify, Micromax launched LED TVs in 2016. Since then, they have come up with over 20 models on TVs. Like their positioning in mobile phones, Micromax TVs are low cost performers. Lets look at their 40A9900FHD/40A6300FHD model. This is a non Smart Full HD TV.

Picture Quality:

This TV from Micromax is a full HD TV. On technical specs, the TV has a refresh rate of 60Hz and a contrast ratio of 3500:1. The high contrast ratio makes the colors pop on the TV and you will get a rich viewing experience.

Micromax also has a proprietary technology called Audio Visual Entertainment Architecture (AVEA). This is a tuning technology to improve the clarity of both the picture as well as the audio.

Sound Quality:

Micromax has packed a real punch in this model even though it is a budget model. This TV featuers a SRS audio surround system. This will give you a great listeting experience. You will feel the difference especially when you watch movies on this screen.

Micromax also has included a 5 band audio equalizer feature in this TV. So if you are someone who likes sound tuned just the right way, then this TV is perfect for you.

Connectivity Options:

Micromax has featured a standard set of connectivity options on this model. You get 2 HDMI and 2 USB ports. A VGA port is also available to connect your laptop for video. These connectivity options work great since this is not a Smart TV.

Warranty and after sales:

Micromax has gone out of thier way to woo value conscious Indian consumers. Most manufacturers provide a standard 1 year manufacturer warranty. Micromax is offering a standard warranty of 1 year plus an extended warranty of two more years. The only catch is that you have to register your product calling the Micromax helpline.

Additional features:

Micromax has included a couple of nice to have features on this model. First is the provision of different picture modes. Standard, Dynamic and Mild are some of the standard modes available. The other thing is that this TV is much lighter compared to some of its competition. This is makes it easy to transport.

The Good
  • Great sound quality
  • Great warranty period of 3 years
The Bad
  • None in particular

Samsung 40M5100 Basic Smart Full HD LED TV

Best 40 inch LED TVs in India under 40,000 - Samsung 40M5100 Basic Smart Full HD LED TV

Introduction:

Samsung has recently been voted as the most trusted brand in India. Samsung products are available in many categories. From mobile phones to air conditioners, Samsung stands for trust and quality. In TVs too, along with Sony and LG, Samsung provides the highest quality to consumers. Lets look at their 40M5100 model. This is a 40 inch full HD Smart TV.

Picture Quality:

Samsung has two proprietary technologies included on this TV. First is the Clean View. The clean view is a motion estimation technology. In case of fast moving images on TV like sports, Clean View interpolates frames. This provides a smooth and blur free experience to the viewer.

The second available technology is Wide Color Enhancer. This technology improves image quality and enhances contrast ratios. This makes the image bright and vivid. Colors are displayed as they are meant to be.

Sound Quality:

The audio output on the Samsung 40M5100 is 20W. This is a good output number and ensures that the sound has adequate volume no matter what you are watching. The TV also has Dolby Digital Plus technology which provides 2.0 channels of surround sound. Surround sound gives you a full listening experience. It gives the effect of sound originating from different points in the room and makes the experience immersive.

Connectivity Options:

Samsung has provided 2 HDMI ports and 1 USB port for wired connectivity. Samsung also has multiple proprietary connectivity options on this TV. Most of these work best with Samsung mobile phones.

First up is Bluetooth connect. This allows you to mirror the sound and video from your phone onto the TV. The great thing is that this works the other way round too. You can watch the picture on your TV while listening to the sound from your mobile phone. This can help you enjoy your favorite movies without disturbing others at home.

Another thing to note is that this TV is not a true Smart TV. It does not have apps available on it. Instead, there are Smart features available – Screen mirroring, screen share, audio capture and screen capture.

Warranty and after sales:

Samsung has a 1 year comprehensive warranty on the TV. A 1 year additional warranty is included for the LED panel.

Additional features:

There are a couple of nice features in this Samsung model. With an external storage device, you can capture audio from the TV as well as screenshots.

The Good
  • Outstanding picture and sound quality
  • Great features like TV audio to mobile phone
The Bad
  • Not a true Smart TV.

Sony Bravia KLV-40W562D Full HD LED Smart TV

Best 40 inch LED TVs in India under 40,000 - Sony Bravia KLV-40W672E  Full HD LED Smart TV

Introduction:

This is the most expensive TV on our list of best 40 inch LED TVs in India under 40,000. It barely makes it to the price bracket. Sony have crafted a very high quality product in the Bravia KLV-40W672E. Lets take a closer look at it in our detailed review. This is a Smart TV.

Picture Quality:

Among TV manufacturers, Sony has the best image processing algorithms. X-Reality Pro, the technology available on this TV is the top of the line. It powers their bigger models as well so you are getting the best in class here.

X-Reality Pro is a series of image processing methods run on your incoming picture. It upscales every incoming pixel to improve the color, sharpness and contrast. Picture noise is dramatically reduced to give you a lifelike picture quality.

Sound Quality:

The KLV-40W672E comes with great sound output. The total sound output from the two speakers is 30W. The sound system is equipped with a built in subwoofer. This gives it that extra bass thump when you listen to high energy music and movies.

This TV also comes with ClearAudio technology. ClearAudio is an audio processing technique which provides a surround sound effect. It also provides a separation between music and dialogue so you can enjoy your movies more.

Connectivity Options:

The KLV-40W672E has 2 HDMI and 2 USB ports as standard connectivity options. It also has multiple other ways for you to enjoy your digital media. Android smartphones can be connected to your TV via a micro USB cable. This provides plug and play functionality for your photos and videos. All this while your phone is charging.

The TV remote comes with inbuilt YouTube and Netflix buttons. So you can get to your favorite movies and videos faster.

Warranty and after sales:

Sony provides a standard 1 year manufacturer warranty with this TV.

Additional features:

Sony has built many India friendly features into this TV. Lets list them out

  • Multi format USB Play: You can watch all the movies stored in your hard disks directly on this TV. With a wide variety of formats supported, connectivity should be a breeze.
  • The TV menu is available in multiple Indian languages.
  • X-Protection Pro is a set of innovations made my Sony to protect your TV from the elements
    • The TV has no vents in the back to prevent dust build up.
    • The circuit board has an anti moisture coating
    • The primary capacitor protects against electricity surges
    • The TV is also protected against lightning
The Good
  • Great sound and picture quality
  • Smart connectivity features
The Bad
  • Premium pricing

Panasonic TH-40D200DX Full HD LED TV

Best 40 inch LED TVs in India under 40,000 - Panasonic TH-40D200DX Full HD LED TV

Introduction:

When it comes to TVs, Panasonic is a premium brand. This model – the TH-40D200DX however is one of their budget offerings. The TV comes with minimum frills and will provide a no-nonsense performance. Lets review this product in more detail. Note that this is a non Smart TV.

Picture Quality:

This is full HD TV and provides a resolution of 1920×1080. Since it is a budget model, there are no image processing technologies on-board. While watching standard definition TV, the picture quality is thus not great. It works well for all high definition content.

Sound Quality:

The sound output from this TV comes in at a total of 16W. This is not impressive by any standards but does the job in a regular sized room. You might want to look into a soundbar or speaker system if you are a sound enthusiast.

Connectivity Options:

Panasonic has provided 2 USB and 2 HDMI slots for this model. This will make it a breeze to connect your streaming devices to the TV.

Warranty and after sales:

Along with a standard 1 year warranty, Panasonic has also provided an additional 1 year warranty on the LED panel.

The Good
  • Competent picture quality
  • Value for money
The Bad
  • Sound quality is not great.

Onida LEO40FSAIN/LEO40FAIN Full HD Smart Android LED TV

Best 40 inch LED TVs in India under 40,000 - Onida LEO40FSAIN/LEO40FAIN Full HD Smart Android LED TV

Introduction:

It is hard to imagine that your TV would have specifications like an Operating System and on-board memory. With the advent of Smart TVs, this has become a reality. Onida’s model LEO40FSAIN/LEO40FAIN is a smart TV with an Android Operating System. It also has 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of onboard memory. Lets look at this model in more detail.

Picture Quality:

Onida has a proprietary image processing engine called SRVe or Super Real Visual Enhancer. This technology enhances the image on your TV continuously and improves the color, contrast and sharpness. While this is not on par with Sony or Panasonic, the picture quality is pretty good.

Sound Quality:

Onida as a TV brand prides itself on its sound quality. The total sound output from this TV is 18W. The sound quality is quite good and you will enjoy watching movies and videos on the TV.

Connectivity Options:

The connectivity options are where this TV really shines. The TV has an Android operating system. This means that your TV will stay upto date with new releases. You will also have access to the latest Android TV apps. This means that you will never run out of entertainment options.

The TV also comes with a fully functional web browser. You can browse the internet like on your computer. Onida has provided a Web Cruiser remote along with the TV. This remote acts like a keyboard, mouse and remote control all in one.

You can also connect your Android phone to the TV and enjoy screen sharing on the big screen. This can also be used to listen to the music playing on your phone.

The on-board RAM of 1 GB allows you to play games on your TV without any lag.

Warranty and after sales:

Onida provides a standard 1 year warranty on this model

Additional features:

Apart from all the smart features on this TV, it also features a quad core processor.

The Good
  • Android OS with smart features
  • Web browser with QWERTY remote
The Bad
  • None as such.

Samsung Series 5 40K5000 Full HD LED TV

Best 40 inch LED TVs in India under 40,000 - Samsung Series 5 40K5000 Full HD LED TV

Introduction:

TV manufacturers charge a high premium for a Smart TV compared to a non smart TV. With the advent of streaming media devices like Google Chromecast and Amazon Fire Stick, it makes sense to get a non Smart TV. This model from Samsung is a non Smart TV. Lets see how it performs in our detailed review.

Picture Quality:

Samsung has developed a few proprietary technologies for image enhancement. This model comes with Samsung wide color enhancer. This delivers richer and more diverse colors. It also presents a larger subset of colors and improves colors in darker areas.

Samsung also uses their Hyper Real engine for image processing on this model. This Hyper Real engine enhances the picture quality. It especially makes a difference if you are watching standard definition content on your Full HD TV.

Sound Quality:

This Samsung model comes with a total sound output of 20 Watts. Along with this, Samsung has also provided Dolby Digital Plus sound. The TV also has a downfiring subwoofer. This will provide the extra thump when you are listening to bass heavy programming.

Connectivity Options:

This Samsung Series 5 40K5000 has 2 USB and 2 HDMI ports. There is also an A/V in port and a headphones out port available. Together, these options are enough for most connectivity needs.

Warranty and after sales:

Samsung provides a comprehensive 1 year warranty on this model. A 1 year additional warranty on the panel is also available free of cost.

Additional features:

Samsung provides a very useful feature called triple protection on this TV. Triple protection protects the TV against Lightning, electricity surges and humidity.

This TV also comes with a 4 star BEE rating.

The Good
  • Good picture and sound quality
  • Triple protection feature for protecting against humidity, surge and lightning.
The Bad
  • None as such.