11 best TVs for the kitchen

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

For quite some time now, many Russians want to have a TV in every room, with the possible exception of the bathroom. Some people at one time managed to find a place in the kitchen for a pot-bellied TV, created using CRT technology. Now everything is much simpler – models with an LCD screen do not take up much space. In this regard, we decided to talk about the best TVs, primarily intended for use in the kitchen.

How to choose a TV for the kitchen

If you think about it, when choosing a TV for the kitchen, you need to focus on slightly different parameters than when buying a device for a living room or a children's room. It is unlikely that your kitchen has a huge area, and therefore you immediately need to cut off options with a screen diagonal of more than 28 inches. You should also think about how you will mount the device. If there is a free wall, make sure the model you purchase supports the wall mount. If you are going to put the TV in a cabinet, on refrigerators or somewhere else, then the traditional version with a stand will suit.

How do you decide on the size of your kitchen TV? To do this, you need to focus on the area of ​​the room:

  1. 6 m2 – will arrange a TV with a screen diagonal of 18 to 20 inches;
  2. From 7 to 10 m2 – you need a TV with a display diagonal of 20 to 23 inches;
  3. From 10 to 16 m2 – a TV with a screen diagonal of 23 to 26 inches is suitable;
  4. Over 16 m2 – you're in luck, you need to start off from the 27-inch diagonal.

Of course, these are only approximate parameters. In fact, it all depends on where the dining table is, as well as the location of the TV itself. But what cannot be argued with is the fact that the model purchased for the kitchen must have maximum viewing angles. They are provided by an IPS-matrix, as well as screens created using a similar technology. And it is better to come to the store, assessing the viewing angles on your own – in this regard, you should not believe anyone's words. In all sorts of reviews it can be written that there are no problems with viewing angles, but in fact it turns out that some distortions in the color rendition are still present.

Perhaps these are the main criteria for choosing a TV for the kitchen. Thinking about Smart TV last. As for the screen resolution, 720p is fine with a small diagonal. Also, do not forget that the analog signal has ceased to be relevant, so it is desirable that the TV has support for the DVB-T2 standard (or DVB-C if connected to a cable operator). There is no need to bother about the number of connectors – you are unlikely to place additional devices in the kitchen.

Separately, we note that there are so-called built-in TVs. They are embedded, for example, in a cabinet door. But it is almost impossible to find such devices in Russian stores, so in our rating we will tell you only about one such model.

Rating of the best TVs for the kitchen

Nomination a place Name of product price
The best compact TVs for small kitchens (up to 22 inches) 1 Samsung UE22H5600 RUB 12,999
2 LG 22LH450V RUB 10,140
3 Samsung T22E310EX RUB 9,990
4 Philips 22PFS4022 RUB 8,990
5 Toshiba 22S1650EV RUB 8 680
The best TVs for the kitchen up to 28 inches 1 Samsung T27H390SI 16 435 RUB
2 LG 24MT58VF-PZ RUB 12,290
3 Philips 24PFT4032 RUB 15 700
4 Samsung UE28J4100A RUB 11,999
5 Akai LES-28A67W RUB 11,990
The best TV to integrate into kitchen furniture 1 AVEL AVS220K (Magic Mirror) RUB 39,900

The best compact TVs for small kitchens (up to 22 inches)

Samsung UE22H5600

Rating: 4.9

Samsung UE22H5600

A small TV with a screen diagonal of less than 22 inches (56 cm). The device has a modern look, offering a slimmer bezel and an elegant silver-painted stand. This device cannot be called cheap – in Russian retail they ask 15 thousand rubles for it. In this regard, one should not be surprised by the presence of Smart TV here. This feature will allow you to abandon the use of a smartphone in the kitchen, quickly getting acquainted with the news and fresh arrivals in online cinemas using the TV. The connection to the router is carried out via Wi-Fi – you don't have to pull the network cable. The product is also capable of boasting a decent number of connectors – on the rear panel you can find a headphone jack, two HDMI inputs and the same number of USB ports. Everything is in order with the TV and with a digital TV tuner – terrestrial and cable standards are supported, only the satellite is left behind.

Perhaps the most important advantage of the Samsung UE22H5600 is the display – it has a resolution Full HD, and its refresh rate is brought to 100 Hz. It is a pity that the sound does not match the screen in any way. Two speakers are built into the TV, but the power of each does not exceed 3 watts. Surprisingly, this is the only significant drawback of the device, if we forget about the price.

Advantages

  • The screen has maximum viewing angles;

  • Wall mountable;

  • Weight does not exceed 3.6 kg;

  • There are a large number of connectors;

  • Smart TV available;

  • Increased sweep frequency;

  • The picture is displayed with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels;

disadvantages

  • High price;

  • Quiet sound.

LG 22LH450V

Rating: 4.8

LG 22LH450V

And this is a relatively inexpensive TV, the main distinguishing feature of which is the maximum viewing angles. They are provided by a 21.5-inch IPS-panel, which is also capable of boasting a resolution Full HD. Not bad for a device that costs less than RUB 11,000. Note that the sweep frequency is standard here. However, with such a small size, it does not disappoint at all.

This device can recognize any digital TV standards, even satellite DVB-S2. It should be noted that there is only one TV tuner here, so if you have different antennas, you will have to make a choice in favor of one. The device also includes two speakers with a power of 5 W each – typical acoustics for such a small TV, it will be enough in the kitchen. It is unlikely that in such conditions there will be claims to the number of connectors. But we must admit that one HDMI jack and one USB port is not enough for, for example, a children's room.

LG The 22LH450V is one of the lightest TVs on our list. It weighs only 3 kg and that includes the stand! That is, even a fragile girl can lift the device and put it on the table.

Advantages

  • Minimum weight;

  • The price tag is not very high;

  • Viewing angles are maximum;

  • The screen has a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels;

  • All digital TV standards are supported;

  • Can be hung on the wall;

  • Sound enough;

disadvantages

  • There is no Smart TV;

  • There are no analog inputs at all;

  • Many specimens have flashes at the corners of the screen;

Samsung T22E310EX

Rating: 4.8

Samsung T22E310EX

Outwardly, not everyone will like this TV. Its frames, painted in the usual black color, are too wide. However, much more important is the fact that there is a 22-inch (56 cm) matrix with a resolution Full HD. On such a screen, the picture looks very detailed. Moreover, it is clearly visible from any angle, which is especially important when using such a device in the kitchen. You cannot find fault with the brightness of the backlight of this screen. But the response time turned out to be too long – it reaches 8 ms. But no one will connect a game console to a kitchen TV, just as hardly anyone will try to watch high-quality video files. When watching digital TV, you hardly pay attention to the long response time. By the way, cable and terrestrial standards are supported here, but a receiver is required for a satellite.

There are two HDMI ports and one USB port on the back of the device. There are also obsolete analog jacks – for example, SCART. The manufacturer did not forget about the headphone jack. It is unlikely that it will be useful in the kitchen, but it is far from the fact that the TV will be in this room forever.

Unfortunately, many small screen TVs have overly weak speakers at their disposal. The Samsung T22E310EX is just such a case. The total power of the speaker system is only 6 W. Of course, there is an optical output for connecting speakers. But who will install them in the kitchen? Also, some buyers find fault with the lack of Smart TV – many are already accustomed to smart functions in a wide variety of electronics.

Advantages

  • There are a large number of connectors;

  • Affordable cost;

  • There is a wall mount;

  • Excellent viewing angles;

  • LCD matrix raised to 1080p;

  • Weight does not exceed 3.25 kg;

  • Connection of headphones is possible;

disadvantages

  • Weak acoustics;

  • Wide bezel;

  • The screen has a long response time;

  • No support for digital TV satellite standard;

Philips 22PFS4022

Rating: 4.7

Philips 22PFS4022

The screen size of this TV is 21.5 inches (55 cm). The Chinese brand owners ordered the production of the LCD panel from a third party supplier. They were not mistaken with the choice – the display was created using IPS technology, so the viewing angles turned out to be maximum, and it is difficult to find fault with the quality of color reproduction. Please also note that the resolution of the LCD panel is 1920×1080. Movies and photos look perfect on such a screen – in short, media content contained on a connected USB flash drive. And when watching television, absolutely all of its jambs are noticeable. By the way, the device supports absolutely all digital TV standards – both terrestrial, cable, and satellite. That is, for the owner of such a device, the article we wrote earlier The Best Digital Set-Top Boxes and Receivers will be completely irrelevant. It's nice that there are two independent TV tuners here. This allows, in addition to the satellite dish, to connect an indoor antenna or cable.

This TV weighs only 2.6 kg. The stand is made of plastic, and therefore it weighs only 50 g. On the back of the device you can find a headphone jack, as well as some other connectors – for example, SCART, a pair of HDMI inputs and one USB port. In short, a good set even for a child's room, bedroom or living room, not to mention the option for the kitchen. Partly, it is thanks to this number of connectors that the device got into our rating.

This TV costs about 12 thousand rubles. In this regard, the product could not but receive a number of shortcomings. And if you can spit on the standard sweep frequency, then the weak speakers are a little disappointing. And the optical audio output does not help, because there is no place for speakers in the kitchen. However, let's not scare you – in the relative silence, the TV is heard very well.

Advantages

  • Built-in two TV tuners;

  • The TV turned out to be very light;

  • You can connect headphones;

  • A large number of connectors;

  • Maximum viewing angles;

  • LCD resolution is 1920×1080 pixels;

  • Wall mount available;

  • All digital TV standards are supported;

disadvantages

  • No Smart TV;

  • The total power of the speakers is 6 W.

Toshiba 22S1650EV

Rating: 4.6

Toshiba 22S1650EV

It is impossible not to mention in our rating about an excellent TV produced by Toshiba. This model differs from the devices discussed above in very thin frames. The stand also looks somewhat unusual. Otherwise, this is a typical LCD TV for the kitchen, which has relatively modest characteristics, and which is sold for about 10 thousand rubles. For example, the 22-inch display used here only offers HD resolution. However, this will be enough in the kitchen. It is unlikely that the buyer will complain about the refresh rate of the screen, which is 50 Hz. The viewing angles here are close to maximum, so you can see what is happening from anywhere in the kitchen.

Such an inexpensive TV could not get Smart TV support at its disposal. If you want to watch a specific movie, you will first have to download it to a USB flash drive, the connector for which is present here in a single copy. The product also has two HDMI inputs, one VGA connector and even an Ethernet port. The latter is essentially only needed to update the software. In a word, it will never be used by a buyer. But the holes for mounting on the wall may well be used. The TV turned out to be very light, so in theory it can be hung even on a fairly large cabinet door that is part of a kitchen set.

The device does not support the satellite TV standard. As for DVB-T2 and DVB-C, there are no problems with their recognition. Sound is output here using two speakers with a total power of 8 watts.

Advantages

  • Weight without stand does not exceed 2.3 kg;

  • Very thin bezels;

  • Low cost;

  • The screen has good viewing angles;

  • Wall mountable;

  • Headphone output is not forgotten;

  • Adequate number of connectors;

disadvantages

  • Not the most powerful speaker system;

  • There is no support for the satellite DVB-S2 standard.

  • There is no Smart TV;

  • Display resolution – 1366×768 pixels;

The best TVs for the kitchen up to 28 inches

Samsung T27H390SI

Rating: 4.9

Samsung T27H390SI

A very unusual TV with a 27-inch display. It differs from previous models by its stand, which turned out to be quite high. Also, the product has a very thin frame, and the thickness of the device cannot be called anything large. But the price tag does not break records for minimalism – for this model, Russian sellers ask about 18 thousand rubles. But on the other hand, the lack of serious savings allowed the manufacturer to introduce support for Smart TV here. And we cannot say that the operating system Tizen often slows down – it is noticeable that a good processor and a decent amount of RAM are hidden under the TV case. Although we will not argue that there are no brakes at all.

The display installed here has a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. There are no problems with viewing angles. The sound should also please the buyer, since the total power of the two speakers is 10 watts. For the kitchen, this parameter is more than enough. As for the digital TV tuner, it supports DVB-T2 and DVB-C standards. Only the satellite standard was left overboard, in the case of a dish, you will have to think about connecting a receiver. By the way, two HDMI inputs and some analog connectors are used here to connect external equipment. Equipped with a TV and a USB port to which a flash drive or external hard drive is connected.

Perhaps, the Japanese manufacturer has got a solid and memorable device. It may well become a decoration for any kitchen. You can only scold the creators for using an external power supply. However, this cannot be considered a disadvantage – you just need to be prepared for the presence of one.

Advantages

  • Nice appearance;

  • Decent number of connectors;

  • Decent speakers;

  • Maximum viewing angles;

  • Smart TV available;

  • Can be hung on the wall;

  • The screen has a resolution of 1080p;

disadvantages

  • Standard refresh rate;

  • No satellite TV support;

  • The price will not suit everyone;

LG 24MT58VF-PZ

Rating: 4.8

LG 24MT58VF-PZ

One of the most inexpensive 24-inch IPS TVs. In Russian stores, this model can be bought for 13 thousand rubles, and sometimes even cheaper. But the device got into our rating not only because of the affordable price tag. Almost all other characteristics should please the buyer. For example, this TV has a resolution Full HD, which allows you to watch movies in high detail. Well, the production technology used speaks of the maximum viewing angles. It is because of this that many people install this device in the kitchen.

As expected, the creation of the company LG received a digital TV tuner at its disposal. Unlike competitors with a similar price tag, this model supports absolutely all standards – from terrestrial DVB-T2 to satellite DVB-S2. Allows the device and watch the content located on the USB drive. You can also connect a game console or some other equipment to your TV using a pair of HDMI connectors. Connecting headphones is also available here, which, however, is not very important for the kitchen.

This model has no significant drawbacks. The South Koreans even took care of good sound by introducing a pair of 5W speakers into their creation. You can only regret the complete absence of smart functionality. But nothing else could be expected from a TV with such a price tag.

Advantages

  • LCD display resolution – 1920×1080 pixels;

  • TV is not heavy;

  • Low cost;

  • Connection of headphones is possible;

  • Optimal set of connectors;

  • Good speaker system;

  • All digital TV standards are supported;

  • Maximum viewing angles;

  • Can be attached to the wall;

  • Sufficiently thin bezels;

disadvantages

  • No Smart TV;

  • Short power supply cable;

  • Flimsy stand;

Philips 24PFT4032

Rating: 4.7

Philips 24PFT4032

TV, which has become quite rare now. However, if you find it on sale, and even at a very low price, then you can make a purchase without hesitation. The device got a screen with a diagonal of 23.6 inches (exactly 60 cm). At the same time, the display is made using IPS technology, which indicates the maximum viewing angles. But in the kitchen, the TV will look perfect not only because of this, but also because of the case, painted in white. Nothing bad can be said about the resolution – it is 1920×1080 pixels. It is a pity that the scan rate is standard here. However, in the kitchen, this parameter will definitely not worry.

This device is great for watching terrestrial and cable TV. It is deprived only of support for the satellite DVB-S2 standard. That is, watching satellite TV is possible only through the receiver. Interestingly, the device got an FM radio at its disposal, which saves the kitchen from an additional device (if, of course, you were still using the radio). Unfortunately, the creators decided to save money on sound. The music is audible clearly, but it cannot be called loud.

It remains to add that the TV includes two HDMI connectors, a headphone jack and a USB port. This product weighs no more than 3.3 kg with its stand. Smart functionality, as you might guess, is not here.

I must admit that this model got into our rating primarily due to the white color of the case and the high-quality display. The rest of the device's characteristics are not surprising.

Advantages

  • Decent number of connectors;

  • Built-in FM radio;

  • Wall mount available;

  • Maximum viewing angles;

  • The screen has a resolution of 1080p;

  • The white device looks great in the kitchen;

disadvantages

  • There is no Smart TV;

  • Difficult to find on sale;

  • The total acoustics power does not exceed 6 W;

  • No support for digital TV satellite standard;

Samsung UE28J4100A

Rating: 4.7

Samsung UE28J4100A

Another small TV, primarily intended for use in the kitchen. It has a familiar design, its body is painted in a typical black color. This device is sold for about 14-15 thousand rubles, while its screen has only HD-resolution. Why then did he get into our rating? Perhaps due to its durability. South Koreans know a lot about LCD TVs, so you are unlikely to encounter a breakdown of this model in the coming years. The high build quality allows the device to work perfectly even when there is a lot of steam in the kitchen. And you can hear it well even while washing dishes – for this one should thank a pair of speakers with a total power of 10 watts.

By the way, you cannot make any significant claims to the LCD display installed here. Yes, its resolution is low. But on the other hand, the manufacturer increased the sweep frequency to 100 Hz, as a result of which the action scenes look very smooth. Of course, for this you will have to watch content from a USB flash drive, since the device does not know how to properly draw digital TV frames. Still, one cannot fail to note the rather wide viewing angles. As mentioned above, this is one of the most important criteria for choosing a TV for the kitchen.

The device includes a digital TV tuner. It supports DVB-T2 and DVB-C standards, only the satellite signal is left out. We warn you right away: the device shows analog TV in disgusting quality, so it's better not to watch it. Of course, you can connect additional equipment to the TV using a pair of HDMI connectors. But will you bother with it? Maybe only a smart set-top box will find its place in the kitchen, since the TV itself is deprived of Smart TV support.

Advantages

  • Decent speakers;

  • Long service life;

  • Present in many stores;

  • Good viewing angles (but not maximum);

  • High refresh rate of the screen;

  • The connectors have everything you need;

  • There is a wall mount;

  • There is a headphone jack;

disadvantages

  • Large weight (4 kg);

  • There is no support for the satellite DVB-S2 standard;

  • Overpriced;

  • Resolution is only 1366×768 pixels;

  • No Smart TV;

Akai LES-28A67W

Rating: 4.6

Akai LES-28A67W

Another white TV in our ranking. It is much more common – it is not difficult to buy it, since the release of the device continues to this day. For 12 thousand rubles. the device offers, as it seems, the maximum possible. The connectors on the rear panel include three HDMI sockets and a pair of USB ports. Another important feature of the TV is its support for Smart TV. Here Android is used as the operating system. We must admit that from time to time the user will encounter slowdowns. However, if the device is used in the kitchen, then such moments will be extremely rare. The speaker system should also please. It consists of two speakers with a total power of 12 watts. Quite not bad for the relatively small size of the device itself!

Of course, such an inexpensive TV could not be a storehouse of advantages alone. It is impossible not to notice that a TV tuner, cut in its capabilities, is used here – it does not have support for the satellite DVB-S2 standard. The 28-inch screen, the resolution of which is only 1366×768 pixels, can disappoint even more. With such a diagonal, I would already like to enjoy the full Full HD. And the response time of the display turned out to be too long, which is why some blurring of the picture starts when the action is shown. But you can't find fault with the viewing angles – they turned out, if not maximum, then close to that.

Perhaps, Akai LES-28A67W still deserves a place in the kitchen. Moreover, someday it can be rearranged to another room, then using the functionality in full. Finally, we note that the weight of the TV is 3.6 kg – this is an adequate parameter for a device equipped with a 28-inch screen.

Advantages

  • Smart TV available;

  • Affordable price tag;

  • Loud and high quality speakers;

  • White is ideal for the kitchen;

  • Viewing angles are close to maximum;

  • Can be hung on the wall;

  • A very large number of USB and HDMI connectors;

  • There is a headphone jack;

disadvantages

  • Low resolution;

  • An atypical 135×100 mm VESA bracket is used;

  • Not the most convenient menu;

  • No support for digital TV satellite standard;

The best TV to integrate into kitchen furniture

AVEL AVS220K (Magic Mirror)

Rating: 4.8

AVEL AVS220K (Magic Mirror)

By far the most expensive TV in our ranking. He is also the most unusual. It is not for nothing that a magic mirror is indicated in its name. The fact is that by default the device is actually a mirror surface. If the TV is turned on, an image will appear in its center. And a mirror in the kitchen never hurts.

The device is built-in. That is, it can be installed in some niche. If only access to the connectors remains – there are quite a lot of them installed here, although not a record number. Despite the relatively small display hiding under the mirror, the picture is displayed with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. This suggests that the device is unlikely to become obsolete in the coming years. It is also impossible not to notice that the TV has a waterproof design. This means that it can be used even in a kitchen without a hood – the steam will definitely not damage the device. And there is also support for absolutely all digital TV standards, including satellite DVB-S2. As for the viewing angle, it is 170 degrees. Not the maximum, but even in the kitchen, such a parameter should suit.

The sad thing is that not everyone can afford such an original TV. For this model in Russian retail they ask for more than 36 thousand rubles. For the same money, you can buy a larger and more functional LCD TV. But you need to understand that it will definitely not be built-in and waterproof.

Advantages

  • Support for all digital TV standards has been implemented;

  • Low power consumption (42 W);

  • Loud enough sound;

  • Viewing angles are close to ideal;

  • All the most important connectors are included;

  • In the off state, it is a mirror;

  • Built into a wall or cabinet;

  • Screen resolution – 1080p;

disadvantages

  • Very high cost;

  • No Smart TV;

  • Only one TV tuner is built in;

  • Standard refresh rate;

Conclusion

Now you know everything about kitchen TVs. You got acquainted with the main selection criteria, and also learned about the best models among those present on the Russian market. Now it only remains to decide how much you are willing to spend on such a device.


Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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