A $500 TV Is Usually Good Enough. But What Makes a $2,000 TV Worth It?

Why would anyone spend $2,000 on a TV? Our readers (and even fellow Wirecutter writers) ask this question often—especially once we’ve crowned the best budget 4K TV for the year. Though the right $500 TV may indeed be good enough for the lion’s share of buyers, spending more on a premium TV secures considerable improvements in picture performance, feature set, and/or build quality.