1. James Auman's Avatar
    Will be buying a new TV this year for my XBOX One X (for games/streaming TV) and XBOX 360 (for my XBOX Media Center Extender!). Are some TV's more friendly to the Microsoft ecosystem than others? Or are they all basically running some manner of Android in the background with Google services needed to take full advantage. I thought about Samsung, but they show it pairing with their Samsung phone (Android) and SmartThings line of home automation (not Microsoft friendly). LG seems to be the same deal. But it seems like Samsung/LG is where it's at, quality and feature-wise. Just curious.
    03-08-2018 10:14 AM
  2. RumoredNow's Avatar
    LG TVs are running webOS, but maybe we need more details on what end use scenarios you have to see how compatible it might be.

    LG Smart TVs: Internet Ready TVs w/ Apps | LG USA
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    03-08-2018 11:57 AM
  3. blueyestm's Avatar
    I have a Samsung QLED with my XBox One X. What else are you looking for it to do? The remote pairs with my Amazon devices and has voice capability.
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    03-08-2018 10:13 PM
  4. James Auman's Avatar
    I'd like to see Cortana integration for one.
    03-15-2018 10:08 PM
  5. RumoredNow's Avatar
    I'd like to see Cortana integration for one.
    Maybe make your existing TV smart by adding an Xbox then...
    03-16-2018 10:38 AM
  6. Sunstorming's Avatar
    Yeah but which TV is the best 4K TV for the money whilst using your Xbox One X ? Visio? Samsung? TCL? LG? Radio Shack?
    03-17-2018 03:24 PM
  7. Monte Constable1's Avatar
    I like my Sony quite a lot.
    03-17-2018 04:02 PM
  8. unmorphed's Avatar
    Smartthings is 'Microsoft' friendly, it integrates with Cortana now. Unfortunately, Smartthings is actually broken on Samsung TVs now.

    You're not going to find a TV that has a magical connection to your Xbox.
    03-17-2018 04:51 PM
  9. MitchDoc's Avatar
    I like my Sony quite a lot.
    Just be a little careful with this, as most of the Sony TVs currently do not support HDR10, and only support Dolby Vision. Xbox One X only supports HDR10 if you want the best possible experience, especially for gaming from your XB1X. I have been doing a lot of research lately to upgrade my own TV, I have found that the Samsung Qled 9000 series and the LG OLeds have some of the best review for XB1X gaming Unfortunately, no Cortana in any of those
    03-17-2018 04:53 PM
  10. xfatalx zero's Avatar
    OK so for the longest time I wanted LG but I realize Samsung's interface is really well just so you guys know I looked at Samsung's new 2018 qled televisions and the really awesome thing about it is they will sync with Arlo cameras ring doorbells and a whole bunch of other smart features that you can view right on your television when you ask Bixby so a lot of people don't like Bixby a lot of people don't like certain things about samsung as I used to hate a lot about samsung but right now they are about to become truly the one company to push IOT and every device they have so if you want a nice system to run off all the same hardware and software without having a bunch of different companies I recommend the new QLED
    03-17-2018 04:54 PM
  11. Mikejl87's Avatar
    The most friendliest would have to be the Samsung Q7, seeing as Samsung is partnered with Microsoft to promote the Xbox One X on QLED TVs. If you want the best picture, then it would have to be the LG OLEDs. If those are a bit out of your range, the Sony 900E is also an excellent choice. Someone mentioned how Sony TVs support Dolby Vision but not HDR10; this is wrong. Its actually backwards: Sony TVs support HDR10 but not Dolby Vision (as of now, not sure if they plan on adding it later) They did however announce 2018 Sony TVs will support both when they are released. Finally if you're on a budget but don't want to compromise too much, there is the TCL P Series which covers all the needs for an Xbox One X and delivers low input lag as well. The 2018 models have been announced to come out later in the spring with some upgrades as well as keeping the same price, if you would rather wait for those.
    03-17-2018 05:40 PM
  12. Bigsteelguy's Avatar
    Will be buying a new TV this year for my XBOX One X (for games/streaming TV) and XBOX 360 (for my XBOX Media Center Extender!). Are some TV's more friendly to the Microsoft ecosystem than others? Or are they all basically running some manner of Android in the background with Google services needed to take full advantage. I thought about Samsung, but they show it pairing with their Samsung phone (Android) and SmartThings line of home automation (not Microsoft friendly). LG seems to be the same deal. But it seems like Samsung/LG is where it's at, quality and feature-wise. Just curious.
    Yes get a Hisense 2017 model H9 plus or the H8 series. You won't be disappointed, or wait for the 2018 models to come in, but Hisense makes incredible TV's best for gaming, Netflix and sports. They are similer to Samsung, but much cheaper. They also last longer than other TV's. The 2018 models comes with Dolby Vision and HDR10 from what I hear.
    03-18-2018 05:37 AM
  13. Bigsteelguy's Avatar
    Hisense makes some remarkable TV's, they are like Samsung but much cheaper, but with same quality or better. Their 2018 models comes with Dolby Vision, HDR10 and Alexa built in. They are perfect for gaming, and I own a 2016 H8 series model, and my only regret is I should have gotten a 65" instead. I have plans on upgrading within a year or so myself to the 2018 model.
    03-18-2018 05:41 AM
  14. Bigsteelguy's Avatar
    Hisense, either the H9 or H8 series.
    03-18-2018 05:42 AM
  15. pdch's Avatar
    I use a Vizio P series. Phenomenal picture and GREAT response time. I don't know exactly how you want it to be "friendly" as my tv is essentially just a monitor since I run EVERYTHING through Xbox.
    03-18-2018 09:37 AM
  16. gamo62's Avatar
    Will be buying a new TV this year for my XBOX One X (for games/streaming TV) and XBOX 360 (for my XBOX Media Center Extender!). Are some TV's more friendly to the Microsoft ecosystem than others? Or are they all basically running some manner of Android in the background with Google services needed to take full advantage. I thought about Samsung, but they show it pairing with their Samsung phone (Android) and SmartThings line of home automation (not Microsoft friendly). LG seems to be the same deal. But it seems like Samsung/LG is where it's at, quality and feature-wise. Just curious.
    You guys need to take a look at the TCL P Series. CNET raves about that line. And less than $600 for a 55
    03-18-2018 11:28 AM
  17. Codename_Falcon's Avatar
    If cost isn't a big factor I would look at the Sony XBR-Z9D series. I suggest you ask your question in the AVSforums to get more informed responses. They tend to be very picky about the various TV's.
    03-18-2018 12:14 PM
  18. RumoredNow's Avatar
    CNET raves about that line.
    I've zero faith in CNET for the last several years. They seem like bought and paid for shills. Horrid site, IMHO.
    03-19-2018 12:18 PM

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