Yes, we know, it’s all in the thought. But, somehow, we feel more appreciated when there’s a four figure dollar amount behind the thought. Keep that in mind while you peruse some of the TVs that have excited us in recent months. What a gift a TV would make! But if you can’t quite stretch to those amounts, we’ve tossed in a couple of more modestly priced UltraHD Blu-ray players.

Sony Master A9F OLED 4K TV – $4,998

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With its premium OLED TVs, Sony has gone for striking styling. This one will truly adorn your loved one’s home. But there’s more to it than that. Sony TVs have some of the best picture processing capabilities out there. This TV couples those abilities with a magnificent OLED panel. No other technology can do black like OLED.

For sound, this 55 inch TV uses its Acoustic Surface Audio+ technology, which in effect turns the TV panel itself into a giant speaker. It is one of the first to implement “eARC”. Don’t know what that is? Then check out our review.

Read our review here. We rated it at 4.5/5.

Samsung Q9 – $5,899/$9,499

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Samsung, after a brief flirtation several years ago, has eschewed OLED in favour of its own QLED technology. Where OLED excels in allowing perfect, unmuddied blacks, QLED concentrates on brightness. OLED will peak at 1,000 nits of brightness if you’re lucky. This Samsung QLED TV will peak at double that. With more movies appearing taking advantage of the greater brightness range in HDR, your loved one will be thrilled by the startling brightness of the picture.

And don’t forget the smarts, which are based on Samsung’s Tizen operating system.

The prices above are for the 65-inch and 75-inch models. How much do you want to spend? It’s up to you.

Read our review here. We rated it at 4.5/5.

Sony UBP-X700 4K UltraHD Blu-ray player – $328

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Why, we remember when the first DVD player to sell under a thousand dollars was celebrated. The first couple of Blu-ray players were around $2,000. Yet here you can buy a first class UltraHD Blu-ray player – from a respect brand, too! – for only $328. You might not be able to afford a TV for her, but how about one of these?

And it has all the goodies, including support for Dolby Vision video (not all of them do that). It will even play Super Audio CDs. And it has plenty of smart stuff, so it can stream Netflix or play Spotify music (if you have a premium subscription to that service).

Read our review here. We rated it at 4.3/5.

LG UBK90 UltraHD Blu-ray player – $399

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Of course, Sony isn’t the only one with an UltraHD Blu-ray player. It seems that our reviewer likes this one from LG even more than Sony’s. He certainly gave it a higher rating, despite the higher price. LG is a big backer of Dolby Vision, so of course this player supports that.

This is one of those players with various picture processing functions. We’d suggest that you suggest he or she leaves those alone. It’s best to use the TV’s controls for those things.

Our reviewer was impressed by the smart functionality, including the ability to stream content from his DLNA server.

Read our review here. We rated it at 4.5/5.