If you want the real cinematic experience, you will want a top OLED TV. Unlike LED kits, which illuminate the entire screen, OLED (O for organic) screens illuminate individual pixels, which can then be turned off to achieve true blacks, while they also have a faster response time to limit blurring and give great contrast. This 55-inch LG model is a great price for the OLED model.
If you’re willing to spend a little more, the LG 65’s OLED model is also on sale for Curry for Black Friday, at 2 2,299, less than 2. 2,999 – an incredible savings of фу 700.
What to look for when buying a TV
Buying a TV is a huge investment – not only from a financial perspective, but also because it takes center stage in your living room, the heart of every home.
As such, you need to consider a lot if you want to buy a new TV in Black Friday sales. Not sure where to start? We covered you. Our cheat sheet below breaks down technical jargon (OLED, QLED and LED) and covers everything you need to know about screen size and sound quality.
Although larger ones are not always better, it is worth noting that manufacturers often reserve their premium OLED and QLED models for larger screen sizes. As such, the Telegraph writer Reek Reer recommends that you go for a TV with at least 55 inches (power supply: this is the distance from the bottom left to the top right of the screen, not its width).
The screen should be parallel to your eyes, with no more than 15 degrees tilt up or down, or a 40 degree angle to the left or right.
Picture quality: What is 4K and Ultra HD?
Think of your TV as a puzzle, with every pixel tile. The more tiles, the more detailed your puzzle will be. A standard high definition TV has two million pixels. 4K TV has eight million, so the details will be much better.
The term 4K therefore refers to ultra high resolution image quality and can be replaced by the term Ultra HD (or UHD on some models). 4K Ultra HD has a top screen resolution of eight million pixels – which is four times more than an HD TV. This means that you get a clearer screen image.
Generally, you should aim for 4K TVs as they are the highest quality TVs – 8K TVs aside.
However, 8K TVs are not always supported by the majority of broadcasters and you can not broadcast 8K or even buy 8K Blu-Rays.
Until 8K becomes mainstream, it is best to stick to 4K TVs. Almost all of these models have the ability to “enhance” standard HD content, and premium 4K models may include HDR (High Dynamic Range), contrast enhancement systems that make the colors more vivid on the screen.
You can see other terms when researching TV – such as “Full HD” and “HD Ready”. To clear up any confusion, below is a hierarchy of TVs, ranked from best picture quality to worst:
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- 4K / Ultra HD
- Full HD
- Ready for HD
- Standard definition
Other terms you need to know: OLED, QLED and LED
The brightness of the TV screen depends on whether it is an LED, OLED or QLED device. LED TV uses backlighting and turns off areas of light during dark scenes. If you combine this with HDR, you can get a better screen resolution due to the color contrast.
YOU ARE (Organic light emitting device) TVs have a more complex system. The pixels in these TVs emit their own light when an electric current is passed, as opposed to relying on a backlight for brightness. As such, pixels turn off their own color during dark scenes – so dark colors look darker and light ones appear. This method also means that OLED devices have lower power consumption than LED TVs.
QLED (Quantum Dot Light Emitting Diode) technology was designed by Samsung and released in 2018. QLED TVs use particles that are able to radiate many more colors with higher brightness, because they have a microscopic particle filter.
What is a smart TV?
Smart TV will include applications, reception services, streaming channels (such as Netflix and YouTube) and Internet access.
As the screen size continues to get thinner, the models have less room for front speakers. Therefore, we suggest that you either invest in a Dolby Atmos sound model (for movie effect) or find a soundtrack – which is usually available on Black Friday sales.