These are the best OLED TVs to buy right now. OLED TVs are really pricey, at first when they were introduced, we actually didn’t think they will take off. However, we have seen lots of stunning OLED TVs that might cost you a arm just to own one. Thanks to the big guys like LG and Sony for making OLED TVs worth the wait. Over the years, we have witnessed how Television really evolved to what we it is now. We were pretty stunned when we saw 4K Ultra HD resolution and HDR on TVs. Well, here comes OLED technology which has totally redefined the way we view our TVs these days.
OLED TVs are known for its ultra-dark black tones and punchy contrast which is better than what we typically see on Plasma TVs. OLED stands for organic light-emitting diode, the technology uses organic compounds that light up when it receives technology. Unlike LED TVs which requires a backlight, the OLED has individual pixel which emits light, resulting to vibrant contrasts, a better range of colors and wider viewing angles. Even though LG and Samsung were the first two companies to introduce OLED TVs in 2013, the latter ditched the technology to focus on 4K LCD and QLED screens. Without further ado, these are the best OLED TVs to buy right now.
1. LG OLED55C8
The C8 is unarguably one of the best OLED TVs we’ve seen in a while, you get to choose from either a 55-inch or 65-inch screens. It houses the Alpha 9 processor which provides the best image processing you’ll ever witness. It comes with a dedicated gaming mode, supports standard HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) output, and Technicolor’s Advanced HDR. Even though it’s a bit pricey @ $2,500, you will be getting a beast.
2. Sony A8F
This is Sony’s best OLED TV yet, it uses Android TV compared to the webOS platform which LG runs on. The Sony A8F uses the screen as its speaker and vibrates to produce the output making it magical. There’s no speaker space around or behind the screen, it has a 65-inch and 55-inch model as well. Of course, it’s powered by the X1 Extreme processor which offers real-time processing and retails for $3,798.
3. LG OLED65W8 (W8)
The LG OLED65W8 (W8) is a pretty powerful OLED TV and pricey, it’s one of the best OLED TVs right now. The TV is popularly known as the “wallpaper TV” because of how thin it is, it also fits perfectly into any wall. You can get it as well in 65 and 77-inch model, it’s powered by the Alpha 9 processor just like the C8. The W8 displays 4K @ 120 frames-per-second, but this might set you back $7,500.
4. Panasonic TC-77EZ1000
Panasonic knows exactly how to make them, this beast will set you back a jaw-dropping $20,000. But at least you will be getting a lot of value for your money, it sports a 65-inch screen and powered by Studio Color HCX2 processor. It’s the favorite TV for Hollywood filmmakers, it boasts of the rare THX-certified display which takes over 400 lab test to get. You also get Bluetooth support, four HDMI ports, a web browser and an app store.
5. Panasonic FZ950
This is the newest flagship OLED TV from Panasonic and one of the best OLED TVs right now. It sports a HCX processor and boasts of dynamic LUTs, Dolby Vision, support for HDR10+, a Dynamic Scene Optimizer, a Technics 80-watt speaker and lots more. The HDR10+ on the Panasonic FZ950 supports scene-by-scene HDR optimization. It runs on Firefox TV OS, supports Hybrid Log-Gamma and available in 55 and 65-inch variants. The FZ950 will set you back about $2,700.
These are the best OLED TVs to buy right now, they are all pricey but offers quality features like wider viewing angles, impressive contrasts and amazing colors. Will you be getting any? Let us know below.