When you say your debut OLED TVs are the best thing ever — and when we happen to agree — you sell quite a few of them. But how do you then convince people that your newer OLEDs are better? LG's got a few upgrades underneath the hood that it thinks are a significant enough improvement to tempt new buyers.
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If you're buying a TV this year — and it's a good year to buy a TV — then you have only a few choices to make before you've picked out a great screen. As well as working out whether you want 4K or HDR, and what screen size you're after in the first place, and what inbuilt smart features you want, your main choice is what TV backlighting technology you want your new big-screen telly to use. We're here to tell you the difference between edge-lit and back-lit LED, LCD and OLED, quantum dot and local dimming, and more.
LG's last couple of OLED TVs have been pretty damn amazing — we've thought so, at least. There's an even better and more visually arresting TV about to hit electronics stores shelves, though; the new G6T Signature is a $10,999 OLED monster supporting the latest and greatest Dolby Vision and HDR codecs, with a built-in soundbar for serious audio.
In Formula 1, each constructors' cars feature incredibly advanced technology that slowly trickles down into road cars over the next decade. In the world of technology, things move much faster, and that's why Hisense's surprisingly affordable ULED TVs have the same quantum dot colour gamut widening tech that we've seen on top-tier LG and Samsung screens at a fraction of the price.
LG has been at the forefront of OLED TV development, and it's still the only TV brand with OLED screens in Australia. After releasing a few curved OLED TVs last year and one pioneering panel in 2014, it's now just answered the prayers of many a home cinema junkie — it's now selling flat 4K Ultra HD OLED TVs around the country.
Apple has opened a secretive laboratory in Taiwan to develop new LCD and OLED screen technologies for its devices, according to a report by Bloomberg.
It's an age-old question, like cats or dogs, Kirk or Picard? PlayStation or Xbox? All tough questions with equally tough answers, and the same can be said for LCD versus OLED televisions.
The key element for a great smartphone has always been a truly innovative and top performing display, and the best leading edge smartphones have always flaunted their super high tech displays. It's the display performance that determines how good and how beautiful everything on the smartphone looks, including camera photos, and also how usable and how readable the screen remains in high ambient lighting. It is the crown jewel of the smartphone.
A lot of amazing engineering and design goes into making your smartphone. And smartphone displays are one of the most important parts — they're your window onto the internet, and the world. But the technical terms we use to describe them can be pretty confusing. Here's how to sound like you know what you're talking about when it comes to displays.
At last year's CES, we heard how OLED was the future of TV. Blacker blacks, more vibrant colour and dangerously sexy curves. Flash forward a year and Samsung is cheering for a new technology: SUHD TV, powered by Quantum Dot technology. But what of OLED? Can you still buy a great Samsung OLED TV in 2015?