OLED TV Advice

jai247
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edited 26 December 2018 at 1:19PM in TV MoneySaving
Hi

I am looking for some advice on OLED TV's. I currently have the LG OLED55C8 and I am not happy with the overall picture quality and Auto Dimming on the TV.
I previously had the LG OLEDB7V which I loved and have given this to my parents.
I am looking to have the TV exchanged am have the following sets in mind but wanted to get advice if anyone has any of these TV's or can recommended any others.

LG OLED55B8 (no auto dimming)
Panasonic TX-55FZ802
Sony KD-55AF8

TV features preferable:
* Main viewing will be SD and HD content via SKY Q
* Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos included but not mandatory.
* Good Smart features
* Good quality sound without a sound-bar as I live in a flat
* TV will not be professional calibrated, however will adjust manually. Good out of the box settings.
* Frequent movie viewing, occasional sports and gaming.

Thanks
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  • Inner_Zone
    Inner_Zone Posts: 2,853 Forumite
    edited 23 December 2018 at 3:21PM
    Depends on what features you want:


    Dolby Video but neither Android OS or HDR10+, LG.


    Android OS but neither DV or HDR10+, Sony.


    HDR10+ but neither Android or DV, Panasonic.


    LG 55B6V owner.
  • You can turn the auto dimming off can you not? Have you tried googling for best picture settings?

    Perhaps :- https://www.rtings.com/tv/reviews/lg/c8/settings
  • I own the LG OLED55B8, got from Richersounds with the 6 year warranty. Great set, brilliant picture, only downfall is as with mosty large screen hd sets, SD broadcasts look abysmal. I set mine up using Vivid then adjusted some of vivid parameters to best suit me
  • getmore4less
    getmore4less Posts: 46,882
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    AVforums is the place for this sort of question
  • jai247
    jai247 Posts: 85
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    I have checked AVforums but wanted to get some advice form people who might own some of the sets. This forum is also the place to ask the question so don't tell me what to do.

    djpleasure thanks for your comments, appreciated.

    Colin_Maybe the only way to turn off the autodimming is through the master menu, but I cant figure out how to access it. Tried googling it but it doesnt work.
  • jai247 wrote: »
    I have checked AVforums but wanted to get some advice form people who might own some of the sets. This forum is also the place to ask the question so don't tell me what to do.

    djpleasure thanks for your comments, appreciated.

    Colin_Maybe the only way to turn off the autodimming is through the master menu, but I cant figure out how to access it. Tried googling it but it doesnt work.
    No-one is telling you what to do, getmore4less was just making the reasonable suggestion to go to the site with the best concentration of experts to get more help if you require, but if you don't want to do that that's fine. ;)

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  • getmore4less
    getmore4less Posts: 46,882
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    it was just a suggestion.

    It really depends what you are looking for,

    If it was quality picture you would have gone for the Panasonic in the first place.

    What made you pick a C8.
  • jai247
    jai247 Posts: 85
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    it was just a suggestion.

    It really depends what you are looking for,

    If it was quality picture you would have gone for the Panasonic in the first place.

    What made you pick a C8.

    What made me go for it, the countless awards the TV has won?

    Its had a 5 star reviews on most of the tech sites I have checked.

    So obviously wouldnt of gone for the Panasonic. If you dont mind, stop replying on this thread.
  • getmore4less
    getmore4less Posts: 46,882
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    edited 27 December 2018 at 11:40AM
    {Edited by Forum Team}

    A bunch of 5* reviews is a poor way to be selecting TV tech you need to be looking at the details underneath the reviews on features and performance to make a more informed choice and ensure it matches your requirements.

    An example might be do you want/need DV or DA support.

    How important is HDR performance, what HDR sources do you have

    or picture accuracy out of the box, are you getting it professionally calibrated.

    what will you be viewing, any gaming or sport they influence choices

    if you don't tell people what is important to you any suggestions are stab in the dark.
  • wongataa
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    jai247 wrote: »
    I have checked AVforums but wanted to get some advice form people who might own some of the sets. This forum is also the place to ask the question so don't tell me what to do.

    djpleasure thanks for your comments, appreciated.

    Colin_Maybe the only way to turn off the autodimming is through the master menu, but I cant figure out how to access it. Tried googling it but it doesnt work.
    AVForums is the place to ask people who own various models of televisions including this one. As it is a site dedicated to things like televisions you are much more likely to get questions answered on particular television models, especially more technical questions. Have you asked there if it is possible to turn off auto dimming?
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