QLED and OLED Smart TV Home Entertainment Comparison

Are you ready to upgrade your television? The television manufacturing industry moves quickly, offering you more options than ever. The fact that you can tailor your viewing experience specifically to your preferences is amazing and a part of the fast-paced technological times we live in. Unfortunately, searching for your new big screen TV becomes a part-time job trying to sort through the various brands, models, features, accessories, and extended TV warranty plans.
One confusing pair of acronyms that keep cropping up are OLED and QLED. Do you know what these mean? If not, you’re far from alone. It’s an important question to consider when buying a new television.
Take a few moments to learn about both of these acronyms, what they mean in the industry, and what they mean to your flat-panel TV viewing experience and budget.

OLED Smart TVs

OLED stands for “Organic Light Emitting Diode” and has become a vital element in advanced flat-panel TV technology. You will find OLED tech in many high-end televisions. OLED describes the type of panel used to emit colors, images, and light inside your flat-panel TV. OLED technology has left many previous flat-screen iterations in the dust, as far as quality, such as CRT, and LED-LCD. Some argue OLED has surpassed QLED technology as well, but more on that discussion a little later. Most retailers currently highlight OLED technology front and center over other light-emission modes.
According to OLED-Info, OLED manufacturers use organic materials for these flat screens to emit light as electricity passes through them. They don’t require filters and backlight like LCDs do, and they are far more efficient, easier to produce, and thinner. Some manufacturers are designing OLEDS that are flexible to the point they are rollable.
You’ll enjoy excellent picture quality with an OLED focused on infinite contrast, brilliant colors, a fast response rate, and wide viewing angles. Here are a few additional benefits of an OLED flat-panel TV:
  • They have perfect blacks, making them ideal for dark home entertainment rooms to mimic the theater experience.
  • They are largely considered high-end TVs, offering the best overall viewing experience.
Regardless of the OLED you choose, the investment is substantial, so make sure to explore your extended warranty options.

QLED Smart TVs

The “Q” in QLED stands for Quantum Dot, therefore it translates to “Quantum Dot Light Emitting Diode.” But you might still wonder what it means and if it’s important for your flat-screen TV purchase, experience, and viewing satisfaction. The thing is QLED technology isn’t new, even if the acronym seems unfamiliar, which isn’t so strange for someone who hasn’t shopped for televisions in several years.
Developed by Samsung, Quantum Dots offer a unique way to produce color, compared to the more inefficient and conventional combination of color filters and white LEDs. They allow for the creation of televisions that produce more richly saturated and precisely defined primary colors through blue LEDs.
While Samsung developed the technology, other manufacturers are adopting it and using it. Here are some of the top models and prices of QLEDs:
As you can see, there are more budget-friendly options among the QLED TV choices, which can help make your decision if you are on a tight budget. You can also go for the screen size of your dreams and all the features and specifications you want if you have the available funds.

Have You Picked a Favorite Between QLED and OLED Smart TVS?

You might still find yourself on the fence regarding these two exciting TV technologies. Hopefully, this information will help you launch your search with some basic terminology and information, so you can ask the right questions and get the answers you need to make the best choice on this large purchase. Make sure to protect your investment with an extended TV warranty from Upsie to take care of issues like dead pixels and mechanical failures right away.

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