Lockdown may have us feeling bored and lacking entertainment, which is why investing in a new OLED TV is perhaps the answer to all your problems. Featuring new technology that creates deep blacks, a fantastic contrast ratio and spectacular brightness control, OLED TVs are proving to be worth all the excitement they’re causing.
Watch films and TV series’ like never before as sensors will respond to the levels of ambient light in your room, adapting quickly to bring you a better display. With the best picture currently available on the market, they have, understandably, been flying off the shelves.
Along with these fantastic features you will need to think about some other factors to ensure you get the most of the brilliant display and sound. Consider where in your room your new purchase will be placed, will your TV aerial need to be replaced or repaired? Do you want the TV to be wall mounted and is this possible for your desired location? Once you have the answers to these questions you can go ahead and searching for the right OLED TV for you.
With a range of brands available, choosing the best one for you may be a challenge. Worry not, however, as we have scoured the internet and made a list of the best OLED TV’s to buy this year so rest assured that you’ll be able to spend this time at home catching up on all your favourite entertainment in the best way possible.
Philips OLED804, £715
The reason for investing in the Philips OLED804 TV is simple: Ambilight. Philip’s Ambilight technology basks the area around the TV in an ambient glow, meaning that this TV comes with a built-in mood light. This mesmerising effect is largely for aesthetics — trust us, it works beautifully.
Whether you’re upscaling from HD/SDR, expect this OLED TV to give an exceptional vibrancy to its imagery using enhanced contrast and spectacular colouring with Philips’ P5 Picture processor.
Philip’s focused improvements have had stellar results, as the pictures are more subtle and refined, thereby designing a truly magnificent OLED TV that will work beautifully in any home.
LG Electronics OLED55B9PLA, £1,098
Combining 4K HDR cinema screen design with advance artificial intelligence to further enhance both picture and sounds, LG’s B9 is a masterpiece. Offering perfect colours on superb blacks, this OLED TV ensures that you enjoy an incredible cinematic experience from the comfort of your home.
Use LG’s award-winning webOS Smart platform to stream shows from popular apps such as Netflix and navigate through your TV with the intuitive Magic Remote. This ‘Thinq AI TV’ allows you to interact by voice using the built-in Google Assistance or Amazon’s Alexa — simple and effortless. With 4K Ultra-High Definition, this wondrous television is truly a wise investment.
Hisense Television O8B, £1,221
Featuring premium TV technology and an LD-made OLED panel that has a powerful visual punch, the Hisense O8B is a wondrous option. Vivid colours will pop out of the screen and the stark blacks will retreat into it, thereby creating a truly jaw-dropping effect.
Featuring a lighting-fast Vidaa U Smart TV platform, this OLED TV features a straightforward interface that is a joy to use. Whilst it doesn’t offer the processing smarts that some of the other options on this list offers, this OLED TV effortless simplicity is impressive and certainly worth the investment.
LG 55E9, £1,399
It would be easy to mistake the LG E9 OLED TV for a stunning looking-glass, as its slim glass display is truly mesmerising. Once fitted to your wall, it’ll appear to be floating, thereby bring such a stylish look to your room.
The new a9 Gen 2 process creates crisp detail and smooth motion throughout. The blacks are deep, whilst the vibrant colours are rich and magical – truly a cinematic experience in your home. Perfect for these isolating times.
Opting for a thinner speaker band, this OLED TV features a dynamic soundscape that is far beyond the average television.
Panasonic GZ2000B, £2,199
Rightly featured on our list, this 2019 model, features a fantastic picture quality that is outstanding. With close links to Hollywood colourists, the manufacturers have mastered the vibrancy of colours to a true level of superiority — rest assured that you’ll never be disappointed at the image quality ever again.
An iconic feature is the sound system, however, as 140W speakers, upward-firing drivers and a built-in sound-bar, delivers a cinematic sound that is certainly jaw-dropping — who needs to go to the cinema when you can enjoy the experience at home?
Certainly one of the best OLED TV’s of the year, this is an investment that is worth every penny — are you ready for this mind-blowing experience?
Sony Bravia KD55AG9, £2,999
Part of the Sony Master Series, the 2019 Bravia model truly excels when it comes to upscaling. SD and HD images will look breathtakingly polished and highly detailed with the AG9’s 4K display, whilst the OLED panels draws out an incredible colour and contrast performance.
A genuine innovation, there are two specially-designed actuators in the back panel that utilise the entire screen as an acoustic surface — in other words, the screen is the speaker. Sounds are emitted from within the image and two integrated subwoofers bring out a powerful bass, thereby delivering a harmonising sound and visual. Truly a work of art.