LG 55EG960V Curved 4K Ultra HD OLED 3D Smart TV, 55" with Freeview HD, Built-In Wi-Fi, Harman/kardon Audio & 2x 3D Glasses £1799 delivered @ John Lewis
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LG 55EG960V Curved 4K Ultra HD OLED 3D Smart TV, 55" with Freeview HD, Built-In Wi-Fi, Harman/kardon Audio & 2x 3D Glasses £1799 delivered @ John Lewis

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Found 20th Jun 2016
New reduced price today - been tracking this for a while.
New model (C6, £3k) due soon but this looks like this is the cheapest I've seen with 5yr warranty (though still mighty expensive so not to everyone's taste). Reviews are great but would value others' thoughts.

Review from techradar... techradar.com/rev…iew
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looking for similar but not curved
steevojohno

looking for similar but not curved



​go to curry's, got some great deals on
How much is cheapest OLED 55 inch? Just want best picture for freeview hd
Make sure you view Oled before taking the plunge, motion/banding can be a problem and if you see it you wont be able to unsee it!
steevojohno

looking for similar but not curved



​same boat as you just not into curve sets if this was flat then I would be interested
Thus is the same as my TV and I'm a IT Tech so I know what Im looking for in a picture and boy this is hard to beat and at this price it's a steal
Yes and being curved makes no difference until you put on 3d and it just goes to another dimension, I don't care what anyone says but money can't buy a better TV currently
I have this tv and its absolutely awesome.Plasma and led cannot compare to this tv.buy you will not be let down
nictry

Make sure you view Oled before taking the plunge, motion/banding can be a … Make sure you view Oled before taking the plunge, motion/banding can be a problem and if you see it you wont be able to unsee it!



I have had this telly since November and my set does not suffer from this. It does however suffer from a staggeringly brilliant
picture quality. I too was against curved screen, but honestly, to do not notice it and the viewing angle is exceptionally wide.
Edited by: "Tunner" 20th Jun 2016
An awful lot of other owners would disagree with you avforums.com/thr…306

Banding, halos, replacement panels the list of problems are quite extensive for a £2k set
Edited by: "nictry" 20th Jun 2016
A picture uploaded by a user showing the banding in full finery!

flic.kr/p/J…ddk

Edited by: "nictry" 20th Jun 2016
It comes with a JL warranty so if not happy send it back .I have the non 4k one which is curved but must say its hardly noticeable the curve is that gentle .its a stunning looking TV even when turned off!!!
I'm having to be very patient during the search for my next TV. Thankfully my Panasonic plasma is still doing me proud so I don't feel myself giving in to any of this curved bull ****.

42" is starting to feel pretty small though, so the sooner a non-distorted bargain materialises the better!
Forget HDR, forget silly nano-crystals. Give us OLED from better TV makers damnit. Can't help but think any of those banding issues are down to LG, not down to the technology. I mean they virtually have to give their normal LED TV's away compared to the other big brands.
For once in my life I'll be going for a flat one instead of the curved variety.
1800 quid for a telly? Madness. Some people have too much money.
soapyd

1800 quid for a telly? Madness. Some people have too much money.



Thanks for your valuable input
I have the 55EF950V (Flat version) and cannot recommend it enough. 4K HDR images are like looking through a window.

Yes it is expensive but it all depends how important a great TV is in your life. Personally, I can't understand why anyone would spend 30K on a new car when you can pick one up for 8K but we all value quality in different things differently.
soapyd

1800 quid for a telly? Madness. Some people have too much money.



Not at all some people like to buy nice things which happen to be more expensive than you would like to spend, doesn't mean they are mad just make different choices to you!
No OLED thread is complete unless I've chimed in to rate it.
In this case, I can only say "Ha Ha, which mugs gone and bought this 1st generation garbage with more faults than San Andreas"
nictry

An awful lot of other owners would disagree with you … An awful lot of other owners would disagree with you https://www.avforums.com/threads/lg-eg960v-owners-and-discussion-thread.1948687/page-306Banding, halos, replacement panels the list of problems are quite extensive for a £2k set



There have been reports of banding near black, not on par with LED/LCD though.

Also there have been reports of artefacts near black. Some seem to be down to the ability of OLED to display poorly compressed source material (a lot of compression artefacts near black that other sets wouldn't have the ability to show up). Others appear to be due to poor processing near black, there was talk of 7 bit processing near black.

No reports of Halos, OLED is emissive, so unlike LED (even FALD) you won't see Halo's.

The LG OLED's use sample and hold, which of course can result in motion blur on some material due to retina retention. BFI/Pulse has its own issues (DFC/Flicker) as does frame interpolation (soap opera effect). The issue is the low frame rate of source material and any implementation will involve one compromise or another As such one should choose whichever side effect troubles them least, in my case I can look past them all fortunately

Overall even the most ardent complainer on the 2015 OLED threads has admitted the problems present a very small proportion of the time and the rest of the viewing is stunning.
Edited by: "Mentos" 20th Jun 2016
Sharpharp

with more faults than San Andreas



They released a patch for that though. Some still think it was better than GTA IV.
Elevation

They released a patch for that though. Some still think it was better … They released a patch for that though. Some still think it was better than GTA IV.



http://31.media.tumblr.com/e5737ac87f9168c7c0f9605ed98fb2dd/tumblr_npgj8pF9tG1uwqjz1o1_500.gif
If you feed OLED crap it will make that crap look even worse. Sky/netflix bitrate on hd is **** and variable so you will have some very very differing opinions on quality. A perfect test is sky thrones versus hbo thrones. We are being seirously short changed in the UK. Feed this tv bluray and christ....OLED is the only option.

SD watcher? Don't bother.
OLED also has screen burn in issues, they don't appear to be permanent though.

I remember Mitsubishi LaserVue from a few years ago. Using laser light to display the picture. A 4K version would waste OLED. OLED is good for now, but Laser is better.

youtube.com/wat…V_0

That is what we want. Laser 4K.

bizled.co.in/las…rt/
Edited by: "fishmaster" 20th Jun 2016
fishmaster

OLED also has screen burn in issues, they don't appear to be permanent … OLED also has screen burn in issues, they don't appear to be permanent though.I remember Mitsubishi LaserVue from a few years ago. Using laser light to display the picture. A 4K version would waste OLED. OLED is good for now, but Laser is better.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glJyEFkmV_0That is what we want. Laser 4K.http://bizled.co.in/lasers-much-better-than-oled-says-expert/



Screen burn by definition is permenant however image retention is what you may be referring to and is a non issue on LG OLED's. If you do ever see any then it is cleared during the compensation cycle when the TV is in standby.

MaJiiK



I never remember that happening in San Andreas I just ran around shooting people and stuff.
Hot product. After spending this kind of money I can foresee my future, selling BIGISSUE oO
Are people still buying curved tv's?!?
What for?!?
a2next

Are people still buying curved tv's?!? What for?!?



My dad has the 1080p version of this tv, it's curved but you really don't notice it when watching. However, I agree, it is totally needless and can't work out why. But it didn't detract from the viewing pleasure in use I found.
Daytrader

trouble is with all these 4K screens, especially oled, so laggy at the … trouble is with all these 4K screens, especially oled, so laggy at the moment for serious gaming, 50ms is a big no no, i even notice 6ms lag in gaming.


Are you legit saying you would "serious gaming" on a 55inch?
....also you cant complain about ms when you play on a size this big, even if it was 2ms you cant react fast enough with that much area to cover.

Edited by: "jaheermk" 21st Jun 2016
Daytrader

trouble is with all these 4K screens, especially oled, so laggy at the … trouble is with all these 4K screens, especially oled, so laggy at the moment for serious gaming, 50ms is a big no no, i even notice 6ms lag in gaming.



Have you ever considered becoming a star wars pod racer?
I paid £2,500 for this in Feb. amazing tele, great price. Have some heat!
Just a quick question for OWNERS... what's it like for console gaming? People talk about lag etc. but does it make a difference using an xbox one with it?
Not big enough.

Not flat enough.

Not made by Panasonic enough. (They're showing LG how these panels SHOULD be used)

Getting there. But the plasma stays for now.
Daytrader

trouble is with all these 4K screens, especially oled, so laggy at the … trouble is with all these 4K screens, especially oled, so laggy at the moment for serious gaming, 50ms is a big no no, i even notice 6ms lag in gaming.


no you don't.
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sancheez

Not big enough.Not flat enough.Not made by Panasonic enough. (They're … Not big enough.Not flat enough.Not made by Panasonic enough. (They're showing LG how these panels SHOULD be used)Getting there. But the plasma stays for now.



Old plasmas I would agree (being as I own a VT model) but the latest attempt DX902 hmmmm not sure owners would agree with you that Panasonic are making anything currently that would beat this?!?!?! Same issues and some worse by all accounts
Edited by: "nictry" 21st Jun 2016
Mentos

There have been reports of banding near black, not on par with LED/LCD … There have been reports of banding near black, not on par with LED/LCD though.Also there have been reports of artefacts near black. Some seem to be down to the ability of OLED to display poorly compressed source material (a lot of compression artefacts near black that other sets wouldn't have the ability to show up). Others appear to be due to poor processing near black, there was talk of 7 bit processing near black.No reports of Halos, OLED is emissive, so unlike LED (even FALD) you won't see Halo's.The LG OLED's use sample and hold, which of course can result in motion blur on some material due to retina retention. BFI/Pulse has its own issues (DFC/Flicker) as does frame interpolation (soap opera effect). The issue is the low frame rate of source material and any implementation will involve one compromise or another As such one should choose whichever side effect troubles them least, in my case I can look past them all fortunately :)Overall even the most ardent complainer on the 2015 OLED threads has admitted the problems present a very small proportion of the time and the rest of the viewing is stunning.



how do you rate the Panasonic oled hdr sets
a2next

Are people still buying curved tv's?!? What for?!?



​people who live in lighthouses
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