Lg oled55b7v back down to 1499 with code at Currys
229°Expired

Lg oled55b7v back down to 1499 with code at Currys

43
Found 24th Feb
Curry's just dropped the price of this tv by £100 and have a £200 off voucher.
Community Updates

Groups

Top comments
m4rky201116 m ago

C7 looks better because of the black edge.


It does not look £100 better
43 Comments
Banned
Best picture ever. Easy set-up. Very easy to connect to all the services. Very light and to easy to move around.
C7 looks better because of the black edge.
m4rky201116 m ago

C7 looks better because of the black edge.


It does not look £100 better
Original Poster
Quite. You should also be able to get johnlewis or richersounds to price match this. Trying to decide whether to go for it or wait for the prices to drop a little more, oled is nice
Fantastic tv
5lab3 m ago

Quite. You should also be able to get johnlewis or richersounds to price …Quite. You should also be able to get johnlewis or richersounds to price match this. Trying to decide whether to go for it or wait for the prices to drop a little more, oled is nice


Same boat here. The waiting is killing me but seeing it drop another 100+ a week after would kill me more lol
brad013816 m ago

Same boat here. The waiting is killing me but seeing it drop another 100+ …Same boat here. The waiting is killing me but seeing it drop another 100+ a week after would kill me more lol


Don't they offer a price promise for 2-4 weeks to refund you the difference, not sure whether the extra 400 quid over the Sony xe9005 55inch is worth it as the Sony is still a very decent tv....decisions
New lg models out late March early April so expect price on this to drop further. Still a good price if you can't wait though.
Avatar
deleted1166706
@Civichyde You don’t have to babysit your xe90, this one you would. Watching news with banners? better monitor how long for each time.

Playing media with icons? Playing games with a HUD control? Anyway you get the idea, I’d wait a little longer for the 18 sets and see if burn in issues are still as prominent.

Nay sayers can head over to avforums discussion threads for evidence of every OLED burning, you’re either watching nothing with static imagery or oblivious. Otherwise a cracking TV!
alltaken12324th Feb

@Civichyde You don’t have to babysit your xe90, this one you would. W …@Civichyde You don’t have to babysit your xe90, this one you would. Watching news with banners? better monitor how long for each time.Playing media with icons? Playing games with a HUD control? Anyway you get the idea, I’d wait a little longer for the 18 sets and see if burn in issues are still as prominent.Nay sayers can head over to avforums discussion threads for evidence of every OLED burning, you’re either watching nothing with static imagery or oblivious. Otherwise a cracking TV!


I'm with you on this one.
I should start with the fact this is an amazing TV. It blows everything else out of the water. HDR performance is stunning, true blacks etc.
However there is a possibility of image burn. That isn't a myth, that isn't made up by people who couldn't afford it. This is being shown.
If you can afford this TV and accept that this could happen, that you will be stuck with that kind of damage, but now. Don't wait.
If that possibility is enough to put you off, XE93 or cheaper XE90 from Sony may be LCD but you eliminate that risk.
Wish they'd discount the 65" version
Stoofa1 h, 3 m ago

I'm with you on this one.I should start with the fact this is an amazing …I'm with you on this one.I should start with the fact this is an amazing TV. It blows everything else out of the water. HDR performance is stunning, true blacks etc.However there is a possibility of image burn. That isn't a myth, that isn't made up by people who couldn't afford it. This is being shown.If you can afford this TV and accept that this could happen, that you will be stuck with that kind of damage, but now. Don't wait.If that possibility is enough to put you off, XE93 or cheaper XE90 from Sony may be LCD but you eliminate that risk.


I have a Panasonic EZ1002b oled. I fell asleep and left the Xbox on the Destiny hub screen. 8-9 hours later I woke up and had what I thought was screen burn. I switched the Tv off for 5 min and it was only screen retention. Cured after 5 min. People confuse screen retention with screen burn. Oled do suffer retention but screen burn is very rare. I agree if you are worried the xe93 is a option the xe90 doesn't cut it as a Oled alternative imo. I think the risk is worth the extra picture quality over LCD.
Smadmad32 m ago

I have a Panasonic EZ1002b oled. I fell asleep and left the Xbox on the …I have a Panasonic EZ1002b oled. I fell asleep and left the Xbox on the Destiny hub screen. 8-9 hours later I woke up and had what I thought was screen burn. I switched the Tv off for 5 min and it was only screen retention. Cured after 5 min. People confuse screen retention with screen burn. Oled do suffer retention but screen burn is very rare. I agree if you are worried the xe93 is a option the xe90 doesn't cut it as a Oled alternative imo. I think the risk is worth the extra picture quality over LCD.


The xe90 is a lot more like a OLED with back lighting and not edge lit like xe93, but xe93 surpasses them both by a large margin when it comes to brightness and HDR wow factor. I'm waiting for a 65" xe93 or q7/8/9 when they drop before new tvs come out.
MIDURIX16 m ago

The xe90 is a lot more like a OLED with back lighting and not edge lit …The xe90 is a lot more like a OLED with back lighting and not edge lit like xe93, but xe93 surpasses them both by a large margin when it comes to brightness and HDR wow factor. I'm waiting for a 65" xe93 or q7/8/9 when they drop before new tvs come out.


I don't rate the Q series at all. It's marketing garbage by Samsung. The xe93 is the best LED tv imo. But I wouldn't choose one over a oled. The black levels make a amazing difference to HDR. Thats why they don't require the high brightness like a LED
Avatar
deleted1166706
The gent has an xe90 already, he was not looking at buying one over the b7. It’s like Chinese whispers the more the thread replies.

Anyway, the 17 range of LG panels have been thouroughly tested and burn in limitations are well known, no confusion between image retention and burn in. If it does not go away after a ‘panel clean/pixel shift calibration’ (insert brand name for levelling pixel wear) then it is burn in, plain and simple.

Once again, they’re cracking TV’s but due to OLED material makeup and luminescence at this time, burn in will happen. I’m waiting on the 2018 sets to see how they improve the wear algorithm vs peak brightness accelerating burn in. Peak brightness goes up, burn in becomes more problematic...

Samsung are heavily rumoured to be bringing an OLED offering that could change the state of burn in on this display tech, interesting times ahead.

Will the warrenty cover burn in or will thet try to blame it on me for playin ames and watchin sky news on it?
Avatar
deleted1166706
Smadmad25 m ago

I don't rate the Q series at all. It's marketing garbage by Samsung. The …I don't rate the Q series at all. It's marketing garbage by Samsung. The xe93 is the best LED tv imo. But I wouldn't choose one over a oled. The black levels make a amazing difference to HDR. Thats why they don't require the high brightness like a LED


I’d say the ZD9 is the best LED based TV
Avatar
deleted1166706
mikem19893 m ago

Will the warrenty cover burn in or will thet try to blame it on me for …Will the warrenty cover burn in or will thet try to blame it on me for playin ames and watchin sky news on it?


Burn in is not covered. I exhausted this at length when going through various LG OLED,s from Sony and LG, it’s the nature of the display and the standard response is ‘within tolerance’.
alltaken12324th Feb

I’d say the ZD9 is the best LED based TV


But it's Oled money, and not as good as a Oled. Only available in a 65"
Edited by: "Smadmad" 24th Feb
Avatar
deleted1166706
It’s better in many circles, blacks are not as inky, they’re damn close though. Blacks don’t crush like OLED.

Peak brightness, worlds apart on the ZD9. Not to mention full array backlighting for fine lighting control. Depends on your viewing of course, but to me and many others it can’t be beaten, yet.

Almost forgot, last year the ZD9 was the flagship from Sony, Sony placed it above and beyond their A1 OLED offering in terms of best possible picture. Guess where they placed it this year?
alltaken12324th Feb

Burn in is not covered. I exhausted this at length when going through …Burn in is not covered. I exhausted this at length when going through various LG OLED,s from Sony and LG, it’s the nature of the display and the standard response is ‘within tolerance’.


I'll give OLED a miss then unfortunately. The tech looms great but I think screen burn would be an issue for me.
Edited by: "mikem1989" 24th Feb
Civichyde4 h, 27 m ago

Don't they offer a price promise for 2-4 weeks to refund you the …Don't they offer a price promise for 2-4 weeks to refund you the difference, not sure whether the extra 400 quid over the Sony xe9005 55inch is worth it as the Sony is still a very decent tv....decisions


U do realise the screen in the Sony is the same as in the LG. Lg are the only OLED tv screen manufacture atm
Hmmm I can currently get this tv for 1250 through LG but also looking at the qled. The thought of screen burn annoys me and the brightness not as bright as qled. I also like the fact that the qled doesn’t need lots of cables running to it. Just the power and the fibre one. Decisions decisions
Avatar
deleted1166706
y_am_I_buying_this5 m ago

U do realise the screen in the Sony is the same as in the LG. Lg are the …U do realise the screen in the Sony is the same as in the LG. Lg are the only OLED tv screen manufacture atm


Are you confusing the xe90 with the A1 OLED? If you are then I’m unsure how you also missed the £400 part and also thought the LG was more expensive than the A1
Can also get the e7n for 1750. What’s the main difference is it worth the extra
Avatar
deleted1166706
y_am_I_buying_this3 m ago

Hmmm I can currently get this tv for 1250 through LG but also looking at …Hmmm I can currently get this tv for 1250 through LG but also looking at the qled. The thought of screen burn annoys me and the brightness not as bright as qled. I also like the fact that the qled doesn’t need lots of cables running to it. Just the power and the fibre one. Decisions decisions


If you prefer peak brightness to contrast, then go with a bright LED. Buying a TV that doesn’t wow you is always going to leave you chasing alternatives.
Avatar
deleted1166706
y_am_I_buying_this3 m ago

Can also get the e7n for 1750. What’s the main difference is it worth the e …Can also get the e7n for 1750. What’s the main difference is it worth the extra


Soundbar and aesthetic design, neither justify the price difference you mentioned above IMO.
alltaken12324th Feb

Are you confusing the xe90 with the A1 OLED? If you are then I’m unsure h …Are you confusing the xe90 with the A1 OLED? If you are then I’m unsure how you also missed the £400 part and also thought the LG was more expensive than the A1


Sorry miss read. Was just stating that if someone is thinking Sony is lots better then a LG OLED that they use the same screen.
alltaken12324th Feb

If you prefer peak brightness to contrast, then go with a bright LED. …If you prefer peak brightness to contrast, then go with a bright LED. Buying a TV that doesn’t wow you is always going to leave you chasing alternatives.


They both wow me. That’s what I’m saying it’s a difficult decision. Both negatives and positives for both.
Avatar
deleted1166706
If they both wow you then the OLED. You’re not seeing any benefit from the higher nits of the Samsung if you’re still drawn to the OLED contrast.

If at at any point you watch some sample UHD content and HDR highlights look noticeably more breathtaking on one vs the other, that’s would make a choice more clear.

Regarding the OLED panel being LG regardless of manufacturer, processing makes a world of difference. BFI for 24hz content and smoother motion handling are some examples.
Avatar
deleted1166706
chrismc2005049 m ago

Glass vrs plastic is a major price difference...Some people dont have …Glass vrs plastic is a major price difference...Some people dont have clue.I have E7 and its beautiful.. they use glass for screen instead of plastic. Picture would be superior through glass than plastic


Speaking of not having a clue ^^

The E7 is picture ON glass. NOT picture/panel through glass.

The glass is behind the OLED panel, it’s not in any way changing the viewing quality vs the B7 or C7. It’s an asthetic change, not a picture quality change. If you want to carry on that shirked then LG must be lying and the physical E7 models must have an invisible glass layer in front of the OLED panel so they only appear the same as the B7 panels
Great tv.
Lots of talk of screen burn on here, let me add my 2 cents. If I watch a football match, I have no issues with IR or burn in. If you watched sky news all day, with so many adverts, the adverts will clean the screen every 20 minutes. For most people with normal usage; IR or burn isn't an issue. No nursing needed.

For the few hardcore gamers, buy a crappy LCD.
alltaken12324th Feb

It’s better in many circles, blacks are not as inky, they’re damn close tho …It’s better in many circles, blacks are not as inky, they’re damn close though. Blacks don’t crush like OLED.Peak brightness, worlds apart on the ZD9. Not to mention full array backlighting for fine lighting control. Depends on your viewing of course, but to me and many others it can’t be beaten, yet.Almost forgot, last year the ZD9 was the flagship from Sony, Sony placed it above and beyond their A1 OLED offering in terms of best possible picture. Guess where they placed it this year?


I looked at the ZD9 before buying the ez1002b. Despite the lower peak brightness I still think HDR isn't affected because of the absolute blacks. A 1,000 Nit capable LED/LCD TV will look brighter than an OLED TV when, say, both are displaying the Sun or very bright sky, the OLED TV will do a better job at displaying the darkest portions of that same image, so the overall Dynamic Range is the same.
As for back light yes the ZD9 is very good but a OLED can control each individual pixel.
I think LED hit is peak with the ZD9. Hence why the 2017 models are inferior. Oled tech is yet to hit it's peak.
Could someone who owns this answer a question for me please?

Is the power cable removable? I already have a figure of 8 power cable chased into the wall and would rather not have to cut a new channel!

Thanks
Let's up the price by £200 for no apparent reason then bring out a discount code that knocks it back down to the normal price! Yeh great deal!
Even though the price on this dropped to me "bite level" this morning, I proceeded with my planned purchase and went the XE9305 instead.
I know that the OLED would have offered me the better picture and HDR performance.
On paper, you'd consider me mad to be paying £1400 for an LCD when an OLED is only £100 more.
But to me, even a remote chance of image burn on something costing £1500 is not acceptable. I know it will only happen to a few, but the fact the manufacturer will not replace under warranty if it happens shows that they too know it can happen.
The fact it is happening after short ownership times - makes you wonder just how many people will report issues over the next few years.

I'm not a bitter person who couldn't afford - as said, I've quite literally this afternoon put £1400 down on an XE9305. I just feel this is a technology "not quite" ready for mass market.
Maybe the technology will get better, I hope it does. I'll be looking to upgrade my new TV in 5-6 years time, I'm hoping for direct projection to my retina by then
Avatar
deleted1166706
Gooner41 h, 54 m ago

Could someone who owns this answer a question for me please? Is the power …Could someone who owns this answer a question for me please? Is the power cable removable? I already have a figure of 8 power cable chased into the wall and would rather not have to cut a new channel!Thanks


Like the B6 previously, the TV has a power lead with a thin connector block on it. One screw removes a small door, behind the door is the connector, and you simply squeeze the ends and wiggle it out. Tape the cable/connector to your figure eight lead, pull it through the channel and untape. Simply wiggles back in to the connection, one screw to shut the plastic door, done. No warranty stickers, no messy tearing down the TV
Smadmad9 h, 38 m ago

I don't rate the Q series at all. It's marketing garbage by Samsung. The …I don't rate the Q series at all. It's marketing garbage by Samsung. The xe93 is the best LED tv imo. But I wouldn't choose one over a oled. The black levels make a amazing difference to HDR. Thats why they don't require the high brightness like a LED


I have a H series Samsung and to be honest the black levels on that are about as good as I would ever want. If I look out of the window I don't think, my God those shadows are so lovely. From what I've seen from the newer tvs I have and friends I prefer Q series, xe93 and sj850/sj950 with higher brightness and a more impressive picture than OLED for me. Don't get the massive hype about blacks.
Post a comment
Avatar
@
    Text