TV Comparison should I buy OLED or QLED

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Panasonic TX-55FZ802B 55″ OLED TV

User Review: Panasonic TX-55FZ802B 55″ OLED TV

A comparison of two competing TV technologies: OLED and QLED

But which television should you buy?

Despite their names looking similar – OLED and QLED are not the same. But in this post, we won’t go into the technicalities (you can see our other more-technical OLED vs QLED article here) – we will try to help you with your own buying decision with this interactive guide below.

Assuming each factor has equal weighting, this is how we would select. Click away!



Deeper, better blacks
Brighter pixels
Cutting-edge tech
More proven tech
More authentic colours
Punchier colours
Thinner screens, better for wall-mounting
More choice, flat or curved (good in a corner)
Lower power consumption
Wider choice and better prices
Faster, smoother, less blur
More screen sizes available
Better viewing angles
More vibrant colours

Our humble opinion

We think both QLED and OLED are terrific, and actually we would be happy with either.
QLED is lower cost and had more choice (at the time of writing) whereas OLED is the latest tech and promises better blacks; so it’s a tough choice. If we had the money, OLED would probably have the edge for us.

Buying an OLED TV

Check these OLED TVs here from Currys.

Buying a QLED TV

Check these QLED TVs here from Currys.

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