Welcome to our Best Black Friday LG TV Deals 2020 LG is the world’s leading manufacturer of OLED panels for televisions. They make it and logically use it widely in their own TV ranges.
If the first generations of OLED televisions were in Full HD panels (1920 x 1080 pixels), everything that comes out is now in 4K / When HD, i.e. in 3840 x 2160 pixels. OLED technology produces black of unparalleled intensity and pixels change color very quickly, significantly reducing the effects of motion blur.
5 Best Black Friday LG TV Deals
The best TVs between 1000 and 1500 €
The first OLED screens are found in this price range, while LCD models frequently exceed 55 inches. The high price is also explained by the integration of innovative technologies.
For example, deep learning algorithms which “learn” to recognize each image in a sequence, to apply the most suitable processing to it, or to optimize the scaling from a lower definition.
Equipped with an OLED panel, this television launched last year is now offered at a very reasonable price in terms of its performance.
It incorporates the Panasonic HCX Pro processor which is responsible for scaling content whose definition is lower than 4K. It also eliminates any visual defects that may appear in moving images.
Equally impressive, the audio system composed of four speakers delivers a total power of 50 Watts.
LG QLED The Frame series has been designed to give the TV the appearance of a painting. And it must be admitted that it is quite successful, especially since it is possible to choose the color of the elegant wooden frame.
As QLED technology makes it possible to display a still image without risk of marking, unlike an OLED screen, you can therefore project a painting or a photo on it when not in use.
Good idea: the motion sensor can be activated so that the screen only lights up when the room is occupied. Note, this television, here in a 55-inch version, incorporates the Quantum Processor 4K, Samsung’s most recent processor.
It uses a deep learning algorithm (regularly updated) to identify in real-time the content of images displayed in a definition lower than 4K, in order to optimize upscaling.
The best TVs over € 1,500
Beyond 1,500 euros, we enter the field of large screen sizes, which take up the characteristics of the models that we have selected in the previous price ranges.
The bigger they are, the more expensive they are, all other things being equal. We also note the arrival of 8K screens of which we present an example here, with the LG, exceptional certainly, but so expensive!
TV/viewer distance: which size to choose?
You have probably already heard or read this rule which recommends standing at a distance equivalent to 2.5 X the diagonal of the screen, to make the most of it. According to this recommendation, a 55-inch (146 cm) TV should be placed 365 cm from the sofa.
Well, this rule is completely obsolete. And for good reason, it goes back to the time of cathode-ray screens! Today, with high definition screens, we can get much closer without feeling the slightest discomfort. And above all, without perceiving the pixels of the panel.
Thus, the THX organization recommends standing at least 1.5 meters from a 55-inch (146 cm) 4K UHD screen, and approximately 1.7 meters from a Full HD screen of the same size! The table below will tell you about the recommended distances, depending on the size and definition of the screen you are interested in.
Our advice for choosing the right
Which size to choose?
The difference between Full HD and 720p HD was already not obvious on small image diagonals, it is even less so with LG Ultra HD TV. This is why we advise you to opt for a panel of at least 55 inches.
There then, the gain in pixels is really palpable and the difference in sharpness noticeable. Besides, unless you want a very futureproof over 80 inch TV, you don’t need to spend your money on 8K (plus almost no content is available at the moment).
What image processing?
It is important that television is good at image processing. HDR will prove to be very useful for example. However, be sure to take a TV supporting the HDR10 format at a minimum, and if possible HDR10 + and Dolby Vision.
For viewers, it is also necessary to pay attention to the performance of the upscaling device, which must be able to increase the number of pixels in the image without creating artifacts, since TNT is not yet truly available in 4K.
A good motion compensation engine is also interesting to avoid blurring on moving images of the traveling type.
There are also other more advanced treatments at some brands, such as AI image optimization at LG, or a kind of HDR upscaling at Philips.
Since the television is generally in the living room, its design must please. This is why the covering, the shape of the foot, the delicacy of the frame, or the finishes are important.
And then there are all the additional equipment and functions (connectivity, presence of remote control with keyboard and/or pointer, voice control functions, etc.) which influence both the price of the device and the user experience and quality of use.
Pay particular attention to the number of available HDMI ports (see how many devices you plan to connect to the TV) and their functions (2.0 or 2.1 standards, CEC to control multiple devices with a single remote, ARC, or eARC to connect external audio equipment).