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OLED vs. 4K

While many people search for OLED vs. 4K to find the better option, they're really comparing apples and oranges. Learn the simple facts about 4K vs. OLED!

When it comes to choosing the perfect TV to create your own customized home entertainment experience, there are a few things you should know. While many people search for OLED vs. 4K in an attempt to find the better option, they're really comparing apples and oranges. For example, did you know there are 4K OLED TVs? There are also 4K TVs that aren't OLED televisions. Let's explore the two and clear things up.

Basically, 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) just refers to a resolution of 3840 pixels × 2160 lines (8.3 megapixels, aspect ratio 16:9). OLED is a technology that can be used to create displays with different resolutions, and all of the latest LG OLED TVs offer 4K resolution. So the question to ask would be: How does a 4K OLED TV compare to 4K TVs that use a different display technology—and which offers a more satisfying home entertainment experience.

Full HD:1920*1080, 4K:3840px*2160px

To understand the difference between standard 4K LED LCD TVs vs 4K OLED TVs, it's important to know how they work. All 4K TVs double the number of pixels across that of a standard HDTV, vertical scanning lines are doubled as well, from 1080p to 2160p – making 4K resolution effectively four times that of full HD, so you'll see the picture, not the pixels, even up close. OLED enables a simpler internal structure than conventional displays. With just a few layers, LG OLED TVs are unbelievably lightweight and super-thin – about the thickness of a few stacked credit cards at its thinnest point. Picture quality is spectacular, with Infinite Contrast that ranges from blazing whites to the deepest blacks, LG OLED TVs deliver bright, vibrant colors.

In looking at standard 4K LED TVs vs 4K OLED TVs, both offer great viewing experiences and improvements over 1080p. But LG OLED technology will truly transform your home entertainment experience with superior blacks, cinematic colors and High Dynamic Range with Dolby Vision support. OLED TVs also have superior viewing angles, with consistent color and contrast at some of the widest angles. With their spectacular, true-to-life richness, pencil-thin profiles, super-clear action, superior viewing angles, and gorgeous, nuanced colors that virtually match those seen in movie theaters – LG OLED 4K TVs provide the ultimate entertainment experience.


LG OLED TV is available in range of sizes, curved screen or flat, Full HD or state-of-the-art 4K Ultra HD. Let's find the right one for you.


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