OLED TV Reliability
Get the facts about OLED burn-in and OLED reliability. Find the information you need about the latest LG OLED TVs.
Televisions with organic light-emitting diodes are revolutionizing the home entertainment landscape. And although scientists and electrical engineers have been working with this technology for quite some time, consumers are largely unfamiliar with it. As with any new technology, we understand that you probably have questions about OLED TVs' reliability, performance, longevity and more. Here, you'll find the information you need to help you better understand the technology and choose the right television for your home, your family, and the way you watch.
OLED Image Retention or Burn-In: Burn-in and image retention are possible on virtually any display. However, with an LG OLED TV, any risk of burn-in or image retention have been addressed through the use of technology that not only helps protect against damage to the screen, but features self-healing properties so that any short-term image retention that may occur is quickly rectified. It is rare for an average TV consumer to create an environment that could result in burn-in. Most cases of burn-in in televisions is a result of static images or on-screen elements displaying on the screen uninterrupted for many hours or days at a time – with brightness typically at peak levels. So, it is possible to create image retention in almost any display if one really tries hard enough. And even if image retention does occur from extreme usage, it can usually be mitigated within a short period of time by turning the display off for a while, and watching a few hours of varying content (such as your standard TV watching and channel-surfing).
Additionally, LG OLED TVs come with special features and settings to preserve image quality and prevent burn in and image retention. First, there is a Screen Saver feature that will turn on automatically if the TV detects that a static image is displayed on screen after approximately two minutes. There are also three options (available in Menu setting > Picture settings > OLED panel settings) that can be used to preserve image quality. The first of these is the Clear Panel Noise feature that preserves the quality of the image on the display panel by resetting the TV so that it clears the pixels. This feature can be turned on when needed within the settings mentioned above. The second feature that can be employed is the Screen Shift feature which, moves the screen slightly at regular intervals to preserve image quality. A third option is the Logo Luminance Adjustment, which can detect static logos on the screen and reduce brightness to help decrease permanent image retention.
So, in short: Reasonable, responsible usage of an OLED TV, combined with powerful image preservation abilities should result in a seamless home entertainment experience.
To ensure that you're completely satisfied with your purchase, every OLED TV in our collection comes with a limited warranty. And if at any time you have questions or concerns about your TV, we'll be there to help you get the answers and/or service you need. For complete details, please review your warranty. For information on any of our products, you can contact our team of specialists via chat and email, or telephone, and we'll be there to help.
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