5 things you should know be­fore buy­ing your next TV

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Ul­tra-high bright­ness rat­ings are of­ten touted as the only in­di­ca­tor of a good TV. While at­trac­tive at rst sight, de­tails and color ac­cu­racy can get washed out be­cause of it. Also, look­ing at an overly bright screen for pro­longed pe­ri­ods can re­sult in eye fa­tigue. So, be­fore you spend money on a TV, here’s ev­ery­thing else you should be look­ing out for to make your in­vest­ment truly worth­while.

1. RICH AND AC­CU­RATE COL­ORS AF­FECT WHAT YOU CAN SEE

Hav­ing richer and more ac­cu­rate col­ors ac­tu­ally af­fects what you can and can’t see on a dis­play. LG Su­per UHD TVs are com­posed of Nano Cells, uni­form, 1nm par­ti­cles that cre­ate high color ac­cu­racy. The Nano Cells ab­sorb sur­plus light wave­lengths and thus en­hance the pu­rity of the col­ors.

The Nano Cells im­prove color gamut and ac­cu­racy, and as a re­sult, the LG Su­per UHD TVs re­veal a bil­lion vi­brant col­ors, sub­stan­tially more than con­ven­tional TVs.

2. GET THE MOST FU­TURE-PROOF HDR SPECIFICAITONS

LG Su­per UHD TVs sup­port HDR10 and HLG, as well as Dolby Vi­sion. The most com­pelling dif­fer­ence be­tween the stan­dards is that Dolby Vi­sion uses dy­namic, or con­tin­u­ous meta­data, so that color and bright­ness lev­els can be ad­justed per scene, or per frame, for a per­fect HDR view­ing ex­pe­ri­ence. HDR10 uses static meta­data that is only sent once.

3. LOOK FROM ALL SIDES

It’s im­por­tant to look at a TV’s dis­play from the sides as well as the front; while most TVs will look good straight on, some will fal­ter from the sides. Im­age qual­ity can drop so no­tice­ably that cer­tain de­tails will ‘dis­ap­pear‘ as you move from the front to the sides.

LG’s Su­per UHD TVs dis­play zero color dis­tor­tion across wider view­ing an­gles, so you’ll be able to see ac­cu­rate color and de­tails even from the sides.

4. LIS­TEN TO MORE SOUNDS

LG’s Su­per UHD TVs fea­ture dy­namic sound de­signed by au­dio ex­perts har­man/kar­don. The TVs have been cus­tom tuned to de­liver sound that ex­pands through­out the space with clar­ity and depth.

5. TRY US­ING IT

LG’s Su­per UHD TVs ship with we­bOS 3.5, an easy to use op­er­at­ing sys­tem (OS). Not only is it fun and color­ful, it’s de­signed to help you eas­ily get to where you want to go.

The Magic Re­mote es­pe­cially de­serves spe­cial men­tion, it lets you point, click and scroll the TV, like a wire­less mouse for the TV. Us­ing it to quickly glide be­tween char­ac­ters on the screen key­board is a lot eas­ier than tap­ping on the d-pad again and again.

Check out the LG Su­per UHD TV rst

With all these buy­ing tips on hand, make a bee line for the LG 55” Su­per UHD TV 55SJ85OT when you’re at the store.

Its Nano Cell Dis­play cre­ates ac­cu­rate col­ors with a wide view­ing an­gle, it can pro­duce more than a bil­lion rich col­ors and has HDR sup­port for Dolby Vi­sion, plus it comes with pow­er­ful sound that’s co-de­signed by har­man/kar­don, and ships with the in­tu­itive we­bOS 3.5.

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