Sony OLED vs Pioneer/Panasonic Plasma: Burn-in & DVD Image Quality.

ajant

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It’s odd that with burn-in being a risk for OLEDs that some reviews include pc monitor use among its performance criteria. https://www.rtings.com/tv/reviews/sony/a9g-oled Surely, online shopping and word processing sessions likely have the most number of burn-in causing stationary images.

And are the better plasma TVs any less resistant to burn-in than Sony OLEDs?

On another matter, while I buy and borrow mostly BD versions, there are still many movies and favorite TV shows I have on DVD. Therefore, even though plasmas have been long discontinued, would not DVDs tend to look much better on 1080p plasmas than upscaled by the Sony A9G or the 2020 model OLED?
 
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Plasmas, OLEDs, both are prone to permanent burn-in as they are both employing emissive technology. Today more security measures are in use, through software updates, and advanced features to protect against permanent burn-in.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnar...-is-there-a-ticking-time-bomb-inside-your-tv/

The best plasma TVs are the Pioneer Kuros. The best OLED TVs today are from LG and Sony.
Depending on the use, the user, the content, the protective measures, etc., the fact remains that they are still emissive technology and prone to burn-in. Saying the contrary is going against science.

Your DVDs and 1080p standard Blu-rays would look splendid upscaled to 4K on an OLED screen.
The Sony OLED model TV you just mentioned (A9G), I'd go with it instead of shopping for an old 2K plasma TV, 110%
 

ajant

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Plasmas, OLEDs, both are prone to permanent burn-in as they are both employing emissive technology. Today more security measures are in use, through software updates, and advanced features to protect against permanent burn-in.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnar...-is-there-a-ticking-time-bomb-inside-your-tv/

The best plasma TVs are the Pioneer Kuros. The best OLED TVs today are from LG and Sony. Depending on the use, the user, the content, the protective measures, etc., the fact remains that they are still emissive technology and prone to burn-in. Saying the contrary is going against science.

Your DVDs and 1080p standard Blu-rays would look splendid upscaled to 4K on an OLED screen.
The Sony OLED model TV you just mentioned (A9G), I'd go with it instead of shopping for an old 2K plasma TV, 110%
Thanks for your reply. Except when aerating the room curtains are always drawn and I always use subdued lighting for movie watching and computing. Thus, can the likelihood of burn-in with Kuro plasmas and Sony OLEDs be greatly reduced if the brightness is turned down?

If yes, would Kuro plasma or Sony OLED be the more burn in resistant display for hours of use as a pc monitor?
 
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If you get your OLED TV professionally calibrated, or you follow the directives from say www.rtings.com ...
https://www.rtings.com/tv/learn/how-to-calibrate-your-tv

There is also a 4K Blu-ray disc you can use to calibrate it ...
https://www.amazon.com/Spears-Munsil-Benchmark-Blu-ray-Disc/dp/B07Q2KBDKV

Your Brightness setting won't be max but right.
http://spearsandmunsil.com/portfolio-item/getting-started-with-the-ultrahd-benchmark-3rd-edition/

If you have already a plasma TV (Kuro or Panasonic) and you have zero intention of benefitting from HDR10, Dolby Vision, 4K resolution, etc. for the next ten years say, keep watching DVDs and Blu-rays and 480p and 1080p content till the year say 2030 or before, 2025, and buy an 8K MicroLED TV without temporary or permanent burn-in effects.
In 2025 OLED 4K TVs should still be popular with the masses.

Life is very short, go OLED 4K now...Boxing week 2019.

If you are Canadian Best Buy warranty their LG OLED TVs against permanent burn-in. Canadians are covered here.
In the USA, or UK ask first, from where/who you want to deal with.

Sony I don't believe they cover it. This is the last stretch of this decade, the new one that we're just about to start LG OLED TVs will still be the best TVs to buy in 2020...I'm almost 100% certain. ...For performance/value ratio.

Plasma TVs (Kuro, Panasonic, Samsung, ...) they are from another era...a past era without today's advancements in picture quality, and features. The only thing (for me) that the best plasma TVs have from yesteryears is 3D support (and some older OLED 4K model TVs too...from 2016, and the last Sony 4K/3D LED TV from 2016-17). But I'm in the minority (1%).

There is much more awesomeness in an OLED TV than there is in any Plasma and LCD LED and QLED TV.
...With all the pros and cons from the video bible. IMHO

Reduced brightness setting to your eyes preference will surely mitigate your burn-in worries.
A darker room is OLED's best zone of comfort.
You don't seem to be the type of gentleman watching soap operas during daytime with all the windows and doors and skylights open...or outdoors around noon by the swimming pool.
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¤ The state of the TV affairs in 2020 ...
■□ https://www.whathifi.com/us/features/if-oled-has-reached-its-peak-whats-the-future-of-tv
 
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Blackmorec

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My LG OLED has an internal control that automatically turns down the brightness of static pictures after only a couple of minutes, so how does burn-in occur?
 
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If you fall asleep with FOX news channel on and you wake up 24 hours later (say from a hangover after Christmas). The FOX logo might have its imprint permanently burn onto your screen.

It's a worst case scenario as an example, but with all the protective features now on OLED TVs, the chances of burn-in are rarer.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/lg-oled-tv-suffers-burn-in-from-4000-hour-test/

https://www.rtings.com/tv/learn/real-life-oled-burn-in-test

Two more years from now (2022) we'll know more about OLED models from 2017, and 2018-19 in regards to burn-in.
By then (2022) LG and Sony and Panasonic and even Samsung will promote their new OLED model TVs. But then MicroLED and other TV video technologies should be in vogue ...
* Check the last link of post #5 just above (current as yesterday).

¤ https://www.avsforum.com/forum/40-o...d-image-retention-burn-thread-photos-136.html
 
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