OLED vs QLED Comparison: Which Is The Best TV?

If you were in the search of a brand new television lately, then you must have come across two famous Technologies: OLED and QLED. Both these technologies claim to produce a breathtaking picture quality. But exactly which one is the winner between OLED vs QLED? Which technology you should go with if you are looking for better picture quality, HDR support, and 4K resolution?


In this post, we are going to take an in-depth look at both these outstanding TV technologies. We are going to look at how these two technologies are different from each other, and which one is exactly better than another.

OLED vs QLED: In-Depth Comparison

Let's compare these two latest TV  technologies on different aspects like brightness, LED case, quantum dots, and more. We will also let you know which TV is better in different aspects so that it becomes easy for you to go with technology if you're concerned about a certain aspect.

1. Brightness


QLED is way ahead of OLED when it comes to brightness. QLED used separate backlights whereas OLED is dependent on each pixel to produce light. The LED backlights used in QLED are achingly bright compared to OLED. If your priority is to watch HDR videos then we recommend you to go with QLED, as it comes with brighter spectral highlights.

The prominently led backlights are the main reason because which QLED is better than OLED. On the other side, if you talk about the black level and contrast, OLED is a clear-cut winner. The OLED stops the darker background by turning off the pixels.

Winner: QLED


2. Organic LED Case

OLED is the best in terms of providing the best organic LED case. OLED stands for organic light-emitting diode, which means that every pixel in this TV will emit its own light when it is provided with an electric current. You can also shut down the light emission of particular pixels, and as a result, it gets access to high contrast and realistic colors.

Because of no backlight present, OLED TV is way thinner and comes with almost negligible bezels compared to your QLED. OLED also promises to provide a very excellent viewing angle. The only aspect in which QLED wins over OLED is in providing a high amount of brightness. QLED is very brighter than OLED and provides a very good picture quality while streaming HDR content.

Winner: OLED

3. Resolution, Colour, And Video Processing

If we talk about the resolution, color, video processing, and other image quality factors, both OLED and QLED works the same. On both, we can extend up to 8k resolution. Neither technology have an edge or advantage over another in terms of processing, color, and resolution.

Winner: Draw

4. Size Comparison

If we compare both the technology in terms of size: the options available with OLED TV are, 48, 55, 65, 77, 88, 83 inches, 83 inches will be available for sale in the market from September.

And if we talk about the variants of QLED TV, the options that are available on the market today are 32, 43, 49, 55, 65, 75, 82, 85, and the latest edition 98-inches.

One noticeable advantage, that QLED has over OLED is the pricing of variants that are more than 65 inches. For example, the pricing of 77 inch OLED is around $3,300, which is significantly higher than the pricing of 75-inch QLED.

Winner: QLED

5. For Gamers

If you are looking for a television for playing video games, then OLED Vs QLED is going to be a very interesting battle for you. With technology booming at a rapid pace, we are pretty sure that your priority will be of getting at least 8k video streaming at 120Hz.

The one-word answer for all the gamers: OLED is best for gaming. On OLED, you will get the best natural contrast that will help you to enjoy cinematic games like Shadow of The Tomb Raider, Forza horizon, Hallo infinite, and Assassin Creed: Valhalla to the fullest. On the other hand, QLED offers bright practical visibility and is good for playing Battle Royale games.

Winner: OLED

What Future Holds For OLED And QLED?

With technology booming at its own pace, it's very hard to protect pic what the future holds for this QLED Vs OLED battle. But talk about the present, every Technology freak is going to bet on OLED.

What the future holds for these two amazing technologies? According to reports, Samsung has already invested around $11.1 billion on OLED TV in order to produce a totally new "QD Display"- OLED along with quantum dot. If you believe in rumors, we can put our hands on this technology from July 2022.

But for now, OLED has an unmatchable edge over QLED in every aspect, especially in terms of picture quality.

Final Verdict

After going through this comparison, if you still have any doubt in your mind that which technology used should go with, then worry not, we are here to help you.

Without any second thought, go with OLED TV if you're looking for a smaller size television and have a very tight budget. OLED gives some very good performance in terms of picture quality and viewing angles. On the other hand, if you can deal with your budget then go with it QLED. It provides a brighter screen, comes with a long lifespan, along with large screen size. QLED is an all-rounder, only if you can deal with your budget.

Nevertheless, that's all for this post. Let us know which television you are going to buy. And don't forget to share know your doubts and suggestion regarding this post in the comment section.

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