LG, the consumer electronic giant has evolved a lot since it was incorporated as GoldStar long back in 1958. LG had introduced their first OLED Television back in 2013, and as per the latest consumer report, LG has been on top position in Premium OLED TVs range across different ranges and brands.

LG scored the highest score of 89 points, various models of LG television have captured the top 13 spots in the US Consumer Report’s 25 top TV models. With these massive scores, LG ditched Samsung and it was seen that LG now has a market share of 40.8% in the premium television market.

LG OLED TV
LG OLED TV

The LG Signature OLED TV W received the highest total of 89 points this year. Other high scores by LG OLED TV’s include last year’s OLED 55 E6P which scored 84 points, the 65-inch E6 with 85 points and the 65-inch/55-inch C7, which scored 88 points.

Ranging

Model

Score

Panel Type

Remarks

1

LG OLED65W7P

89

OLED

2

LG OLED65C7P

88

OLED

LG OLED55C7P

88

OLED

LG OLED55B7P

88

OLED

Sony XBR-65A1E

88

OLED

Sony XBR-55A1E

88

OLED

7

LG OLED65B7P

87

OLED

8

LG OLED65G6P

86

OLED

LG OLED55E7P

86

OLED

10

LG OLED65E6P

85

OLED

11

LG OLED55E6P

83

OLED

LG OLED55B6P

83

OLED

13

LG OLED65C6P

82

OLED

Sony XBR-65X930E

82

LCD

15

Sony XBR-55X930E

81

LCD

16

LG 65SJ9500

80

LCD

Nano Cell

Samsung QN65Q7C

80

LCD

QLED

Samsung QN65Q8C

80

LCD

QLED

19

LG 65SJ8000

79

LCD

Nano Cell

Samsung QN65Q7F

79

LCD

QLED

Samsung QN65Q9F

79

LCD

QLED

Samsung UN65MU850D

79

LCD

Samsung UN65MU8500

79

LCD

Samsung UN55MU9000

79

LCD

Samsung UN55KS9000

79

LCD

What did the US Consumer Report reveal?

Global Premium TV Market Share by Profits (Products with prices USD 2,500 or above
Global Premium TV Market Share by Profits (Products with prices USD 2,500 or above

Founded in 1936 by the Consumer’s Union in the USA, North America based Consumer Report is a subscription based magazine. With a readership of over 7 million, the magazine indulges the common people to review products based on the consumer’s point of view.

While LG secured most of the top position this year, Sony and LG shared the second and thirteenth positions. While the second position tie was between two OLED TV’s, the thirteenth spot was a tie between an LG OLED TV, and a Sony LCD TV.

How good is LG in Europe?

Not just in the US, LG also makes its mark in the Europe. Some of the top influential Tech Media of Europe have given a lot of praise and positive reviews to the LG Signature OLED TV W – The same LG OLED TV which made it to the top position in the US Consumer Report.

France based Les Numeriques, the UK based What Hi-Fi, Stuff Magazine, and Germany based Audio Video Foto-Bild appreciated LG’s efforts and rated the LG Signature OLED TV W as the best among the OLED TVs out there LG is now the top player in the Premium TV market. The global premium TV market includes the televisions which cost more than $2,500.

HE Division, LG Electronics’ TV business branch has managed to capture 40.8% share in the premium television market. As per Market Analytics by IHS, 2,18,000 LG OLED TVs were sold in the first quarter of 2017 and the number is 86% more as compared to the number of units sold last year in the same quarter, so this kind of immense year-on-year growth shows how LG is impacting the consumers and also the markets. Earlier, the top position belonged to Samsung, with 54.7% of the share.

What is LG Signature OLED TV W?

LG Signature OLED TV W
LG Signature OLED TV W

The LG Signature OLED TV W is a premium OLED television from LG. The OLED TV comes with a 64.5-inch OLED display with 4K resolution and HDR support. It is excellent in terms of audio as well as it features Dolby Atmos with 4.2 channel speaker system. It is a Smart TV running on webOS 3.5 and features 4 HDMI ports, 3 USB ports, 1 RF, 1 Composite in, 1 Ethernet, 1 Optical, and 1 RS232C Mini jack. The TV is priced at $6,999 which roughly translates to Rs. 4,47,000.

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