Many high-end TV shoppers are waiting for prices on OLED TVs to fall within their range. If you're one of them, you just lost a few hundred more excuses to wait.
The least expensive LG OLED TV for 2017, the, hit a new price low over the July 4 weekend, shedding another $200. Here are their current prices:
- 55-inch OLED55C7P: $2,300
- 65-inch OLED65C7P: $3,300
Those prices make the premium between theand 2017 OLED TVs just $300, its lowest point so far.
Should you pull the trigger now?. First off, the 2016 and 2017 versions have almost the same image quality. Second, I expect those prices to fall even further later this summer and into the prime fall buying season. How far is an open question, but last year the of $1,800 for the 55-inch size and $2,800 for the 65-incher.
OLED (organic light emitting diode)-based televisions like the C7 deliver the best picture quality CNET has ever tested. , which are typically less expensive, they can produce a perfectly dark shade of black that results in exceedingly high contrast, and their picture stays true from wider angles than LCD.