The LG C1 OLED is the highest 4K TV Virtual Foundry advice for HDR gaming, even over the up to date C2, and it is on sale at Amazon UK nowadays. At £1051, it is some £150 not up to it was once at the beginning of February, and on the subject of the bottom worth we have now ever observed it – barring a couple of one-off offers on smaller websites. That is an excellent price for a TV with inky blacks, beautiful colors, large viewing angles, low enter lag and whole HDMI 2.1 fortify.
No longer simplest is the C1 nice for 4K gaming, but it surely additionally has a best-in magnificence OLED panel and 4 HDMI 2.1 ports that may output as much as 120Hz, providing you with the power to plug in a PS5, Xbox Sequence X, PC and also have one port left over – say, for a long term console?
So why will we nonetheless counsel the LG C1 over the more recent C2? Smartly, a large number of it’s right down to the cost – the LG C2 has simply introduced and subsequently nonetheless instructions an £850 top rate over the C1 – however it is also right down to the options. The LG C2 now not helps black body insertion (BFI) at 120Hz, which was once an excessively useful gizmo for making improvements to movement readability.
Our very personal John Linneman dove deep into the trivia of BFI remaining yr when having a look into the usage of a CRT observe for unfashionable and trendy video games.
In trade, the C2 does get brighter and sports activities a extra robust processor, so it may well be a more sensible choice for any person that makes use of their TV in a brilliant room as a rule. This present day despite the fact that, our advice is to get the C1 at a bargain or wait the C2 to drop down in worth – Black Friday in November is ceaselessly a just right guess.
So if you are out there for a large, robust OLED now, this can be a nice guess. Tell us what you assume within the feedback underneath, and be at liberty to observe us on Twitter (@dealsfoundry) for notionally quick updates on any offers we discover. See you subsequent time!