LG 2017 OLED and Super LED UHD 4K TVs: Hands-on review

The Wallpaper TV, Dolby Atmos sound bars, 6 Series, 8 Series, C-series OLED Smart 4K UHD TV

The 2016 units were stunning. So are the 2017 models. Theis is the W-series "Signature" Edition which is so thin it basically sticks to the wall. Despite the lack of body it actually costs a lot more. But at least it comes with an amazing, $1,700 Dolby Atmos soundbar with two Height channels. The only issue might be that you can't not buy the sound bar!

The 2016 units were stunning. So are the 2017 models. Theis is the W-series "Signature" Edition which is so thin it basically sticks to the wall. Despite the lack of body it actually costs a lot more. But at least it comes with an amazing, $1,700 Dolby Atmos soundbar with two Height channels. The ...

[Update: our Full Review of LG's 2017 OLED TV range is here]

We visited a mansion hosting all of LG's new 2017 TVs and got to grips with what to expect.

On display was the new 2017 OLED TV range which is somehow (supposedly) more stunning than the 2016 OLED TVs - apparently it's down to a new chemical structure and lighting algorithm which dynamically analyses a picture in a 14-bit colour space to work out how to best display it(!). All of them now have built-in, Dolby Atmos soundbars. The remotes have all been tweaked and now have Amazon Prime buttons joining the Netflix buttons.

We also saw the (much) cheaper, Super LED LCD TV range. These are capable of some impressive colour performance but we did see some red flags too. We'll be looking forward to bringing the full reviews in due course but here are some of the important take-away points...

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