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QLED vs. OLED TV: Similar names, totally different technologies.

If you’re browsing higher end 4K TVs, you’ve likely stumbled upon two similar-sounding terms: QLED and OLED. Both OLED and QLED are similar in sense that they both are based on LED screen, though their internal composition is a little different. QLED is latest technology innovated by Samsung, these type of TVs display picture using quantum dots (which is covered later) that are illuminated by a dazzlingly-bright LED sheet. Whereas the OLED TVs are made up of millions of individual organic light-emitting diodes.

Although Samsung is the brainchild of QLED technology but it did not blocked the comptetion as it allowed a number of manufacturers, includung Hisense and TCL, to license the tech through its self-formed QLED Alliance.

WHAT IS QLED?
If explained in layman’s terms, QLED TVs are LED TVs that use quantum dots to enhance performance, delivering better brightness and a wider color spectrum, according to Samsung. This is because the dots almost act like a filter when applied on top o…