Help Picking a New TV

JinCA

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Dolby vision can look washed out compared to HDR10 a lot of times.
 

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So I got myself an LG C1 65 inch, just waiting on delivery, super pumped, what would you guys recommend for first watch and play?

I have no 4k physical discs unfortunately so will have to find something good on Netflix, Disney plus, but for games I was thinking of trying the first couple levels on Gears 5, I only have spiderman for PS5 so I'll give that a go after.

Did anyone need to change any settings round on the OLED? I want to keep brightness down as much as I can, given most of our habits are late afternoon/night hopefully won't be a problem.
 

Jay Mammoth

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So I got myself an LG C1 65 inch, just waiting on delivery, super pumped, what would you guys recommend for first watch and play?

I have no 4k physical discs unfortunately so will have to find something good on Netflix, Disney plus, but for games I was thinking of trying the first couple levels on Gears 5, I only have spiderman for PS5 so I'll give that a go after.

Did anyone need to change any settings round on the OLED? I want to keep brightness down as much as I can, given most of our habits are late afternoon/night hopefully won't be a problem.

Definitely turn off any motion smoothing, and avoid vivid mode. Cinema is the mode I use. Great info and settings in this thread. The 1st 2 or 3 posts. Enjoy the set, I love my 77” C1.
 

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BUSTERMAN

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Last Wednesday I received my LG C1 55 inch. It offers a stellar picture and has the gaming features I wanted since this is going to be my primary gaming display. VRR in particular is really useful. I booted up Assassin's Creed Valhalla and VRR almost completely removed all screen tearing on the XSX. The contrast really makes things pop and I don't find this OLED to be dim or not as bright as some have said it is. It did take some calibration to get things where I wanted.

The downside, this screen does not handle reflections well at all. I had just a little bit of light sneak in from behind and the reflection took up a large part of the screen. It was very distracting but luckily I was able to fix the issue but it was surprising to me. So yeah, in a bright room with lots of natural light I would say this TV will not perform well. But in a room where you can limit direct natural light then you'll be pleased.

The FPS counter seems useless. It was just something I wanted to play with. But it doesn't show the FPS of the displayed media but rather the refresh-rate of the TV itself which never changes. So I question the point of the FPS counter when it doesn't show the FPS of the game I'm playing. Maybe I'm not using it right, there are still things I'm figuring out.
 

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Last Wednesday I received my LG C1 55 inch. It offers a stellar picture and has the gaming features I wanted since this is going to be my primary gaming display. VRR in particular is really useful. I booted up Assassin's Creed Valhalla and VRR almost completely removed all screen tearing on the XSX. The contrast really makes things pop and I don't find this OLED to be dim or not as bright as some have said it is. It did take some calibration to get things where I wanted.

The downside, this screen does not handle reflections well at all. I had just a little bit of light sneak in from behind and the reflection took up a large part of the screen. It was very distracting but luckily I was able to fix the issue but it was surprising to me. So yeah, in a bright room with lots of natural light I would say this TV will not perform well. But in a room where you can limit direct natural light then you'll be pleased.

The FPS counter seems useless. It was just something I wanted to play with. But it doesn't show the FPS of the displayed media but rather the refresh-rate of the TV itself which never changes. So I question the point of the FPS counter when it doesn't show the FPS of the game I'm playing. Maybe I'm not using it right, there are still things I'm figuring out.

Nice I love my C1, you're right about the reflections luckily my lounge doesn't get much direct sunlight so it hasn't been too bad.

Yea the FPS counter is useless and pretty sure it just shows the refresh rate, another handy thing in the game optimiser is changing the black and whites level per game (or just find a happy medium and leave it).
 

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Nice I love my C1, you're right about the reflections luckily my lounge doesn't get much direct sunlight so it hasn't been too bad.

Yea the FPS counter is useless and pretty sure it just shows the refresh rate, another handy thing in the game optimiser is changing the black and whites level per game (or just find a happy medium and leave it).
Ohh really, I was hoping I just haven't figured out how to make the FPS counter work properly. Its a bummer to know it really is useless. I just wanted to use it to satisfy my curiosity for certain games but with VRR enabled framerates are presented much more smoothly now when it dips.

This TV also seems to be very smart and auto detect the type of content you're viewing. I was on the PS5 checking how some games looked while in Game Mode. I switched to some streaming apps and to my surprise the TV auto switched to Cinema Mode, awesome.
 

Jay Mammoth

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Last Wednesday I received my LG C1 55 inch. It offers a stellar picture and has the gaming features I wanted since this is going to be my primary gaming display. VRR in particular is really useful. I booted up Assassin's Creed Valhalla and VRR almost completely removed all screen tearing on the XSX. The contrast really makes things pop and I don't find this OLED to be dim or not as bright as some have said it is. It did take some calibration to get things where I wanted.

The downside, this screen does not handle reflections well at all. I had just a little bit of light sneak in from behind and the reflection took up a large part of the screen. It was very distracting but luckily I was able to fix the issue but it was surprising to me. So yeah, in a bright room with lots of natural light I would say this TV will not perform well. But in a room where you can limit direct natural light then you'll be pleased.

The FPS counter seems useless. It was just something I wanted to play with. But it doesn't show the FPS of the displayed media but rather the refresh-rate of the TV itself which never changes. So I question the point of the FPS counter when it doesn't show the FPS of the game I'm playing. Maybe I'm not using it right, there are still things I'm figuring out.

Congrats, its an amazing set.