The price is not a factor in the scores.
Our score is automatically calculated based on a formula. We simply enter all our measurements and the score is generated. It is a weighted average. You can drill down the tests via the box to the right.
How to interpret the scores
This TV is great for this usage or test. You will be satisfied with it.
It is good enough for most people, but if you care about this usage or test, it will bother you.
This TV is below average at this usage or test. It could be an issue even if you aren't particularly picky about this aspect.
7/29/2015 Complete overhaul of the scoring system. The score now also includes local dimming, judder, PC gaming components and sound. The spread is also increased; now >7.5 is great and >6.0 is average.
8/11/2015 For the 2013 and 2014 reviews: the gray uniformity, bright room and overall scores have been adjusted. They are now somewhat comparable to the 2015 reviews.
2/22/2016 HDR section created (which includes color gamut and peak brightness) and now part of the overall score. Color accuracy is also now part of the overall score, with more weight on the pre calibration than the post.
4/14/2016 Gradient is now scored, and part of HDR. Weights increased of HDR, Local Dimming, Input Lag and Gray Uniformity. Reflections scores adjusted.
5/10/2016 HDR Format supported now scored inside HDR.
7/21/2016 Complete overhaul. The test results are now completely separated from the ratings, and you can create your own. See full details here.