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Is OLED more or less sensitive to 'burn-in' than plasma?

Years ago, I avoided Pioneer plasma and bought a Sharp LCD. After a few years, I gave in and plasma wasn’t the big scary monster some had made it out to be (at least for my usage).

Has there been a comparison similar to this one that compares plasma vs OLED for those of us who have this point of reference?

I REALLY want OLED but, like my pre-plasma years, I am terrified! The pics in this study from about week 10 forward don’t help much!

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    Unfortunately we don’t know as we haven’t tested plasma TVs in the same way. We expect the type of burn-in to be different though, as for OLED TVs it is a result of cumulative usage (degradation over time). We don’t expect most people to experience burn-in on OLEDs though, unless you watch a lot of content with static areas.

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    I believe It is said that the burn-in is a result of the reduction in light level of the picture elements, as also happens with plasma. The long term burn-in test puts logos (ratings, CNN etc) of fixed colors on one part of the screen. Because elements of particular colors in those areas are logging more hours than those colors in other areas they are losing brightness more than the rest of the screen. When the image is changed to a gray or white screen, the burn in areas become visible as “negatives” of the logos because the colors elements such as red that were used more are dimmer than the other colors. LCD’s may grow dimmer overall as their lighting LED’s lose brightness but the picture elements don’t lose performance with use, so no burn-in. Plasmas got better with burn-in over time as the technology improved the longevity of the brightness levels. I have a Panasonic plasma produced in 2007 when they briefly made a 42” 1080 screen. Panasonic claimed that the degradation to 50% brightness of that generation was way up at 40,000 hours. I have never seen any hint of burn-in after 11 years of daily use, and the overall brightness is objectively about the same. I would love to see a test or specification of the brightness degradation with usage in OLEDs. If it is anywhere near my old plasma I would have no worries about burn-in or sufficient loss in brightness to be an issue. Based on the results I’ve seen from the Rtngs burn in tests I plan to purchase a 65” LG OLED after the first of the year when the 2018 models start dropping to clearance prices.

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