OLED TV v/s LED TV: Power Consumption and Electricity Cost

Both LED TVs and OLED TVs are popular thanks to their high picture quality, light build, and low power consumption. But if we get down to comparing the two technologies, an OLED TV is superior to an LED TV in almost all aspects such as picture quality, power consumption, response time, and weight.

The major disadvantage of OLED TVs, however, is their high cost. But, they do save you a considerable amount of money in the long run by cutting down on your electricity expenditure. If you plan to buy a Latest LED TV on Bajaj EMI Card, read on to find out which type would be the most budget-friendly for you to operate.

Why Are OLED Televisions More Energy Efficient?

An LED TV uses backlighting for illumination. The light from LEDs passes through a matrix that feeds it through the green, red, and blue pixels. LED backlights can be edge-lit, direct-lit, or full array. Although LED TVs can appear rather bright they also consume a lot of power. Therefore, before you buy a TV on Bajaj EMI Card, ensure that you would be able to handle its running costs.

OLED televisions, on the other hand, control the light pixel-by-pixel, a benefit that LED televisions cannot offer. OLED panels contain millions of individual diodes that light up only when needed. For example, if the scene has a pitch-black background none of the diodes will light up, thereby saving power.

While some advanced LED TVs use quantum dots for brightness and colour range, OLED televisions do not need quantum dots since each pixel is self-illuminating.

How much energy does an LED TV consume?

This obviously depends on the size of the TV. But the general rule is that most LED TVs have a power rating between 60W and 150W. A 100W power rated LED TV running for 12 hours daily will consume 1200 watt hours or 1.2 kWh (units) of electricity in a day and 36 kWh (units) of electricity in the whole month.

How much energy does an OLED TV consume?

Since OLED panels do not come with always-on backlighting and rely on individual pixels for lighting, they save considerably more power compared to LED TVs. For example, a power-saving 55-inch OLED TV will guzzle just 98W per hour, which translates into 1.17 kWh (units) of electricity in the entire day if the TV is kept running for 12 hours.

Tips For Reducing TV Power Consumption

If you choose an LED TV over an OLED TV or even if you buy an OLED TV but want to save more on electricity bills, these tips will be helpful to you. 

Reduce the Screen Brightness

Your television’s power consumption is directly linked to its brightness. When your television’s brightness is set to its maximum, it consumes more energy. For this reason, it is recommended that you turn down the brightness of your LED TV.

The option is available in the menu. However, you also have the option of selecting Eco or Movie picture modes which will automatically select the most realistic image settings.

Turn Off the Screen When Listening to Music

If you listen to music on your television, we advise you to turn off the screen when doing so. This will enable your LED TV to cut down on its energy consumption. If your TV does now come with a ‘Screen Off’ feature, you will have to manually reduce the brightness to zero. Pro tip – look for the ‘Screen Off’ feature when buying a TV on Bajaj EMI Card.

Enable Sleep Timer

If you habitually doze off at night with your LED TV switched on, a Sleep Timer can be a useful feature. Enabling/Setting the Sleep Timer will shut off your television automatically if it does not receive a command from you within the set time-period. This is a simple and easy way of saving on your power bills.

Switch off the TV plug

Most of us use the remote control to power off our LED TVs, rather that walking up to the power outlet to switch it off. Turning your LED TV off with the remove sends it into Standby Mode, which still consumes a bit of electricity. To totally shut down your TV and ensure that it is not draining any current, you need to switch off the power from the socket.

Summary:

 If you are unsure between an OLED TV and LED TV, we can tell you that the former is a better choice when it comes to energy savings. While an LED TV may cost less, an OLED TV will help you save money on your electricity bills in the long run. 

Not only this, OLED TVs also offer superior picture quality and come in elegant, lightweight designs. A great way of owning an LED or OLED television is by buying a TV on Bajaj EMI Card on No Cost EMI. Do remember that, whichever TV you purchase, adopting energy-saving practices in your TV watching routine will go a long way in saving you money. 

Don’t forget to use the Bajaj Finserv EMI Network Card to shop for your favourite LED TV.

You can also get the best TV on Bajaj EMI Card at the Bajaj Finserv EMI Store.   

The practical way of purchasing an LED TV in India 

Bajaj Finserv EMI Store is the ultimate shopping platform for all kinds of online purchases. New and registered EMI Network Card users can buy the best TV(Television) in a hassle-free manner on No Cost EMIs. 

The EMI Network Card is a unique digital card that offers a pre-approved loan limit of up to Rs. 4 lakh and enables you to purchase your preferred product without the compulsion of clearing the total product price at once.

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