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HI Everyone: I have owned a Toshiba 62" DLP TV since 2005 1081i and looking to purchase a new TV in a very near future. Since 2005 I have been through three lamps and replaced the color wheel once, the new lamps don't usually last very long at the most a year (they cost $275.00 a piece), . I do watch some sports and movies and some TV programs. but mostly watch DVD/BD concerts/movies. I know technology changes on yearly basis it is difficult to keep up. looking at TV technology now that I might be interested in is OLED , 4K is so far down the road that I am not willing to wait. I am 66 time is in essence lol. Although I was very impressed with the 4K TV picture, the actual presentation was playing from a USB provide by Samsun. I am looking in for a 70 - 80 inch in size. is OLED technology worth buying? should I be just as happy to purchase a LCD or LED? is there a considerable difference in technology between the three?

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There is definitely a difference between them. LED is the same as LCD by the way. 4K TV's look awesome with 4K content but since they are LCD, some still have LCD issues. OLED is superior overall but are very pricey at this time. But since you are looking for a 70-80" TV you won't find any 4K or OLEDs that size. I believe the biggest 4K is 65". If you must have that size you are only stuck with SHARP or Vizio which can't compete with the 4K/OLED/Plasma sets. I think it's time for you to upgrade for sure, good luck.

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