At the end of the day, you don't need to base your purchase on 100% on what the test patterns and or calibration scans reveal or what the reviewers opinions are unless there is a serious flaw uncovered. This is all excellent information to have but what really matters is how your eye see's the PQ and how you specifically feel about the picture since we all see differently and have different needs including both video quality and financial. Best to go to a local retailer where you can see the sets you are considering side by side running the same content. Some retailers will have the sets in the most accurate PM, calibrated and will let you bring and play your own content.
Just based on experience at the store, i'm not a "sales" guy so I can just tell you what I've seen, many times a customer comes in for one set based on what they read about it and wind up leaving with another after doing a close side by side comparison.
Sony 55A1E, A9F / LG 55OLEDC8
Marantz 7012, Ohm Walsh Speakers
Klein K10-A, Jeti 1501, Murideo Six-G Gen2
Calman Ultimate, ISF Level III Certified
Last edited by jrref; 03-28-2019 at 06:41 AM.