I think that it's noteworthy that there was less than 1 point
(0.61) separating the Winner
for the "Best Overall TV of 2017" award/title.
[Panasonic EZ1002 (32.99
points) / LG B7 (32.38
Personally, I would pretty much consider it a tie for 1st place. (Not to mention the fact that the Panasonic is not available to purchase in North America and is quite a bit more expensive than the LG.)
It should also be noted that they each received 2
"awards/trophies" (Pana: "Best Home Theater TV" & "Best Overall TV of 2017"; LG: "Best HDR TV" & "Best Gaming TV"), with Sony (A1) taking the last one for "Best Living Room TV".
It should also be noted that the Sony TVs did
win the "Video Processing" and "Motion" categories.
was quick to point out
, the two LCD/LED TVs did
in fact outperform the OLEDs in the "Bright Room" category (the Q9 edging-out the ZD9 in this case - most likely due to it's superior anti-reflective coating).
I should also add that both
, who were both at the Shootout, felt that the LG B7 should
have been the overall winner (their pick) and that the Sony ZD9 should
have been the runner-up for "Best HDR TV" (instead of the Pana).
(Oh and, Al still
believes the Sony A1 is the best.
Just trying to keep things in perspective!