Sony A9G Master Series OLED Wins Value Electronics TV Shootout

New York integrator Value Electronics’ ‘King of TV’ shootout compares Sony, LG and Samsung displays in competition.

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Sony A9G Master Series OLED Wins Value Electronics TV Shootout

“Consumers are advised to use the voting results to assess which criteria are most important to them and review each category to determine the TV that best matches their priorities and viewing conditions," says Bob Zohn, owner of Value Electronics. : Mark Jessamy

Sony’s A9G Master Series OLED TV has been named “King of TV” in the 2019 Value Electronics annual TV shootout.

This year, Value Electronics, a leading independent audio video retailer in Scarsdale, N.Y., hosted its annual TV Shootout evaluation event in collaboration with CE Week at the Jacob Javits Center in NYC to determine who makes the best TV for 2019.

The Shootout participants and professional experts test, evaluate, and compare picture quality attributes of the latest flagship TVs each year side-by-side and the winner is crowned “King of TV.”

The four TVs competing for the 2019 crown included LG’s OLED65C9PUA, Samsung’s QN65Q90R, Sony’s XBR-65A9G, and Sony’s XBR-65Z9F.

It was a close competition with the panels all performing very well, based on the scoring. Among the judges at this year's competition were Joel Silver of Imaging Science Foundation and Brent McCall of Metra Home Theater

Judges analyzed dynamic range, color saturation, color accuracy, and motion resolution. Photo credit: Mark Jessamy

The Sony A9G Master Series OLED TV took the lead in most of the voting categories as well as the combined average of all categories, solidifying its win in the competition.

Here’s the breakdown of the specific award categories:

  • Best SDR Day Mode: Sony A9G OLED TV
  • Best SDR Reference Mode: Sony A9G OLED TV
  • Best HDR TV: Sony A9G OLED TV
  • Best Streaming TV: Tie Sony A9G OLED TV and LG C9P OLED TV

Robert Zohn, owner of Value Electronics, comments, “Consumers are advised to use the voting results to assess which criteria are most important to them and review each category to determine the TV that best matches their priorities and viewing conditions.”

Value Electronics was founded in 1998 is a custom A/V integrator with a retail showroom in the Village of Scarsdale, N.Y. Owners Wendy and Robert Zohn created and began sponsoring the TV Shootout evaluation event in 2004. The TV Shootout evaluation event has gained the CE industry’s respect and it has become a go-to source for video enthusiasts to help make the best TV purchase decision.

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Jason Knott is Chief Content Officer for Emerald Expositions Connected Brands. Jason has covered low-voltage electronics as an editor since 1990, serving as editor and publisher of Security Sales & Integration. He joined CE Pro in 2000 and serves as Editor-in-Chief of that brand. He served as chairman of the Security Industry Association’s Education Committee from 2000-2004 and sat on the board of that association from 1998-2002. He is also a former board member of the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation. He has been a member of the CEDIA Business Working Group since 2010. Jason graduated from the University of Southern California.

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