Full Array LED vs. QLED: Panel Types Compared

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In this article, Full Array LED vs. QLED goes head-to-head. We will dive into the specs of both panel types, explain their differences, look at their pros and cons, and see their best use cases.

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A QLED TV is an LED TV that uses a quantum-dot layer between the backlight and the LCD panel. When light hits these microscopic quantum dots, it produces brighter colors that are more heavily saturated than traditional LED TVs.

What is a QLED?

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Today we are specifically looking at Full Array, which is different from edge-lit LED panels due to a grid of LEDs lighting the panel instead of the line of LEDs around one or more sides.

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What is a Full Array LED?

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Because Full Array LEDs use backlights, they can get considerably bright. If you want the max level brightness, QLED takes the cake.

Brightness

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With the quantum dot layer making a considerable difference, QLED TVs can produce more vibrant colors than Full Array LED TVs.

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Color

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We wouldn’t state this as a win for either the QLED or Full Array LED, but it is not a deal breaker for either panel type.

Viewing Angle

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Full Array is the technology behind QLED TVs, including the quantum dot layer that boosts brightness and color depth.

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Is QLED same as full array?

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