it was a largely tongue in cheek comment ......................howeverWith OLED televisions, calibrated performance is so similar that any decision comes down to individual priorities (are we gamers, cinephiles, sports fans; is audio performance a factor, or of no concern at all?). It seems useful to lay out distinctions in these terms. Doing so helps people make informed choices.
There's probably little news here for diehard videophiles, but the article is accessible to anyone looking to buy a television. If it nudges people toward making a more suitable purchase, I can't see the problem with that.
Besides, awards must be based on some criteria. If not those used here, what would the alternatives be? Maybe there are too many categories (I have some sympathy with that perspective, though better to be comprehensive than leave people guessing).
if there is very little difference in terms of PQ quality and the OS differences can quickly be negated by a simple plug in device , then i guess sound and price would be major factors, along with warranty and future proofing ...............sorry to the 2.1 HDMI haters out there