The Samsung The Frame 2019 is the direct predecessor of the 2020 model. However, not much has changed: contrast and brightness were a bit weaker before and the input lag was a bit longer. The smart features, the sound quality and the viewing angle are almost the same. The main difference is therefore the exterior design, which nevertheless still follows the same concept.
Overall, both models achieve a rating of 66%, but there are a few differences between the Samsung Q70T and The Frame 2020 in the different categories. The Q70T has a Twin Tuner but its maximum brightness and contrast are a bit lower than on The Frame. Also the Response Time of the Q70 is a little worse and it is not free from judder. Both do not support local dimming.
LG has also tried its hand at a television with a work of art character in its 2020 line-up. The GX OLED is extremely flat and, similar to The Frame, comes with a gapless wall mount and gallery design. The matching stand must be purchased separately. But it is only available in 3 sizes.
Overall, the GX performs much better than The Frame in all areas, as it is similarly strong to LG’s CX model. Above all, the TV fulfills its additional function as a customizable wallpaper much better: While you have to make do with the disadvantages of the VA panel on The Frame, the GX has a 10 bit OLED panel built in, which provides an extremely wide viewing angle as well as an excellent black level and native contrast. This is also necessary if the TV is to be placed straight and without gaps on the wall. In this way the GX blends seamlessly into the picture gallery and the room. Even in a dark room, the GX is far more convincing than The Frame. Because of its picture quality, the GX is ideal for HDR content as well as for movie or series nights. In terms of gaming, however, both models are about the same.