It is absolutely a disgrace that my 2016, ~$1,500 55" Smart TV has a bad screen and it would cost ~$1500 to fix it. And if you Google the problem, lots of folks having similar issues.
Clearly, Samsung cannot make a quality TV. Don't waste your money on this poor quality.
These ain't the TV's are grandparents bought.
They could at least give me 30% off of a new purchase.
Model I have :
BTW, my 16 year old 55" Sony projection TV still works perfectly!