UV is dying
Even the conventional is getting beter, but the machine price is very high. And what do you expect with conventional plate? Quality is not stable even in one batch, also try to measure in one plate, you can get different density in different places.
For offset magazine you still can use it, but for offset label printer, all label will got different result.
Also the dots is "hairy" when you see it with 100x microscope
Thermal, even you output cyan today and magenta next month, you still can get a good registered images and stable density. With a very sharp dots as always.