LG’s Flexible new generation TV :

LG has finally revealed the first new flexible TV. This TV is not the normal LCD or LED TV but it is the thin-paper TV panels having no cords and rickety stand. The TV is available in 55-inch / 65-inch / 77-inch display and can be rolled like a newspaper. This product was announced by the Korean giant ahead of CES technology show which was taking place in Las Vegas. These OLED TVs are thinner and lighter than any other TVs available in the market. However, the details of the thin paper product have not been revealed yet; but it is predicted that this technology will be soon used for the mobile phones and tablets. It will be used in-car screen as well, which can be implanted in the curve of the vehicle’s interior.

According to the sources from the LG, this TV is made up of only light emitting diode also called as OLED (organic light emitting diode). These OLED display are flexible enough to curve around the walls or corners, these display are virtually impossible to break. The TV can be mounted on the magnetic base which will be attached to your wall and then the thin paper TV will be placed on it and can be peeled off too as per your need. With the press of just one button, OLED tv can change the aspect ratio to cinematic 21:9 from 16:9. LG Company has achieved a 2.57-mm thickness in 65-inch OLED model because OLED display produce their own light. The screen offers a UHD (Ultra High Definition) resolution of 3840 x 2160. LG says, the panel has a 30% transmittance or clarity as compared to the 10% transmittance or clarity offered by the other LCD TV’s. LG plans to go beyond the 30% i.e., 40% in the coming future which will be leading the future display market. LG has also planned to make an OLED panel tv more than 60 inches. 

LG will launch the world’s first 88-inch 8K OLED TV having a resolution of 7680x 4320 which is 16times the resolution of a full HD TV. OLED technology has already been used in the Apple’s watch, Samsung S6 edge devices and also LG’s flex phone. Samsung is moving towards the OLED technology and has also pledged $3.6 billion towards OLED production. LG is focused on big screen panels as large as 99 inches. Nokia and Apple are also moving towards making thin and flexible smartphones and tablets.
Price segments for LG’s OLED TV:

Now you must be wondering what the price of this OLED TV would be. Well, the CNET reports that a 65-inch 4K OLED TV will cost approximately $ 65,000. LG has been successful in the 80% yield which means that 20% manufactured TV didn’t work out. Industry analyst’s say that the price of an OLED TV will be 5 times more expensive than the LCD display.
Pic Courtesy: LG Display
Editor: Anuj Gupta

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