LG has announced details of its highly-anticipated 55-inch OLED TV. But it is Sony that unveils the world first 4K OLED TV which cost $12,000.
The 4mm thick Sony 4K OLED TV features 55-inch screen, four-color pixel system, color refiner and infinite contrast ratio and weighs less than 22 pounds.
LG commenced selling a 55-inch OLED TV in South Korea that uses new display technology for $10,000.
The model featuring organic light-emitting diode, or OLED, technology is currently only available in Seoul, South Korea. LG will expand sales to North America, Europe and other Asian markets during the next three months. OLED technology uses less power than LCD displays and displays more vivid images. And costing more than double the average for an equivalent LCD set.
LG has revealed their intention to release OLED TV that uses using organic display technology. LG will release a 15 inch OLED TV and later a 40 inch version. LG would be announcing the 15 inch AM-OLED TV at the IFA 2009 consumer electric show in Berlin in September.
The TV set would be commercialized in Korea in November and offered overseas next year, it said. Currently OLED technology is still too pricey.
Source: LG to unveil 15-inch OLED TV