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LG launches world's first curved 4K OLED TV

Will be available in 65 & 77-inch versions with a starting price of £5999. Not bad at all, for a launch price!  :clap:

http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/129616-lg-s-77-and-65-inch-curved-4k-ultra-hd-oled-tvs-are-coming-to-the-uk-but-they-won-t-be-cheap

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RE: LG launches world's first curved 4K OLED TV

bigboss wrote:

Will be available in 65 & 77-inch versions with a starting price of £5999. Not bad at all, for a launch price!  :clap:

http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/129616-lg-s-77-and-65-inch-curved-4k-ultra-hd-oled-tvs-are-coming-to-the-uk-but-they-won-t-be-cheap

 

No 55-inch!  What's going on?

The stand is perfect for my TV stand though - typical! |(

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RE: LG launches world's first curved 4K OLED TV

bigboss wrote:

Will be available in 65 & 77-inch versions with a starting price of £5999. Not bad at all, for a launch price!  :clap:

http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/129616-lg-s-77-and-65-inch-curved-4k-ultra-hd-oled-tvs-are-coming-to-the-uk-but-they-won-t-be-cheap

 

Are you interested BB?   :?

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RE: LG launches world's first curved 4K OLED TV

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bigboss wrote:

Will be available in 65 & 77-inch versions with a starting price of £5999. Not bad at all, for a launch price!  :clap:

http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/129616-lg-s-77-and-65-inch-curved-4k-ultra-hd-oled-tvs-are-coming-to-the-uk-but-they-won-t-be-cheap

 

No 55-inch!  What's going on?

The stand is perfect for my TV stand though - typical! |(

Time for you to get a new TV stand gel! Smile

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gel wrote:

bigboss wrote:

Will be available in 65 & 77-inch versions with a starting price of £5999. Not bad at all, for a launch price!  :clap:

http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/129616-lg-s-77-and-65-inch-curved-4k-ultra-hd-oled-tvs-are-coming-to-the-uk-but-they-won-t-be-cheap

 

Are you interested BB?   :?

No, have convinced my wife to go projector route instead. Smile

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bigboss wrote:

gel wrote:

bigboss wrote:

Will be available in 65 & 77-inch versions with a starting price of £5999. Not bad at all, for a launch price!  :clap:

http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/129616-lg-s-77-and-65-inch-curved-4k-ultra-hd-oled-tvs-are-coming-to-the-uk-but-they-won-t-be-cheap

 

No 55-inch!  What's going on?

The stand is perfect for my TV stand though - typical! |(

Time for you to get a new TV stand gel! :)

 

 

Can't find one that would be suitable, unless I paid about £1000 for a HiFi racks one. Smile

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bigboss wrote:

gel wrote:

bigboss wrote:

Will be available in 65 & 77-inch versions with a starting price of £5999. Not bad at all, for a launch price!  :clap:

http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/129616-lg-s-77-and-65-inch-curved-4k-ultra-hd-oled-tvs-are-coming-to-the-uk-but-they-won-t-be-cheap

 

Are you interested BB?   :?

No, have convinced my wife to go projector route instead. Smile

 

 

Nice! Do you know which one?

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55-inch coming sometime later:

 

http://www.hdtvtest.co.uk/news/4k-oled-201406273832.htm

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30,000 hours life panel.  What do you guys think to that?   :?

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30,000 hours life panel.  What do you guys think to that?   :?

Excellent, if it actually lives that long. I'm more concerned about IR etc. noted on the 77-inch panel.

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bigboss wrote:

gel wrote:

bigboss wrote:

Will be available in 65 & 77-inch versions with a starting price of £5999. Not bad at all, for a launch price!  :clap:

http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/129616-lg-s-77-and-65-inch-curved-4k-ultra-hd-oled-tvs-are-coming-to-the-uk-but-they-won-t-be-cheap

 

Are you interested BB?   :?

No, have convinced my wife to go projector route instead. Smile

 

 

Nice! Do you know which one?

 

Probably Sony HW40.

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I have a couple of

I have a couple of questions,
1) Are LG making much of a profit producing OLED tvs
2) when they make a batch of tvs are LG throwing many away.

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simonlewis wrote:
I have a couple of questions, 1) Are LG making much of a profit producing OLED tvs 2) when they make a batch of tvs are LG throwing many away.

1) As OLED is a new technology, it'll take LG 2-3 years at least to break even before making profits.

2) As per gel's HDTV Test link:

"According to LG, the yield has now exceeded 80%, gradually closing in on the 98% achieved by typical LCD-making facilities."

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Thats good news then, a

Thats good news then, a promising future for OLED, i find it scary if LG didn't exist.

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RE: LG launches world's first curved 4K OLED TV

If someone can explain to me the benefit of such a small screen being curved...

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PERFECT VIEWING ANGLE

The most consistent picture from virtually any angle 

Enjoy the widest viewing angles with no loss of contrast or distortion of colour with LG OLED TV, the perfect display all-round.

A bold claim.

If you're sitting a foot outside of the left edge of the screen, how is the far left of the screen 'undistorted'? As it curves in, no matter how subtle, objects moving towards that left edge will begin to distort. For me, that curved screen will only benefit someone sitting dead central, and even then they'd need to be sitting at the centre of the curvature.

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At the TV shootout last month, LG 55-inch OLED's curve didn't bother us, and we didn't notice any distortion. You're right in saying that a curve in such a small screen is pointless. LG themselves have said that their main focus is 65-inch screens, but obviously they have to make a 55-inch version for gel! Biggrin

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