Hey huge-screen TV fanatics, a monster-sized organic light-emitting diode or OLED TV is coming your way. Unveiled this week at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) inLas Vegas, the 55-inch TV sets from Samsung and LG use OLEDs instead of plasma or LCDs.
Well, it’s the first time we’re having this kind of screen technology for TVs. OLED screen is extremely thin. Speaking of thin, LG says its 55-inch OLED display is four millimeters thick and weighs just 16.5 pounds. Likewise, OLED picture quality presents a highly saturated colors and a nearly perfect black.
And here’s a quick review I got. OLED technology uses organic carbon-based compounds that display red, green or blue light in response to electric current. OLED screens don’t require crystals unlike with an LCD screen. Thus, they tend to produce sharper and cleaner images. Since they don’t need a backlight (to illuminate the crystals as with LCDs) they use less power and can fit in thinner frames.
Though Samsung and LG haven’t announced a price yet, am pretty sure it’s gonna be expensive and would at least take some time for the price to go down enough for most people including myself to get one. And LG said that it’s gonna come out late this year, but still tentative. Yet, getting this could be a better way to celebrate 2012 (at least before the world ends J) by illuminating your room with this huge TV.