Sony introduces their first commercial OLED TV named XEL-1.
The stunning XEL-1 is what Sony teased on their site in Japan Friday. The XEL-1 is an 11 inch display that is only 3mm thin.
Other stunning performance indicators include a dramatic 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio and a low 45W power consumption.
Sony has put the ultra-thin display on a pedestal with a flexible arm. At 11 inches the Sony XEL-1 is a nice stylish desk accessory.The first Sony OLED TV has a resolution of 960x ×540px, but takes input resolution up to 1080p.
The Sony XEL-1 has an integrated digital TV tuner for Japan. Other features of the Sony OLED TV include USB, LAN interface, 1x HDMI port, headphone plug and S-Force sound.
Overall measurements of the XEL-1 are 287×253×140mm.
Sony plans to start shipping the XEL-1 OLED TV on December 1st for 200,000 Yen (~$1,740). This is a very high price for an 11 inch TV, but it is the first OLED TV you can buy. Early adoption always has its price.
Via this Sony press-release (Japanese). See also the Sony OLED TV product page (Japanese). Shop for the bestselling Sony HDTVs.