LG Unveils 55-inch Wallpaper Thin OLED TV

Posted: May 20 2015, 8:14am CDT | by , in Technology News


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LG Unveils 55-inch Wallpaper Thin OLED TV
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LG Display Co. showed of a new OLED TV that is less than 1mm thin. It sticks to walls like a wallpaper.

LG Display Co. showed off in Korea an OLED Display that sticks to the wall like a wallpaper reports Korean YonHap. The 55-inch OLED panel is only 0.97 mm thin and weighs 1.9kg. It can slapped on a wall with a magnetic mat.

In the 0.97mm thin OLED display panel is definitely no space for the electronics. There is a box somewhere. LG Display's currently available 55-inch OLED panel that is 4.3 mm thick.

It looks like OLED is very promising to make ultra-thin displays. The advantage of OLED is that there is no backlight necessary. Now LG just needs to figure out how to make them affordable.

Yeo Sang-deog, the head of LG Display's OLED division, vowed to ramp up OLED production from the third quarter of this year to a substantial level that can meet clients' demand.

"We should be able to supply a satisfactory volume to our clients from July or August, which means we're hoping to buckle down production as well as promotion from the third quarter," he told reporters at a press conference held after the event.

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