LG beats Samsung in race to sell new OLED TVs
LG will begin delivering the 55-inch OLED TVs next month for $10,335 in its home market.
LG 55 inch OLED TV
Seoul Korea (January 2, 2013) – LG Electronics says customers are pre-ordering big-screen TVs that offer sharper and clear images using advanced technology.
The South Korean company said Wednesday it will begin delivering the 55-inch OLED TVs next month for $10,335 in its home market.
Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLED) TV
TVs using OLEDs, short for organic light-emitting diodes, feature images with enhanced clarity and a sharper color contrast than liquid crystal display TVs. LG s OLED TVs are wafer-thin at 4 millimeters.
Samsung OLED TV
LG and rival Samsung Electronics touted OLEDs as the future display for next-generation TVs. But both have failed to deliver them to the market in the fourth quarter of 2012 as promised due to manufacturing challenges.
Sony Panasonic OLED TV
Sony and Panasonic announced a partnership last year to catch up with Korean rivals and jointly produce OLED panels for large televisions.