In the U.S. will start selling LG TV with a curved screen




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LG Electronics, the South Korean manufacturer of TV panels, announced the start of sales of the curved 55-inch TV panels in the United States through a network of retail stores Best Buy. Pre-orders will be taken within two weeks, says the American newspaper The Wall Street Journal.

Given the cost of curved TVs LG (new costs 14,999 dollars), it is unclear whether demand for them. TV panels promise to the next generation of the most realistic picture.

Related TV last month showed Samsung Electronics, but they are for sale in South Korea. Experts have expressed doubt about the mass availability of these TVs in overseas markets. Samsung, the largest manufacturer of television sets in the world, has not made any statements regarding plans for curved panel television sales in the global market, the newspaper said.


Today, the company produces Samsung Display OLED displays for smartphones series Galaxy and increase production OLED-displays a large size, they are not in a hurry. Most likely, this is due to some technological problems, which ultimately affect the final price.

Price reduction will not happen immediately. It will take time – says CEO of LG Display Han Sang-beom.

No need for a backlight makes possible the production of ultra-thin OLED-TV panels with low power consumption. Market observers are wondering whether to replace the LCD OLED displays?

Manual LG Display convinced of the need to invest in the production of OLED-panels:

Displays OLED TVs can produce the thickness of a spoon. They can be given a curved shape. This opens up great opportunities.

Currently, LG and Samsung are working individually with flexible display smartphone. LG promised to release the first such unit in the fourth quarter , while Samsung has not announced its plans.
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