LG shows OLED panel with a thickness of 0,97mm




LG Display is a flexible OLED panel with a thickness of 0,97mm shown during a press conference on Tuesday was held in Seoul. The prototype the company showed that it continues to invest in OLED. Later this year should see a 99 “panel.

LG OLED prototype The 1.9kg heavy panel has a diagonal of 55 “, says the Korean news agency Yonhap. The ‘wallpaper’ display, such as LG calls the screen hung on a magnetic mat, which in turn was attached to the wall. Because the panel is flexible, according to LG can be easily removed from the mat and hung up again. The panel is much thinner than the currently thinnest OLED TV from LG, which OLED panel 4,3mm thick. Whether and When the manufacturer affixes the thin panel actually on the market, is not known. Earlier promised LG in 2017 to release a retractable TV screen.

LG Display presented the screen as a preview of its future products. The company wants to show that it will continue to invest in the future of OLED; parent company LG Electronics is currently the largest manufacturer of OLED TVs in the world. OLED is considered as a promising technique for the monitor television of the future , because of the high contrast. LG this year is 55 “, 66” and 77 “-televisies released to introduce based on the technique. According to Yeo Sang-the principal, president of LG Display’s OLED division, there are plans for this year, a 99 “panel.

In April this year came out rumors that LG Display’s production of OLED panels would decrease significantly. The demand for full-HD panels would lack, while the yields of uhd-OLED disappointing. The company would have lowered the intention to sell 700,000 panels to half a million panels. Yeo called now 1.5 million panels to be sold a sales target of 600,000 panels for 2015. In 2016. According to Yeo improve the yields of the panels fast enough to achieve the sales targets.

According to Yeo, the demand for OLED panels from other manufacturers currently so great that LG Display is not the demand can meet. LG Display sells the panels mainly to LG Electronics, but it also makes OLEDs to other manufacturers. In the third quarter of this year, LG Display hopes again to meet demand. The manufacturer wants to continue to focus on large formats, but also wants to invest in his plastic-OLED technology for small and rollable screens. A P-OLED screen is used for example in LG’s own Watch Urbane.


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