LG Announces The World's First 88-inch 8K OLED Display

02 January, 2018, 10:37 | Author: Cecelia Webb
  • LG 8K OLED Display

The annual CES event is just around the corner, and we are already getting to see what tech treats companies have lined up for the mega trade event.

That is huge by any means for a TV, and the same also applies to the pixel count that livens up the display, which easily sums up to more than 33 million. Besides, it's also the TV with the largest count of pixels, as LG's upcoming beast will be packing an 8K resolution.

The LG offering is both the largest and highest resolution OLED panel ever concocted and will be one of the centrepiece TV's at CES 2018.

Price will no doubt be another issue though LG is yet to reveal the same.




In a statement, In-Byung Kang, executive vice president and chief technology officer at LG Display, said: "The successful development of the world's first 8K OLED display is a milestone for the 8K era and underscores the exciting potential of OLED". Of course, it will take a while before 8K televisions become a standard.

As for its competition, well there is none at the moment. The 32-inch 4K monitor will be the first from LG to offer the company's advanced Nano IPS technology, which relies on "nanometer-sized particles to the screen's LED to absorb excess light wavelengths" and thus improve the visual experience on the display. With double the resolution and nine extra inches of display, you can expect that LG's 88-inch 8K OLED television is going to cost quite a bit more.

As with the TV, there is no information available with the pricing. Content streaming service providers like Amazon and Netflix too have started to make 4K content more commonplace in its boutique of services. In addition, LG's 8K TV would only be upscaling 4K contents are we are yet to witness native 8K contents whether in physical form or digital. And for purists, that's not really the highest quality you can get; native content is much better, but there just isn't any to watch right now.

Recommended:

  • New Year: President Buhari To Address Nigerians On Monday

    New Year: President Buhari To Address Nigerians On Monday

    On the occasion of the 2018 New Year, President Muhammadu Buhari will make a national broadcast tomorrow, January 1, 2018 at 7am. He said, "These controversies would have been avoided if some people, especially the governors, had not protested".
    Pep provides worrying Man City injury update after Palace draw

    Pep provides worrying Man City injury update after Palace draw

    The Belgium global was initially carried off the pitch on a stretcher with his leg in a brace, but he was soon seen ambling down the touchline with the support of City's medical staff.
    Instagram to show

    Instagram to show "Recommended Posts" on your home feed

    Instagram is rolling out recommended posts to its users, a new reality first revealed via a test spotted in early December. I don't even see 75% of the people I'm following posts but now @ Instagram is sticking " recommended posts " in my feed.
  • Nine more dead as violent Iran protests continue over price of food

    Nine more dead as violent Iran protests continue over price of food

    The latest demonstrations came despite President Hassan Rouhani's vow that the nation would deal with "rioters and lawbreakers". Nine more people, including an 11-year-old boy, have been killed as anti-government protests continued across Iran on Tuesday.
    Questionable Calls Lead To Two Ejections In Music City Bowl

    Questionable Calls Lead To Two Ejections In Music City Bowl

    Stephen Johnson led United Kingdom on a drive that ended when he carried it 9 yards into the end zone for the touchdown. Northwestern missed a field goal late in the third quarter as Charlie Kuhbander was wide right from 43 yards out.
    Man arrested after finding weapons inside Houston hotel room

    Man arrested after finding weapons inside Houston hotel room

    An encounter between the man, who allegedly was very intoxicated, and an off-duty Houston police officer led to the bust. Police are waiting to interview the man until he has sobered up, Macintosh said.
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date May Have Just Leaked

    Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date May Have Just Leaked

    Granted it was off by a few days at the time, but had the correct time frame according to popular gaming forum ResetEra . This makes the date featured on its listing more credible, with it possibly letting us in on some insider information.
    An Uber driver's advice for New Year's Eve riders

    An Uber driver's advice for New Year's Eve riders

    Uber posted a blog December 11 that describes the spike the company saw in ride requests between 8-11 p.m. on New Year's Eve 2016. As you solidify your New Year's Eve plans to bid 2017 adieu, there's a new effort to keep you safe after you celebrate.
    Tillerson, Russian foreign minister emphasize agreement on North Korea in call

    Tillerson, Russian foreign minister emphasize agreement on North Korea in call

    Treasury Department announced that it had imposed sanctions on two North Korean officials for their role in Pyongyang's ballistic missile program.
  • WhatsApp Compatible Devices: These iPhones And Android Smartphones Won't Work Soon

    The app will stop working on phones running on Android 2.3.7 and older (Gingerbread), and will be stopped from February 1, 2020. If you are still using Windows Phone 8 or BlackBerry device, WhatsApp may stop working on your phone at any time.

    Iran's Revolutionary Guard Vows to Crush Anti-Government Protests

    An official in Arak, around 300 kilometres (190 miles) southwest of Tehran, said 80 people had been detained there overnight. A large section of society believes thre is "no accountabiility over where money is being spent", he said.
    An Epic Super Blue Blood Moon Is Coming to Ring in 2018

    An Epic Super Blue Blood Moon Is Coming to Ring in 2018

    A supermoon is the term given to full moons which occur at the same time as the moon reaches its closest point to Earth in orbit. Full moons are usually separated by 29 days, but the extra "blue moon" was able to squeeze in this January, which has 31 days.


Popular

Assam releases first draft of citizens' register with 1.9 cr names
He said as per the Supreme Court's direction, the final draft will be published. It contains 1.9 crore persons who have been verified till date.

Clash outside Coptic church in Cairo leaves at least 9 dead
A boy holds yellow tape surrounding the site in front of Mar Mina church, in Helwan , Cairo on December 29, 2017. At least three people have been killed after a gunman opened fire at a Coptic Christian church in Egypt.

Multiple deputies injured after shots fired in incident in Denver suburb
The slain officer was 29-year-old Zackari Parrish, who had worked for the Douglas County Sheriff's Office for about seven months. A source in the sheriff's office told KKTV that the situation is "not looking good for us" as deputies were shot at.

Turkey, Russia sign S-400 missile system loan deal
He said that Turkey and Russian Federation have "robust and significant" defense-trade and military-sales relationship. Several allies are also concerned as the system can not be integrated into NATO's existing military architecture.

Triple Talaq law may be misused - Know how
It was passed after the House rejected a series of amendments approached by different Opposition members. Opposition parties demanded changes in the Bill and more consultations on it.

Louisville vs. Mississippi State Live Stream
On the flip side, Sweat and Simmons would love nothing more than to make a Cardinal other than Jackson beat the Bulldogs' defense. That mark was also a new TaxSlayer Bowl record for rushing yards, breaking the previous mark set by West Virginia's Pat White.

Chrissy Teigen Live Tweets From Aboard Nightmare Flight
After landing back at LAX, things got even more interesting and Teigen held it together by Tweeting every second of her adventure. The airline said the turnaround was a required part of security procedures when someone gets on the wrong flight.

South Korea moves to curb speculation in cryptocurrency trading
The reality is that the market is way too overheated and no one wants the cryptocurrency popping on their door steps. Many of them believe that there is a huge bubble in the market and this can burst at any point in time .

Roy Moore's request to halt elect certification denied by judge
As he launched his campaign, he said he saw an opening for a rare Democratic win against Moore, a polarizing figure in the state. Moore had vocally questioned the results and filed a last-minute legal challenge of them, according to the news outlet.

OH teens face murder charges in I-75 sandbag death
Byrd's friend, who was behind the wheel, was frantic as she called for help on the side of the freeway. The teens now face charges of murder, felony vehicular vandalism and misdemeanor vehicular vandalism.