In January, LG OLED 8K Electronics showed off the world’s first television with an 8K resolution OLED panel. Entitled “Signature 88Z9”, this premium television will first be available in South Korea and the United States in the near future.
So, what about Europe and the US? LG Electronics Sales Director, James Takayama, pegged the second semester for the availability of the 88-inch wide-screen television. “Later when you enter Europe and US, you usually pivot first. So we did not set in large quantities, “he said in a special interview session with KompasTekno, Wednesday (3/13/2019), in the series” LG InnoFest 2019 “, Sydney, Australia.
LG OLED 8K Signature 88Z9, the world’s first television with an OLED panel and 8K resolution. (Fatimah Kartini Bohang / Kompas.com) 8K resolution also promises an amazing viewing experience with natural color complexity, high contrast, deep black levels, and no noise and pixel granules when viewed at super close range.
Signature 88Z9 has also been equipped with “ThinQ”, which is an artificial intelligence platform (Artificial Intelligence / AI) developed by LG with built-in smart assistants Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.
That way, the viewing experience can be more comfortable and rich in function. Also read: LG TV Shows First Can Be Rolled Up, Going On Sale This Year About the “kitchen runway”, Signature 88Z9 relies on the second generation A9 processor. The audio and visual system is supported by Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos Speaker technology. Let’s wait until this device is available in Europe and the US and at what price.
When the Consumer Electronics Show 2019 (CES) exhibition was held last January, LG OLED 8K showed off the 8K OLED monitor panel. Apparently, the technology is implemented in a jumbo-sized television. The South Korean electronics vendor introduced the 88-inch OLED panel television with the world’s first 8K resolution.
Actually, at the CES 2019 event, Samsung also introduced an 8K resolution TV but adopted QLED technology. This TV is on display at the 2019 IFA event that is taking place in Berlin. This is a new breakthrough when the 4K standard is still rife in the market. “LG’s first 8K resolution OLED TV was the pinnacle of technological achievements and evolutionary advancements in display technology,” explained President of LG Home Entertainment Company, Brian Kwon.
He believes that in the future the 8K standard can be as successful as the 4K OLED standard that enlivens the television industry today. Summed up by KompasTekno from Uber Gizmo, Thursday (8/30/2019), the 8K OLED TV will have a resolution of 7,680 × 4,320 with more than 33 million self-emitting pixels to create contrast and black ratios to improve image quality. In comparison, the 4K standard has an image resolution of 3,840 x 2,160, which means that the 8K resolution is four times greater than the 4K standard.
Unfortunately, LG OLED 8K is still tight-lipped about the price tag for this 8K television unit. Considering the price of a 4K OLED TV is not cheap, it is likely that the price of an 8K OLED TV will also be expensive.
LG realizes that the 8K technology market is still very small. But they predict that in 2022, sales of LG OLED 8K units can penetrate the five million units a year.
In January, LG OLED 8K Electronics showed off the world's first television with an 8K resolution OLED panel. Entitled "Signature 88Z9", this premium television will first be available in South Korea and the United States...