LG Says 40-inch OLED HDTVs Are Coming in 2012

31 10 2009


LG has outlined its OLED roadmap, and there’s good stuff coming up. Its 15-inch panel takes on Sony in November, followed by 20- and 30-inchers in 2010 and 2011. LG also believes OLED will cost less than LCD by 2016.

Those 40-inch panels will still be “fairly expensive”, but LG says new manufacturing processes will drive down costs by 2016.

LG Display aims to achieve a 50% higher material cost and a 30% lower yield than those of LCD panels in 2012 and a 20-30% lower material cost and an equivalent yield in 2016.

That’s a pretty big call, but I like where their head’s at. [Nikkei via OLED-Display.ne]




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