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LG Display's giant rollable OLED TV is indistinguishable from magic

LG Display's giant rollable OLED TV is indistinguishable from magic
From Engadget - January 8, 2018

Now, 65 inches is not the biggest TV at CES, or even at LG Displays showroom. (In fact we got to stare lovingly at a monstrous 88-inch 8K OLED in the same room). It is however, the only one that can roll itself into a box a fraction of the size.

Like smartphones in the last few year, the bigger our TVs get, the more unwieldy they become: Many of these huge screens are a hassle to install / get delivered / move -- rollable OLEDs are one way to keep our screens huge and our door frames intact.

Yep, it's still a prototype, but LG Display explained that this particular tech demo is closer to real consumer devices than the aforementioned 88-inch 8K OLED.

Even at this prototype stage, the screen subsidiary of LG showcased multiple modes for the rollable. Beside the typical, full 65-inch screen, it's got a more cinematic 21:9 ratio option and a slender notification panel that can house weather info and act as a music player when you do not need the screen up front and center. Naturally, there's the viewing angle benefits, deep contrasty blacks and rich color gamut: It's business as usual as far as OLED quality goes. Once unfurled and upright, you would not think this was any different to LG's on-sale OLED TVs. LG Display's spokesperson controlled the movement of the screen with a remote, and OLED display gently rose and fell.

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