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Samsung shows off 'world's thinnest' LCD TV

An LCD TV thin enough to rival Sony’s XEL-1 OLED screen has finally been unveiled. Samsung_Needle_Slim Samsung's Needle Slim measures 3mm from front to back The Samsung Needle Slim LCD TV is a mere 3mm thick – the same depth as Sony’s 11in XEL-1, yet it boasts a far more respectable 40in screen size. Samsung recently …
James Sherwood, 26 Oct 2009

LG demos world's largest OLED TV

IFA LG has, as promised, demoed the world’s largest OLED TV at this year’s ongoing IFA event in Berlin. LG_OLED_003 LG's 15in OLED is the world's largest, for now Despite only measuring 15in, the screen jumps on the super-thin screen bandwagon kicked off by Sony last year when it launched the 11in XEL-1. Sony’s OLED display …

LG to demo 'world's biggest' OLED TV this week

LG is set to display the world’s largest OLED TV at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin later this week. LG_15in_OLED_01 LG's 15in OLED will be demoed at IFA this week But don’t get your hopes up for an OLED telly that’s able to replace the 32in LCD in your living room, because LG’s set is only 4in bigger than the …

Sony to delay 11in-plus OLED TV launch

Sony's development plans for large-size OLED TV screens have stalled, a mole has alleged. The Japanese electronics giant has pushed back the launch of its next OLED TV - the follow-up to the 11in XEL-1, launched in 2007 - until next year at the earliest. Mass-production of the pricey tellies would exacerbate existing losses …
James Sherwood, 18 Aug 2009

LG to unwrap OLED screens by Christmas

Think OLED telly manufacturers and you’d be forgiven thinking solely of Sony. But LG-branded OLEDs are just months away, the firm’s confirmed. LG executive Amitabh Tiwari has told website The Hindu Business Line that its OLED displays “should be here by end of 2009”. His comment builds on an LG promise from last year to punch …
James Sherwood, 20 Apr 2009

Sony demos 21in XEL-2

The miniscule 11in screen on Sony’s XEL-1 OLED TV has always the main bugbear for critics. So the electronics giant’s demoed a much larger version. xel2_02 Sony's latest OLED measures 21in At a recent technology show in its native Japan, Sony showcased a 21-in OLED screen that – although still a prototype without an …
James Sherwood, 17 Apr 2009

Sony demos ultra-expensive, ultra-thin OLED telly

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Sony unwraps 'world's thinnest' LCD TV

If you can’t afford Sony’s super-expensive 11in XEL-1 OLED TV, yet crave a slim telly, check out what the electronics giant has claimed is the world’s thinnest LCD TV. Sony_ZX1 Sony's ZX1: measures 9.9mm and is wireless The Bravia ZX1 measures 9.9mm at its slimmest point and combines a 1080p resolution with three screen …
James Sherwood, 28 Jan 2009

Sony's 11in OLED finally lands in Europe

Blighty will finally receive its first shipments of Sony’s first commercially available OLED TV, the XEL-1, later this week, but your pockets had better be deep. Sony XEL-1 OLED TV Sony's 11in XEL-1 OLED TV: lands in Europe this week The 11in XEL-1 was launched in Japan back in October 2007 and appeared on US store shelves …
James Sherwood, 28 Jan 2009

Samsung shows off state-of-the-art 40in OLED TV

Samsung has demo'd a 40in OLED full HD TV, but the company admitted that the screen is at the very limit of what it can manufacture today. "This 40in TFT panel is the largest size that can be made on our pilot line, and it cannot be mass-produced right away," a company spokesman admitted, Japanese newspaper Nikkei reports. " …
Tony Smith, 30 Oct 2008

OLED video light switches?

If you’re often confused by the array of switches in your flat, then help is at hand. Push-buttons are going high-tech, because a manufacturer’s developed one with an integrated OLED display. OLED_switch NKK Switches' OLED switch The OLED SmartSwitch push-button measures 15.5mm x 11.6mm and provides full motion video, with …

Panasonic 40in OLED by 2011

Matsushita - best known as the owner of Panasonic – has already promised to punch out 37in OLED TVs by 2011. But the firm’s now promised to make 40in OLED screens available within three years too. According to a report by Japanese news source Nikki and seen by the Associated Press, Matsushita is expected to begin mass …
James Sherwood, 31 Jul 2008

Sony talks up blue OLED breakthrough

Sony is on its way to manufacturing larger yet less power-hungry OLED displays, thanks to a breakthrough in the screen technology's colour properties, it said today. The electronics giant claimed that, as a result of an agreement struck with Japanese firm Idemitsu Kosan in 2005, the two firms have been able increase the “ …
James Sherwood, 19 May 2008

Sony OLED TV longevity claim challenged

Sony has downplayed allegations that its state-of-the-art OLED TV, the XEL-1, has a fraction of the longevity the manufacturer claims it has. Sony told Register Hardware that it stands by its statement that the XEL-1's brightness drops to 50 per cent after 30,000 hours of usage, despite independent tests that showed the set’s …
James Sherwood, 13 May 2008

Boffins develop OLED screen life extender

A Singapore research firm has invented a plastic film that it claims boosts the durability of OLED displays by reducing the penetration of oxygen and water - both which can shorten a screen’s lifespan. OLED screens are a sandwich of different components, but the top layer is a protective coating that limits the number of …

Sony shaves OLED panel to 0.3mm

Sony has put the display panel used in its 3mm-thick 11in OLED TV on a crash diet and produced a version that's less than a third of the thickness - not much beefier than a sheet of A4 paper, in fact. OLED_thin_sony Sony's OLED panel: just 0.3mm thick Image courtesy Impress The new panel is just 0.3mm thick - rather less …
James Sherwood, 17 Apr 2008

Sony ships 11in OLED TV in the US

CES Want the very latest in flat-panel technology? Then book yourself a trip to the States – Sony's just launched its XEL-1 OLED HD TV over here. Sony XEL-1 OLED TV Sony's XEL-1 OLED TV: now available Stateside The telly doesn't come cheap, mind. It may only be 3mm thick, but it'll set you back $2500 (£1300) – the cost of …
Tony Smith, 7 Jan 2008

Samsung to mass-produce 14in OLED TVs in 2010

Sony may be about to ship the world's first commercial OLED TV, but don't expect anything bigger than the telly's 11in screen until 2010. Well, not from rival OLED maker Samsung, at any rate. Lee Sang-wan, head of the South Korean giant's LCD operation, yesterday said the company will begin mass-producing 14in OLED (Organic …
Tony Smith, 26 Oct 2007

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