LG's favorite OLED TVs will get an update for the new year - TechCrunch
LG has made quite an impressive climb with their OLED TVs in the last few years. LG’s C1 has been a flat screen to hit, so it’s no surprise that the company’s 2022 lineup caught our (virtual) attention at CES this year. The satisfied company seems to be leaving plenty alone, with a relatively small upgrade to the best-selling TVs, adding some extra screen sizes and some extra smarts. the family.
OLED tech is not new; Sony unveiled a version of OLED TV with a sad resolution and a bank price destruction tag back in 2007. In the last few years, the tech has accelerated, placing it within the realm of middle - class wallets. That OLED technology eliminates the need for the backlight found in old LED-lit LCD panels. Instead of a large light source carried through a number of small color pixels, in OLED technology each individual pixel is a small light emitting code. This means that when individual pixels are off, it emits no light at all, providing incredible levels of contrast and a very promising color gamut. Due to the lack of backlight, TV manufacturers can also be flexible with the package; the thinner form factor makes rollable or bendable TV screens possible.
LG TV has won the deserved CES Innovation Awards eight years in a row, and the company was thrilled to showcase the latest visions for the future of television.
The company unveiled two new series of televisions - the G2 and C2 series, both of which use updated OLED technology to create even better images. LG argues that this enables the displays to deliver higher brightness with greater brightness and precision, and even more realistic images should be incorporated into your eye holes at home.
LG's 7722 77-inch C2 with evo OLED technology. Maybe it looks better in person. (Image credits: LG) The LG 2022 G2 series features a new 83-inch model and the world’s first 97-inch OLED displays. The new sizes are included along with the other three sizes (55 ″, 65 ″ and 77 ″) already available in the lineup. The LG G2 series will receive a design update with a climbing-to-wall mounting option that the company calls “Gallery Design”.
At the same time, the C2 series is getting a total of six display sizes for this year's starting line - up. It adds a small 42-inch version, which is great for smaller rooms or for a console or computer game. On top of the newcomer, there are 48-, 55-, 65-, 77- and 83-inch options.
Also new for 2022 is a shiny new user experience based on webOS 22. LG Among other things, the software includes personalized profiles so that different TV users can adjust their preferences, what favorite streaming services, and get customized content recommendations based on viewing history and the like.
There are a number of incremental updates on the display side as well, as the company claims to have further improved the color, brightness and flicker-free look that is already ahead of class. LG is also doubling down on its game credit; is the first OLED TV to support Nvidia G-SYNC Compatibility, and the company reminds us that its displays will be the first 8K OLED TV to enable full 8K gaming with over-the-range Nvidia RT-30-Series graphics cards, along with a series of unique game settings and pre-orders available through the company’s Game Optimizer menu.
The reviews will no doubt go far too far, so keep an eye out for those in the next few weeks and months. If you've somehow managed to stay clean from CES in Las Vegas, and have a longer-than-usual interest in LG and its shiny new ads, you can check out LG's virtual display booth from 8 a.m. PST on January 4, 2022.