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TVs have than the extra frequent and less-expensive LCD-based TVs, however they’re additionally out there in fewer totally different sizes. However at , LG is closing the dimensions hole and hoping to broaden OLED’s enchantment: The huge 97-inch and comparatively diminutive 42-inch variations signify the most important and smallest OLEDs but.
Besting the earlier OLED dimension champion, anwith that is been on sale since 2019, the 97-inch OLED is a sight to behold. I checked it out at LG’s pre-CES showcase in New Jersey and got here away satisfied as ever that — and based mostly on my fast observations, it is completely detailed despite the fact that it has .
This behemoth is a member of LG’s G2 series, which also includes sizes from 55 to 83 inches. As such, it’s also thinner and more wall-mountable than the step-down C2 models LG introduced — as well as being 20% brighter, according to LG. If you’re keeping track, the biggest LCD-based models currently available top out at 98 inches.
LG also had a 42-inch screen on display, which one-ups (one-downs?) existing 48-inch models as the smallest yet. LG touted it as ideal for gamers and displayed it alongside the , a setup that would put just about any gaming monitor to shame. Although the 42-inch OLED is a member of the C2 series it lacks the evo panel found on 55-inch and larger versions. Otherwise it’s the same, complete with best-in-class input features, including .
LG did not announce pricing for any of its 2022 TVs yet, leaving people like me to speculate freely. The 88-inch 8K model sells for about $30,000 now, so I’d expect the 97-inch version to cost at least $40,000 despite its lower resolution. The 48-inch is currently selling for $1,100, so I expect 2022 holiday pricing for the 42-incher to be about $1,000.