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LG 55-inch OLED-TV in May?
LG's 55" OLED-TV to launch in May for $7,900


By Rasmus Larsen (@flatpanels)
27 Mar 2012

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Since the unveiling at CES 2012 back in January, two questions have remained unanswered; ‘when’ and ‘how much’? A Korean publication now says that LG plans to introduce their 55” OLED-TV at the Cannes Film festival in May for around 7,900 USD.

Update: An LG spokesperson confirms.

LG 55” OLED-TV in May?

LG unveiled their amazing 55-inch OLED-TV at CES 2012 in Las Vegas. Yes, FlatpanelsHD also heard some price indications but LG underlined that everything was an estimate and nothing had been decided.

LG 55-inch OLED-TV
LG’s 55-inch OLED-TV


According to the interest group OLED Association LG is moving fast to get a head start in the new OLED adventure. The original launch schedule was “second half of 2012”. Later it was reported that LG aimed to have the TV ready before the Summer Olympics in London (in July).

Citing a Korean newspaper, the OLED Association now says that LG plans to introduce the 55” OLED-TV at the Cannes Film Festival that runs from May 16 to May 27. The OLED-TV will cost 9 million Won or around 7,900 USD, according to the sources.

LG is reportedly hoping to become the leading OLED-TV manufacturer. Samsung is also planning to release a 55-inch OLED-TV this year.

Update: An LG spokesperson confirms to Maeli Economy and says;

- “LG Electronics decided to arrange the launching event of its 55-inch OLED TV during the Cannes Film Festival period from May 16 to 27,” an LG official said Thursday to Maeli.
- “Starting in Europe, the company plans to advance marketing activities of its OLED TVs worldwide”

- Source: OLED Association, Maeli Economy




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