Review:
Haiers OLED TV
Chinese Haier is also exhibiting a 55" OLED-TV

09 Sep 2013 | Rasmus Larsen

When one thinks of OLED TVs it is usually from one of the South Korean or Japanese TV makers. But at this year’s IFA 2013, Chinese Haier was also showcasing a 55-inch OLED TV.

Chinese Haier’s OLED TV

Haier’s OLED-TV is 55 inches in size, which is the exact same as LG and Samsung’s OLED TVs, although this one has a very different design.

Haier OLED-TV
Chinese Haier’s OLED-TV was exhibited at IFA


FlatpanelsHD tried to get details more details on the TV from several Haier employees, but they wouldn’t tell us much. They say that it is a 55-inch OLED TV that is still considered a prototype. It’s only 4 mm deep and has a 1.5 mm bezel around the OLED panel. The fact that it is a 55” might indicate that it uses an OLED panel from one of the South Korean TV makers, but it is hard to imagine Samsung or LG supplying Haier, a competitor, with OLED panels at this stage. It could naturally also mean that the Chinese are further in OLED development than most of us imagine.

Haier OLED-TV
Chinese Haier’s OLED-TV was exhibited at IFA


If that’s the case it could certainly increase competition in the field, and put pressure on prices. The Chinese TV makers are already dumping prices on 4K TVs in the US, so 2014 could sure be interesting.



Share on:


More reviews

Apple HomePod

Review: Apple HomePod (stereo pair)

21 Dec 2018 | Rasmus Larsen |
Samsung Q900R 8K

Review: Samsung Q900R (8K)

12 Dec 2018 | Torben Rasmussen |
Samsung HW-N950 Atmos

Review: Samsung HW-N950 (Atmos & DTS:X)

16 Nov 2018 | Tommy Lindegaard |
Sony A9F AF9 OLED

Review: Sony A9F (AF9) OLED

05 Nov 2018 | Torben Rasmussen |