LG Unveils the World’s First Rollable OLED TV

10 January, 2019, 10:56 | Author: Sheri Evans
  • That’s a television control she’s clutching in case you’re wondering

The sizable price tag could pose challenges for the early sales of the world's first rollable television, which dazzled onlookers at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019, the President of LG Electronics Inc. has said.

This is the LG Signature OLED TV R. The first mode only raises the screen a few inches, enough to show information tiles like the time, weather, news, or music track information if you're using Airplay 2 or Alexa to stream songs.

LG Signature OLED TV R will be available for buying in the USA before the end of the year. The new TV is equipped with LG's second generation of Alpha 9 intelligent processor and deep learning algorithm for a stunning AI picture and sound quality.

The TV can place itself in three viewing configurations, depending on what the user needs.

LG's David Vanderwaal said: "LG's rollable OLED TV goes beyond what a TV could traditionally offer". In this Live mode, it has a dashboard consisting of Clock, Frame, Mood, Music and Home. LG Display is also wielding its Oxide backplane tech by producing a 27-inch 4K monitor with bezels just 0.11 inches thick on all sides, as well as a 13.3-inch 4K screen that would be ideal for laptops with a power consumption of just 2.8W. The 2019 OLED and Nanocell LCD TVs also support the WISA speaker standard, letting users build their own wireless surround sound systems with an adapter.

The company also showed off its new home brewing beer system for the first time, having first announced it past year.

With Apple HomeKit support, customers will be able to control their LG TV using the Home app or by asking Siri.

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