LG Releases First OLED TV

Posted Wed Aug 7, 2013 at 09:00 AM PDT by

The company's 54.6 inch OLED display is now available at select Best Buys.

Late last month, LG released its first OLED display in the states and began selling it exclusively through Best Buy’s Magnolia store in Richfield, Minnesota. The 54.6-inch 55EA9800 features a curved screen that measures a super thin 0.17 inches deep (without stand) and weighs less than 38 pounds. Additional Best Buy stores in Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Houston, Dallas, San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle and San Antonio will also start carrying the TV soon, and in the coming months availability will expand to more Magnolia stores nationwide.

The 55EA9800 is the first large screen consumer television that features OLED (organic light-emitting diode) technology to hit stores in the Unites States and comes complete with full 1080p resolution, 3D capabilities, LG's proprietary WRGB four-color pixel system, THX certified picture, and Smart TV functions. The set also comes with four pairs of 3D glasses and is ENERGY STAR certified.

Suggested list price for the 55EA9800 is $14,999 and it is currently available in select Best Buy Magnolia stores.

Source: LG

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