CES 2019 hasn’t started yet, and LG has unveiled its all-new range of flagship OLED and LCD TVs. While the company has not mentioned the expected rollable OLED, but it did list model numbers for two 8K sets, with an 88-inch Z9 OLED and SM99 8K LCD TV on the way.
As per the reports, the latest range from LG will have ThinQ AI, and the OLED and LCD TVs will be powered by the company’s Alpha 9 Gen 2 processor, which will offer a higher level of AI picture.
LG, in one of the statements, mentioned that this time they had used a new deep learning algorithm in the TVs. The new algorithm will enhance the sound and quality of picture via an analysis of the source content. Besides this, the new processor used in the TVs will adjust the tone mapping curve based on ambient conditions, and ambient light sensor will automatically adjust the screen brightness accordingly.
“LG’s 2019 TV range provides access to a wide selection of popular artificial intelligence services across multiple platforms, including Amazon Alexa in addition to the built-in Google Assistant,” added LG.
In the latest range of flagship OLED and LCD TVs, LG unveiled the 88-inch 8K Z9 OLED and the 75-inch 8K LCD (Model SM99).
The Z9 is said to have most realistic 8K picture quality and is capable of providing 8K upscaling and improved noise reduction.
Talking about the LCDs, the TVs will receive new branding – now called NanoCell TVs. LG shared that the new LCD displays have been designed to provide better color accuracy in wide viewing angle and an ultra-narrow thin bezel.
All 2019 OLED models and selected NanoCell TVs from LG will be equipped with HDMI 2.1 ports. These ports will support content running at 120 frames per second such as sports and action movies. eARC, abbreviated as enhanced audio return channel will also be another new addition to the latest TV line-up.
LG as of now has not announced any window of a launch date or prices for the new TVs.