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LG Unveils 88-Inch 8K OLED TV, First In The World

LG Unveils 88-Inch 8K OLED TV, First In The World

Once unveiled, this will largest and highest-resolution OLED TV in the market, Engadget reports. With that measurement, LG still won't beat the world's biggest display in a TV, but it definitely seats atop in terms of largest OLED panel. For instance, there is the one from Samsung that too is of 88-inch dimension and also boasts of QLED tech which can be considered to be Samsung's own take on the OLED technology.

That said, LG's television is more notable for its technology and the simple fact that it exists; CES is about practical technology and a little bit of showboating, and LG's 88-inch 8K display is in the latter camp for 99 percent of the people that will get to sit down and take a look. The TV also sports a price tag of $20,000 but is of 4K resolution only.

The product has 33 million pixels (7680 × 4320 pixels), 16 times the resolution of a full HD display (1920 × 1080) and quadruple that of a UHD display (3840 × 2160). Currently, the 4K resolution TV model is offered by brands like LG Electronics, Sony, and Panasonic but all these companies use disPlays manufactured by LG Display. "OLED TVs are well-known for their superior picture quality with flawless black, more life-like colors, and wider viewing angles". While this combination is now available for all major brands including the likes of LG, Sony, and Panasonic, except for Samsung, which has shifted its focus on QLED TVs.

Unemployment steady as Maryland adds 5400 jobs in November
Payroll Survey Estimates - The preliminary nonfarm payroll jobs estimate was up 2,100 from one year ago to 619,200 for November. The national rate was 4.1 percent in November, unchanged from October, and down from 4.6 percent in November 2016.

8K resolution television is the world's first and largest of its category.

This announcement comes at a time when LG is ramping up its OLED operations and increasing its production capacity. The new facility in Guangzhou, China, was recently just approved by the Korean government as part of the two countries' attempts to improve relations. The recognition belongs to Dell after the Round Rock, Texas-based company announced its 32-inch 7680x4320 UltraSharp UP3218K monitor at CES 2017 and started selling the device months after.

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