LG’s futuristic rollable OLED 4K TV is coming to the US for an eye-popping worth of $100,000. First launched as a surprising prototype at CES 2018 (after which changed into an actual product the subsequent 12 months), the 65-inch set can roll itself up after which again down to completely disappear into its housing unit. That cupboard additionally incorporates a front-firing, 100-watt Dolby Atmos sound system.
The OLED R has a center mode between being totally unfurled and rolled down. LG calls this Line View, and you need to use it to show a clock, photographs, music controls, and so forth.
From an image high quality perspective, the OLED R has technically already been surpassed by newer LG fashions; the extra conventional G1 collection launched earlier this 12 months can get brighter than any of the corporate’s prior OLEDs, together with the rollable. However the OLED R’s panel nonetheless checks all the bins you’d need from a contemporary TV: it’s acquired Dolby Imaginative and prescient, 120Hz 4K gaming, variable refresh price, auto low latency mode, and extra. And as I’d rattling nicely hope for $100,000, all 4 of its HDMI ports are HDMI 2.1.
However in case you’re shelling out this sort of cash for a tv, you’re in it for the rolling trick greater than the rest. The OLED R is rated for over 100,000 rollings, which ought to offer you a few years to blow the minds of everybody visiting whichever of your mansions you set it in.
LG says it’s now taking orders for the OLED R, and that “clients will obtain white glove supply and set up service to make sure a seamless set-up expertise.” Every TV is constructed to order from the corporate’s Gumi, South Korea facility. For the absurdly wealthy on the market, it’s acquired to be a tricky name between this and Samsung’s 110-inch MicroLED TV.
Correction July sixteenth 4:00PM ET: The article initially stated that the OLED R has been rated for 50,000 unfurls. That was primarily based on outdated data, and LG says the TV has proven sturdiness past 100,000 rollings. We remorse the error.