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Amazon reveals the price of some of LG's 2017 OLED TVs

Feb 17, 2017

LG revealed its 2017 OLED TV lineup in January at CES, but the company did not disclose the prices or actual release date of these new TVs. Well, except the 65" OLEDW7 Wallpaper TV which costs $7,999 and is up for pre-order at Best Buy.

LG 2017 OLED TV lineup photo

Today Amazon.com published product pages for some of LG's 2017 OLED TVs, with listed prices. Amazon lists the 55" OLEDC7, the 65" OLEDE7 and the 65" OLEDG7 signature TV. Amazon did not yet publish its product page for the OLEDB7, but it's still great to finally know LG's prices for 2017:

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LGD progresses with its P10 OLED fab, considering building a Gen-10 TV line

Feb 07, 2017

Towards the end of 2015 LG Display announced that it plans to build a new OLED fab (P10) in Paju in a $8.7 billion investment. The P10 will produce both mid-sized flexible OLED and large-sized OLED TV panels. Production was planned for the first half of 2018.

LG Display P10 construction photo

ETNews now reports that LG is indeed constructing the new fab (as can be seen in the image above) and the company is on track to finish the project by Q2 2018 (although mass production will probable take longer).

LG lowers the price of its high-end 2016 OLEDE6 OLED TVs

Jan 25, 2017

LG lowered the price of its high-end 2016 OLEDE6 OLED TVs - the 55" model costs $2,499 while the 65" model costs $3,999. That's about $1,000 lower than the price before. LG may be starting to lower the price of its 2016 models as it gets ready to release its newer 2017 OLED TVs.

LG OLED65E6P photo

LG's OLEDE6 is a series of flat-panel 4K smart OLED TVs introduced in 2016. The TVs feature an ultra-slim on-glass design, a fixed soundbar, LG's webOS 3.0, Color Prime PRO technology and HDR.

LG Display reports a positive Q4 2016, to put more emphasis on OLED in 2017

Jan 25, 2017

LG Display reported an excellent Q4 2016, with the company's highest quarterly operating profit of $775 million USD. The main drivers for this profit were higher prices of large size LCD panels and a weak Korean Won rate (which also boosted Samsung's profits).

LG 2017 OLED TV lineup photo

LGD also updated on its OLED program. The E5 flexible AMOLED fab is expected to start production in Q3 2016 - which is a slight delay because LGD aimed to start production in the first half of 2016.

Yeolight opens an OLED lighting exhibition center

Jan 24, 2017

China's Yeolight has opened an OLED lighting exhibition center, located in GU’an city Hebei province, China. Yeolight says that at 431 sqm, this is the largest OLED lighting gallery in China. Most of the OLED panels on display are produced by Yeolight, but some are made by LG Display.

Yeolight OLED lighting exhibition center room photo

The exhibition center has six different "experience" areas that demonstrate a range of OLED installations, including commercial lighting, interior lighting and automotive lighting. The center also includes explanations of OLED lighting technology and fabrication processes.

Philips first OLED TV, the 901F, is now shipping in Europe

Jan 22, 2017

Philips announced its first OLED TV, the 901F, in September 2016, and the TV is now starting to appear in European stores. The price for the TV (which comes in 55" only) is €3,500 in Germany.

Philips 901F OLED TV photo

Philips' 901F has s 55" 4K panel (LGD WRGB) and features include three-sided Ambilight (LED strips that add external illumination), HDR, Philips' own Perfect Pixel Ultra HD picture processing, integrated 6.1 sound system and a Smart TV powered by Android.

You can pre-order LG's 65" OLEDW7 Wallpaper OLED TV for $7,999 at BestBuy.com

Jan 08, 2017

LG did not officially state the price or release day of its top-of-the-line OLEDW7 Wallpaper Signature OLED TV, but BestBuy already lists the 65" model for $7,999. You can pre-order it now, although it's not clear when the TVs will actually ship.

LG OLEDW7 Wallpaper OLED TV photo

LG's OLEDW7 TV (which comes in either 65" or 77") is extremely thin (2.57 mm all the way) and attaches to the wall using magnets. A thin cable on the bottom connects to the sound bar. Other features include a 4K resolution, HDR support (to four different standards), WebOS 3.5 and Dolby Atmos sound.