LG announces its entry level OLED A1 and OLED B1 2021 TVs

Earlier this week LG Electronics announced its OLED TV range for 2021, with its higher-end TV models (the OLED C1, the OLED evo G1 range and the 8K Z1). Today LG unveiled the company's two entry-level 2021 OLED TV ranges.

LG Electronics 2021 OLED TV lineup

The OLED B1 updates its OLED BX range from 2020 and features 4K resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, LG's previous-generation Alpha 7-4 processor, HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision and HDMI 2.1. The OLED A1, available in 48/55/65 and 77-inch sizes, is similar but with a 60Hz 4K WOLED and HDMI 2.0 only. It will be interesting to see the OLED A1 prices when the TVs ship later in 2021.

NIO introduces its latest EV, the ET7, with a 12.8-inch AMOLED

Chinese EV producer NIO introduced its latest electric car, the ET7, which will come with a 12.8-inch 1728x1888 AMOLED display.

NIO ET7 interior photo

The ET7 includes other innovative technologies, such as AI, over 11 cameras and sensors integrated into the body, advanced driver assistance and autonomous driving platform and a 600 miles driving range. The ET7 will sell in China and Europe.

Samsung Display sues JOLED and ASUS over an OLED TFT patent

Samsung Display filed a complaint in the US that JOLED and Asustek infringe upon one of the company's patents, filed in 2017. The patent (USPTO # 9,768,240) details a TFT transistor array, and SDC says that both companies make use of the patent in the ProArt PQ22UC monitor.

ASUS ProArt PQ22UC photo

In June 2020 JOLED announced that it has filed lawsuits in the US and Germany against Samsung Electronics and Samsung Display. JOLED says that Samsung infringed on its OLED patents without a license.

New OLED gadget: Samsung Galaxy S21 / S21+ / S21 Ultra

The Samsung Galaxy S21 series is the company's flagship 2021 smartphones. The GS21 sports a 6.2-inch 1080x2400 120Hz 1,300 nits HDR10+ Dynamic AMOLED display, an Exynos 2100 chipset (or Snapdragon 888 in some markets) , 8 GB of RAM, 128/256 GB of storage, a triple camera setup and 5G connectivity.

Samsung Galaxy S21 range photo

The GS21+ features a larger 6.7-inch AMOLED, but otherwise keeps pretty much the same features and specifications. The Galaxy S21 Ultra features a 6.8-inch 1440x3200 Dynamic AMOLED 2X (LTPO reportedly), which features 1,500 nits. The GS21 also offers a quad camera setup and a 16 GB RAM and 512 GB of storage variant.

OLED-Info's transparent, microdisplays, foldable, flexible and automotive OLED market reports updated to January 2021

Today we published new versions of our market reports - that cover the flexible, microdisplays and automotive OLED markets. OLED-Info provides comprehensive niche OLED market reports, and our reports cover everything you need to know about the niche market, and can be useful if you want to understand how the OLED industry works and what this technology can provide for your own industry. The reports are now updated to January 2021.

The OLED and MicroLED Microdisplays Market Report:

  • The advantages of OLED and MicroLED microdisplays
  • Information on all companies involved in this market
  • What kind of displays are available on the market today
  • Future technologies and roadmaps

The report package also provides a complete list of OLED and microLED microdisplays makers and their current (and future) products, and personal contact details into the leading microdisplays makers. Read more here!

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