Yesterday BOE held its Innovation Partner Conference (IPC) at the Beijing APEC Center and the company unveiled a 55" 8K (160 PPI) OLED TV prototype produced by inkjet printing. The panel achieves a maximum brightness of 400 nits and a color gamut of 95% DCI-P3.
BOE inkjet-printed 55" 4K OLED TV (2018)
This is BOE's 2nd inkjet printing OLED TV prototype, the first one being a 55" 4K panel presented at BOE's 2018 IPC. These displays were both produced at BOE's R&D production line in Hefei that uses Kateeva's inkjet deposition equipment.
According to a report from Korea, BOE is working on two different technology tracks towards OLED TV commercialization - the inkjet printing one and also an architecture similar to LGD's WRGB (WOLED) TV architecture. It is reported that BOE's plans is to start ink-jet printing of OLED TVs no sooner than 2024.