The OLEDC9 is LG's basic models in its 2019 OLED TV lineup. The C9 (which will be available in 55", 65" and 77" sizes) is based on LG's 2nd-gen Alpha 9 intelligent processor which enables LG's ThinQ AI to offer new display algorithms and Amazon's Alexa and Google's Assistant.

LG OLED C9 photo

The OLEDC9 features HDMI 2.1 which enables high frame rate (HFR) support, enhanced audio return channel (eARC), variable refresh rate (VRR) and automatic low latency mode (ALLM).

LG started shipping the TVs in April 2019 - the 55" model costs $2,499 and the 65" model costs $3,499. The 77" model costs $6,999 and will ship in May 2019.

The current prices for the 2018 C8 models are $6,900 for 77", $2,700 for 65" and $1,700 for the 55" model.

While the basic OLED display design uses three colored sub-pixels (red, green and blue) to create each full-color pixel (what is referred to as direct emission OLED), LG Display uses a different architecture, the so-called WRGB (or WOLED-CF) which uses four white OLED subpixels with color filters on top (hence W+RGB). The WRGB technology (developed by Kodak and now owned by LG Display) is much easier to produce and scale-up, even though it has some technical disadvantages - and it is the technology that enabled LG to be the first company to actually produce commercial OLED TV panels. For more information on LG's OLED technology, click here. For more information on OLED TVs in general, click here.

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55"/65"/77" 4K OLED TV