LG's OLED E9 is LG's mid-range OLED TV series in 2019, which will offer 55" and 65" 4K OLED TV panels in a picture-on-glass design. The E9 is based on LG's 2nd-gen Alpha 9 intelligent processor the enables LG's ThinQ AI to offer new display algorithms and Amazon's Alexa and Google's Assistant.

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The OLEDE9 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's flagship OLED also feature Dolby Atmos for immersive entertainment.

LG's OLEDE9 TVs started shipping in April 2019 - the 65" costs $2,999 while the 55" costs $1,999.

LG also offers other OLED TVs in 2019, as the E9 is its mid-range 2019 OLED TV. The top of the range will be the Z9 OLED TV based on LGD's latest large 8K 88" OLED panel. There's a new wallpaper model, the OLED W9 and the entry-level OLED C9. LG also says it will start shipping its flagship Signature OLED R rollable TV later in 2019.

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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Posted:   Jan 06,2019 by Ron Mertens