Samsung will not show OLED TVs at CES 2022, did not reach an agreement with LGD over WOLED panel supply yet

According to reports from Korea, Samsung Electronics will not show any OLED TVs at CES 2022. We hoped that the company will unveil the first QD-OLED TVs during the show, and also perhaps WOLED TVs that use panels produced by LGD.

Samsung 2022 MicroLED TV photo

Samsung's 2022 MicroLED TV

According to reports from Korea, LG and Samsung did not reach an agreement on WOLED panel prices, even though LGD agreed to offer its WOLED panels to Samsung at a lower cost than it sells these to LG Electronics.

The Elec says that LG Display is willing to offer around $650 for a 65-inch WOLED panel, or a discount of over 10% compared to the price LG Electronics pays ($750). But Samsung demands an even further discount to

We do not know why Samsung will not show a QD-OLED TV later this week at CES, but the reports from Korea suggest that Samsung Display is still struggling with QD-OLED production and could not produce enough panels for Samsung Electronics to start selling the TVs.

Samsung will launch two new microLED TVs, sized 89-inch and 101-inch at CES. These TVs are likely to be highly expensive though, and will not compete with OLED TVs and high-end QLED TVs.

Posted: Jan 03,2022 by Ron Mertens