At CES 2021, LG Display announced that it intends to produce a 42-inch OLED TV panel sometime in 2021. This is not happening already this year, sources said. Korea Economic Daily, Which says that the launch of LG’s planned 42-inch OLED TV has been postponed to 2022 with a new 2022 TV lineup and debut at CES 2022.
The delay seems to have been caused by production problems. Korea Economic Daily Although sources had expected LG to launch the 42-inch in the second half of 2021 after mass production of panels, they said the company unveiled the launch window later this year. Instead, maximize your marketing efforts.
Compared to LG’s entry-level A1-Series OLED TVs with 60Hz displays, LG apparently surrounds this new 42-inch model to fit with its other high-end OLED TVs, such as the OLED G1 evo and C1 lineups. Is. Size
If all goes well, it will ideally have a 120Hz refresh rate display with multiple HDMI 2.1 ports that support 4K gameplay at 120 frames per second on PC, PS5, or Xbox Series X (in games that support it). ). Support variable refresh rate (VRR) and auto low latency mode, features that can make gaming smoother and more enjoyable. Although, with glasses like this, I wouldn’t expect it to be a particularly affordable TV. The current 48-inch C1 was originally priced at $ 1,499.99 (but can currently be purchased for 2 1,299.99), so the expectation of this little one will be a bit low.
At 42 inches, this OLED panel does not lag behind the average TV viewer. This size draws the line between the TV and the gaming monitor, and it looks ideal for players with table space – and disposable income. North of the $ 700, there are plenty of gaming monitor options that offer competitive specs such as HDMI 2.1 ports and VRR, but no panel that can match the full contrast, color accuracy and brightness of the OLED. Okay, except for the $ 1500 Aorus FO48U gaming monitor in gigabytes. Well, the $ 2500 curved Samsung Odyssey No G9 is also red.
Edge LG has been contacted to confirm the alleged delay, and can confirm whether the TV will appear at CES 2022 next year.