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What is OLED?

What is OLED? Find out – and discover how LG's OLED TV technology is revolutionizing the home entertainment experience.

OLED televisions are not just evolutionary, they're revolutionary. They've redefined the home entertainment experience with cinematic colors and contrast, and incredible clarity.

But what is OLED TV, really?

In short, it's a television that uses organic light-emitting diodes to produce images on the screen. These diodes feature an organic material that allows each of them to glow individually, and produce a stunning array of color when they come into contact with an electrical charge. They then turn off completely when no electrical charge is present. Because they can turn off while other diodes remain on, OLED TVs can produce true, deep blacks and rich, vibrant colors unlike any you've ever seen.

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In addition to delivering lifelike colors and unparalleled contrast, without the need for backlighting, OLED TVs can be produced in incredibly light, thin designs that can be as slim as a pencil. Choose from flat and curved screens, as well as exceptionally slim picture-on-glass designs, featuring a glass-mounted OLED panel with rounded, transparent edges.

Not only do OLED televisions boast a superior viewing experience and feature beautiful designs, but they also deliver cutting-edge technology in a slim, sleek package. From access to your favorite apps, to 3D viewing and 4K resolutions, high dynamic range (HDR), including support for both HDR10 and Dolby Vision™ content, to harman/kardon® ULTRA Surround technology, and virtually no motion blur, LG OLED televisions are the ultimate in home entertainment technology. For more information, explore the features page, and discover all that our OLEDs have to offer.


LG OLED TV is available in range of sizes, curved screen or flat, Full HD or state-of-the-art 4K Ultra HD. Let's find the right one for you.


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