The Korean company, LG has just announced that it will be displaying its new 88-inch 8K OLED display, the first of its kind, at CES 2018. The resolution of the gigantic display is 7680 × 4320 which is 2 times the 4K resolution of HD (3840 × 2160).
Before now, the largest OLED screen size was 77-inch and it only came in 4K and while this combination is currently offered to consumers by the likes of LG Electronics, Sony and Panasonic, they all source their large OLED panels from LG display.
Samsung Display having long shifted its focus from OLED TVs to QLED TVs making LG Display the sole large- sized OLED display maker in the world and it continues to have the upper hand by ramping up OLED production capacity and constructing a new OLED plant outside of Korea (in China’s Guangzhou city) for the first time and this was recently approved by South Korea.
LG Corporation formerly Lucky-Goldstar, is a South Korean multinational conglomerate corporation. It was established as Lak-Hui Chemical Industrial Corp. in 1947. It is the fourth-largest chaebol in South Korea. It is headquartered in the LG Twin Towers building in Yeouido-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul. LG makes electronics, chemicals, and telecom products and operates subsidiaries such as LG Electronics, Zenith, LG Display, LG Uplus and LG Chem in over 80 countries.