NEWS: LG plans 48-inch OLED TV

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    1. Andy Bassett

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      Just as I finally pulled the trigger and bought a 49” XF9005! Oh well, no dates give so hopefully I will get a couple of years out of it.
       
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      I was looking forward to a smaller OLED TV, but ended up getting a 55” OLED. It is a bit large for the room, and may have to sell it the next time I move as it won’t fit most places I can afford. So I hope there is a 48” (and maybe 42”) by the time I next move.
       
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      This is what I’ve been waiting for! I only have a 13ft x 13ft living room. Anything bigger than 50” is just way too large. However, I always spend upwards of 1k on a new Tv. It’s been hugely frustrating for me the last few years to see manufacturers push all of their new tech into 55” plus. Let’s hope they still have all the bells & whistles that the larger sizes have.
       
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      Best bit of news in years. Hate those monstrous things for the average sitting room and normal TV watching.
      Please come quickly before I kick the proverbial bucket. It'll replace my current Sony 42"
       
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      I think they should have gone for 50" to match old plasma sizes (eg 50", 58"). 50 is 49.5 anyways and works better visually especially with 2.35 movies and 1.33.

      As someone who went from 46" to 49" to 50" to 55" over the years, I don't understand why they went for this archaic size over 50" and the only reason can be the original glass size I suppose.
       
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      Good to know they are listening as clearly there is a market, pleased for all of you now who will now be able to have the beauty of Oled.
       
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      That's bigger than my living room and the 55 inching mine feels perfect. I sit about 6.5 feet from it :D
       
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      Mine is in an alcove by the side of a chimney breast so I can’t get anything bigger than 50” in the space. If I could I most definitely would.
       
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      Over the moon, been holding off the Sony 49 inch hdr set for my gaming room but nearly bit a few times in the last month. 55 is way too big for my eyes at 1 metre for gaming
       
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      Looks at my 65" OLED in my 12ft x 8ft room and thinks maybe you should try a 77" OLED TV in your 13ft x 13ft room :rotfl:
       
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      The actual width of a 55" OLED is the same width as a 50" pioneer plasma without speakers when you include the plasma bezels..

      My 65" OLED is the same width as my old 50" pioneer plasma when you include the plasma side speakers ;)

      My pioneer 50" plasma is 123cm wide including bezels
      Sony 55" OLED is 123cm wide

      My pioneer 50" plasma is 145cm wide including side speakers
      My Sony 65" OLED is 145cm wide
       
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      If its priced at 3 figures I would consider buying one when it comes to replacing my telly.
       
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      Just the right size for my bedroom ;)
       
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      I have the 65" in the bedroom and the 50" in living room....;)
       
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      Blimey! You must be well paid and have a good job. I have just one TV in the house but most rooms have good quality radios for the best entertainment but no visuals of course.
       
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      What are these "r-a-d-i-o-s" you mention? They sound very science fiction!
       
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      Indeed! But it's surprising how many people don't have a radio, don't want them or think it's strange to want to access their delights.
      I stared off with a Crystal set, then radios from Radio Rentals then FM ones and now DAB and Internet radio. Others just gape morning, noon and night at moving images on flat screen TV's whether appropriate or not!
       
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      The other half will be pleased!
       
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      I must admit I don't have a standalone radio here at home anymore. I used to use the tuner built into my AVR but that's in another room now. Of-course anyone with a digital TV has access to radio stations but how many of us use that feature?!

      Anyway, I'm quite looking forward to seeing this proposed new OLED television...
       
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      I wish I was well paid :(

      Most of my luxury items were bought by me doing overtime as I was working 59 hours per week almost every week for about 8 years (2010 to 2018)

      But For the Last few months I only been doing 50 hours per week :smashin:
       
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      My plan is to go from this 55inch B7 to 65inch 2019 or 2020 LG oled series.
      I wrote before that my B7 develop small burn in but in the end i stoped to care for things like this so my next tv is again oled
       
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      Nice news. I can finally replace my Panasonic plasma with an OLED. Hopefully they are not budget specs as I still want a high end picture just like my plasma was at the time.
       
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      Happy days. Mrs MB occasionally asks if we can get a "smaller tv". My 4" panny from 2005 has a huge frame around the screen, so i reckon this would be smaller. What's not to like ?

      MB
       
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      Sadly too late for me; I gave in, bought the 55" (it's gorgeous, sure) and then had to spend another £600 completely redesigning the living room to make it fit.

      But great news for my in-laws, who have just moved to a new place that has a wall that won't take anything bigger than 50" tops, when they also come to replace their 2010 TV.
       
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      40" please for bedroom and kitchen duties. Although sometimes it's nice to have a "safe" tv for anything with static images (bbc news, baby cameras).

      I think people may be prematurely celebrating, as it's not just the size of the TV that's important. I've had my eye on a samsung frame TV for a couple of years, but the panel and processing for the smallest size (43") is poor compared to the different sizes in the "same" range. The 2019 version promises "QLED" so I'm hoping that extends down the sizes.
       
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      We've just been living in hope for a long time. Let's see what appears.

      Presumably this means that the separate panel production division of LG will be selling them to other producers, in which case we should get choice. Eventually !

      MB
       
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      The main Q6 range will also go down to 43" this year and should be about £400 cheaper than the frame. (Frame about 1200, Serif (which also gets QLED this year) about £1000, Q6 £750-800 based on overseas price lists.
       
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      Hallelujah about damn time!! But I hope Panasonic pick it up and launch a model next year? With Dolby Vision and HDR 10+ and a Technics tuned sound bar, that would suit me fine..
      But it also means keeping my good ol 42” 1080p TV for another year or two.. still a 48” OLED 4K is a bwtter fit then a 55” model.
       
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      Great news - I will be getting one as a third TV for the other lounge.
       

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