- Right this moment LG introduced its new 42-inch LG OLED Flex TV.
- The LG OLED Flex is the corporate’s first bendable OLED TV display.
- The show can swap from being utterly flat to curved (900R).
Curved shows work nice as gaming displays since you’re often sitting up shut, permitting the display to wrap round you, which creates a extra immersive expertise. Nonetheless, they don’t work fairly in addition to simply regular TVs if you’re often sitting farther again. Usually, you’ll desire a flat display if you happen to’re going to look at a present or film. Aiming to offer patrons an incredible gaming and TV viewing expertise, LG has created a TV that desires to provide the better of each worlds with its newly introduced LG OLED Flex (mannequin LX3).
The LG OLED Flex could appear to be any typical 42-inch show, however there’s one distinctive function you received’t discover in different TVs presently in the marketplace — an automated bending perform. Customers can shortly go from flat to curved — as much as 900R — utilizing a devoted button discovered on the TV’s distant. Along with these two presets, customers have the choice to manually modify the curvature of the display in 5% increments over 20 totally different ranges.
At first look, the LG OLED Flex seems to be extra like a monitor than a TV. A part of that’s because of the machine’s stand that enables the display to be tilted as much as 10% in the direction of you or as much as 5% away from you. Additionally much like a monitor, the peak of the stand may be adjusted — up or down — by 140 millimeters.
Primarily based on the advertising and marketing, it seems to be like LG is basically leaning into the gaming points of this machine. The TV will include plenty of gaming-friendly options like Dolby Imaginative and prescient, a 4K decision, a 120Hz refresh charge, HDMI 2.1 help, variable refresh charge (VRR) help, and an auto low latency mode. It should additionally help Nvidia’s G-Sync and AMD’s FreeSync to scale back stuttering and tearing.
As for the worth and launch date, there’s no phrase from LG in the intervening time. Nonetheless, the TV will make an look at this 12 months’s IFA within the LG sales space. Keep tuned to Android Authority for a more in-depth take a look at this machine and updates from IFA 2022.