"LG showcases new rollable 65" OLED display


The South Korean tech giant showcased the panel - which rolls up like a newspaper - at January's annual CES 2018 show in Las Vegas.

LG's new rollable device has a 65-inch 4K OLED display. LG's secret seems to be the paper-thin OLED (organic light emitting diode) display which is found in top-end smartphones and TVs.

LG has been leading the way in large-sized and mid-sized OLED displays for TV, auto-components and lighting. So far, LG hasn't released more details about the display, but we expect them to be out as soon as CES 2018 begins later this week.

Last year, the firm successfully developed a 77-inch transparent OLED display. But we'll likely hear more when CES kicks off this week. For those who don't want their TVs dominating the living room, LG touted this set as one you can roll up and hide when you want it out of sight, "allowing for better space utilization, something existing displays can't deliver". With this portable and flexible feature, the 65-inch rollable display can offer users the high-resolution content anytime, anywhere. Smaller-scale versions of flexible displays have been used by LG before - like in the LG G Flex 2, for example - but seeing it used in a proper TV-like package is new territory.

The new panel comes just a few years after LG showed off an early prototype that measured just 18 inches. The company recently amazed everyone with an 88-inch smart TV that boasts of whopping 8K resolution.

LG created the screen using its famous OLED display technology, which allows for a wide range of colours and impressive contrast.