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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-16-2014, 04:38 PM
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Posted By slacker711
I argued for a very long time that pricing was...

I argued for a very long time that pricing was irrelevant until the M2 fab started production.

I do agree that the 30% price reduction curve will eventually become dominant. The question is...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-13-2014, 06:24 AM
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Posted By slacker711
Yep, the UK price on the 930V is 1999 pounds. ...

Yep, the UK price on the 930V is 1999 pounds. The straight conversion puts that at $3140 but subtracting out the VAT puts that close to $2500 already.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-13-2014, 05:54 AM
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Posted By slacker711
Katzmaier also said this. Three other things...

Katzmaier also said this.

Three other things that would also surprise me: 1080p OLEDs larger than 55 inches; any other TV maker aside from LG shipping OLEDs in 2015 and prices for any OLED dipping...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-10-2014, 11:24 PM
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Posted By slacker711
My predictions for CES. 1) Everybody without...

My predictions for CES.

1) Everybody without an OLED will be pushing the hell out of quantum dots.

2) LG will announce a 55" 4K unit as well as flat 65" and 77" versions. I think it will be...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-10-2014, 12:48 PM
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Posted By slacker711
That isnt clear at all. The M1 fab is going to...

That isnt clear at all. The M1 fab is going to continue production with new equipment and I doubt that LG is going to be producing many non-4K units in 2016. They might not even have a non-4K unit...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-05-2014, 11:26 AM
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Posted By slacker711
I assume most saw the 65" 4K review but I think...

I assume most saw the 65" 4K review but I think it is worth posting here as well.

http://televisions.reviewed.com/content/lg-65ec9700-4k-oled-tv-review

Two things stand out in a big picture...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-05-2014, 11:26 AM
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Posted By slacker711
I assume most saw the 65" 4K review but I think...

I assume most saw the 65" 4K review but I think it is worth posting here as well.

http://televisions.reviewed.com/content/lg-65ec9700-4k-oled-tv-review

Two things stand out in a big picture...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-05-2014, 06:03 AM
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Posted By slacker711
Click on the science and testing tab. It is easy...

Click on the science and testing tab. It is easy to miss.

http://televisions.reviewed.com/content/lg-65ec9700-4k-oled-tv-review/science-page

and for comparison, the review of the 55EC9300...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-20-2014, 11:32 AM
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Posted By slacker711
It looks like they added the dates after I...

It looks like they added the dates after I posted. It isnt the new fab that would be driving this but the fact that they finally have overcome whatever issue was causing such low supply of the...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-20-2014, 06:29 AM
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Posted By slacker711
That includes a 20% VAT and usually, US pricing...

That includes a 20% VAT and usually, US pricing is still cheaper even after you discount the VAT.

For example, the Samsung 55HU8550 sells for $1799 at Best Buy while the UK version is 1999 pounds....
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-20-2014, 05:40 AM
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Views: 2,986
Posted By slacker711
I know this discussion has gone on for years, but...

I know this discussion has gone on for years, but I am nearly positive that nobody that read the Kodak paper said it completely solves the problem. There was always going to be the issue of...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-20-2014, 04:58 AM
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Posted By slacker711
Its worth noting that the 55EC930V just saw a...

Its worth noting that the 55EC930V just saw a price drop from 2999 pounds to 1999 pounds in the UK. This is at major UK retailers and doesnt look like a one-off sale.

The price drop coincides...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-19-2014, 08:20 PM
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Views: 2,986
Posted By slacker711
The papers I have read studying OLED performance...

The papers I have read studying OLED performance indicate that a 2-3% difference in the brightness between pixels can be seen by consumers.

We have talked this issue to death, but color...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-19-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,986
Posted By slacker711
Do you know how much luminance needs to change...

Do you know how much luminance needs to change before the human eye can detect it?

EDIT.

The answer is 2 to 3%. If the blue is operating at half the luminace of the red and green colors at...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-19-2014, 08:29 AM
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Posted By slacker711
It is a google translation but this article makes...

It is a google translation but this article makes it sound like M2 has begun operations.
...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-03-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11,518
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Posted By slacker711
I have no idea what the rules are about cross...

I have no idea what the rules are about cross posting from other forums, but Zohn on the Blu-Ray forum says that there is no 55EC9300 shortage and that LG has always meant to sell units through the...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-03-2014, 06:10 AM
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Posted By slacker711
Some context from LG around the Korean shipment...

Some context from LG around the Korean shipment number.

http://english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2014/11/03/2014110301463.html

LG Sees Booming OLED TV Sales

Sales of LG Electronics'...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-02-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11,518
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Posted By slacker711
I very much doubt that high-end television sales...

I very much doubt that high-end television sales in South Korea are remotely proportional by population to US sales. I have seen regional data from DS based on screen size and the US and China make...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-02-2014, 07:08 AM
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Posted By slacker711
Small datapoint on OLED sales. LG sold 1000...

Small datapoint on OLED sales. LG sold 1000 units in South Korea in the first month after its debut.

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/tech/2014/11/133_167371.html

I have never seen an...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-02-2014, 07:08 AM
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Posted By slacker711
Small datapoint on OLED sales. LG sold 1000...

Small datapoint on OLED sales. LG sold 1000 units in South Korea in the first month after its debut.

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/tech/2014/11/133_167371.html

I have never seen an...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-01-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 222,937
Posted By slacker711
I dont understand the discussion on pricing and...

I dont understand the discussion on pricing and volumes right now. The current issue seems pretty clearly related to a technical roadblock which greatly reduced shipments of the 55EC9300 and has...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-29-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By slacker711
From LG Electronics earnings report. I think...

From LG Electronics earnings report. I think that this means that they at least see the supply issues with the 55EC9300 getting resolved.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-25-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11,518
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Posted By slacker711
The M1 line is completely dedicated to...

The M1 line is completely dedicated to televisions. LG has a flexible Gen 4.5 line that is being used for the handset and smartwatch products. The only question with the M1 line is how much...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-25-2014, 06:55 AM
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Posted By slacker711
The transcript also makes it sound like they will...

The transcript also makes it sound like they will be running the full 8K that is currently in place which would give them an unyielded capacity of about a million 55" televisions next year.

My...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-09-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 222,937
Posted By slacker711
I'll admit to not having followed this discussion...

I'll admit to not having followed this discussion closely, but it is clear that these are not worldwide numbers. That guy was the VP of LGE USA so my guess is that these are US only numbers and he...
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