Originally Posted by Agisthos
Looks like the need to push 4K televisions sets has killed CLED.
Think about it from a marketing perspective - you have Crystal LED which is as good or better than OLED in picture quality, but how can they even sell when cheaper 2014 flat panels are 4K resolution? CLED would never get off the ground sales wise.
As mentioned by others, SED, FED, Kuro and now CLED now gone - we who hope for premium image quality keep getting burned again and again by the rapid changes in this industry.
Look, people can concoct whatever rationalization they want but CLED never existed
. It was a demo. Sony never said, "we want to build this". They have decided they lack the ability to manufacture it at any reasonable price in any reasonable size.This has nothing to do with 4K
. You want to believer otherwise, fine.
What you might want to ask yourself based on this theory is how they are going to sell any 2K OLED TVs when 4K is here and not on OLED (and won't be till 2015, in all likelihood).
Originally Posted by tgm1024
How is OLED superior to Crystal LED aside from thickness? If anything, Crystal LED currently stands a hypothetical chance for less wear issues that was the OLED issue historically. Also, it may be an apples and oranges comparison, but *currently* there are reports from multiple sources of increasing burn-in issues with existing small OLED displays.
Crystal LED had horrible scan-line effects on the prototype. I know people loved it and, look, it had some nice attributes. But it looked poor to me when moving objects entered the screen from the edge and I'm quite sure had other issues.
OLED has very good motion handling already and can match any tech we have on simultaneous
contrast as well as largely irrelevant sequential contrast.
I'm curious about burn-in potential because nothing is being said about life, which I find odd. But that said, LG's method is likely to result in a display that's going to be hard to burn in, except with extreme abuse. The Samsung design may be more prone, but there is serious doubt as to whether it will ever scale anyway.
I'm less clear whether the Sony/Panasonic designs use different OLED materials (different manufacturing techniques, sure, but different OLED materials is less clear) which might keep them more resilient than Samsung. We'll see.