Originally Posted by Rysa_105
From what I hear, LG is going to push 8K in a major way at CES 2020, expect multiple new models announced in 8K (Oled and UHD Nano Cell LCD's). You will still get the standard 4K oleds launching in april/may and one 48" oled model launching later in H2 2020. And expect the rollable oled they showed at CES 2019 to finally get a launch date, carrying a hefty 5 digit dollar price tag.
Appreciate some color on your source - do they actually work for LGE (or LGD) or is what you heard from more speculative / less direct sources such as your local Best Buy TV Salesman?
Don’t get me wrong, if I had to guess what LG will announce/show at CES it would be very close to what you have summarized.
65Z20 and 75/77Z20 8K WOLEDs to complement the next-gen 88Z20 (in addition to a boatload of 8K LCDs, but meh).
LGD already demoed a 65” 8K panel at CES’19, so 65” and 75/77” 8K offerings seem highly likely.
The 48” panel availability for 2020 has also already been announced by LGD, so an entry-level 48B20 seems highly likely as well.
And the delays on the 65R9 are also well-documented, with late 2019 launch only in Korea (did that happen) and 2020 launch in other markets including US already more or less promised.
Whether LG makes a lot of noise about it or not, the major advances for 2020 are likely to be under the hood.
As a minimum, I’m expecting the increased color gamut from the new B/G-R/B WOLED stack as well as actual launch of the 120Hz BFI / 3.5ms MPRT LGD announced and demoed at CES’19.
I’m keeping my fingers crossed that they might surprise us with a BFI / dithering solution that goes even beyond that, but that is purely wishful thinking (though informed by the fact that their 4K backplane already supports a native raw refresh rate of 240Hz...).
I’ll be interested to see whether they announce a 75Z20 (compatible with both 10.5G and 8.5G manufacturing) or a 77Z20 (very inefficient at 10.5G and pretty much limited to more expensive 8.5G manufacturing).
If your source is close to LG and has any idea whether we should expect an 8K 77” or a 75”, that would be the interesting.