At the Customer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 tech expo, LG had displayed a prototype of 65-inch OLED roll-up 4K TV. At that time, the South Korean manufacturer did not confirm on the value and availability of the gadget. At the ongoing CES 2019, LG showcased the consumer variant of its 65-inch roll-up TV. Furthermore, the company not only established the “Signature OLED TV R” the gadget name for the 65-inch roll-up TV, however also unveiled that it will be available for purchase later this year.
The 65-inch OLED panel of the newly introduced LG TV could roll into and unroll from a base stand which functions as a sound bar. When the TV is not in use, the display could automatically roll down. The sound bar includes 100-watt Dolby Atmos speaker. The display can be rolled up to desired height for viewing images or to use it as a smart hub for smart gadgets. It takes only 10 seconds for the panel to rise up completely.
The TV runs on LG’s webOS which is integrated with Google Assistant. The South Korean manufacturer will be adding support for Amazon Alexa later this year. For convenient playback and mirroring, LG will be adding support for AirPlay 2 by Apple. All the ports which include HDMI 2.1 are located on the rear side of the cameraphone. The South Korean company claims that its roll-up OLED TV offers the similar picture excellent, viewing sides and deep blacks as its standard OLED sets.
LG Signature OLED TV R will be available for buying in the U.S. before the end of the year. The manufacturer is still to confirm on its price and the similar release timeframe. However, it is really likely to arrive with an costly value tag.