OLED stands for ‘organic light-emitting diode’ has become the trending set of televisions and display around the world today. The gadget which is a light-emitting diode (LED) in which the emissive electroluminescent layer is a film of organic compound that emits light in response to an electric current seems to have taken hold on the television and display market.
According to recent researches, OLED televisions are brighter, more efficient, and thinner and feature better refresh rates and contrast than either LCD or Plasma. Simply put, OLED TVs deliver the best picture quality ever!
A Little Bit about the Technology
OLEDs are made by placing thin films of organic (carbon-based) materials between two conductors. When electrical current is applied, a bright light is emitted. The OLED materials emit light and do not require a backlight (unlike LCDs). Each pixel is a small light-emitting diode, in fact. OLED TV panels offer several advantages over LCDs: Faster refresh rate, better contrast, and better color reproduction.
They are thin and light: OLED TVs today are just 4 mm thick, and some OLED panel prototypes are merely 0.3 mm thick. Better viewing angle – almost 180 degrees
They are Greener: OLEDs draw less power, and contain no toxic metals (that’s almost true – OLEDs contain a trace amount of Iridium, a non-toxic heavy metal) OLED panels can potentially be made flexible and/or transparent OLED on the market Today.
What are the advantages of OLED?
The result is remarkably dark blacks in an image, and when you combine this with the brightness of the whites an OLED panel is able to produce you’re left with a fantastically vibrant image.
LG and Panasonic, pretty much the only two consistent producers of OLED televisions on the planet, like to use the term “infinite contrast” to describe how the self-lighting pixels switch off completely when reproducing black giving it an “absolute” black color instead of a “relative” black that only describes how dark one pixel can get compared to the brightest pixel on the screen.
For years there was a question mark about the longevity of OLED panels, while production lines have been impossible to make profitable due to high failure rates. But as companies like LG have invested huge quantities of money in the technology its affordability has gotten better, although it’s still much more expensive than competing technologies.
The advantages of OLED go beyond simple static image quality to the responsiveness and smoothness of the display itself, meaning gamers and home cinema aficionados are going to absolutely love OLED. It’s capable of a refresh rate of as low as 0.001ms, which for reference, is around 1,000 times faster than a standard LED-backlit LCD panel, while also being superior to the now-discontinued plasma tech, too.
And, because the lighting source they use is so tiny, the depth of screen sizes has shrunk at the same rate. That means OLED TVs have awesomely deep blacks and bright, peak whites, improved color accuracy as well as smooth responsive motion – and all from a form factor that’s just a few millimeters in depth and much lighter than standard TVs.
Make no mistake, this is the most important advancement in TV technology in more than a decade and a vast improvement over both LCD and plasma. Get the experience now!