LG’s ultra-thin 4K OLED TVs hit Aussie retailers from June 27
LG's new family of 4K OLED TVs will be available from Australian retailers as of next week, with prices starting at AUD$6,499. The three new models – making up the G6T and E6T series – are defined by their ultra-slim picture on glass displays, measuring in at just 2.57mm. This is said to thinner than four credit cards stacked together.
Unlike a more traditional television, OLED display don't require a backlight. Instead, each pixel is lit up on a case by case basis, allowing for higher contrast imagery, "perfect black" and greater colour accuracy. In case of the G6T and E6T, LG says they can display over a billion unique colours.
All three TVs are HDR ready, with support for both HDR10 and Dolby Vision. They are UHD Alliance Premium Certified.
The G6T features an integrated sound-bar standard, while the E6T models simply feature front-facing speakers.
Pricing for LG's new models is as follows:
65-inch G6T (also known as the Signature OLED) – AUD$10,999
65-inch E6T – AUD$9,499
55-inch E6T – AUD$ 6,499
LG says initial availability will be limited to a number of stores, but ranging will expand over the remainder of 2016. Harvey Norman and JB Hi-Fi have traditionally been key resellers of LG's OLED televisions.