LG Drops 88 Inch 8K OLED, Yours For A Cool $48,000

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Ridiculous TV's have been dropping thick and fast lately, and this week LG throws their hat in the ring, launching pre-orders of the world's first 8K OLED, the 88Z9. Unveiled during CES 2019 earlier this year, the 88Z9 measures a whopping 88 inches and is set for release in South Korea this week with an equally whopping ₩40 million won (~AU$48,000) price tag.

The 88Z9 sports an almost comical 8K Ultra HD resolution (7,680 x 4,320) - 16 times the number of pixels found in full HD, and four times that of UHD. LG have also announced the inclusion of deep-learning audio which claims to 'significantly improve output by analysing source content to produce enhanced sound effects in movies, deeper bass in music and clearer voices in sporting events.' 

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As per usual, there's no word on an Australian release date, but European and US customers can expect to pick one up in Q3 2019, paying the equivalent of ₩50 million won (~AU$60,000). Now it's just a matter of finding that 8K content...

For more, visit lgnewsroom.com

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