Samsung, LG 55-inch OLED TVs To Delay Until 2013

Posted on Oct 18 2012 - 6:10pm by Editorial Staff

The Korea Times has reported that according to DisplaySearch, a display industry firm, problems with manufacturing keeping both LG and Samsung from releasing their 55-inch OLED TVs until 203. The publication citing an unnamed DisplaySearch official said, “Samsung and LG recently scrapped their plans to mass-produce 55-inch OLED televisions this year as the companies are having serious difficulties in improving manufacturing yield.”

“Samsung and LG planned to start selling OLED TVs at major outlets worldwide during the London Olympics. But mass-produced OLED TVs will be available from late next year, not this year.” While, CNET has talked with LG who said that the report is not correct, the company has not changed any plans and the initial launch will be in late 2012 as decided.

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