DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY NEWS ROUNDUP 07.12.19
Friday, July 12, 2019
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LG Electronics set to release world’s first 8K LCD TV in Korea "South Korea’s LG Electronics will add the world’s first LCD 8K TV models to its premium TV lineup this week as it leaps forward in migration beyond 4K mainstream." via Pulse

The Facts About Dark Mode And Battery Life: LCD Vs OLED, iOS 13 On iPhone, Android Q "OLEDs actually turn off the pixels -- i.e., they draw no power -- in dark mode. That's not the case for LCDs, which use power regardless of light or dark mode." via Forbes

MicroLED will soon become mainstream as prices drop, says report "At the moment MicroLED TVs are strictly for commercial industry uses like advertising. But apparently we should see consumer-friendly devices land next year." via What Hi-Fi?

LG to Start Production of OLEDs in China Next Month, Set to Double OLED Output "LG Display this week said that its plant in Guangzhou, China, would start full swing operations next month. The factory, which cost LG around $4.2 billion, will produce large OLED panels for Ultra-HD televisions." via AnandTech

Beijing plays down Commerce Minister Zhong Shan’s inclusion in latest US-China trade war talks "Zhong, 64, joined Vice-Premier Liu He’s phone conversation with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Tuesday – the first phone call between top negotiators since President Xi Jinping and US counterpart Donald Trump agreed to resume discussions during their summit in Osaka on June 29." via South China Morning Post

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