LG OLED televisions for the year 2021 have been revealed at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) event. The South Korean giant has announced OLEDs in various sizes and product lines. This year LG seems to be coming out with five range of OLED TVs from LG — A1, B1, C1, G1, and Z1. While LG is yet to say anything on pricing, we expect these to be offered in the different price segments.
In 2021, the LG G1 series will succeed its most premium GX lineup with new and brighter 4K ‘OLED evo’ displays. According to LG Display, this next-generation OLED panel will offer higher luminosity and 20 percent improvement in terms of efficiency. The LG G1 with new OLED evo panels will be available in sizes ranging from 55 inches to 77 inches.
The LG C1 is a comparatively lesser premium lineup what set’s it apart from G1 line is OLED evo panel. The C1 lineup will house regular self-emissive pixels panel. The rest of the feature set remains the same. It has the same Alpha9-4 AI 4K video processor along with an OLED Motion Pro engine. Just like the G1, C1 also supports HDMI 2.1, 4K120, VRR, ALLM,eARC, and a lot more.
The A1 and B1 also seem to be coming out soon as LG presentation have their marking in footnotes of one of the slides. The LG B1 lineup seems to be a successor to existing BX series TVs.
What will be the difference between LG A1 and B1?
The LG A1 will feature a OLED panel with 4K resolution. Its panel will deliver deep blacks and high contrast, accurate colors, HDR picture quality (with support for up to Dolby Vision IQ), and fast response time. Unlike more premium C1, G1, and Z1 series, it will refresh at 50/60Hz with HDMI 2.0 in the toe. There will be no support for VRR either. LG to offer eARC and ALLM, as both these techniques are supported on HDMI 2.0 chipsets.
The LG B1 lineup seems to be a successor to existing BX series TVs. While the LG B1 series will be more premium than A1 as it will include an OLED panel similar to C1 series. Just like the A1 lineup, LG will be using its lesser powerful video processor Alpha 7 Gen4 in B1 OLED TVs. Though, it will get ‘OLED Motion Pro’ and 100/120Hz panel refresh rate which was missing in A1 lineup.
The LG Z1, on the other hand, is an ultra-premium offering from the South Korean giant with an 8K OLED panel, Alpha 9-4 AI 8K video processor, HDMI 2,1 ports, Game Optimizer, Dolby Vision IQ, Filmmaker Mode, HGiG Mode and lot more. It will be available in two sizes: 77-inches and 88-inches.
LG QNED Mini LED TVs and Nano Cell LCD TVs
Apart from OLEDs, at CES 2021 LG also announced its new line of TVs called QNED TVs. These TVs are based on existing LCD technology but it combines advanced Nano cell and quantum dots technologies to deliver better visual qualities.
LG also showcased its NanoCell TVs, as well as a new 31.5-inch 4K OLED monitor for creative professionals. LG claims that its new monitor has 99 percent coverage of the DCI-P3 and Adobe RGB colour spectrum, and offer decent connectivity options. LG also presented its webOS 6.0 smart TVOS which has been overhauled to give a fresh feel and improved user experience.
LG India is yet to reveal availability and pricing details of these 2021 lineup of OLED, QNED, and Neno Cell TVs.