Comment 9P7Y Re: Interesting, but... lifespan?


LG unveils paper-thin 55-inch OLED TV that sticks to the wall with magnets


Interesting, but... lifespan? (Score: 2, Informative)

by on 2015-05-24 09:41 (#9N65)

Initially this was the biggest problem.

Seems to be solved, but in an article for an expensive product like this, I'd still like to read some numbers.

Re: Interesting, but... lifespan? (Score: 1)

by on 2015-05-24 19:50 (#9P0J)

Doesn't look solved to me. Rather, looks like it's solved good enough for devices that are seen as more or less disposable, like cellphones and tablets.

Re: Interesting, but... lifespan? (Score: 4, Interesting)

by on 2015-05-24 23:20 (#9P7Y)

62,000 hrs for blue OLEDs. Means 7 years 24/7 running. Means solved for my use cases. My TVs don't come even close to 24/7 runtime. If the OLEDs don't degrade when switched off, I expect a lifespan of at least 20-30 years for my devices. I never had a TV that long.


Time Reason Points Voter
2015-05-25 09:16 Interesting +1
2015-05-26 19:37 Interesting +1
2015-07-21 12:41 Insightful +1

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