LG has announced that his 2020 range of TVs will be available this month in the US and South Korea. We saw the line-up again at CES in January, and some of the highlights are:
- The BX and CX are the new items in the mainstream B and C series of 4K OLED TVs from LG. (In principle, LG will go with “X” in the line-up this year, so the BX is the successor to the 2019 B9, etc.) This year there is a new 48-inch model in addition to the 55-inch, 65-inch and 77-inch options.
- The Gallery GX series is a premium 4K OLED line designed to be mounted on a wall, with ultra-slim form factors that do not require separate boxes for the electronics. It is available in sizes 55, 65 and 77 inches.
- The ZX series contains the latest 8K OLED models from LG, with 77-inch and 88-inch formats available. They are the successor to last year’s Z9, the world’s first 8K OLED TV, which only came in 88-inch form.
- LG also releases seven 8K sets in its NanoCell LCD TV series, including 55-inch, 65-inch and 75-inch variants. (This creates a nice wild point pitch on that 55-inch model – it will be about as sharp as a 27-inch 4K monitor.)
LG’s 2020 TV set-up supports modern specifications such as HDMI 2.1, enabling functions such as variable refresh rates up to 120Hz; 12 models are officially compatible with G-Sync. They also all come with the Filmmaker mode of the UHD Alliance, which is intended to show movies as the director intended with minimal post-processing. Most models include the new third generation Alpha 9 AI image processor from LG.
After the launch of the US and South Korea, these TVs will find their way to Europe and other regions. We have asked LG for price information.