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Monday April 21, 2008 2:42 pm

Sony Thin OLED EL Display

XEL-1 EL TVSony has been busy trying to be the best again. Their EL Display, shown at the Display 2008 conference in Tokyo, is a mere 0.3mm thickness. The gadget is composed of OLED technology which doesn’t need back lighting and has a polymer substance that converts electricity to light. Although Sony has been making 3.8-inch OLED displays since 2004, if you just have to have the latest, thinnest display on the block, it will cost you. An 11-inch EL TV (960×540,) shown here, presently goes for ¥190,000 (~$2,000.00.)

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Wow, that thing is insanely thin!  I remember reading about this device early last month—I definitely think the future of television is in OLED but it is way too expensive right now to be mainstream.  Still, an 11” at this point in time for only $2,000 is significantly better than what it was before.  It will only be a matter of time before the prices finally start falling and I predict within a decade the technology will overtake plasma.

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