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LG Display Announces Mass Production of World's First Gaming OLED Panels With Switchable Refresh Rate & Resolution

LG Display Announces Mass Production of World's First Gaming OLED Panels With Switchable Refresh Rate & Resolution

LG Display is completely ready. Mass-produce its latest gaming OLED panels.Featuring adjustable refresh rates and resolutions.

LG decided to take OLED panels to a whole new level, allowing users to switch refresh rates and resolutions on the go.

(News for the newspaper): LG Display, the world's leading innovator of display technologies, announced today that it has developed the first gaming OLED panel with switchable refresh rate and resolution. The company began mass production of the 31.5-inch panel this month, accelerating its push into the high-end gaming display market with new concept products.

This groundbreaking gaming OLED panel allows users to freely choose between a high refresh rate (FHD∙480Hz) and a high resolution mode (UHD∙240Hz) depending on the content.

In high refresh rate mode, users can enjoy games where speed and screen transitions are particularly important, such as first-person shooter (FPS) or racing genres. Switching to high-resolution mode provides an exceptionally immersive experience for rich visual effects or watching high-definition movies. 4K By contrast, traditional panels have a fixed resolution even when the refresh rate is changed, limiting their versatility for many applications.

We will create new customer value with OLED's various technologies – such as offering perfect blacks, fast response times, and ultra-high refresh rates – and strengthen our leadership in the high-end gaming display market.

– Won Seok Kang, Vice President and Head of Large Display Product Planning Division at LG Display

Refresh rate refers to the number of images displayed per second on a monitor, while resolution represents the number of pixels the screen can display. The higher the refresh rate, the smoother and sharper the images are, even during sharp screen transitions, while the higher resolution enables more accurate video and image quality.

LG Display's innovative solution is Dynamic Frequency and Resolution (DFR), its own independently developed new technology. With the advent of DFR, users can choose to prioritize between refresh rate and resolution by adjusting the image processing speed. IT has been applied for the first time with LG Display's 31.5-inch gaming OLED panel.

Image source: LG Display

The company's gaming OLED panel is also equipped with other LG display technologies to enhance its immersive experience. These include META Technology 2.0, based on the company's MicroLens Array (MLA) innovation, which maximizes light emission from organic materials to elevate image quality. Additionally, Thin Actuator Sound technology, which generates sound directly from the screen without a separate speaker, has been adopted to deliver sound.

LG Display plans to supply its new 31.5-inch gaming OLED panel to global gaming gear brands, starting with LG Electronics. The company is accelerating its expansion into the high-end gaming display market this year with a complete lineup of gaming OLED panels spanning 27, 31.5, 34, 39 and 45 inches.

Unlike LCDs, which require backlighting, the company's gaming OLED panels are self-contained, enabling each pixel to produce perfect blacks and lifelike picture quality. With an extremely high refresh rate (480Hz), they have the fastest response time (0.03ms) of any panel on the market.

News Source: PR Newswire

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