If I had a nickel for each time that I’ve heard something like this... also note the post specifies this will be for the top tier of the market. Meaning, expect to pay like $2500+ for such a monitor. That is basically the same as not being available.
I follow the display industry somewhat closely and IMO this is the most promising news I've seen as far as OLED monitors actually coming to market. There's really just LG making larger OLED panels, and they've never expressed any interest in the monitor market. Up to this point, there was that limited production Dell 30" OLED a few years ago, and smaller monitors using JOLED-sourced panels.If I had a nickel for each time that I’ve heard something like this... also note the post specifies this will be for the top tier of the market. Meaning, expect to pay like $2500+ for such a monitor. That is basically the same as not being available.
TFT central recently posted new updates on panel manufacturing for next year, from LG, AU Optronics and BOE. This got me thinking about 2021 monitor options, although I'm very happy with my Pixio Px275h, I'm wondering: what are [H] users excited about that's expected to come out next year? Some of the interesting panel options include MiniLED, fast IPS and even some interesting takes on 29" ultrawides (there doesn't seem to be anything groundbreaking going on with 34" ultrawide though):
31.5″ IPS 4K 144Hz 1000nit 98% DCI-P3 MiniLED
27″ IPS 4K 144Hz 600nit 98% DCI-P3 MiniLED
27″ IPS QHD 240Hz 600nit 98% DCI-P3
29" IPS FHD 200Hz 400nit 95% DCI-P3
Waiting for AU Optronics to release the ultrawide fhd 30" AHVA panel 200hz/400 nits 95% dci-p3 they are working on.29" IPS QHD
I'll also add a poll of types of panels to easily see what the [H] is interested on in 2021.
OLED is already at the point you don't need to baby them. Just set your pc to turn off the screens after 5 minutes of inactivity and you're good.An oiled I don’t need to baby…microled where art thou
OLED is already at the point you don't need to baby them. Just set your pc to turn off the screens after 5 minutes of inactivity and you're good.
You just can't abuse them by purposely disabling all the burn in prevention features and cranking the brightness to the max while leaving it on 24/7.
I've already used my LG CX 48" OLED TV as a desktop monitor for over a year. That's at least 8h a day, 5 days a week for work and on top of that any personal use (web browsing, YT, video games, music production software). No burn in so far. I do hide my taskbar/topbar/dock, I do run dark modes where I can and have blank screen saver going off fairly quickly when idle.Based on the rtings oled burn in test, my use case as a web browser for 6+ hours the display wont last that long. Im the type to keep a display for a while and i wont be upgrading until microled is a thing so probably 4+ years. Pixel refresher can cover that up for a while but eventually cumulative effects will take over. Not to mention oled pixels also start dying over time and pixel refresher only accelerates that process. Ive seen a lot of people with oleds theyve used after a few years covered in dead pixels after running too many refresher cycles.
None of the evidence Ive seen on either phones or desktop monitors, anecdotal or empirical studies have suggested oleds will last long enough for desktop use. Ive already had burn in on an oled phone and on an oled tablet from personal experience.
I've already used my LG CX 48" OLED TV as a desktop monitor for over a year. That's at least 8h a day, 5 days a week for work and on top of that any personal use (web browsing, YT, video games, music production software). No burn in so far. I do hide my taskbar/topbar/dock, I do run dark modes where I can and have blank screen saver going off fairly quickly when idle.
It's not something you buy expecting to get 5-10 years out of it but by that time there is already something new and better available. In my country I could buy 3x LG CX 48" for the price of one ASUS PG32UQX. So if I wanted to, I could use my current display until it develops issues with burn in, buy the best similar sized OLED available at that point in time and still would have spent less money than buying some of the higher end LCDs today. I don't like the wastefulness of that to be honest but just pointing out how it works in terms of overall cost.
Yeah the thing is I don't really want to spend so much time and effort to hide static elements just to delay the inevitable. And I already have burn in on a S9 and a Galaxy tablet so I already know that static elements will cause burn in over time. The Rtings test showed permanent burn in starts at around 1,120 hours of static logo content. So realistically if I just browsed like I do now, around 8-9 month mark I should start seeing permanent image retention when displaying solid colors like cyan or magenta, which is kind of around the time that Level 1 Tech youtuber started seeing burn in on his. This definitely is not a display that's gonna last me 4-5 years, which is what my typical retention time is for a monitor.
And honestly in store, I didn't think the OLED really looked that much better than a MiniLED QLED to justify me babying it so much.
It's a one time setup thing. Both MacOS and Windows support autohiding topbar/dock or taskbar. So it's not exactly like you have to baby the display. But I get that OLED is not for everyone and that's fine.
i ended up going qled/uled?, hisense U78G(U7G in usa) 55", after my plasma('09 LG 50") started flakin out last week. so far so good and no burn in to worry aboot
these guys just looked at it, seems alright...https://www.hisense-usa.com/tv-and-audio/televisions/all-tvs/75U9DG_u9dg-dual-cell-android-tv
Hisense is set to release the first dual cell/stacked LCD panel early 2022. I hope this technology makes it's way down to smaller sizes because it's the perfect stop gap between OLED and micro led.
It’s so refreshing to see at least one person who agrees with me on this. The extra pixel density on a 24”-25” compared to a 27”-28” is more noticeable for sharpness than most people realize, and I just sort of prefer a slightly smaller size, too.25 inch 4k 144hz
That's kind of what I want, but I don't want to give up real estate. In other words I'd like a 43" or so 8k screen to replace my 43" 4k screen. That would have a pixel density equivalent to a 21.5" 4k screen. I don't see this happening in 2021 or 2022, but someday...It’s so refreshing to see at least one person who agrees with me on this. The extra pixel density on a 24”-25” compared to a 27”-28” is more noticeable for sharpness than most people realize, and I just sort of prefer a slightly smaller size, too.
I doubt it’s going to happen, though. I wouldn’t suggest that either of us hold our breath.
I'm less concerned about power consumption than this (from the gaming score)RTINGS review is up of the U9DG.
"Perfect" blacks. Wide viewing angles. If peak brightness wasn't low it would be a unicorn non-OLED display. Main downside appears to be power consumption is about 2.3x higher than your typical LED TV...
Slow response time and terrible ghosting.
Relatively high input lag.
Can't display 4k @ 120Hz content properly.
Unfortunately, the Hisense U9DG has a mediocre response time. There's terrible ghosting behind fast-moving objects, and it's noticeable even when navigating menus in streaming apps. Unlike the Hisense U8G, it's not just behind red objects. In 'Game' Mode and with the variable refresh rate feature enabled, it's just as bad, and it doesn't look good when gaming or watching sports.
Unfortunately, the Hisense U9DG has fairly high input lag, even in 'Game' mode. While it's not bad for casual console gamers, it's much higher than most TVs we've tested in 2021. Unfortunately, we couldn't measure the input lag at 120Hz, as the TV skips frames when sent a 120Hz signal with the variable refresh rate feature disabled. Input lag outside of 'Game' Mode is also higher than usual.