LG 55 inch OLED TV lands in UK first

lg 55 inch oled tv ukHave you been patiently awaiting the arrival of a very thin 55-inch television? Well, the good news is that the UK will be the first market to see 4.5mm thin telly after its Korean launch.

LG has revealed that its 55-inch OLED TV will be arriving in UK stores this July which will only be its second stop after appearing for its launch and release in South Korea.

The super-slim gogglebox is currently being showcased at Harrods, and is available for pre-order. As you can imagine if it’s sat in Harrods, there’s quite the price tag attached. It will retail for ¬£9,999.

“We are proud to be the first in the world to offer consumers a big screen OLED TV,” said Brian Na, president of LG Electronics UK.

“LG’s next generation display is a true game changer, which will forever alter the way we think about TVs. Since OLED TV was first unveiled, we’ve been working tirelessly to bring what we call ‘the ultimate display’ to market.”

Andrew Mackay, UK commercial director of Home Entertainment and Home Appliances added: “Following the LG launch and supply to the Korean market earlier in the year, the UK is proud to be the next market to launch LG OLED TV, as this innovative and premium model launches first in Europe to UK consumers.”

So, who’s tempted to buy one, and can I come round to watch some films?

I’ll bring beer and nibbles…

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