LG has announced that it will be unveiling its Gallery OLED TV at IFA 2013 in Berlin, Germany. The 55-inch, wall mountable OLED TV is a world's first, according to LG. The new model joins LG's OLED TV line, which includes the 55-inch OLD TV and the 55-inch Curved OLED TV, both launched earlier this year.
Besides being wall mountable, the LG Gallery OLED TV is set apart by its frame, which makes the TV look like an artwork. In Gallery Mode, the TV shows high-resolution digital images of paintings by renowned artists such as Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gaugin. It is also possible to view a slideshow of your own photos in gallery mode.
The LG Gallery OLED TV's picture frame has a functional as well as an aesthetic purpose. The frame hides a 2.2 channel sound system featuring LG's new Canvas Speakers.
"Our GALLERY OLED TV comprises the perfect blend of subtle beauty, unmatched picture quality and immersive sound," Havis Kwon, president and CEO of the LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company, said in a press release. "Challenging the status quo, this beautifully designed and engineered product is a clear example of our ability to think beyond the ordinary and provide consumers with a differentiated experience."
The LG Gallery OLED TV is be launched this month in Germany, alongside IFA Berlin, held Sept. 6 to 11, with other markets to follow.
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