Posted Tue Apr 26, 2016 at 11:00 AM PDT by Steven Cohen
The Academy Award winning director is a big fan of OLED technology.
Francis Ford Coppola has announced his support for LG's OLED TV tech. With their perfect blacks and vivid colors, OLED panels are capable of presenting the director's films as they are intended.
"When I first watched Apocalypse Now on LG OLED, I was filled with emotion. Not only because it was so lifelike that I felt like I was back in the director's chair nearly 40 years ago, but because I was finally able to see the film how I always intended it to look," remarked Coppola. "Every scene was so vivid and stunning. Every detail was so perfectly clear and immersive. Many of these details which were originally lost when translated onto screen, were now brought back to all their glory."
LG OLED TVs offer superior black levels, uniformity, and viewing angles over traditional LCD panels. In addition, the company's 2016 lineup of 4K Ultra HD OLED TVs includes models with HDR10 and Dolby Vision support, along with Ultra HD Premium certification. Check out the video below to hear more comments from Coppola about OLED TVs.
"LG OLED TV delivers what industry experts and consumers alike have hailed as the best TV picture quality ever right to consumers' living rooms," said David VanderWaal, vice president of marketing, LG Electronics USA. "The innovation of OLED TV, along with advancements such as 4K Ultra HD and HDR, is revolutionizing the home entertainment experience and enabling viewers to experience films the way that visionary filmmakers like Francis Ford Coppola meant for them to be seen."
Here's a rundown of LG OLED TVs on sale now:
LG Curved OLED 4k Smart TV 65EG9600 (2015 Model) - Currently $4,997
LG Flat OLED 4K Smart TV 55EF9500 (2015 Model) - Currently $2,997
LG Curved OLED 1080p Smart TV 55EG9100 (2015 Model) - Currently $1,997
LG Flat OLED65E6P 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart OLED TV (2016 Model) - Currently $5,999
LG Flat OLED55E6P 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart OLED TV (2016 Model) - Currently $5,999
LG Flat OLED65G6P 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart OLED TV (2016 Model) - Currently $7,999.
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