LG is renowned for its OLED TVs as well as its OLED panels which are used by other manufacturers. This year the company has not made many upgrades. The company said that the HDR is brighter. Other improvements are updated gaming features, improvements in response time and picture optimizations using AI.
As in 2020, the C1 in 2021 can be considered as its flagship with reference to price to benefit ratios. The G1 is the higher end series with OLED evo which offers better lighting. This can be tested by reviewers in summer after the TVs are launched.
The 4K G1 series will be available as 55”, 65” and 77” while the 4K C1 will add 2 sizes: 48” and 83”. The 8K variants are called Z1 and are similar to the C1 but with sizes of 77 and 88 inches.
LG has also mentioned a B1 model which would have similar features to the C1 but the processor would be weaker impacting the AI features. The company also mentioned an A1 model but did not provide details. It may be a model that is cheaper than the B1.
LG is adding a “Game Optimization” menu to its TVs. The TVs will also have built-in Google Stadia streaming service, making a console obsolete. Later in 2021, Nvidia’s GeForce Now service will also be available.
Since LG is moving towards smaller and smaller OLED screens and panels, there is hope that OLED PC monitors will make an appearance in the future.
LG also makes LED TVs, but they are similar to their competitors.