Wednesday, 21 October 2009
Sony’s XEL-1, the first OLED on the market, certainly stands out as a unique option for high definition viewing. While the 11” screen does limit the utility of the XEL-1 OLED TV, the novelty of having early access to the impressive OLED technology may be enough for some buyers.
The XEL-1 features a 960 x 540 resolution, making it a quarter of the resolution of a 1080p set. Not technically high definition, Sony is quick to point out that the pixel density of the 11” display is the same as that of a 40” 1080p LCD television.
The main attraction of OLED televisions isn’t resolution however. The main attractions to the new technology are its bright accurate colors and unparalleled blackness. Sony’s OLED television features a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, and Sony states that it is able to reproduce 105 percent of ...