Samsung has unveiled its latest innovation in the television industry with the introduction of the 83-inch S90C OLED TV. While it may seem like a regular addition to Samsung’s 2023 OLED TV range, this new TV has a surprising twist that has caught the attention of tech enthusiasts.
Keen-eyed observers from Forbes and HDTVTest have noticed a significant difference in the screen size of the S90C compared to Samsung’s QD-OLED panels. In fact, it appears that Samsung has taken a step forward by utilizing an OLED panel produced by none other than its rival, LG Display.
Vincent Teoh, an expert from HDTVTest, confidently stated that the 83-inch Samsung OLED TV will undoubtedly feature a white OLED panel (WRGB OLED) from LG Display. While Samsung has not officially confirmed this partnership, news of a deal between the two companies to supply millions of panels in different sizes further supports this speculation.
Interestingly, this collaboration between rivals is not unprecedented in the tech industry. It echoes the cooperative efforts of Samsung and Apple, who collaborated on iPhone displays while engaging in patent disputes. If Samsung’s new 83-inch TV does indeed use an LG Display panel, it would mark a significant milestone in the OLED TV market.
Although the panel technology may differ, the overall picture quality of the S90C lineup will depend on various factors, including processing capabilities. Comparative analysis by Rtings between Samsung and LG’s current top-of-the-line OLEDs suggests that WOLED panels may have a slight brightness advantage, while QD-OLED panels benefit from brighter colors.
To identify the panel technology used in the Samsung OLED TVs, experts recommend simple verification methods, such as examining the sub-pixel array or observing the screen’s reaction to light when turned off.
Beyond the panel, Samsung’s 83-inch S90C OLED TV boasts an impressive array of features. Powered by Samsung’s Tizen operating system, it includes a Neural Quantum Processor for top-notch upscaling to 4K, support for Dolby Atmos, HDMI 2.1, and 120Hz 4K content. The TV also features Samsung’s Gaming Hub, providing access to game streaming services like Xbox Cloud Gaming. The SolarCell Remote, capable of charging via artificial or natural light, adds a touch of eco-friendliness to the package.
With the introduction of the 83-inch class OLED S90C 4K TV, Samsung continues to cater to the growing demand for large screen sizes in the TV industry. This latest addition offers consumers another option to experience the benefits of OLED technology on an even bigger screen.