By Steve Sechrist
Not to be outdone by rival Chinese fab BOE, Shenzhen-based China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT for short) was at Display Week showing off its 110-inch curved 4K TV, claiming it as the “world’s largest" curved LCD TV, with dimensions of 2.4 x 1.4 meters. The set includes a 3840 x 2160 pixel (4K x 2K) pixel display in a 110-inch diagonal curved format that offers a sizeable color gamut with 10 bit color at 60 Hz refresh, and a whopping 50K:1 contrast. CSOT product engineer Yuming Mo told us that at its thinnest point, the curved set reached 20mm in thickness (at the edges), growing to 45 cm with a curve radius of 5500 mm total.
The company also showed a UHD (3840 x 2160 pixel) 55-inch diagonal TV. The set incorporates QD Vision's Quantum Dot technology and claims a 63% boost to color gamut, achieving an extremely impressive color standard with what the company is calling its Super Color Gamut technology.
Clearly Chinese fabs are serious in their efforts to step up their technology offerings and many experts believe they have reached image parity with some of the best displays in the industry. We agree, and look forward to the consumer benefits from these awesome displays.
Author Steve Sechrist (third from right) stands with the team from CSOT in front of the company’s 110-in. display.