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The LG EA9800 is a 55-inch WRGB OLED set touted as the industry's first curved ergonomic display with Cinema 3D support. The idea behind the curve is to reduce screen edge distortion by keeping the entire display surface the same distance from your eyes.

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9.0
PC Mag Feb 7, 2014

The LG 55EA9800 curved OLED HDTV is the most impressive display we've ever tested. At $15,000, it had better be!

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8.0
Sound+Vision Apr 28, 2014

It costs a bundle, has a relatively small screen, and isn’t perfect. But buyers will be rewarded with a picture that, in the ways most important to enthusiasts, is unequaled by any other type of consumer display.

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Reviewed.com Televisions Oct 18, 2013

The bottom line for LG's 55EA9800 curved OLED is that it puts all non-OLED competition to shame. Plasma technology was the reigning champion of picture quality for quite some time... but that time is at an end.

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TechRadar Mar 3, 2014

Although the curve contributes much more to the 55EA980W's sultry design appeal than it does its performance, nor does it detract substantially from the genuinely astonishing quality of the OLED panel's pictures, which are just 4K resolution away from perfection.

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Engadget Jan 8, 2013

One word describes LG's EA9800 curved OLED: stunning. We were as wowed as anybody else stumbling about LG's monstrous booth who happened upon this three-panel wide miracle.

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Reviewed.com Televisions Aug 2, 2013

There's no doubt about it: OLED technology is very exciting. While LG's EA9800 is still way too expensive for 90% of consumers, the beautiful design and picture ... made most other TVs feel dated.

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TechRadar Sep 6, 2013

For now, Curved OLED seems, to us, a pure and pointless novelty. Roll-on the age of flexible graphene panels; the 55EA9800 could then be bent back into shape in no time.

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Ubergizmo Jan 10, 2013

Thanks to a gentle inward flex, the entire screen surface remains at an equidistant from the viewer’s eyes, hence solving, hopefully once and for all, the issue of screen-edge visual distortion and detail loss.

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