LG announces 8K OLED TVs powered by α (Alpha) 9 Gen 3 AI processor, HDMI 2.1

During NVIDIA’s announcement of their GeForce RTX 30 series GPUs, they showcased LG’s new 2020 lineup of 8K OLED TVs that will support HDMI Display Stream Compression (DSC). The TVs are powered by LG’s α (Alpha) 9 Gen 3 AI processor, and it will support many gaming focused features like VRR and ALLM.

The α 9 Gen 3 AI processor will enable an 8K experience with full bandwidth support. The TV incorporates many of HDMI’s new technology like DSC, VRR (Variable refresh rate) and ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode). Along with this, the TVs are also NVIDIA G-SYNC Compatible, making the TV great for gaming for users who own RTX 30 series,  RTX 20 Series and GTX 16 Series GPUs.

Other technologies featured with these TVs include support for Dolby Atmos, LG’s deep learning-based AI Acoustic Tuning, BT Surround ready and it has LG ThinQ capabilities built-in.

Commenting on the launch, .P. Baik, vice president of the TV product planning division of LG’s Home Entertainment Company said:

The combination of LG OLED TV’s awe-inspiring picture quality and NVIDIA’s technological prowess offers next-level gaming experience in unbelievable 8K. Following last year’s successful partnership with the world’s top gaming hardware brand, we look forward to expanding our relationship with NVIDIA.