Sony's mystery revealed: first OLED TV
Teaser site was circulating only a few days.
If Sony wants to be effective in thisgame, it's going to have to be more patient. Unlike B&O's " " campaign, which made us wait weeks before letting the secret out, Sony's latest product went live only days after its teaser site began to circulate in earnest.
But no matter. It turns out that the box under wraps was what it called the world's first OLED TV, referring to its and screen technology that uses organic light-emitting diodes. The energy-efficient TV is just 3 millimeters thick and will sell for $1,740 beginning December 1 in Japan.
The 11-inch set won't send masses rushing to buy it, but Sony is anxious to take the lead in this market because competitors are . It's also hoping that OLED TVs will eventually plasmas and LCDs as the screen of choice.