VR World reports leading Chinese display panel maker Beijing Oriental (BOE) has created world's first 98" LCD display with a 7680 x 4320 pixels (8K) resolution! The panel offers 1.07 billion color support via 8-bit plus dithering, 500 nits brightness, and a 1200:1 contrast ratio.
To be able to use this screen you need a graphics card like the AMD FirePro W9100 with its six DisplayPort 1.2 interfaces and 16GB VRAM. Pricing is unknown, Beijing Oriental is currently sampling the screen to strategic partners.
Beijing Oriental (BOE), the other leading Chinese LCD panel fab besides TCL’s CSOT in Shenzhen, has just unveiled its 98-inch 7680×4320 panel series, the HV098XXX. The 32 Megapixel monster, with 2.23 x 1.30 metre dimensions and 14 cm depth requirement, would easily fill many company conference rooms, not to mention premium home theatres. It would make showing off huge photorealistic city models down to every window or potted plant visible, a breeze, not to mention space photographs will millions of stars clearly distinguishable, or soccer / football match recordings like what NHK in Japan was doing for the past half decade in 8K.