Flexible OLED screens like the one in the photo below aren't new but LG promises to take it a step further by revealing world's first "rollable" OLED TV at the CES expo in January 2016.
The TV will have a 55-inch screen and can reportedly be rolled up like a sheet of paper so you can carry it around in a large tube. If there' a sufficiently large market for such a TV, mass production could potentially start three to four years from now.
LG's battery unut, LG Chem, is working on curved or even wire batteries for the new TV so the device can be used on-the-go.
"LG's move to exhibit a prototype of a rollable TV has huge meaning in the global technology industry amid the industry's gradual shift toward flexible OLED technology. The launch of the 55-inch rollable TV represents LG's readiness to lead over rivals in the heated race for applications with large-sized flexible OLED panels, which are more profitable than devices using small OLED displays," said the official.
He added that unlike existing curved televisions, its rollable TV could create an easy-to-carry tube that could be carried as easily as a briefcase and be installed wherever customers want to watch programs.