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Samsung’s 85-inch bendable friend: A curved 4K OLED TV that’s also a flatscreen

If you’re still on the fence when it comes to opting for a flat or a curved 4K TV, then Samsung’s bendable folding TV concept might be for you. 

Viewers will be able to get the best of both worlds thanks to the flexible OLED screen, which bends and changes shape at the touch of a button. 

The emerging concave TV screens arguably provide a more immersive and cinematic viewing experience in the home. 

Samsung’s 85-inch flexible friend: A curved 4K OLED TV that’s also a flatscreen
Like the tail of Sir Oinksalot in The Simpsons, Samsung’s flexible TVs can be curly or straight

This is fine if you’re watching something on your own, or with another person. But the sweet spot where you’re required to sit in order to get all this immersive loveliness means curved screens are less well suited for families or groups of friends. 

Thankfully Samsung appears to have solved the dilemma of which type of TV to throw your stacks of money at. 

The 85-inch bendable OLED screen is just a concept at the moment, but should TV sets like this ever make it onto the shelves we can’t imagine they’ll be cheap. 

We were able to get a closer look at Samsung’s 85-inch OLED 4K screen at CES 2014 in action. You can see Rory Reid, our man in Las Vegas, get up close and personal in the video below. 

In other aimed-at-people-with-more-money-than-sense news, LG has unveiled a 105-inch curved 4K OLED at CES this year and the Whirlpool CoolVox fridge that’s also a sound system


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