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LG.Philips LCD Demonstrates Latest Display Technologies

Company to Exhibit Extensive Line-up of TFT-LCDs for the Notebook PC, Desktop Monitor and Television Markets (October 29, 2001)
LG.Philips LCD Co., Ltd., will showcase its portfolio of thin-film transistor (TFT)-LCD products at LCD/PDP International this week at the Pacifico Yokahama Exhibition Hall in Yokahama City, Japan.

According to Bruce Berkoff, executive vice president of marketing for LG.Philips LCD, the products demonstrated at LCD/PDP International are just a sampling of the company's broad portfolio of LCD display offerings aimed at multiple markets. "Combined LCD advantages-chiefly, slim, sleek form factors, energy efficiency and environmental friendliness, along with stellar resolution-are driving their rapid gain in popularity over traditional display technologies, such as CRTs. LG.Philips LCD is committed to accommodating this rising demand, and, with our technology leadership and substantial manufacturing capabilities, we're well-poised to capitalize on the expanding market potential more, it is extremely thin (16.2 mm) and weighs only 19 grams. Volume production of the 17W will begin by late this December. In addition, LG.Philips LCD will be also be demonstrating the 23W, a wide UXGA display for desktop monitors and HDTVs.


30W for HDTVs

In an effort to meet the OEM demands for standardized LCD sizes, LG.Philips LCD will also demonstrate the 30W TFT-LCD for today's HDTV market. The 30W boasts an impressive, wide viewing angle of 170 degrees, a brightness of 450 cd/m2, and a resolution of 1280 x 768. The 30W provides better clarity by removing most of the color-spreading phenomenon usually associated with LCDs and moving pictures. In addition to its large screen size and slim form factor (46 mm), this display also offers a high contrast ratio of 450:1 and an aspect ratio of 16:9.6.

20.1-inch UXGA (LM201U1) for High-end Desktop Monitors

Developed in anticipation of growing demand for higher resolution and larger screens, LG.Philips LCD has unveiled a 20.1-inch UXGA LCD desktop module. The viewable area of the 20.1-inch display is equivalent to that of a 23-inch CRT TV and supports 16.7 million colors. The 1.9-mega-pixel module is ideal for serving the needs of workstation users and web designers.

18.1-inch (LM181E05) for Desktop Monitors

Utilizing LG.Philips LCD's proprietary side-mounting technology, the LM181E05 is a unique narrow-bezeled SXGA TFT-LCD, ideal for today's desktop monitor applications. Featuring a high luminance of 250 cd/m2, this compact and extremely slim (27 mm) display boasts a contrast ratio of 350:1, 1280 x 1024 resolution, and a color saturation of 65 percent.

15-inch (LS150X02) for Desktop Monitors and TVs

The LS150X02 is a smart panel display for the monitor and TV market. One of the most advanced displays available, the LS150X02 includes the scaler IC, the interface board and the inverter-simplifying the integration process for OEMs. Other advantages of the LS150X02 include the removed power circuitry, integrated timing controller of panel (TCON), and both digital and analog capabilities. The LS150X02 also features a resolution of 1024 x 768 and a contrast ratio of 300:1.

15.1-inch (LC151X01) for LCD TVs

LG.Philips LCD's 15.1-inch TFT-LCD display, the LC151X01, is designed for portable and mountable LCD TV applications. With 1024 x 768 resolution, brightness of 400 cd/m2 and a fast response time of 25 ms, this display offers the performance and resolution comparable to that of its larger-sized counterparts. The LC151X01 also features an extremely slim design of 18 mm in thickness and weighs only 1800 grams. Additionally, the display offers a contrast ratio of 350:1 and an aspect ratio of 4:3, while delivering a color saturation of 65 percent.

15-inch (LP150X04) for Notebook PCs

The LP150X04 is a 15-inch XGA LCD for notebook PCs, one of the larger display sizes available for portable applications. Featuring a high resolution of 1024 x 768, the LP150X04 is lightweight, weighing only 600 grams. The display has a high luminance of 200cd/m2 and is extremely thin (6.5 mm).

For those interested in learning more about these particular products or seeing these displays first hand during LCD/PDP International, please contact Stacey Voorhees via e-mail at svoorhees@mcapr.com or phone at 650-968-8900, ext. 108, or visit LG.Philips LCD at booth #672.

(LCD/PDP International Web site: http://expo.nikkeibp.co.jp/lcd/e (English) or http://expo.nikkeibp.co.jp/lcd/2001e/ (Japanese)).

About LG.Philips LCD

Headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, LG.Philips LCD-a joint venture company established in July 1999 by LG Electronics and Royal Philips Electronics-is one of the world's leading manufacturers of AMLCDs. LG.Philips LCD leads the AMLCD industry through its high technology, quality and manufacturing capabilities. The company has extended its focus beyond traditional and successful notebook and PC monitor markets and is poised to also deliver solutions for consumer electronics products like the growing LCD TV category, as well as other value-added, non-traditional, display-centric markets such as the multimedia, medical, automotive and aerospace industries. As part of its efforts to be at the forefront of display innovation, LG.Philips LCD is focused on maintaining a diverse product portfolio while continuing to invest aggressively in R&D to further its market leadership position in the AMLCD arena. Information on the company is available

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