Interestingly, the price of LG’s 55EA9800 curved OLED TV has fallen quite a bit despite being the only one of its kind in Singapore. Initially launched back in October last year and costing S$14,999 (US$12,051.26), the recommended retail price has recently been adjusted to S$9,999 (US$8,033.91). While this is still a hefty amount for a 55-incher, the S$5,000 (US$4,017.35) cost saving is quite significant in a short 4-month timespan.
In fact, LG is offering an even better deal in the US, complete with a US$1,000 cash rebate in addition to a new US$7,999 price tag. Meanwhile, three UK retailers are enticing consumers there with a generous 3,000-pound (U$5,000) discount.
However, prices of colossal ultra high-definition (UHD) TVs in 84- and 85-inch sizes appear to be holding steady so far. Samsung’s S$49,999 (US$40,172.75) 85S9 and Sony’s S$35,999 (US$28,924.15) Bravia KD-84X9000 are still going at pretty much the same launch price, except for the LG 84LM9600 which now costs S$2,000 (US$1,606.94) less, at S$22,999 (US$18,479.03).