the 2 1/2 year estimate is accurate in the sense that they're marketing this display for commercial advertising. Hence, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year of non-stop usage (8760 hours right there). I have no idea whether or not that's up to snuff for a typical ad in Times Square, but it's cool to know the tech is moving along quickly
[citation][nom]NaturalViolence[/nom]...why do I have to point out the obvious? OLED compounds degrade over time regardless of whether the TV is actually on. So yes, it is just under 2.5 years.[/citation]
Nope. They degrade only when on.
I'm mainly interested into how many pixels they can cram into a 30" screen.
Go back and read the article again. They said the dot pitch was around 3 mm. The dot pitch is way too big for the average living room or bedroom. Even a standard definition crt is only around 1-2 mm dot pitch. For high definition viewing, something less than 1 mm dot pitch would be ideal.