From Etuka Sunday
Junior Imaji, Pro-Gamer has emerged the grand winner in OLED TV Gaming Challenge season seven.
He bagged the first position, which has a cash prize of N1 million at the grand finale and prize giving ceremony of the game held on Saturday at Eco Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, where LG thrilled its teeming customers with its newest OLED TVs which offer blazing speed and stunning colour reproduction through NVIDIA G-SYNC.
Speaking at the event, the General Manager, Home Entertainment Division, LG Electronics West Africa, Vanjamin Kim stated the LG Electronics initiated OLED Gaming Challenge for lovers of video game to demonstrate the beauty and the uniqueness of the ‘depth of black’ in OLED TV, especially when gaming on it.
According to him, Video gamers have been a large and growing part of the firms culture for a long time. “Whether you are eagerly awaiting the next Call of Duty release or trying to beat the next level of Candy Crush on your lunch break, you are part of the gaming world. Over the years this world has had to deal with a lot of stereotypes and false claims. Just as physical exercise helps in improving and strengthening your muscles, cognitive games help to indulge one’s brain in constant stimulation, thus improving the brain’s performance”, he said.
He noted that LG OLED Gaming challenge was one of the biggest e-sports competition in Nigeria, adding that part of the brand strategy, LG has initiated this platform for young minds by channelling their positive energy towards intellectual enhancement and innovation to further equip and keep them abreast of technological innovations globally.
He said, “The grand finale event of LG OLED Gaming challenge has today gathered winners of the game competition which has been held in Nigeria’s major cities since last year. LG’s OLED TV Gaming has staged 6 seasons with over 600 entries received online.
LG is the frontier of OLED technology globally as the brand is responsible for the production of OLED panels of all other players in the TV display market.
LG Electronics is focused on developing new innovations across Sustainability. We are committed to providing electronic products that help customers live better. To support this, we are constantly developing new initiatives to support our Sustainability Commitments. We offer a range of TV product categories such as OLED TV, NanoCell TV, Ultra HD TV and LED TVs.”, he assured.
Also speaking at the event, the Head of Corporate Marketing, LG Electronics West Africa Mr. Hari Elluru, stated “the addition of NVIDIA G-SYNC Compatibility raises the bar once more, guaranteeing even more immersive big-screen PC gaming on the company’s industry-leading 4K OLED models, available in 55 to 77 inch screen sizes. G-Sync and other VRR technologies help eliminate flicker, tearing or stuttering on displays when used to play games that are built using VRR”.
The company’s latest OLED TV models support a variety of popular HDR formats that further elevate the gaming experience. Users can play compatible titles in dynamic HDR10 or Dolby Vision (at up to 120 frames per second for Full HD content) taking advantage of HDMI 2.1 specifications such as auto low latency mode (ALLM), enhanced audio return channel (eARC), and variable refresh rate (VRR).
“With the G-SYNC firmware there is no lagging, tearing or stuttering while playing super-fast Games and watching fast moving contents”, he mentioned.
The grand winner, Junior Imaji, Pro-gamer said, “ It was quite tough and an interesting battlefield but I am elated to emerge as the winner. The 0ne million naira cash is the in-thing and the OLED TV is dope! I hope this platform that LG has created for gamers continue to grow stronger and birth more opportunities for professional gamers and amateurs.
The OLED TV Gaming Challenge has been held in different states – Lagos, Abuja, Ibadan and Port Harcourt and the season 7 ended in style as winners exalted LG for creating such exciting platform for gaming and TV lovers.