I think this is a great idea, and generally more important than the TV being extra thin. With such a small edge to the TV, people will be able to fit larger screens in smaller spaces. And given that so many people are using TVs that are too small for how far they sit from them, this can matter a great deal.
A fool and his money are soon parted.
Too many people seem to spend too much time reading between the lines for what is not there instead of paying attention to what is there.