LG has unveiled its premium line of 2018 OLED and LCD Super UHD TVs

6 March 2018, 05:34:14

LG has unveiled its premium line of 2018 OLED and LCD Super UHD TVsAt a special event in Seoul, LG has presented its premium TV lineup for 2018. It includes OLED and LCD SUPER UHD models provided with LG's ThinQ artificial intelligence (AI) technology and advanced α (Alpha) processor. LG expects that these new models will strengthen its solid position in the global market for premium TVs, especially when the OLED TVs market is expected to grow from 1.6 million units sold in 2017 to 2.5 million units for this year. All models from the premium OLED and LCD series feature Cinema HDR supporting Advanced HDR by Technicolor, Dolby Vision, HDR10 and HLG (hybrid log-gamma) for a true cinematic experience. The LG OLED TVs lineup for 2018 includes 10 models, among which are the W8, G8, E8, C8, and B8 series available in a range of design factors from Picture-on-Wall (model 77/65W8) and One Glass Screen (model 65G8) to Picture-on-Glass (model 65/55E8) and Cinema Screen design (model 77/65/55C8 and 65/55B8). Screen sizes range from 55 to 77 inches with nine AI-enabled SUPER UHD OLED TVs (model SK95, SK85 and SK80) available in sizes varying from 49 to 75 inches. The LG W8, G8, E8 and C8 OLED TV series are powered by the α (Alpha) 9 intelligent processor and support Dolby Atmos sound for utmost picture quality. The LG SUPER UHD LCD TVs lineup for 2018 is also AI-enabled but powered by the α (Alpha) 7 processor - the same CPU powers the B8 OLED TV series. The CPU is coupled with various advanced technologies such as Nano Cell and FALD (full-array local dimming) backlighting that result in the most advanced LCD picture quality on an LG TV set. The models from this lineup support Dolby Atmos as well. The AI features of LG's 2018 TVs is achieved by employing Natural Language Processing (NLP) that is able to deliver intelligent voice-activated control and connectivity based on LG's exclusive deep learning platform, Deep ThinQ. The ThinQ AI-enabled TVs support services based on the Electronic Program Guide (EPG) and can function as smart home hubs accessing other smart home products connected to the TV via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. NLP will be available in 14 countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Korea, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Spain, the UK, the US and Turkey. For other territories, users will benefit from embedded NLP, by opting for one of the ten main setting languages (English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Korean, Russian, and Turkish).

"Our top-tier OLED and SUPER UHD TV lineup for 2018 demonstrates the highest advancement in TV technology," said Brian Kwon, president of LG's Home Entertainment Company. "LG continues to be at the forefront of the global display industry by offering consumers the best possible viewing experience with technologies such as ThinQ AI and advanced industry-leading processors."Source

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