ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Dec. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics (LG) announced today plans to unveil its expanded lineup of LED 4K ULTRA HD TVs, with new designs, more features and picture quality enhancements, at the 2015 International CES® in Las Vegas from Jan. 6-9. This will be the first opportunity for audiences to get a first-hand look at LG's full collection of 4K ULTRA HD TVs for the 2015 model year.
Named by the Consumer Electronics Association as the "4K Ultra HD Partner for the 2015 International CES," LG's LED 4K ULTRA HD TV lineup will highlight the superb color reproduction of its ColorPrime series which produces greater realism and depth either with Wide Color LED or Quantum Dot technology.
LG's 4K ULTRA HD TV with Wide Color LED technology utilizes different phosphor-based LEDs to display greater color depth and more lifelike images and a 25 percent increase in color gamut. Additionally, LG's 4K ULTRA HD TV with Quantum Dot technology will be demonstrated for the first time at CES. Quantum Dot displays offer high color accuracy along with a 30 percent increase in the color gamut. Further, these technologies allow for an even thinner cabinet depth that reduces the size to just millimeters, approaching OLED's depth.
LG's 4K ULTRA HD TVs deliver exceptional 4K (3840 x 2160) resolution with In-Plane Switching (IPS) 4K panels. These displays render color vibrancy of images in near original quality, also allowing for remarkable wide viewing angles. LG's True Black Control local dimming technology refines the contrast and creates darker, deeper blacks, and LG's new Natural Color feature minimizes color reproduction errors while Contrast Optimizer maximizes color contrast and brightness.
LG's new ULTRA Slim concept, which has been integrated into the highly praised CINEMA SCREEN design, is an important factor in the newest TVs' immersive capabilities. The sleek, slim bezel and seamless appearance creates a clean aesthetic where even the back of the TV has been designed to add a modern touch to virtually any room.
Five of LG's ULTRA HD TV series (UC9, UB9800, UF9500, UF9400, and UF8500) come equipped with an impressive multi-channel ULTRA Surround System, developed in partnership with audio expert harman/kardon. The speakers are forward-firing to make them more compact but effective. Additionally, the premium UF9500 series features an integrated Auditorium Stand designed to reflect and centralize sound for maximum performance.
LG's newly upgraded proprietary smart TV platform, webOS 2.0*, is even more user-friendly than its predecessor, letting users explore the system's full potential in intuitive ways. Booting time has been reduced by up to 60 percent and connectivity to external devices is even more effortless than before. What's more, users can customize their own menus on the Launcher Bar for a more personalized experience.
LG has also integrated its sophisticated 4K Upscaler algorithm into its Ultra HD TV lineup for smooth rendering of SD, HD and Full HD content into near Ultra HD quality images. The built-in 4K High Efficiency Video Codec (HEVC) Decoder supports both 30p and 60p 4K content from external devices, helping to insure that LG TVs are future-proof and will be compatible with the future Ultra HD transmission standards.**
"LG 4K ULTRA HD TVs are designed to offer a viewing experience unmatched in the TV industry," said In-kyu Lee, senior vice president and head of the TV and monitor division at the LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company. "The breathtaking picture quality is underpinned by our latest ColorPrime technology for a truly superb home entertainment experience."
Visitors to LG's booth at CES 2015 (Las Vegas Convention Center, Central Hall #8204) from will have the opportunity to see LG's stunning 4K ULTRA HD TVs in person. The lineup includes multiple screen sizes across series UC9, UB9800, UF9500, UF9400, UF8500, UF7700, UF6800 and UF6700.
*Wireless Internet connection & certain subscriptions required and sold separately. Agreement to smart TV terms and conditions required to use certain smart features. Content and services vary by product and are subject to change without notice.
**4K/UHD content delivery standards still being developed.
About LG Electronics, Inc.
LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing 82,000 people working in 119 locations around the world. With 2013 global sales of USD 53.10 billion (KRW 58.14 trillion), LG comprises four business units ― Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance & Air Solution, and Vehicle Components ― and is one of the world's leading producers of flat panel TVs, mobile devices, air conditioners, washing machines and refrigerators. LG Electronics is a 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year. For more news and information on LG Electronics, please visit www.LGnewsroom.com.
About LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company
The LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company is a global top player in television, audio video systems, monitors, personal computers, digital signage and commercial displays. The company opened a new era of innovation in the TV market, creating pioneering technologies like OLED TV and implementing an intuitive operating system to allow customers to experience the full benefits of smart TV technology. LG is committed to improving customers lives with innovative home entertainment products led by its award-winning 4K OLED TVs, ULTRA HD TVs and webOS TVs.
About LG Electronics USA
Named 4K Ultra HD Partner for the 2015 International CES®, LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $53 billion global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications, home appliances, air solutions and vehicle components. In the United States, LG Electronics sells a range of stylish and innovative home entertainment products, mobile phones, home appliances, commercial displays, air conditioning systems, LED lighting and solar energy solutions, all under LG's "Life's Good" marketing theme. LG Electronics is a 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year. For more information, please visit www.lg.com.
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