ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics USA has launched an innovative new AI Smart Display with the Google Assistant combined with unparalleled sound quality from Meridian Audio to create a powerful and beautifully designed smart home device. The LG XBOOM AI ThinQ model WK9 is available now at U.S. retailers at a suggested price of $299 with special Black Friday pricing of $199 currently in effect.
The advanced LG AI Smart Display was developed in collaboration with Google to ensure that the WK9 builds upon the capabilities that come with having a Google Assistant speaker with the added convenience of a touchscreen display. The WK9 leverages LG's partnership with Meridian Audio, an industry-leading innovator in high-performance audio solutions, to deliver delivering high-fidelity sound, precise vocal definition and accurate bass, despite its compact size.
"Our collaborations with valued partners including Google and Meridian have enabled us to offer a new home entertainment device with all of the smart capabilities that come with the Google Assistant plus an elevated audio experience," said Tim Alessi, head of product marketing at LG Electronics USA. "The LG XBOOM WK9 Smart Display offers a great package of features to those who don't want to sacrifice audio or video quality in a smart home device."
Equipped with a front-facing camera for video conferencing and two 20W speakers tuned by Meridian Audio, the WK9 offers crystal clear audio for communicating with loved ones or enjoying music and with an 8-inch touch display, consumers can enjoy their favorite YouTube videos and easily access resources like Google Maps or Photos.
In addition to its superior audio and video capabilities, the WK9 enables control of other LG ThinQ products in their home such as LG TVs and home appliances as well as more than 10,000 smart devices from over 1,000 brands that work with the Google Assistant.
For more information on availability please check your local retailer or visit http://www.lg.com/us/home-audio.
- Display: 8-inch HD Touch Screen
- Speaker Output Power: 2Ch, 20W
- Camera: 5M Pixel
- Operating System: Android Things
- Size (W x H x D): 12.6"X 5.3" X 5.2"
- Weight (Net): 4 lbs
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
- Power Supply: 5.6W
- Color: Black
LG Black Friday deals are also available on industry-leading home appliances, including 50% off the LG Styler steam clothing care system for the first time ever.
About LG Electronics USA
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SOURCE LG Electronics USA