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Press Release

06/04/2013

LG ANNOUNCES TAB-BOOK™ AND ULTRABOOK IN IT PRODUCT PORTFOLIO

LG enters PC market with IPS picture quality and exceptional on-the-go functionality

SYDNEY, June 4, 2013 – LG Electronics Australia (LG) today announced its entry into the Australian consumer PC market with the introduction of two new Hybrid PC products; the Z160 and H160 Tab-Book™, and the Z360 Ultrabook.

With consumers increasingly searching for innovative ways to view and consume content while on the go, LG’s Hybrid PC devices offer stylish, lightweight alternatives that can be used in either tablet or notebook form.

“LG is currently a market leader across several product categories, and we are looking to use that reputation for quality and innovation to position ourselves as strong players in the highly competitive PC market,” said Lambro Skropidis, Marketing General Manager for LG Australia.

“With more people digesting content on the go, we wanted to introduce LG’s Tab-Book™ devices to offer an added level of convenience that consumers are increasingly demanding – portability, and a tablet and notebook in one,” he added.

 

LG Tab-Book™

The LG Tab-Book™ range features an assortment of technologies to provide a great portable computing experience for customers. Differentiating the range from other Hybrids on the market, the slim and light LG Tab-Book™ features a precise 5-point multi-touch screen that pops up to reveal a full QWERTY keyboard for instant typing action.

It’s ‘one touch’ auto sliding design, created by LG’s highly dedicated and creative team, enables users to quickly and smoothly switch between tablet and notebook configurations with the simple touch of a button – making it ideal for those who like the portability of a tablet without sacrificing the option of a keyboard.

The Tab-Book™ range features LG’s highly-regarded IPS (In Plane Switching) display, which delivers a premium picture with true to life colour expression and great picture clarity. The 11.6 inch screen also has a wide 178-degree viewing angle to further enhance the user experience.

With a remarkably light weight of just 1.05kg (H160), users will find the LG Tab-Book™ easy to carry around. The range also comes with USB and HDMI ports for connectivity ease, and uses the Windows 8 Operating System. Users can select either an Intel® Core™ i5 (Z160) or Atom™ (H160) processor.

 

LG Ultrabook

Winning a prestigious 2013 Red Dot design award, the Z360 Ultrabook has a visually stunning white finish and a slender form that belies a powerful set of advanced features contained within. Extremely thin at just 13.6mm and weighing only 1.15kg, the stylish Z360 is ideal for consumers seeking greater portability.

LG’s Z360 incorporates a stunning 13.3-inch Full HD screen and a third generation Intel® Core™ processor, providing crisp, clear images and raw computing power. Further enhancing picture quality, the LG Ultrabook has also been fitted with an IPS Display, allowing for a wide 178-degree viewing angle. Among other features, the Z360 Ultrabook includes a SATA 3 solid state drive (SSD), as well as WiDi, which allows users to mirror content in Full HD.

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The Z160 and H160 Tab-Book ™, and the Z360 Ultrabook will be available exclusively from Harvey Norman stores from early July.

 

Pricing and availability

LG Z360 Ultrabook
Early July
RRP $1399

LG Z160 Tab-Book™
Early July
RRP $1499

LG H160 Tab-Book ™
Early July
RRP $999

 

Specifications

   H160  Z160  Z360
Processor Intel® Atom™ Processor Z2760 (1.8GHz, 1MB L2 Cache) 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5-3337U Processor (1.8GHz, 3MB L3 Cache) 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5-3337U Processor (1.8GHz, 3MB L3 Cache)
Operation System  
Windows 8 (32bit)
Windows 8 (64bit) Windows 8 (64bit)
System Memory 2GB (LPDDR2 533 MHz) 4GB (DDR3L 1600MHz) 4GB (DDR3 1600 MHz)
Display 11.6" (29.4cm) HD (1366x768) IPS LCD with Touch 11.6" (29.5cm) HD (1366x768) IPS LCD with Touch 13.3" (33.7cm) Full HD (1920x 1080) IPS LCD
Graphics Intel Graphics Media Accelerator Intel HD Graphics 4000 Intel HD Graphics 4000
Storage 64 GB (eMMC) SSD 128 GB (SATA3) SSD 128 GB (SATA3 6Gbps)
Webcam 2.0 Megapixel Webcam 1.3 Megapixel Webcam 1.3 Megapixel Webcam
Audio Intel SST Audio
SRS Sound Solutions
HD Audio, SRS Sound Solutions HD Audio, SRS Sound Solutions
Speakers 2x 0.5W Stereo Speakers 2x 0.5W Stereo Speakers 2x 1.0W Stereo Speakers
Connections  1x USB2.0
1x USB2.0 Micro
1x Micro-SD
1x Headphone Output
1x DC Power
1x HDMI (standard size)
1x USB3.0
1x USB2.0 Micro
1x Micro-SD
1x Headphone Output
1x Mini LAN Port
1x DC Power
1x HDMI (standard size)
2x USB3.0
2x Micro-SD
1x Headphone Output
1x Mini LAN Port
1x DC Power
1x HDMI (standard size)
Wireless Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 4.0
Wi-Fi
WiDi
Bluetooth 4.0
Wi-Fi
WiDi
Bluetooth 4.0
Battery 2 Cell (29.6Wh - Lithium Polymer) Up to 12hours (on Mobile Mark® 2007) 4 Cell (41.4Wh- Lithium Polymer) Up to 6.5hours (on Mobile Mark® 2007) 3 Cell (4000mAh - Lithium Polymer) Up to 6.5hours (on Mobile Mark® 2007)
Dimension (WxHxD) 286mm x 192mm x 15.9mm 286mm x 192mm x 19.4 mm 314mm x 219mm x 13.6 mm
Weight 1.05 kg 1.25 Kg 1.15 kg


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For further information, full list of specifications or images, please contact:

Carla Dovgan, LG-One
Tel: 02 8281 3856/ 0424 999740.
Email: carla.dovgan@lg-one.com.au


Emma Koubayssi, LG-One
Tel: 02 8437 5325/ 0459 998 986
Email: emma.koubayssi@lg-one.com.au


Distributed on behalf of LG Electronics Australia Pty Ltd. 2 Wonderland Drive, Eastern Creek NSW 2766.Phone: (02) 8805 4000

 

Notes to the editor:


About LG Electronics Australia

LG Electronics Australia is based in Sydney and is a subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc, a global force and technology leader in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications. In Australia, LG Electronics sells a range of stylish and innovative home entertainment products, mobile phones, home appliances, commercial displays, air conditioning systems and solar energy solutions, all under LG’s “Life’s Good” marketing theme. For more information, please visit www.lg.com.au or facebook.com/LGaustralia

 

About LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company

The LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company is a top global player in flat panel displays, audio players, video products, monitors, commercial displays and security systems for the consumer and commercial markets. LG's product areas include LCD and plasma televisions, LED LCD monitors, home theatre systems, Blu-ray Disc™ players, audio components, video players and plasma display panels. While focusing on creating feature-rich devices, the company is also pursuing stylish designs and pushing technological boundaries to improve the home entertainment experience. LG HE company is also a leader in providing commercial (or B2B) products such as digital signage, video conference system and IP security cameras.

 

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