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08/20/2008

LG QUENCHES CUSTOMER THIRST WITH THE LAUNCH OF NEW FRIDGE

Market leader in refrigeration technology and innovative design, LG Electronics is extending its Top Mount refrigeration range with the launch of two new Top Mount Water Dispenser Fridges, available nationally from August. LGs Top Mount refrigeration range has been designed for easy reach and convenience, and features LG's advanced cooling technologies which allows customers to keep their food fresh for longer.

Sydney, 30 July 2008: Market leader in refrigeration technology and innovative design, LG Electronics is extending its Top Mount refrigeration range with the launch of two new Top Mount Water Dispenser Fridges, available nationally from August. LGs Top Mount refrigeration range has been designed for easy reach and convenience, and features LG's advanced cooling technologies which allows customers to keep their food fresh for longer.

The new Top Mount Water Dispenser Fridges also include a unique water dispenser, ensuring easy access to cold water. Available in both titanium finish (GR-559FTD) and white finish (GR-559FWD), the new Top Mount Water Dispenser Fridges have been designed so that they are user-friendly without compromising on style. LG invests significantly in extensive research and development so that we can continue to provide our customers with reliable, innovative and world-class products, said Glacel Lubrin-Zabat, Category Manager, Whitegoods LG Electronics.

Our customers needs continue to evolve and more consumers are demanding products that are functional and easy to use, as well as stylish in design so that they remain a focus in any modern kitchen. The new Top Mount Water Dispenser Fridge is no exception, featuring smooth lines and the convenience of a top mount fridge, with the added bonus of a water dispenser.

Other innovative features include: - Bioshield an anti-bacterial seal that allows the fridge to maintain optimal freshness, preventing mould and mildew - Multi Air Flow advanced cooling technology that allows air to be distributed from multiple locations within the fridge to ensure quicker cooling, maintaining a more constant temperature to keep food fresh for longer - Water Dispenser keeping consumers hydrated with ice-cold water available - Electronic Temperature Control allowing consumers easy and convenient control of the fridge temperature - Moisture Balance Crisper™ honeycomb crisper cover controls moisture level for optimum freshness keeping fruit and vegetables crisp and fresh - Twist Ice Tray- ensures making and storing of ice easier - Tempered Glass Shelves- strong and durable shelving.

The new products are available in retail stores nationwide from August 2008. RRP $2,186 (GR-559FTD) and $1,999 (GR-559FWD). For more information please visit the LG website at www.lg.com.au or call 1800 725 375 for stockists.

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About LG Electronics

LG Electronics (KSE: 06657.KS) is a global leader in providing cutting-edge, convergent electronics, information and communications products designed to meet the diverse needs of fast-changing consumers. With consolidated sales of US$37.7 billion and overseas sales of US$ 32.6 billion (86% of total sales), LG Electronics employs more than 70,000 employees in 76 subsidiaries located in 39 countries and operates four business units including Mobile Communications, Digital Appliance, Digital Display and Digital Media.

For further information, images or to organise an interview please contact: Nicole Thurston, Burson-Marsteller Tel: 02 9928 1504 (direct) Mob: 0401 677 178 Email: nicole.thurston@bm.com Fax: 02 9928 1557 Michelle Bartolo, Burson-Marsteller Tel: 02 9928 1538 (direct) Mob: 0408 026 165 Email: michelle.bartolo@bm.com Fax: 02 9928 1557

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