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12/19/2013

LG TO INTRODUCE NEWEST PREMIUM MONITORS AT CES

Impressive 34-inch Monitor to Headline Company’s New IPS 21:9 Ultrawide Lineup

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Sydney, Dec. 17, 2013 — At the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), LG Electronics (LG) will break new ground with the global launch of its 34-inch IPS 21:9 UltraWide (Model UM95) monitor. Also available in a 29-inch version, the UM95 will offer stunning image clarity thanks to an UltraWide QHD resolution (3440 x 1440) display.

In addition to the UM95, LG will be showcasing a number of other exciting IPS 21:9 UltraWide series monitors at CES in Las Vegas from January 7-10, 2014. Model UM65, available in 25-, 29- and 34-inch display sizes and Model UB65, which features an ergonomic design ideal for the workplace environment. CES visitors will also be able to experience the Real 4K (Model 31MU95) and the latest Colour Prime (Model 27MB85). LG’s newest monitors boast a long list of impressive features that make entertainment more immersive, multitasking easier than ever and work more productive. LG’s exceptional IPS monitors have earned a reputation for providing impressive picture quality with life-like color, motion clarity and wide angle viewing.

“The LG IPS 21:9 Ultrawide series was originally developed as user-centric PC monitors to enhance the computing experience, for both work and play,” said Phillip Anderson, head of Public Relations at LG Electronics Australia. “The 21:9 aspect ratio monitors have proven to be popular and it is believed that this market will continue to grow. Availability of the models showcased at CES is yet to be determined for Australia, but this represents a very exciting announcement for LG globally.”

 

Designed for Speed

Designed to deliver an unparalleled home entertainment experience, the UM95 supports a variety of advanced connectivity options, including Thunderbolt™ 2. Thunderbolt™ 2 is a revolutionary connectivity technology that simultaneously supports high-resolution displays and high-performance data devices through a single, compact port. Higher-resolution and multi-monitor viewing is also possible with DisplayPort 1.2 support. Thunderbolt 2 uses the same cables and connectors and works with existing Thunderbolt PCs and devices. Multiple UM95 monitors can also be daisy-chained together and linked with servers and other hardware.

 

Designed for Work and Play

The UM95 offers an exceptional screen that is sure to please film buffs and graphics professionals alike. In addition to Thunderbolt 2 support, the monitor also comes with True Colour Finder calibration software  for enhanced colour expression. The UM95 is also capable of reproducing up to 99 percent of the sRGB colour palette. In terms of design, LG’s new model incorporates a sleek metallic finish and the transparent stand, almost giving the screen appearance of floating. The product’s minimalist aesthetic brings a touch of modern flare to any home or office.

Slightly leaner and more economical, the UM65 series delivers useful multitasking functions with great LG picture quality. With three different screen sizes, consumers can choose the right UM65 for their particular needs. The stylish 34-inch option embraces the transparent stand concept of its premium UM95 cousin. LG’s 29-inch UB65 is geared towards workplace productivity. Offering easy screen-height adjustment that allows the user to set the height for more comfortable viewing, the display pivots 90 degrees, a useful feature for editors or graphics designers.

Well suited to the needs of the modern professional, LG’s IPS 21:9 Ultrawide monitors offer effective multitasking functions such as the 4-Screen Split and Dual Link-up. Movie enthusiasts will also benefit from the 21:9 aspect ratio as it delivers a more immersive viewing experience. The entire IPS 21:9 Ultrawide series is Mac compatible and supports HDMI and DisplayPort, enabling users to mirror and transmit content from a wide range of devices.

 

Real 4K Monitor

The LG Real 4K (Model 31MU95) monitor will also be showcased at CES. The 31-inch IPS display is able to render incredible detail thanks to its 4096 x 2160 screen resolution. Hardware calibration ready with superb picture quality, the 31MU95 is an excellent choice for those working in the film or other creative industries.

 

Thunderbolt-enabled ColourPrime

The new Colour Prime (Model 27MB85) monitor boasts Thunderbolt 2 support, LG’s True Color Pro calibration software and also has the ability to express up to 99 percent of the Adobe RGB colour space; making it ideal for photographers, video editors and industries that require high transfer speeds and professional-level colour accuracy.

 

Accolades and Certifications

LG’s IPS monitors have garnered international acclaim over the past year thanks to their outstanding picture quality and bold designs. Industry honors include Germany’s Plus X Award, Red Dot Design Award and Japan’s G-Mark. LG’s model 29EA73 has also received the Quality & Performance Mark (QPM) from Intertek for its exceptional quality across all seven of Intertek’s test categories including colour accuracy, colour reproduction and viewing angle.

 

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LG Electronics Home Entertainment

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 consumer and commercial markets.  Key product areas include OLED, Ultra HD, LEDLCD, and Plasma TVs, 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 pursues stylish designs and pushes technological boundaries to improve the home entertainment experience for consumers.

 

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 productsmobile phoneshome appliancescommercial displaysair conditioning systems and solar energy solutions, all under LG’s “Life’s Good” mantra.

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