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Press Release

10/03/2013

LG TV’s EXCEL AT ‘CANSTAR BLUE’ CONSUMER AWARDS

LG’s TV’s receive top honours in performance

SYDNEY, 1 October, 2013 LG Electronics Australia (LG) has announced that LG’s TV’s have received top ratings in the prestigious 2013 ‘Canstar Blue’ Awards for performance, ease of use and Canstar Blue’s Most Satisfied Customers Award in the Television Category. LG received the highest rating (5 stars) in three of the five surveyed categories, and scored highly (4 stars) in the other two categories. Canstar Blue is Australia’s first cross-category customer satisfaction ratings company to research, compare and rate products and services according to customer satisfaction.

With the help of leading independent market research company Colmar Brunton, 1,202 Australian consumers who had purchased a flat screen TV in the last two years were surveyed and asked to rate their TV in five categories. 

LG scored extremely well, beating other top brands for award praise. This supports LG’s strong market share position in Televisions.

LG’s Smart Television range received five stars in the following categories:

> Overall satisfaction*
> Performance
> Ease of use

“LG continues to drive innovation and focus on features that Australian’s value, from incredible viewing experiences, to cutting edge design.  We are delighted that our efforts have been recognised by Australians, firstly by buying our products, and secondly by reporting to Canstar Blue that they are happy with their choice,” said Lambro Skropidis, General Manager Marketing at LG Australia.

LG continues to demonstrate its commitment to delivering TVs that are easy to use with smart and expansive entertainment platforms to keep consumers of all ages connected.  Among the new additions to LG’s Smart TV range is the flagship 55-inch LA8600. This model brings to market the updated Time Machine II feature for convenient program recording, a premium Magic Remote to the surf the Internet in style and now boasts a pop-up video camera for video calling your friends and family from your TV.

*Overall satisfaction is an individual rating and not a combined total of all ratings

More information can be found at the following link:

http://www.canstarblue.com.au/electronics/tvs/

 

Key Specifications :

1. 55-inch (139cm) Full HD Smart 3D LED LCD TV, 55LA8600 - RRP $3,499

Features:

> Cinema Screen Design
> 200Hz Screen Refresh Rate
> Pop-up  Video Call Camera
> Twin Tuner, Picture in Picture
> Time Machine II
> Magic Remote Premium with Motion Control and Voice Recognition
> Wi-Fi built-in
> LG Cloud
> Dual Play
> 3D World
> 2D to 3D
> Comfortable 3D Glasses
> Miracast

2. 55-inch (139cm) Full HD Smart 3D LED LCD TV, 55LA7400: RRP $2,699

Features:

> Cinema Screen Design
> 200Hz Screen Refresh Rate
> Magic Remote Premium with Motion Control and Voice Recognition
> Time Machine II
> Wi-Fi Built-in
> Miracast
> Dual Play

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For further information, please contact:

Media Contacts:

Anthea Flint                                                                                     Laura Bentley

LG-One Australia                                                                              LG-One Australia

anthea.flint@lg-one.com                                                                   laura.bentley@lg-one.com

02 8437 5357                                                                                  02 8437 5332

 

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.

 

About LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company

The LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company is a top global player in televisions, monitors, commercial displays, audio video systems, personal computers and security systems. The company constantly pushes the technological boundaries to create feature-rich devices with stylish designs that meet global consumer needs. LG's consumer products include CINEMA 3D Smart TVs, OLED, UD TVs, and IPS monitors as well as home theatre systems and Blu-ray Disc™ players. LG’s commercial, or B2B, products include digital signage, video conferencing systems and IP security cameras.

 

For more information, please visit www.LG.com.au, or connect with us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/LGAustralia

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