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12/23/2010

LG TO UNVEIL COMPLETE RANGE OF SUPERIOR 3D AV DEVICES AT CES 2011

New 3D Home Cinema Systems and Network Blu-ray 3D Disc™ Players Deliver Optimum Technology for Complete 3D Entertainment Experience


Slough, Berkshire, 23 December 2010 – LG Electronics (LG) is set to greatly expand the 3D home entertainment experience as it unveils a full range of 3D AV devices at CES 2011 in Las Vegas. The showpiece 3D devices include the HX996TS, a Real 3D Sound Home Cinema System; the HB906SB, a premium Blu-ray 3D DiscTM Home Cinema System; and the BD690, a Network Blu-ray 3D Disc™ Player that delivers the perfect 3D entertainment experience for every occasion and setting.

“3D entertainment is set to explode in the year ahead and LG is setting the pace with our new 3D AV line-up,” said Havis Kwon, President and CEO of LG Home Entertainment Company. “From picture to connectivity to sound, we’ve tailored all our products to produce the best 3D home entertainment experience possible and we’re eager to show these off at the largest consumer electronics show in the world.”

LG HX996TSThe HX996TS, LG’s Real 3D Sound Home Cinema System, complements 3D home entertainment with a sound as deep and lifelike as any 3D image. Its innovative new approach to audio includes the Vertical 3D Effect Channel, which works by emitting sound through the tops of the system’s four Tallboy Speakers. The resulting audio waves completely fill the space above viewers’ heads, creating the illusion that they’re right in the middle of the movie. The HX996TS was the recipient of a 2011 CES Innovations Honoree Awards.

LG HB906SB

 

 

 

 

The HB906SB, a premium Blu-ray 3D Disc™ Home Cinema System, is the ideal platform for bringing 3D films to life. Boasting 1,100 watts of output, the HB906SB’s lush, powerful sound can be tailored to users’ needs with the seven different modes of LG’s signature Sound Gallery, which is further strengthened by LG’s new Digital Signal Processing (DSP).

Both of LG’s new Home Cinema Systems have superb connectivity with full support for USB recordings and HDMI. They also support built-in Wi-Fi applications, iPod and iPhone dock cradle, and a number of options for providing superior sound for 3D HDTVs and other home entertainment devices.


LG BD690

 

Lastly, the , a Network Blu-ray 3D Disc™ Player, provides the ultimate companion to HDTV with Blu-ray 2D and 3D Disc™ playback and an on-board digital media library. Additionally, the BP650 Network Blu-ray 3D Disc™ Player is a great portable option, with its compact design and internet and HDMI connectivity.

All of LG’s new 3D AV devices complement their first-class technology with slim and innovative designs. Audio files in most major markets will be able to experience LG’s new 3D AV devices starting in early 2011.

HX996TS Specifications:
• 7.2ch 1280W total output power with 3D sound
• LG Sound Gallery with parabolic speaker
• USB recording (MP3 file creation from music CD)
• 2 HDMI In (HDMI 1.4), ARC (Audio Return Channel)
• Firmware upgrade for advanced function and services
• External HDD playback (DivX HD, MKV)
• Music ID capture and streaming (Gracenote)
• iPod / iPhone cradle
• Wi-Fi direct, Ethernet, DLNA compliant
• Smart TV Technology: Premium Content and LG App. Store
• Mobile Remote App.

HB906SB Specifications:
• 5.1ch 1100W total output power
• LG Sound Gallery with parabolic speaker
• USB recording (MP3 file creation from music CD)
• 2 HDMI In (HDMI 1.4), ARC (Audio Return Channel)
• Firmware upgrade for advanced function and services
• External HDD playback (DivX HD, MKV)
• Music ID capture and streaming (Gracenote)
• iPod / iPhone cradle
• Wi-Fi direct, Ethernet, DLNA compliant
• Smart TV Technology: Premium Content and LG App. Store
• Mobile Remote App.

BD690 Specifications:
• Smart TV Technology: Premium Content and LG App. Store
• Store Digital Media in Built-in HDD (250GB)
- Audio CD Archiving
- Photo Download
- User Made Contents Copy to HDD
• Blu-ray 3D Playback
• Built-in Wireless LAN (Wi-Fi) / Wi-Fi Direct
• Stored Contents Sharing
- Bi-Directional Content Sharing (DLNA Server and Client)
• Mobile Remote App.

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About LG Electronics, Inc.

LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing more than 84,000 people working in 115 operations including 84 subsidiaries around the world. With 2009 global sales of 55.5 trillion Korean Won (43.4 billion US Dollars), LG comprises of five business units – Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Air Conditioning and Business Solutions. LG is one of the world’s leading producers of flat panel TVs, audio and video products, mobile handsets, air conditioners and washing machines. LG has signed a long-term agreement to become both a Global Partner of Formula 1™ and a Technology Partner of Formula 1™. As part of this top-level association, LG acquires exclusive designations and marketing rights as the official consumer electronics, mobile phone and data processor of this global sporting event. For more information, please visit www.lge.com

About LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company

The LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company is a top global player in flat panel displays, audio players and video products for the consumer and professional markets. LG's product areas include LCD and plasma televisions, home cinema systems, Blu-ray disc players, audio components and video players, and plasma display panels, among others. While focusing on creating feature-rich devices, the company is also pursuing stylish designs and pushing technological boundaries to improve the home entertainment experience.

Media Contacts:

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