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Latest Innovation Includes Voice Recorder and Playback Options

Latest Innovation Includes Voice Recorder and Playback Options

LAS VEGAS, NV (January', 2004) - LG Electronics, a leading global consumer products manufacturer and the number one global manufacturer of microwave ovens, helps make family life easier with its new Combination Radio and Microwave Oven. This innovative offering features a 1.2-cubic-feet microwave oven, an FM radio, and unique voice recorder and playback options, which make it easier for busy families to communicate with each other.

"The kitchen tends to be the first room family members come to when they get home from work or school or from running errands," said Simon Kang, President, Home Appliance Division, LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. "With this in mind, we developed an easy and convenient way for them to stay in touch, to leave reminders for one another, or even to leave detailed instructions about what's for dinner and how to get it started."

The Combination Radio and Microwave Oven features the following:

1100 watts power

1.2 cubic feet cavity

Four-digit, two-color LED Display

Auto-cook for nine food categories, including popcorn, frozen entr?e, pizza and fresh vegetables

10 power levels

FM Radio with tuner/auto scan buttons and volume dial

Voice recorder and playback options

Microphone for voice recording

White finish

The Combination Radio and Microwave Oven will be available in May, 2004, at the manufacturer's suggested retail price of $109.

* Product specifications and pricing are subject to change

About LG Electronics
Established in'58 as Korea's pioneer consumer electronics company, LG Electronics is a major global force in Electronics and Information & Communications products. More than 55,000 employees working in 73 overseas subsidiaries and marketing units around the world, strengthen LG Electronics' core competencies in three main business companies: Digital Appliance, Digital Display and Media, Telecommunication Equipment & Handset.

The Digital Appliance Company is fast becoming the leader of the global home appliances industry ranking global No.1 in sales of air conditioners and microwave ovens. For the first in the world, LG Electronics commercialized a full line up of networking home appliances, an Internet refrigerator, washing machine, microwave oven and air conditioner, thrusting full force into the home network business.

LG Electronics is focused on promoting Home Network and Mobile Network businesses based on cutting-edge multimedia application technology along with Information and Communication Technology as its core business areas.

LG Electronics' Goal is to enable the intelligent networking of digital products that will make consumers' lives easier than ever. For more information, please visit