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Company Demonstrates Latest LCD Monitors, New Super-Multi Drive with

Company Demonstrates Latest LCD Monitors, New Super-Multi Drive with
Litescribe Technology; Unveils Line of USB Thumb Drives

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2005 - As they set sail today aboard the Lady Windridge private yacht, LG Electronics showed off its innovative IT products today including the FLATRON Ultra Slim Series, the company's flagship LCD monitors, during the company's 2005 summer line show, a pre-holiday season preview.

Underscoring the company's "LG: Life's Good" marketing theme, this exclusive gala-by-the-sea event provided attendees a glimpse into the company's LCD, optical storage and Flash RAM products expected to be on shelves just in time for the holidays. LG also showcased other product categories such as mobile phones, plasma HDTVs and home appliances.

"LG continues to focus its efforts on providing consumers with products that are a premium blend of design, technology and functionality," said Morris Lee, president, IT Brand Division, LG Electronics U.SA. Inc. "We are continuing to build on the success of our 2004 product offering, and our recent industry awards confirm we are sailing in the right direction."

In the spotlight at the summer line show, LG unveiled its stylish multi-function LCD monitor, a new line of USB thumb drives, as well as the company's latest 32-inch LCD which was recently used by EA Sports to unveil 'Madden NFL 06' at an event in the ESPN Zone in Times Square.

Also on display aboard the Lady Windridge was LG's proprietary f-ENGINE technology. An exclusive technology developed by the industry leader, f-ENGINE is a chip inside an LCD that has the ability to enhance brightness and color independently of each other  automatically resulting in the most true to life images available in LCDs today.

LG's computer products on display at the summer line show include:

FLATRON Ultra Slim Series (80-Series) L1980Q/81Q:
Recently awarded PC World magazine's prestigious 'World Class Award,' these LCDs are a perfect marriage of performance and style. Unlike any display on the market, these innovative, ultra slim LCDs have the unique ability to rotate, fold flat, and bend over backwards 180o, and then automatically self-adjust the image so a person sitting across from you can read your screen. The 80-Series carries an impressive 8ms response time and features f-ENGINE and forteManager image software, making it the ideal display for the gamer, multimedia enthusiast or anyone looking for a high performance, stylish LCD. The L1980Q even comes bundled with a wall mounting kit. Available now.

LG's FLATRON L3200TF looks right at home in any multi-media center. The latest big screen LCD by LG features an 8ms response time, and comes equipped with a TV tuner and a stunning 1366 x 768 (WXGA) resolution. Packed with Multi-A/V capabilities, as well as like picture-in-picture, picture-on-picture and picture-by-picture features, this sleek LCD monitor TV is a technological work of art.

The M1910A represents LG's latest offering in the U.S. multi-function LCD market. The perfect solution for those who desire 'all-in-one' display technology, this computer monitor and TV combination can easily connect to any AV device, such as a DVD player, VCR, video game console or camcorder. Its 12ms response time ensures the action stays sharp and smooth. Available now, the M1910A features built-in speakers, f-ENGINE and a full working remote control.

With a stunning 1600 x 1200 native resolution, the FLATRON L2013P is ideal for graphic artists, CAD designers, engineers or anybody in need of a display that shows crisp and sharp details. The L2013P also has a contrast ratio of 400:1, a 178o/178o-viewing angle and an impressive 16ms response time. Adaptable to any working environment, the unit features analog and DVI inputs, multiple height adjustments and a screen that can be rotated from landscape to portrait view. In addition, the LCD is equipped with LG's LightView technology, offering users a wide array of pre-set brightness controls.

USB Flash RAM Platinum Thumb Drive:
LG makes its United States debut in the USB Flash Ram market with the introduction the Platinum an elegant, sleek-looking thumb drive. With a capacity ranging from 64MB to 1GB, the Platinum USB drive is compact, stylish and a great tool for consumers and business professionals alike in need of an external storage device. With a read speed of 8MB per second and a write speed of 7MB per second, Platinum is one of the fastest USB drives on the market and, weighing in at only 12 grams, also one of the smallest.

16x Super-Multi Optical Storage Drives (Model GSA-4163B (internal)/GSA-5163D (external)):
As the largest optical storage manufacturer in the world and leading supplier of drives in the U.S., LG is offering consumers its two most powerful and versatile drives to date. Available in both internal (GSA-4163B) and external (GSA-5163D) versions, the Super-Multi drive is perfect for anyone with advanced storage needs, such as MP3s, videos, digital pictures or large files. With the ability to read and write in all CD and DVD formats including DVD RAM, they each have write speeds of 16x for both DVD+R and DVD-R, as well as feature write speeds of DVD+RW to 8x, DVD-RW to 6x and DVD+DL to 4x. LG has also announced it will offer a sleek designed external16x Super-Multi drive with Lightscribe technology by middle of Q3.

Based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc., (LGEUS) is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc. LGEUS key product areas  consumer electronics, home appliances, information technology products and mobile phones are designed to deliver on the promise of its "LG: Life's Good" 2005 marketing theme. For more information, please visit

LG Electronics, Inc. (Korea Stock Exchange: 06657.KS) is a global force in electronics, information and communications products with 2004 annual sales of US $38 billion (consolidated). With more than 66,000 employees working in 76 subsidiaries in 39 countries around the world, LG Electronics is comprised of four main business companies including Mobile Communications, and Digital Appliance, Digital Display, and Digital Media. The LG Electronics Digital Display Company provides core technologies for cutting-edge digital products and is a world leader in digital display products including Plasma TVs, LCD TVs and Monitors, and HDTV (high-definition televisions). For more information please visit