LG ELECTRONICS UNVEILS ITS EARLY 2007 U.S. LCD MONITOR LINE
All Five Models 'Certified for Windows Vista' and Incorporate Microsoft's Industrial Design ToolkitAll Five Models 'Certified for Windows Vista' and Incorporate Microsoft's Industrial Design Toolkit
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2007 - LG Electronics (LG), a global leader in high-performance liquid crystal display (LCD) technology, today introduced its early 2007 line of innovative LCD computer monitors for the U.S. market, all are "Certified for Windows Vista" widescreen LCDs.
The four flagship models, which range in size from'- to 22-inches and incorporate Microsoft's Industrial Design Toolkit (IDT), highlight LG's broad lineup of LCD monitors for early 2007. The monitors launched this week at the 2007 International CES� (Booth #8214, Central Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center).
LG's "Certified for Windows Vista" FLATRON monitors are optimized to work with Microsoft's new operating system. Consumers will notice enhanced functionality and a widescreen format which makes multi-tasking a breeze with more screen real estate. The widescreen monitors are optimal for displaying HD content, which is sure to satisfy video and multimedia gaming enthusiasts.
The flagship'- (L196WTQ-WF), 20- (L206WTQ-WF), and 22- inch (L226WTQ-WF and L226WA-WF) monitors incorporate LG's Digital Fine Contrast Technology to boost the contrast ratio to 3,000:1, one of the highest available on the market today. With an ultra-fast 2ms response time, the units provide sharp, crisp images with reduced motion artifacts. LG's "ez Zooming" technology helps users quickly change the size/resolution with just a click of a button, an ideal tool for smaller fonts or images that need to be magnified. The new 22-inch (L226WA-WF) monitor also includes AV inputs.
The four monitors incorporate DVI with HDCP for Windows Vista support and, of course, RGB. In addition to a wide viewing angle of 170-degrees, the units also include LG's f-ENGINE, the world's first picture-enhancing chip for desktop monitors. f-ENGINE enhances brightness and color independently of each other. The design of the unit is equally impressive, with an extremely thin screen that can tilt and is height-adjustable. Featuring a graceful, unique white and black cabinet design the monitors complement any home office or work area.
LG's early 2007 U.S. LCD line also includes the "Certified for Windows Vista" 24-inch FLATRON L246WP. Ideal for gamers looking for a larger screen size, the 24-inch widescreen provides crisp and bright images. With'20 x 1200 resolution, 1,000:1 contrast ratio and 8ms response time, users will experience very little image blurring even when playing the fastest games. The model also includes HDMI and component inputs.
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