LG unveils 3D TV in Nigeria


The global leader and technology innovator in flat panel display and Home Entertainment products, LG Electronics, has launched into the Nigerian market the world’s first Full LED 3D TV. LG’s LX 9500 Full LED 3D TV which is the world’s fastest TV comes with an unprecedented speed of 400Hz picture flip rate per second, completely eradicating blur pictures during TV viewing. The World’s only INFINIA TV comes with a unique “INFINIA” design with a super narrow bezel of 16mm which allows for fuller and more expansive 3D images ensuring consumers have an unforgettable experience.


The LX 9500 FULL LED TV which comes with an innovative backlight structure delivers magnificent pictures for the ultimate 3D experience. With its slim and sleek INFINIA design, the Full LED display provides images of exceptional brightness and clarifies for unrivalled picture quality. The LX 9500 supports the Multi format 3D picture standard that allows users to create and enjoy 3D content effortlessly.

LX 9500’s mind blowing 3D picture transports viewers right into the heart of the action which gives them a distinctive feel during TV viewing while instant images taken with 3D Cameras can be viewed without the need of downloading them to PCs first .


The LX 9500 uses shutter glasses that add depth by alternatively blocking one lens at a time in sync with the screen’s refresh rate. The glasses are comfortable enough to wear for an extended period of time and recharge via USB for up to 40 hours of uninterrupted viewing pleasure.


Speaking at the Press Conference, Mr. Dave Shin, General Manager, Home Entertainment division, LG Electronics West Africa Operations disclosed that “the introduction of the world’s first Full LED 3D TV into the Nigerian market portrays the importance of the Nigerian consumer to LG Electronics by making sure that they are kept abreast of technological innovative products launched globally”.


Mr. Shin said “the Full LED 3D TV comes with a 10,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and TrueMotion picture of 400Hz which ensures 400 frames are delivered per second which is eight times more than standard TVs which ensures the clearest, sharpest 3D images, no matter how fast the action is. The New LX 9500 Full LED technology validates LG’s position as a global leader in 3D home entertainment which would set a higher benchmark in the global 3D TV industry. The bezel of the INFINIA Full LED TV is 16mm wide which produces a richer, more immersive 3D picture while the frame is as narrow as a little finger.

The LX 9500 Full LED TV removes the stress of wires in living rooms with its complete wireless connection making your living room both elegant and tidy.


With the Netcast, consumers can view internet channel services such as news, weather forecast, video streaming and video calls direct to the TV.


Also, LG’s LX 9500 Full LED TV comes with other unique features such as 4 HDMI slots and a USB 2.0 link which allows viewers watch High definition (HD) Divx movies on wide screens. The energy saving function which automatically adjusts the brightness according to the surroundings via five power saving modes turns off LED Lamps according to the need of the picture as frames change. The clear voice II amplifies voices of people on the screen while keeping background noise steady.


Mr. Mohamed Fouani, Managing Director, Fouani Nigeria Limited, said that Nigerian consumers would always continue to be at the forefront of technological innovations from the stable of LG Electronics because of the emotional bonding LG Electronics has with Nigeria.

LG is committed to securing a dominant position in this fast growing market expected to surpass 80 million units by 2014, and aiming to achieve 25 percent share of 3D market in 2010. LG’s strategy includes plans to offer a diversified line-up of products in screen sizes from 42 inches to 150 inches utilizing both polarized and shutter type glasses and to launch a family of 3D products including LED LCD TVs, Plasma TVs, Blu-ray disc players and the world’s first Full HD 3D projectors.