LG INTRODUCES NEW TOP-FREEZER REFRIGERATORS AT INNOFEST ASIA ON JEJU ISLAND
- 03, 06 2017
JEJU, March 06, 2017 — LG Electronics (LG) is introducing its latest lineup of Top-Freezer refrigerators to consumers at InnoFest Asia on the South Korean island of Jeju. The lineup boasts features such as the redesigned Door Cooling+ system as well as freshness preserving features such as the Multi Air Flow and Hygiene Fresh+™ system. Starting this year, LG will incorporate its Inverter Linear Compressor technology into all of its Top-Freezers. This core technology uses LG’s complex temperature-measuring system to provide excellent cooling and steady temperature throughout the entire refrigerator. By maintaining temperature consistency, the compressor keeps the food at its optimal level of freshness to boost taste, texture, and longevity.
Maintaining Peak Freshness
In addition to saving energy, the Inverter Linear Compressor promises to keep vegetables crisp, fruit fresh, and meat tasting delicious. The compressor utilizes innovative technology to provide constant temperature control, a key factor in food preservation. By keeping the temperature fluctuation within 1 degree Celsius at any given time, the compressor can store fresh food and beverages longer than conventional cooling systems. The Top Freezer also maintains a stable moisture level as constant humidity is crucial to temperature control. This allows users to fully enjoy the succulence of fruits and vegetables. Additionally, the refrigerator’s Door Cooling+ system and Multi Air Flow feature provide steady airflow, delivering superior freshness and taste. This remarkable system, which is located near the door basket and the left side of the refrigerator, releases air that covers even hard-to-reach areas and helps stabilize the door basket temperature by 46 percent as well as cool 13 percent quicker1. Moreover, the Multi Air Flow feature allows LG Top-Freezers to provide complete cooling by effectively circulating cold air throughout the refrigerator to reach every corner of each compartment.
The Top Freezer’s exclusive Hygiene Fresh+™2 feature utilizes multi-layered filters and an advanced fan to filtrate bacteria, viruses, and unpleasant odors from the refrigerator’s interior. The highly effective 5-step process includes UV LED sterilization to eliminate 99.999 percent of harmful bacteria commonly found inside refrigerators.3 Meanwhile, an air supply channel diffuses fresh, crisp air to each and every shelf. Hygiene Fresh+™ also offers additional convenience by eliminating the need to change or replace any filters. In addition to Hygiene Fresh+™, the Top Freezer incorporates the Fresh O Zone feature to maintain the optimum temperature for food that quickly go bad such as fish, poultry, and red meat.4 Users no longer have to freeze meat in order to preserve it for long periods of time. Fresh O Zone keeps items stored inside in their initial state of freshness, ready to be cooked anytime.
Promising Maximum Energy Savings
The company has expanded its lineup of refrigerators equipped with the Inverter Linear Compressor in order to provide maximum benefits to consumers. Once limited to premium models – such as the Side-by-Side and French Door refrigerators – the efficiency and convenience of the Inverter Linear Compressor is now available to all users. Employing a linear piston drive instead of a conventional reciprocating drive, the Inverter Linear Compressor generates less internal friction. This results in lower energy consumption and less noise output while providing greater reliability and durability. As a testament to its resilience and reliability, LG’s Inverter Linear Compressor is also backed by a 10-year warranty. The compressor is able to operate without complications for up to 20 years5, according to a review by the German scientific and technical association Verband der Elektrotechnik Elektronik Informationstechnik (VDE).
The refrigerators are to set to be launched in a number of important markets across Asia within the first half of this year.
“We have worked hard to ensure that our Top-Freezer refrigerators provide consumers the utmost in convenience while keeping food fresh and delicious for longer periods of time,” said Song Dae-hyun, president of LG Electronics and Home Appliance & Air Solutions Company. “Carefully considering and catering to user needs has driven LG’s rise to its prominent position as a leader in the global home appliance industry.”
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3 Tested by Intertek, ISO 27447 Test Protocol. Tested Bacteria include; Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella
pneumoniae, Salmonella typhimurium, and Listeria monocytogenes
4 Application of feature may depend on the type of Top Freezer model.
5 The testing was conducted according to LG’s internal accelerated 20-year life-test protocol. Results based in laboratory tests
considering accelerated and proper use conditions. The estimated life span does not constitute any kind of warranty whatsoever.
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 77,000 people working in 125 locations around the world. With 2016 global sales of USD 47.9 billion (KRW 55.4 trillion), LG comprises four business units ― Home Appliance & Air Solutions, Mobile Communications, Home Entertainment and Vehicle Components ― and is one of the world’s leading producers of flat panel TVs, mobile devices, air conditioners, washing machines and refrigerators. LG Electronics is a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year. For more news and information on LG Electronics, please visit www.LGnewsroom.com.
About LG Electronics Home Appliance & Air Solution Company
LG Electronics Home Appliance & Air Solution Company is a global leader in home appliances, air conditioning and air quality systems. The company is creating total solutions for the home with its industry leading core technologies. LG is committed to making life better for consumers around the world by providing thoughtfully designed products, including refrigerators, washing machines, dishwashers, cooking appliances, vacuum cleaners, built-in appliances, air conditioners, air purifiers and dehumidifiers. Collectively, these products deliver enhanced convenience, superb performance, great savings and compelling health benefits. For more information, please visit www.LG.com.
About LG Electronics Singapore Pte Ltd
LG Electronics Singapore Pte Ltd (LG Electronics Singapore) is a fully-owned subsidiary of LG Electronics Inc., the pioneer and market leader of the Korean electronics industry for over five decades. LG Electronics Singapore operates three business units – Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications and Home Appliance & Air Solution. In recognition of its vision to enrich people’s life with smart technologies and innovative design, LG Electronics Singapore has been recognized with prominent local and international accolades, such as the CNET Asia Editor’s and Readers' Choice Awards, HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards, Red Dot Design, and GfK No. 1 Awards. For more information, please visit www.lg.com/sg.