LG has today launched a new Full LED backlit LCD TV that is able to play 3D movies and provide access to 1300 movies and more than 700 TV shows via BigPond Movies.
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According to LG, the new Infinia LX9500 is the world’s first Full LED backlit LCD TV that uses a backlit structure to ‘deliver spectacular pictures for the ultimate 3D experience’.
The LCD screen is illuminated by panels of LEDs directly behind the screen (the 55-inch model boasts 1,200 LEDs), promises 10,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, and TruMotion 400Hz technology for smoother images.
In order to experience 3D, the LX9500 requires shutter glasses (AG-S100) that add depth by alternatively blocking one lens at a time in sync with the screen’s refresh rate. The glasses recharge via USB and lasts up to 40 hours.
In addition, LG said that the Infinia range comes equipped with access to BigPond Movies, offering consumers the ability to rent over a thousand movies on-demand. The range also comes with access to YouTube and a range of other content directly through LG’s Netcast technology. From June 2010, the range will also include access to Skype.
LG Australia’s Product Manager for Home Entertainment Business, Warren Kim said, “LG’s INFINIA range of TVs with the latest technologies such as Full LED backlit LCD display, 3D capabilities and Broadband TV, shows that we are dedicated to exceeding our customers’ expectations. By providing limitless content to our design-award winning TVs, LG is cementing its position as a global leader in home entertainment by setting the benchmark in innovation.”
LG aims to aims to achieve 25 percent global share of 3D market in 2010. The company will offer a diversified line-up of products in screen sizes from 42 inches to 150 inches utilizing both polarised and shutter type glasses and to launch a family of 3D products including LED backlit LCD TVs, Plasma TVs, Blu-ray Disc players and the world’s first Full HD 3D Projectors.
LG INFINIA LX9500 TVs will be available in Australia from mid May.
55LX9500 – $5,199
47LX9500 – $4,099