NEW YORK, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics is launching the LG Laser TV, an ultra-short-throw projector system which requires a mere 22 inches of clearance from the wall, in the United States next month.
The LG Laser TV creates a giant 100-inch class (100-inch diagonal) Full HD 1080p resolution picture and features LG's Smart TV platform for access to virtually limitless content. Previewed at the 2013 International CES® in January, the LG Laser TV will be available in April at a suggested retail price of $8,999.
"LG's Laser TV is a new take on front-projection TV, offering a theater-like experience at home, but without sacrificing on features like LG's Smart TV or requiring intensive set-up," said Jay Vandenbree, senior vice president, home entertainment, LG Electronics USA, Inc. "It allows us to give consumers the picture quality, feature and design aesthetics they've come to expect, and in a large format and attractive price."Brilliant Home Theater Experience The LG Laser TV combines outstanding giant-screen picture quality and premium features to create a unique theater-like experience at home. With 1080p Full HD resolution and 150 nit brightness, it renders vivid and crisp images that will pop, even in a lighter environment. Unlike standard projection systems that typically need to be ceiling mounted, LG's Laser TV can be positioned near the floor or fastened to the ceiling, giving consumers greater flexibility when building their home entertainment center. Additionally, the laser illumination system has a lifespan up to 25,000 hours without light-source replacement, roughly five times longer than mercury-based lamps that are standard with most projection systems. The Laser TV also incorporates LG's Smart TV platform with built in Wi-Fi, offering access to premium content providers, like Netflix and YouTube, the LG app store and more*. Navigation of online services is made easy with the Magic Remote which utilizes three modes of control – gesture, point and wheel.