With AI Technology, LG Smart TV is here to assist you in all ways
LG Electronics India on Wednesday launched the much-anticipated range of televisions in India featuring Artificial Intelligence (AI) ThinQ. Following the introduction of Google Assistant early this year, LG is now delivering more choices and options with the addition of Amazon Alexa and Apple AirPlay 2 capabilities to its 2019 TVs with ThinQ AI. Designed to transform the living space with its enhanced connectivity and a more immersive TV viewing experience, the new range includes various models under its SMART, LED, UHD, NanoCell and OLED AI ThinQ Televisions. The event happened at The Oberoi Hotel in New Delhi.
LG’s 2019 OLED TV lineup allows users to take voice control one step further with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, available out of the box, making LG the only TV brand to provide support for both leading AI platforms without the need for additional hardware. The new televisions can understand hundreds of voice commands and handle requests of greater complexity than ever before thanks to more advanced LG ThinQ AI conversational voice recognition technology.
Using Alexa Routines, users can link together a series of actions such as controlling their smart lighting, reporting on the weather, or listening to daily horoscope using skills like GaneshaSpeaks by simply saying ‘Alexa, start my morning.’ They can also play music or listen to audio books and take advantage of over 20,000 Alexa Skills already available on the Alexa Skill Store. With Alexa already built-in, new updates and features for the voice service will continue to be available to LG AI TV users moving forward. Users can instantly connect to external gaming consoles and soundbars by saying, ‘Alexa, Connect to soundbar’ or switch to picture mode by saying ‘Alexa, Change to Cinema Mode’ or even turn the TV off at set times.
The built-in Google Assistant allows the consumers to seamlessly select your favourite programs, ask questions, and control compatible smart home devices. Using intelligent voice control, the users can simply speak into the LG Magic Remote to search for shows, change TV settings, switch to different inputs and more. With the Google Assistant built-in, user can ask the assistant to help manage daily tasks like scheduling calendar events or adding items to your shopping list.
LG NanoCell TV is another phenomenal addition to the TV viewing experience, bringing the users clearer and crisper pictures and vibrant colours. NanoCell TV comes embedded with state-of-art features such as Nano Color with Full Array Dimming, Nano Accuracy and Nano Bezel.
What’s more, LG 2019 OLED and select NanoCell TVs will also support AirPlay 2 and HomeKit. With AirPlay 2 support, customers will be able to watch videos on the Apple TV app and other video apps as well as enjoy photos music on compatible LG TVs connected to an Apple device. With Apple HomeKit, customers will be able to control the newest LG TVs with ThinQ AI by interacting with Siri or the Home app.
Younchul Park, Director-Home Entertainment, LG Electronics India, said while addressing the media, “We’re thrilled to introduce Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and AirPlay2 in our televisions that will certainly bring more convenience to our customers. This addition is LG’s commitment to simplifying the customers’ lives. With this built-in technology, users of LG televisions will be able to do much more than simply watching TV like, they can read news updates, check the weather forecast, order food, essentially they can control their surroundings in a much easier and efficient way. We are confident that this new feature will elevate the home entertainment experience of both our existing and future consumer.”
- Other unique features include Mobile Connection Overlay that enables the customers to view both the mobile and television screens simultaneously. Customers can also access Google photos & drive on LG TV with the help of cloud photos and videos App. The 2-way Bluetooth feature on these televisions allows users to listen to the TV audio wirelessly on compatible audio device and connect the mobile with LG TV in order to enjoy music.
- There is a bonus for the television users, as they can also access the content of their choice through built-in apps including Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Hotstar, YouTube, Eros Now, Zee5, AltBalaji, Hungama Play, Sun NXT and Yupp TV.
- AI ThinQ television sizes start from 80 cms (32) to 195 cms (77) between the price range of INR 24,990/- to 10, 99,990. And Built-in Alexa and Google Assistant are available in all the models of UHD TVs, NanoCell TVs and OLED TVs.