LG's SUPER UHD TV Hits the Canadian Market

LG's newest line of televisions provide a superior 4K viewing experience

TORONTO, April 15, 2016 /CNW/ - LG Electronics (LG) is excited to announce their newest line of SUPER UHD TVs are now in Canada. These TVs will be available in 3 model types: UH9500 series (86" and 65"), UH8500 series (75", 65", 60" and 55") and UH7700 series (65", 60" and 55"); delivering a dynamic viewing experience from any angle with over a billion colours, smoother motion, elevated brightness and smarter technology that is easy to use.

"LG's SUPER UHD TV goes above and beyond standard 4K picture quality and is completely new to the home entertainment landscape in Canada," said Abraham Cherian, Home Electronics Senior Brand Manager, LG Electronics Canada. "The fact that we've incorporated several unique technologies into our SUPER UHD TVs, means that Canadians can bring the theatre experience right to their homes."

LG has specially designed the display panel with in-plane switching (IPS) to create an IPS 4K Quantum Display, which delivers the best-in-class viewing experience that can reproduce over a billion rich colours from a wide viewing angle. The SUPER UHD TVs have HDR Super technology that will support High Dynamic Range (HDR) with Dolby VisionTM, expanding the breadth of contrast and colours for an enhanced contrast ratio and a wider range of colours.  Lastly, LG's award-winning, exclusive Smart TV platform, webOS 3.0, has been updated to deliver the most advanced features while keeping it user-friendly.

IPS 4K Quantum Display
LG's specially designed IPS 4K Quantum Display panel can reproduce more shades of colours with finer gradation: over a billion rich colours in all. The Quantum Display yields a more accurate and lifelike picture to give the best television experience from any angle.

HDR Super with Dolby VisionTM
LG's SUPER UHD TVs support HDR Super with Dolby Vision to create an impressive television experience. It delivers superior brightness and deeper blacks to provide an enhanced contrast ratio and a wider range of colours, making images brighter and bolder.

webOS 3.0
The latest generation of LG's exclusive Smart TV platform, webOS 3.0 is available in every SUPER UHD TV, adding advanced new features while making the television user-friendly. With features such as the Magic Remote, Magic Mobile Connection and the Magic Zoom, a built-in function that can zoom-in on any part of the screen for a clearer picture, the television interface becomes more intuitive and user-friendly.

"Here at LG we've engineered a truly premium 4K television with some of our most advanced technologies and design features," said Marina Tran-Vu, Brand Manager of Home Entertainment, LG Electronics Canada. "As more HDR content becomes available, our SUPER UHD TVs will be able to process and display the content like never before – brighter, bolder and better."

Product highlight of the SUPER UHD TV include:

  • 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160)
  • TruMotion 240Hz
  • IPS 4K Quantum Display
  • HDR Super w/ Dolby Vision™
  • True Black Panel
  • Ultra Luminance Plus
  • Billion Rich Colours
  • 4K Super Mastering Engine
  • webOS 3.0
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified
  • Sound designed by harmon/kardon


The UH9500, UH8500 and UH7700 series are available in select retail stores in Canada including Best Buy, The Brick, Leon's and more.

 Learn more at www.LGSUPERUHD.ca.


About LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company
The LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company is a global leader in television, audio video systems, monitors, personal computers, digital signage and commercial displays. The company opened a new era of innovation in the TV market, creating pioneering technologies like OLED TV and implementing an intuitive operating system to allow customers to experience the full benefits of smart TV technology. LG is committed to improving customers' lives with innovative home entertainment products led by its award-winning 4K OLED TVs, ULTRA HD TVs and webOS TVs. For more information, please visit www.LG.com.

About LG Electronics Canada
The LG brand was established in 1995. The company is a global leader in electronics, information and communications products, with more than 117 operations around the world, and annual worldwide revenues of more than US $49 billion. LG Canada is comprised of five business units - Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Home Entertainment, Business Solutions and Commercial Air Conditioning. The company has offices in Toronto and Vancouver. LG Canada is focused on delivering award-winning products known for blending style and technology. These innovative products include cell phones, flat screen TVs, laptop computers and home appliances. For more information please visit www.LG.com

SOURCE LG Electronics Canada

Image with caption: "LG SUPER UHD TV (CNW Group/LG Electronics Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160415_C6386_PHOTO_EN_667018.jpg

For further information: Media Contacts: Albert Lee, LG Canada, C: 647.534.6996, albert.lee@lge.com; Lisa Yerilin, LG-One Canada, P: 416-486-2563 | C: 647.461.1049, lisa.yerilin@lg-one.com


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