IFA 2009: LG presents SL8000 and SL9000 with LED

25 Sep 2009 | Rasmus Larsen |

LG presents two TV series with focus on design, picture quality and user-friendliness. The new models are called SL8000 and SL9000. The latter also features LED.

The two new TV ranges from LG called SL8000 and SL9000 offer innovative “Borderless” design. SL8000 has already won an EISA Award for “Best Value LCD-TV 2009-2010”.

LG SL9000
LG SL9000


- “We want LG to be the top name in home entertainment. To make that happen we’ve listened closely to our customers and invested heavily in product development,” said Simon Kang, CEO and President of LG Home Entertainment Company.
“The BORDERLESS TVs we’re introducing at IFA 2009 show exactly what we’ve accomplished, setting new standards in home entertainment. These TVs look better than any others on the market and the viewing experience they provide is second-to-none.”

LG SL9000
LG SL9000


Their design represents years of research and development. Both products break the accepted conventions of how TVs are supposed to look, opening up new possibilities for a future with true freedom in TV design says LG

LG SL9000
LG SL9000


SL8000 has a depth of 4.5 cm, and the comming SL9000 is only 2.93 cm deep. The TVs have been placed on an elegant glass stand but you can also choose to wall-mount the set.

SL8000 is equipped with LG's TruMotion 200 Hz Scanning Backlight, which gives a clearer and sharper image quality in fast moving sequences, such as sport and action movies. SL9000 features a LED backlighting technology.

The TVs also feature an USB input, where you can connect an external memory with images, music and movies. HD DivX as well as MKV is supported.

LG SL8000
LG SL8000


SL8000 recently won the EISA Award 2009/2010 for best product in the category"Best Value LCD TV".

LG SL9000
LG SL9000


Technical Specifications:

SL9000 has a LED backlight and 100 Hz. SL8000 has no LED backlight but features 200 Hz technology.

Other technical features: USB 2.0 with media player, Bluetooth, ISF Calibration Ready, a Picture Wizard and hidden speakers.

Availability

SL8000 is available now in sizes: 32-inch (32SL8000), 37-inch (37SL8000), 42-inch (42SL8000), 47-inch (47SL8000) and 55-inch (55SL8000).

SL9000 will become available from October in 42-inches (42SL9000) and 47-inches (47SL9000).

FlatpanelsHD will soon publish a review of the SL8000 series. Make sure to subscribe to the FlatpanelsHD Newsletter to receive notice when new reviews are online.



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