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LG Enhances Audio/Visual Experience with New All-In-One Streaming Home Theater SystemNew Smart SoundPlate/Blu-ray Disc Player Unveiled at CE Week
NEW YORK, JUNE 25, 2014 — LG Electronics today unveiled a unique new SoundPlate – a combination speaker system and Blu-ray Disc™ player with Smart TV capability that delivers enhanced audio in one stylish and compact design.
The LAB540W exemplifies LG’s expanded offerings in the emerging SoundPlate category. It is equipped with a robust 4.1 channel, 320W sound system, and an external wireless subwoofer that augments TV speakers to create a thrilling virtual surround effect making it a full home entertainment system. Adding to the turnkey experience, it also features a built-in 3D Blu-ray Disc™ player along with LG Smart TV functionality, offering access to streaming services like Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Instant Video, Hulu Plus and more.*
“TVs may get the most attention from consumers looking to enhance their home theaters, but at LG we know that great sound is also at the heart of the home entertainment experience,” said Tim Alessi, head of new product development for LG Electronics USA, which is a Platinum Sponsor of CE Week 2014. “We designed our SoundPlates to be a turnkey solution with great sound quality and smart TV functionality for added value, and we packaged it in a compact, stylish design.”
Only about 1.5 inches tall, this stylish device can act as a base for a variety of 32- to 55-inch class TVs, minimizing clutter and blending into just about any décor. Users can wirelessly stream music to the LAB540W from a compatible smart phone or tablet via Bluetooth®, providing even more versatility and functionality that will suit any entertaining need.
The LAB540W SoundPlate is available [now] for $599 at select U.S. retailers. For more information, visit http://www.lg.com/us/tv-audio-video/lg-soundplates.
*Internet connection and certain subscriptions required and sold separately. Content and services vary by product and are subject to change without notice.
About LG Electronics USA
LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $52 billion global force and technology leader in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications. In the United States, LG Electronics sells a range of stylish and innovative home entertainment products, mobile phones, home appliances, commercial displays, air conditioning systems and solar energy solutions, all under LG's "Life's Good" marketing theme. LG Electronics is a 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year. For more information, please visit www.lg.com.