LG ELECTRONICS AUSTRALIA EXPANDS CONTENT ON SMART TVS

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LG ELECTRONICS AUSTRALIA EXPANDS CONTENT ON SMART TVS

LG OLED, NanoCell and 4K/UHD Smart TVs offer more of the content Australians love

SYDNEY, 13 OCTOBER 2020 – LG Electronics Australia, industry leaders in OLED TV technology, have expanded the list of streaming applications on a selection of the company’s OLED, NanoCell and 4K/UHD TVs.1 

Apple TV, ABC iView, Optus Sport and Amazon Music have recently joined Disney+,2 Netflix, Stan, YouTube and Amazon Prime Video on the LG Home Launcher on webOS. This is part of the company’s commitment to providing more entertainment streaming options to over 1.5 million existing LG Smart TV models in Australia.

According to recent data from Roy Morgan, almost 16 million Australians have access to at least one content streaming service. Leading platforms include Netflix (13.28 million viewers), Foxtel (5.5 million), Stan (4.43 million), Disney+ (2.49 million), and Amazon Prime Video (2.16 million).3

“At LG Electronics Australia, we are passionate about providing Australians with content viewing options that enrich the home entertainment experience. At a time where Australians are staying home and watching more movies and TV shows, we have made it easy for consumers to catch up and stream their favourite shows whenever they please and in the comfort of their lounge room,” said Tony Brown, Marketing Manager for Home Entertainment at LG Electronics Australia.

“We look forward to continuing to add more high-quality entertainment services in the future for new and existing customers.”

The LG webOS platform features content streaming applications, offering users the ability to subscribe to and view a wide range of content. Utilising the LG Magic Remote, users can control the webOS Smart TV platform to easily access these apps.

With the availability of Dolby Vision™ and Dolby Atmos™ titles across Apple TV, Disney+ and Netflix, users can experience this content on compatible LG TVs that come enhanced with these two technologies.4

LG webOS is available across selected 2020 8K and 4K LG OLED, NanoCell and 4K UHD models. The company’s premium OLED TV range (88/77ZX, 77/65/55GX, 77/65/55CX, 65/55BX) and its premium LED/LCD NanoCell TV range (75/65 NANO99, 75/65 NANO95, 86/75/65 NANO91, 65/55 NANO86, 65/55 NANO80) are also available in variety of form factors to suit any home entertainment space.

Since 2013, LG has been the global leader of the OLED TV category offering a variety of large screen models. OLED technology is unique thanks to its self-lighting pixel technology that delivers deep blacks, rich colours, and realistic picture quality.

LG NanoCell TVs also delivers incredible picture quality with enhanced colour purity. Made possible through NanoCell technology with IPS, nano meter-sized particles absorb unwanted light wavelengths to enhance the purity of the red and green colours displayed on the screen to create purer and cleaner colours.

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Disclaimers:

1 Apple TV app available on 2019 and 2020 LG OLED, LG NanoCell and LG 4K UHD TV models. ABC iView available on LG OLED, LG NanoCell and LG 4K UHD models manufactured from 2014. Optus Sport app available on LG OLED, LG NanoCell and LG 4K UHD models manufactured from 2017. Amazon Music app available on select LG OLED, LG NanoCell and LG 4K UHD models running on webOS 3.0-5.0.

2 Disney+ subscription required. 4K UHD and HDR availability subject to network conditions, device capabilities and content availability. https://www.disneyplus.com/legal.

3 Subscription TV viewers soar during Aussie lockdown – Netflix, Foxtel, Stan, Disney+ & Amazon Prime all up significantly, Roy Morgan, July 21 2020

4 Dolby Vision™ and Dolby Atmos™ available on models: OLEDZX, OLEDGX, OLEDCX, OLEDBX, NANO99, NANO95, NANO91, NANO86

* Streaming services provides content in SD, HD and 4K Ultra HD. Subscriptions and minimum steady internet connection speeds required to stream 4K Ultra HD content, otherwise content will be downscaled to either HD or SD quality based on the available bandwidth. Please check with your internet service provider to confirm the bandwidth speed for your connection. 4K UHD and HDR availability subject to network conditions, device capabilities and content availability. 

** Internet connection and subscriptions may be required to access certain content. Internet usage charges and conditions apply. Content features and ThinQ™ AI services will vary from time to time without notice

About LG Electronics Australia

LG Electronics Australia is based in Sydney and is a subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc, a global force and technology leader in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications. In Australia, 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. For more information, please visit

www.lg.com.au or facebook.com/LGaustralia

About LG Electronics, Inc.

LG Electronics Inc. is a global innovator in technology and manufacturing with operations in 140 locations and a workforce of over 70,000 around the world. With 2018 global sales of USD 54.4 billion, LG is composed of five companies – Home Appliance & Air Solution, Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Vehicle Component Solutions and Business Solutions. LG is a world-leading producer of TVs, refrigerators, air conditioners, washing machines and mobile devices, including premium LG SIGNATURE and LG ThinQ™ AI products featuring artificial intelligence. For the latest LG news, go to www.LGnewsroom.com.

About LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company

The LG Home Entertainment Company is an industry leader in televisions, audio video systems, monitors, projectors and portable computers. The company is a recognized innovator in the industry for its leadership in OLED TVs which is revolutionizing the premium TV category. LG is committed to improving customers’ lives with innovative home entertainment products led by category-leading OLED TVs and award-winning NanoCell TVs featuring artificial intelligence capabilities. For more information, visit www.LG.com.

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