LG 3D TVs
After Samsung, LG is the second largest seller of 3D TVs in the United States, and has vowed to become the first. So, look for some aggressive and competitive offerings from LG in the coming months.
To this end, LG is investing heavily in FPR technology. The thought is that it is going to be more profitable to invest in improving 3D technology than investing in increasing production of 3D TVs – a lot of the consumer resistance to 3D TVs is because of current limitations in the technology used.
LG also recently outdid Samsung by creating the largest 3D TV ever at a whopping 72 inches.
LG is also making plans to announce a new series of 3D TVs – the LG LW9500 and the LG LW7700 series. These 3D TVs feature what LG calls its nano technology – combining the strengths of edge LED and local-dimming LED technologies. The 3D TVs in this series are available in three different sizes – 47, 55, and 60 inches. Pricing has not yet been announced and these models should be available in the new year (2011).
LG is not only concerned with functionality; it is also concerned with style. To this end, it has partnered Alain Miki to create 3D designer glasses.
Like many of th major 3D TV manufacturers, LG has partnered with a media company to encourage the production of 3D media. In LG’s case, it has partnered with Sky and this partnership will release Flying Monsters 3D, which will be released on Christmas Day.
In short, LG is making a huge push right now to eat Samsung’s lunch in the 3D TV. This can only mean better technology and lower prices for consumers, and hopefully result in an increase in the popularity of 3D TVs.