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LG Slates 'Laser TV' Projector To Ship In April

3/24/2013 08:00:00 PM Eastern

NEW YORK – LG Electronics showcased its standout laserbased ultra-short-throw FullHD video projector, revealing its $9,000 suggested retail price tag and April ship date. It needs only 22 inches of separation from the screen to project up to a 100- inch image.

The LG Laser TV, which ships in the U.S. in April, needs only 22 inches of separation from the screen to project up to a 100-inch image.

The projector also includes LG’s smart-TV platform for access to a wide library of content choices.

First previewed at the 2013 International CES, the LG Laser TV produces a 150-nit brightness level and renders vivid and crisp images.

Its unusual laser lighting source has a lifespan up to 25,000 hours without light-source replacement (five times that of mercury-based lamps).

The projector can be ceiling mounted or even positioned near the floor.

It has built-in Wi-Fi and comes with a Magic Remote with three modes of control — gesture, pointing and wheel.