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Seoul, South Korea — LG Electronics reported a net loss due to a European Commission fine and slightly lower sales, but it recorded higher operating profits during the fourth quarter.
Unaudited consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter ending Dec. 31, showed a net loss of 468 billion Korean won ($428.96 million), which reflects a fine related to alleged CRT pricing issues imposed by the European Commission in December. The net loss for the prior year’s fourth quarter was 112 billion won.
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Glenview, Ill. — Abt Electronics has become the first retailer in the Greater Chicago area to add LG’s 84-inch Ultra High-Definition LED LCD TV.
In a statement, LG said: “Abt Electronics is the first retailer in Chicagoland to officially launch an Ultra High-Definition flat-panel TV.”
Model 84LM9600 ($19,999 suggested retail) was demonstrated to more than 500 area consumers at Abt’s gala unveiling last Thursday night. The set offers 3,840 by 2,160 resolution — four times that of FullHD 1080p displays.
Las Vegas — LG Electronics plans to introduce its full 2013 line of smart appliances next week at International CES.
The platform, which includes refrigerators, laundry pairs, ovens and robotic vacuum cleaners, boasts an upgraded Smart Control feature that allows users to operate the appliances with voice commands via nearfield communications (NFC)-enabled smartphones, or to monitor them remotely over the Internet and on LG smart TVs.
Seoul, South Korea — LG Electronics said here Tuesday that it has started taking pre-orders for its 55-inch WRGB OLED TV (model 55EM9700) in South Korea, and expects to begin deliveries in February.
Other markets where the LG OLED TV will be available will be announced over the next several weeks along with their respective prices, the company said.
The breakthrough big-screen display technology was first unveiled at the 2012 International CES, and the company plans to begin shipments by the end of the year.
Seoul, South Korea — LG’s parent company continued to let more cats out of the bag on its planned new product showcase for the upcoming 2013 International CES next week by revealing details on its core LCD TV and plasma lines.
The company previously tipped its hand on a spate of other TV offerings, including next-generation Google TVs, a short-throw laser-based DLP home-theater projector, and Ultra High-Definition and OLED advanced TV technologies.
Washington -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and LG Electronics USA (LG) said Thursday they will collaborate on a number of environmental goals.
Under the agreement LG has pledged to participate in a broad array of EPA environmental stewardship programs with technical assistance and support from the EPA.
These initiatives include the following:
Seoul, South Korea — LG Display revealed Thursday that it will introduce two additional screen sizes of Ultra High-Definition (UHD) LED LCD TVs — 55 and 65 inches — to join its currently available 84-inch set, at International CES in Las Vegas, starting Jan. 7.
The new screen sizes will be demonstrated LG Display’s “private booth” in the Bellagio Hotel Casino during show week, LG said.
Engelwood Cliffs, N.J. – Just days before the 2013 International CES in Las Vegas, LG Electronics unveiled a new display technology to its portofolio of big-screen home theater displays.
The LG “Hecto Laser TV” is a two-piece system including a special screen and an external Ultra Short Throw (UST) projector.