Posted Wed Dec 26, 2018 at 06:15 PM PST by Steven Cohen
Three new immersive audio sound bar models have been revealed.
LG has detailed the latest additions to its home audio lineup. The new SL10 (CES Innovation Award recipient), SL9 (CES Innovation Award recipient), and SL8 sound bars will all be on display at CES 2019 in Las Vegas on January 8-11.
"LG's 2019 sound bars deliver amazing performance tuned in close partnership with Meridian Audio with the convenience of smart AI connectivity," said Kim Dae-chul, head of LG Home Entertainment Company’s audio and video business. "The high-quality sound and versatility of our newest lineup takes home entertainment to a whole new level and satisfies a growing demand for premium sound bar solutions that provide impressive listening experiences, greater convenience and stylish, modern aesthetics."
The flagship 2019 lineup includes the SL10YG, SL9YG and SL8YG. All three models have been developed in partnership with Meridian Audio and include support for the company's Image Elevation technology and Meridian Upmix technology. Likewise, the sound bars all include Dolby Atmos and DTS:X capabilities as well. In addition, users can extend the soundfield even further with an optional Wireless Rear Speaker Kit (model SPK 8). AI smart connectivity and voice recognition features are implemented as well via integrated Google Assistant support, allowing users to control the sound bars and search for information through voice commands.
Pricing, availability, and full specs for the SL10, SL9, and SL8 have not been announced yet, but more information is expected to be revealed at CES 2019. And beyond the company's new sound bar lineup, LG also recently unveiled the new HU85L CineBeam Laser 4K Projector with Ultra Short Throw support
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