CES 2022 is simply a few quick weeks away, and you can wager we’ll see a ton of stories surrounding the newest, flashiest TVs with OLED, Mini LED, MicroLED, and extra. However earlier than we get there, LG is making an early announcement to place a highlight on two unconventional TVs that are coming subsequent yr along with regardless of the firm has in retailer for CES.
To me, the standout is the LG StanbyME, a 27-inch TV that can function wirelessly on battery energy and be wheeled around on its height-adjustable stand. (You can additionally detach the display screen from the stand if you wish to plop that sucker onto your lap.) When connected to the stand, the show can swivel, tilt, or be rotated to portrait orientation.
LG says the StanbyME can final for as much as three hours on a cost, so whereas it’ll deal with a film or two with out challenge, you’ll must be conscious of runtimes and maintain it plugged in for Titanic or Lord of the Rings marathons. LG doesn’t make 27-inch OLED panels, so we’re an LCD display screen right here. The corporate isn’t but sharing particulars on its decision or different options like HDR.
The StanbyME has a touchscreen interface and can provide streaming apps like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and YouTube. It would additionally help NFC for smartphone mirroring. As for connectivity, there’s a USB port and not less than one HDMI enter. And the again of the set has a cloth end.
LG can be tonight saying the Objet, a high-design OLED TV that’s meant to be leaned towards a wall as a substitute of mounted or put on a conventional stand. The material cowl beneath the 65-inch display screen can be raised or lowered with the distant. In response to LG, it’s interchangeable and can are available in three colours that are all of the work of “Danish textile innovator, Kvadrat.”
Much like the ultra-luxury rollable OLED, this provides the TV totally different modes together with Full View, which is self-explanatory, and Line View, which exhibits widgets just like the climate and music when a part of the show is roofed by the fashionable cloth. The Objet seems like an try from LG to additional take on Samsung’s “life-style” TVs like The Body.
The Objet makes use of an OLED Evo panel, which first debuted in 2021’s G1 Sequence and affords larger peak brightness than LG’s older OLEDs. As for audio, there’s a 80-watt, 4.2-channel sound system constructed into the system.
LG isn’t saying pricing or launch particulars for both the StanbyME or Objet proper now; we must always hear extra about them after they’re accessible to stand around in houses within the months to return.