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Tech We Want This Summer: The New LG SoundPlate

LG is once again at the forefront of home entertainment innovation! On display this week at CE Week (Booth 61), the LAB540W exemplifies LG’s expanded offerings in the emerging SoundPlate category. It is equipped with a robust 4.1 channel, 320W sound system, and an external wireless subwoofer that augments TV speakers to create a thrilling virtual surround effect making it a full home entertainment system. Adding to the turnkey experience, it also features a built-in 3D Blu-ray Disc™  player along with LG Smart TV functionality, offering access to streaming services like Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Instant Video, Hulu Plus and more.

The New LG SoundPlate

With their new 4K TVs they have the technology that takes your home entertainment experience to the next level, while bringing innovations that make your life easier, all rolled into one neat bundle. 4K means 4 times the resolution of a standard 1080p display, you may have seen your local movie theater showcasing that they have 4K display, now you can have that same picture clarity at home! The new sleek design makes the TV as thick as a pack of gum! You’ll have no problem finding a spot for this bad boy in your living room or man cave.

“TVs may get the most attention from consumers looking to enhance their home theaters, but at LG we know that great sound is also at the heart of the home entertainment experience,” said Tim Alessi, head of new product development for LG Electronics USA, which is a Platinum Sponsor of CE Week 2014. “We designed our SoundPlates to be a turnkey solution with great sound quality and smart TV functionality for added value, and we packaged it in a compact, stylish design.”

Only about 1.5 inches tall, this stylish device can act as a base for a variety of 32- to 55-inch class TVs, minimizing clutter and blending into just about any decor. Users can wirelessly stream music to the LAB540W from a compatible smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth®, providing even more versatility and functionality that will suit any entertaining need.

Built-in Wi-Fi means you can unlock the smart TV capabilities from anywhere in your house, as long as you have a wireless network in your home. Smart TV includes the ability to stream Netflix, Hulu, YouTube and many more streaming services available. With the new LG SoundPlate you’ll be able to connect your phone via Bluetooth to seamlessly stream music from the state of the art sound system, meaning the party just goes on and on.

The LAB540W SoundPlate is available for $599. To find out more or to order, please visit LG SoundPlate