LG SUPER UHD TV Series First to Market with HDR Support for DolbyVision and HDR10
On Thursday, LG Electronics USA revealed the pricing and availability for its new 2016 LG SUPER UHD TV series, the company’s new premium line of LED-backlit LCD 4K UHD TVs, which it previewed at CES 2016 in January. The new series, which LG said are the first to offer complete high dynamic range (HDR) experience with support for DolbyVision and HDR10, will be available this month.
“Leading the way with HDR, LG continues to pioneer picture quality innovation in both our OLED and LED UHD TVs,” David VanderWaal, vice president of marketing, LG Electronics USA, said in a statement. “With our new LG SUPER UHD TV lineup, we’re delivering our best 4K LED TVs yet offering consumers a superior viewing experience with four times the resolution of Full HD, over a billion rich colors and elevated brightness, along with the first available complete HDR experience. LG SUPER UHD TVs are the first to be compatible with all HDR formats for images that come to life as never before along with access to the most HDR content choices.”
The 2016 LG SUPER UHD TV lineup includes three series (UH9500, UH8500, and UH7700) with nine models in 55- to 85-inch class screen sizes. Later this month, LG will make available the 55-, 60-, and 65-inch class models in the UH8500 and UH7700 series at retail locations nationwide. Additional models, including a 75-inch class model in the UH8500 series and the entire UH9500 series (65-inch and 86-inch class models) will be available later this spring. Pricing will start at $1,799 for the 55-inch class UH7700 model, up to $9,999 for the 86-inch UH9500 model.