Back in October, we went eyes-on with LG's 84-inch Ultra HD Cinema 3D Smart TV, which boasts a rather impressive resolution of 3840 x 2160 (that's four times greater than standard full HD displays). This week, LG has announced that the television set is now available in the United Kingdom.
Of course, a TV like this doesn't come cheap. The TV went on sale a few weeks ago in the United States with a eye-popping $20,000 price tag. Unfortunately, though consumers in the UK are used to getting the short end of the stick when it comes to price conversion, LG really hasn't done UK shoppers any favors. According to TechRadar, the TV will retail for £22,500. In case you were wondering, that translates to just over $36,000. I know.
That said, if you do happen to have a spare $22,500 lying around, from what we saw, the display was exceptionally vivid, minor details were enhanced, and the scale was simply immersing. From the demo material, colors popped, perhaps boosted by LG's Triple XD Engine Dynamic Color Enhancer. Other features include a Resolution Upscaler, which enhances lower resolution content (basically everything available right now) as well as the increasingly common TruMotion 240Hz technology.
While we weren't personally able to view the sets in 3D, the TV features LG's Cinema 3D technology and includes six pairs of 3D glasses. LG's Cinema 3D includes a Depth Controller, 3D Sound Zooming, and 2D to 3D Conversion. At such a high resolution, though, we found the clarity itself to be immersive enough without the need for 3D.
So, who wants to amend their letter to the man in the big red suit?