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LG's Monster 84-inch UD 3D TV Arrives in September

The Korean market is now the proud recipient of LG Electronics' new 84-inch Ultra Definition (UD) 3D TV, a wall-consuming entertainment monster spitting out 8 million pixels per frame and a 3840 x 2160 resolution, four times the resolution of existing Full HD TV panels. Unfortunately, consumers in North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America won't see this 84-inch UD 3D TV until sometime next month (September).

According to the company, the high resolution and 8 million pixels per frame are the result of its advanced Triple XD Engine. The mega-sized panel also features the company's Resolution Upscaler Plus which allows images from external sources such as hard drives and user-generated content websites to be rendered in higher detail.

"Bringing this exciting new experience to the 3D entertainment arena, LG has equipped its UD 3D TV with CINEMA 3D technology to ensure the impressively large display provides the most immersive viewing experience possible," LG said on Wednesday. "3D Depth Control allows viewers to fine-tune the 'distance' between near and far objects on the screen for a cus-tom 3D experience. The 3D Sound Zooming feature then analyzes the on-screen objects to generate sound according to their location and movement."

LG said its Smart TV ecosystem, embedded in the TV's Home Dashboard, now includes approximately 1,400 apps and access to a growing community of premium content services such as 3D World with a wide array of movies and games. This content-rich offering is complimented by LG's newest Magic Remote, and the company's Smart Share Plus feature which enables access to portable devices such as laptops, mobile phones, tablets and flash memory drives.

"The imbedded 2D to 3D conversion engine expands the availability of 3D content and Dual Play takes head-to-head game play to a whole new level by allowing opponents to simultaneously see different images on the same screen. With Dual Play, split-screen gaming is a thing of the past," LG said.

Naturally you can't complete an awesome home theater experience without rattling the windows with thundering audio. The new 84-inch mini-theater packs a 2.2 Speaker System consisting of two 10W speakers and two 15W woofers.

So far NA pricing and actual availability is unknown, but as a comparison, LG's 65-inch Class Cinema 3D 1080p 120 Hz LED TV with SmartTV costs $3599.99 USD. Its 55-inch Class Cinema 3D 1080p 480 Hz Full LED TV with SmartTV features the same pricetag. The new 84-inch UD 3D TV now retails for 25 million won in Korea, which translates to... just over $22,000 USD?

Ouch.

Visitors at IFA 2012 can get their hands-on with the new 84-inch TV at the LG Electronics booth -- we're betting you can't miss this thing.

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  • bavman
    With pixels the size of your face
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  • mrmike_49
    bavmanWith pixels the size of your faceactually, pixels are the same size as a 42" full hd
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  • idroid
    Hmmm... interesting device but it i think its a little bit useless given the fact that there a no 3840 x 2160 although i am pretty sure it will display 1080p content with an excellent quality
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  • idroid
    mrmike_49actually, pixels are the same size as a 42" full hd
    Wrong, this TV has four times the resolution in a screen with twice the size of a 42" TV, by simple math you can easily find out the size of the pixels....*cough* half the size of a full HD 42"*cough*
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  • mrmike_49
    idroidWrong, this TV has four times the resolution in a screen with twice the size of a 42" TV, by simple math you can easily find out the size of the pixels....*cough* half the size of a full HD 42"*cough*
    yeah, math so simple you blew it:try again till you get it right

    (hint 2 x 2 =4)
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  • southernshark
    I would like to have one of these in my apartment.
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  • zzz_b
    I would not mind having the two girls in my apartment either :)
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  • A Bad Day
    What GPU setup would one need in order to play at 3840 x 2160 in 3D?
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  • idroid
    mrmike_49yeah, math so simple you blew it:try again till you get it right(hint 2 x 2 =4)
    Are you seriously that dumb?? FOUR times the resolution on screen TWICE (it means two times bigger) as big as 42" (84") means that the pixels are HALF (two times smaller) than they would be on a 42" screen with FOUR times LESS resolution.
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  • idroid
    A Bad DayWhat GPU setup would one need in order to play at 3840 x 2160 in 3D?
    Any card with a 1.4 HDMI connector can output 4k 3D content...unless we're talking about gaming then about 2-3 GTX680/670/7970 (with 4G and 6GB of VRAM respectively) will be needed to play at that resolution.
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