Teaming up with high-end retailer Video & Audio Center in Southern California, LG hosted hundreds of consumers eager to be among the first in the United States to have an opportunity to see and purchase LG's new Ultra HD TV.
The LG 84-inch1 class LED TV, with a native Ultra High Def screen resolution of 3840 x 2160 to match its impressive size2, has an MSRP a penny under twenty thousand dollars (USD). Model 84LM9600 quadruples the level of detail from full 1080p HD resolution to a massive 8 million pixels. Even before so-called "4K" content is available, LG's powerful up-conversion engine, the proprietary "LG Resolution Upscaler Plus," is claimed to deliver higher detail from current HD/SD external sources.
On hand at Video & Audio Center's Lawndale/Torrance, Calif. store today to discuss the importance of Ultra HD's development and its expected market adoption were industry luminaries, including Jeff Joseph of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA); Randall Dark, an award winning director and 4K content pioneer; and industry insider and technologist Tom Campbell. Here's what they had to say: