Users familiar with webOS will immediately notice the attractive, updated home screen that has been redesigned for improved usability to meet the needs of viewers’ ever-changing content consumption habits. The new home screen provides faster access to the most used apps and streamlines content discovery with the ability to receive recommendations based on user preferences and viewer history. To view recommended content and related information in an instant, the new home appears in full screen as a central hub for settings and the larger webOS ecosystem.
In addition to the new premium design, LG’s new Magic Remote offers easier controls when using voice recognition with multi-AI offerings from LG ThinQ, Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant.* Easy to navigate, smooth, easy to hold and use, Magic Remote offers more user-friendly features, including fast connections between your TV and other devices and keyboard shortcuts for accessing popular content providers such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney +.** Magic Tap, a one-touch Near Field Communication (NFC) feature on the Magic Remote, provides virtually instant access to a variety of exciting viewing options. By touching a compatible NFC-enabled smartphone*** to the remote control, viewers can share content from their phones to the LG TVs or vice versa. Users can also watch content stored in these mobile phones on their LG TVs while continuing to use their favorite smartphone apps and features.
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In addition, the new Next Picks feature can analyze viewers’ preferences to discover more content to suit their tastes. Using viewing history data, Next Picks can recommend two live programs from broadcast or digitalbox offerings, as well as a VOD title or app that viewers will find most to their liking, saving viewers time and hassle of finding what to watch next. .
“The latest version of our easy-to-use open TV platform webOS 6.0 represents the most important update since we first introduced webOS in 2014,” said Hyoung Park-sei, president of LG Home Entertainment Company. “With the new release of webOS, LG demonstrates its commitment to providing services, products and technologies that meet the needs and desires of our valued customers.”
Visitors to LG’s CES® 2021 virtual showroom fra January 11 – 14 will be able to experience first-hand LG’s latest TVs with webOS 6.0. Follow other LG CES announcements on social media using # LGCES2021 and # CES2021.
* Voice Recognition-used series: 2021 OLED, NanoCell, UHD Smart TV and FHD TV with magic clear. Hands-free applied series: R1, Z1, M1, G1, NANO9Z, NANO9X, NANO99, NANO95.
** Selection of hotkeys varies from country to country.
*** Restrictions apply. Some features may only be available on select smartphones.
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LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a global $ 53 billion technology and manufacturing innovator. IN United States, LG sells a wide range of innovative household appliances, home entertainment products, mobile phones, commercial displays, air conditioners, solar power solutions and vehicle components. “Life’s Good” marketing theme includes how LG is dedicated to people’s happiness by exceeding expectations today and tomorrow. LG is the 2020 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence. www.LG.com.
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