LG launches a new range of AI enabled speakers


With an aim to redefine the music experience, LG Electronics today announces its new line up of speakers featuring Artificial Intelligence (AI) ThinQ® and Meridian Audio.

Launched under LG’s Consumer Audio Video category, this new range includes the PK series and the LG XBOOM AI ThinQ® WK7 . With this new proposition, every music enthusiast will be able to experience a musical extravaganza which weaves magic and sets the heart racing.

Commenting on this occasion, Younchul Park, Director- Home Electronics, LG Electronics India said, “As technology is pervasive and ever changing, we have been witnessing a lot of exciting new trends coming our way, one of which is definitely artificial intelligence. With this evolving trend, we are happy to present the new range of speakers equipped with AI technology. Our aim is to deliver a unique and more intuitive experience for our customers.

We have partnered with Meridian, British pioneers of high resolution audio, to deliver an exceptional sound experience to music lovers across the world. The users will get to experience a new way of listening to music and setting the right mood for parties. With the new features we have tried to cater to the needs of all our consumers.”

Integrated with artificial intelligence, LG XBOOM AI ThinQ® WK7 is another innovative addition to LG’s CAV line-up. The speaker comes with Meridian Technology to give you high fidelity sound when playing your favorite music. It is a giant leap forward which provides a truly exceptional sound experience with Google Assistant built in, elevating your sound experience.

It is designed in a cylindrical form as a sit at home as a standalone speaker, measuring 135 x 210.7 x 135 mm with the grille wrapping around and providing a seamless finish. The speaker is one of the first product with built in Google’s new Android Things platform, with which one will be able to interrogate Google for information, get reports on the weather or to check the calendar, place calls as well as control a whole range of smart home devices.

This certified Hi-Resolution Audio speaker can play back lossless stereo audio at up to 24-bit/96kHz quality. Also, 24-bit upsampling feature converts lower-resolution audio to a high-resolution 24-bit format for a more premium listening experience for all the music lovers. The speaker has the Chromecast functionality built in, and that it can be integrated into a Google-based multi-room audio system, which can be controlled by voice via Google Assistant.

Next in line are the PK series. The series come with a handle that makes it easy to pick up and carry the speaker. The front of the speaker features the grille which offers a glimpse of its dual tweeters and woofers. With the dual passive radiators, the speakers get a better bass performance without using more power or additional speakers. The PK series distributes its high frequencies across its Dual Tweeters for more precise sonic detail. The speaker promises to provide quality sound every day. Together with Meridian, it delivers an exceptional sound experience and comes with Clear Vocal and Enhanced Bass presets for uncompromising performance. “Clear Vocal” allows you to listen to the singers crisp and detailed vocals without distortion at the highest volume. The ‘Enhanced Bass’ mode creates deeper bass tones.

The speaker also comes with a very unique feature of Voice command which helps you conveniently control your speaker with your voice. Just press a button and activate your phone’s voice assistant to play music or ask questions.

The aptX HD built-in maintains the original sound quality allowing you to stream higher fidelity than CD, straight from your compatible phone to your speaker. It helps you to get the most out of your high resolution streaming services or files without the compression of typical Bluetooth.

The speaker comes with weather-proof/splash-proof (IPX5) allowing you to use it by the pool or even under the sprinklers. The built-in microphone automatically filters audio making the calls loud and clear. The speaker also synchronizes its built-in LED light to the rhythm of the music to create a pulsing light show for any song and the built-in battery allows it to play up to twenty hours between charges.

The speakers are available in three variants PK3, PK5 and PK7

The new range of speakers is sure to pack a punch like never-before with its wide range of features and thumping performance. The technology of the speakers coupled with best design aesthetics, is sure to make them a big hit among technology lovers and all those who love to have a musical extravaganza.

The speakers would be available at the below mentioned prices –

LG PK3- Rs.10,990/-

LG PK5- Rs.14,990/-

LG PK7- Rs.22,990/-

LG W7ThinQ – Rs.27,990/-