Friday, 12 January 2018

LG ThinQ: The Latest Smart Speaker Gadget to Hit the Market

LG ThinQ
In the last few years we have seen a number of smart speakers hitting the market with Amazon’s Alexa being one of the best that was out there. Now the LG ThinQ gadget is LG’s response to the smart speaker market due to be released at the Consumer electronics trade fair coming up soon.

Other than the norm that is having an assistant attached to the gadget that answers to your every need and fancy LG’s ThinQ boasts of doing much more. As of now there is not much by way of price or specifications. The company plans on making a full reveal of the gadget at the Consumer Electronics Trade show.

What does the LG ThinQ Gadget do? 

Besides the obvious voice control feature that is there in all smart speakers, this gadget also seems to work as a premium speaker as well with a premium audio experience and support for lossless high resolution audio courtesy of Meridian audio technology.

With Meridian audio technology this LG gadget promises to put out more natural and warm music.
The gadget has the Google assistant on it and can be used to control all of LG’s smart gadgets under the ThinQ banner like their smart dishwashers, dryers, refrigerators, vaccumcleaners lineup. The smart devices can also be controlled through a voice app from LG.

The LG gadget also supports a number of voices so that all of the house hold members can use the LG ThinQ.

With all the smart speakers out there like the Amazon Echo, Google’s home lineup or to be released Apple’s HomePod and without much info on the specs and pricing of the LG gadget, it is unclear as to how this gadget is going to fair in the market place.

The LG gadget comes as part of a number of AI gadgets that LG plans on releasing in the current year. Future LG devices may also be supported for Voice control.

Other gadget releases with the LG ThinQ: 

LG also teased about a new fun and portable PK speaker that can be carried anywhere and give high res audio due to the Apt-X HD bluetooth standard. The PK speaker can stream 24 bit music with original sounding audio.

LG also plans on releasing a party speaker that has karaoke, DJ capabilities and 1800 max output along with releasing a soundbar at the CES expo.

The SK10Y soundbar is a 5.1.2 channel support gadget with Chromecast support, lossless audio, Dolby Atmos processing and meridian high elevation standard to put the sound at the level of the TV.
More about these gadgets will be known at the consumer electronics expo to be held in Las Vegas on Jan 9th of this year.

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