LG’s 2019 TV lineup includes Alexa, HDMI 2.1, and an 88-inch 8K OLED

In advance of the start of the big CES tech show this weekend, LG has announced its flagship TV lineup for 2019.

Leading LG’s range this year are its first 8K TVs, the 88-inch Z9 OLED and 75-inch SM99 LCD, which boast four times the resolution of current 4K displays, or sixteen times that of full HD. The entire flagship lineup also natively supports Alexa at launch in addition to Google Assistant, and they’re the first TVs announced with support for the latest HDMI standard, version 2.1, and high frame rate (HFR) for better rendering of sports, documentaries, and action films.

Whereas last year you could only control LG’s TVs with Alexa using an external smart speaker, this year’s models will allow you to access the voice assistant…

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Author: Jon Porter