LG Debuts Its First US 3D HDTVs With An Offer
(July 12, 2010)Ã‚Â LG joins Panasonic, Samsung and Sony offering 3D capable HDTVs along with a compatible Blu-ray player and active shutter glasses.
Starting today, purchasers of either an LG LX9500 (photo above) or LX6500Ã‚Â 3D ready LED (LCD) HDTV and the LG [amazonify]B003JDVGX0::text::::BX580[/amazonify] 3D ready network Blu-ray player ($350 retail) will receive two free pair of LG 3D [amazonify]B003L2RFU2::text::::AG-S100[/amazonify] active shutter glasses ($179.99 retail per pair) plus a coupon redeemable for a free copy of the IMAX 3D Blu-ray disc “Under The Sea” ($29.95 est. retail) along with a $100 Instant Rebate.
The top of the line LX-9500 is available in 47″ and 55″ screen sizes. Features include 1080p Backlit LED with local dimming, 10,000,000:1 rated dynamic contrast, 480 Hz with scanning backlight, intelligent ambient light sensor, 4 HDMI inputs, NetCast internet entertainment (including Yahoo widgets, Vudu, YouTube, Picasa photos) WiFi with optional adapter, wireless HD with optional adapter and USB input for music and video (JPEG/MPEG-4/DivX HD).
The 9500s utilize LG’s 240 zone led local dimming (55″ model) backlighting. It has a super slim .92″ wide bezel and has a depth of just 1.3″. It is the only LED 3D series that is THX certified. The 47″ 47LX9500 retails for $4300, the 55″ 55LX9500 retails for $5400.
The LX6500 series (photo above) is available in 47″ and 55″ screen sizes. It features a 1080p edge lit LED (LCD) panel with local dimming, 8,000,000:1 rated dynamic contrast, 240 Hz refresh with scanning LEDs, wireless HD (included), WiFi ready with optional adapter, 4 HDMI inputs, NetCast internet entertainment (including Yahoo widgets, Vudu, YouTube, Picasa photos) and a USB input (JPEG/MPEG-4/DivX HD). The 47″ 47LX6500 retails for $2700 and is available now on Amazon for [amazonify]B003BI6W0K::text::::$2150.65[/amazonify] with free shipping. The 55″ 55LX6500 retails for $3600 and is available on Amazon for [amazonify]B003BI3NB6::text::::$2988.98[/amazonify] with free shipping.
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