LG C2 Oled Connected to Samsung HW-Q800B Soundbar: Sound delays to respond during movie pause/unpause on TV streaming Apps like Netflix and Prime Video when sound output is set to PassthroughBy GiotisCy
I have recently purchased an LG C2 Oled TV which I connected with my Samsung HW-Q800B 5.1 soundbar via eArc HDMI. When I select "Passthrough" as a Digital Sound Output on LG TV sound advanced settings, there is an obvious sound response delay around 3 seconds when I pause and unpause the movie on Netflix or Prime video streaming apps on LG TV. For example, when I start the movie, the video starts and sound starts 2-3 secs later. When I pause the movie, the sound continues for 2-3 secs after the video has been stopped. There is no any lip sync issue, just this response delay of the sound from the soundbar. This happens only on LG TV Apps. If I connect to an external HDMI device such as AMAZON Fire Stick 4K, there is no such sound delay issue neither on Netflix neither on Prime Video.
Thus, the problem seems to be on LG TV apps.
If I change the Digital Sound Output to "Auto" instead of "Passthrough" the issue is gone but sound quality is not as good as with Passthrough selected. So I do not want this to be my option.
I would appreciate if someone could come with a solution on this.
CBS Catchup, Discovery+, POP player, and UKTV Play always need updating. Even seconds after you just updated them.By Brian Gregory
CBS Catchup, Discovery+, POP player, and UKTV Play always need updating. Even seconds after you just updated them. It started doing this a few days ago.
Who can I contact to get this fixed?
Since the "apps need updating" notification now always appears when I switch the TV on, I now have no way of telling if anything really does need updating other than going into the LG content store, clicking Apps, clicking My Apps, and visually checking.
By News Reporter
Featuring Brand-New OLED Models, Expanded Portfolio of Ultra-Lightweight
LG gram is Designed to Meet the Diverse Needs of Today’s Consumers
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 3, 2023 — LG Electronics (LG) is introducing an expanded LG gram lineup, which offers more diversity than ever thanks to the arrival of the exciting, new gram Ultraslim and gram Style, at CES 2023. LG gram continues to provide both power and portability, packing premium specs into sleek, ultra-lightweight form factors delivering take-anywhere convenience and exceptional user experiences.
LG gram Ultraslim
Headlining the LG gram showcase at CES 2023 is the brand-new LG gram Ultraslim (model 15Z90RT), the thinnest gram model yet. A laptop designed for users seeking supreme portability, the Ultraslim has an ultra-light weight of just 998 grams and a depth (when closed) of only 10.99 millimeters; around the same thickness of a smartphone or notepad. Even though it is the most svelte gram in the 2023 lineup, the 15Z90RT still supplies impressive image quality and processing power, packing a 15.6-inch OLED display with Anti-glare Low Reflection (AGLR) coating and Intel®’s 13th Gen Raptor Lake chip with Performance Cores (P-Cores). Further enhancing the excellent portability of the new model is the inclusion of an ultra-compact adapter.1
LG gram Style
LG gram Style laptops, offered in 16- and 14-inch versions (models 16Z90RS and 14Z90RS) have been created for people who love to express their unique style wherever they go. Both gram Style models sport an elegant glass design that makes each of the available color options shine and shift dynamically; moving and changing depending on the light and angle. The focus on design continues inside the new grams where a ‘hidden’ haptic touchpad with soft LED backlighting illuminates at the user’s touch.
Despite the attention to aesthetics, LG gram Style laptops deliver far more than just good looks. Each has a 16:10, OLED Anti-Glare Low Reflection display with a high refresh rate and features an Intel 13th Gen Raptor Lake P-Core CPU and a Gen4 NVMe solid-state drive (SSD). Like all other models in the diverse 2023 gram lineup, the 16Z90RS and 14Z90RS support Thunderbolt 4 and HDMI connectivity and offer atmospheric audio with Dolby Atmos, which is new to LG gram this year.
Along with the new-for-2023 Ultraslim and Style, this year’s lineup features new gram 17, 16, 15 and 14 laptops (models 17Z90R, 16Z90R, 15Z90R and 14Z90R); each providing the brand’s signature combination of strong performance and light, compact design. Great for productivity and entertainment, the latest 17- and 16-inch grams are equipped with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 4GB Laptop GPU, Intel’s 13th Gen Raptor Lake P – Core CPU and a Gen4 NVMe SSD. Each of the new models weighs in at less than 1.45 kilograms – despite having a large battery2 that can handle more than 20 hours of video playback on a single charge3 – and comes with the same conveniently compact adapter included with the gram Ultraslim.
LG’s newest grams also boast superb picture quality, with all models employing an IPS panel with anti-glare coating. New for this year, variable refresh rate (VRR)4 support will enable LG gram users to enjoy seamless, tear- and stutter-free graphics when gaming, while the arrival of Dolby Atmos will deliver immersive audio that helps bring movies, music and games to life.
LG gram 2-in-1 and +view for LG gram also welcome upgraded models for 2023. The new 2-in-1, which comes in 16- and 14-inch sizes (models 16T90R and 14T90R), gives users the freedom to switch from laptop to tablet or vice versa, whenever they choose. Along with its 4-way super-slim bezel design and sturdy yet slim aluminum frame, the latest ‘convertible’ gram boasts a suite of pre-installed notetaking and drawing applications optimized for use with the LG Stylus Pen (Wacom AES 2.0). Meanwhile, LG’s portable monitor, +view for LG gram (model 16MR70), lets users double their screen real estate and enjoy easier multitasking wherever they go. Enhanced for the new year, the latest version of LG’s portable screen solution features dual USB Type-C ports, enabling users to connect to two devices simultaneously and enjoy the convenience of two-way power delivery.
“Welcoming the arrival of the brand-new gram Ultraslim and gram Style, the 2023 LG gram lineup gets even more diverse,” said Seo Young-jae, senior vice president and head of the IT business unit of LG Electronics Business Solutions Company. “A leading brand in the ultra-lightweight laptop market for the last decade, LG gram will continue to introduce new form factors to meet the changing needs and tastes of consumers worldwide.”
Visitors to CES 2023 in Las Vegas from January 5-8 can experience the latest LG gram products at LG’s booth (#15501, Las Vegas Convention Center). The new LG gram lineup will be launching globally starting from next month in Korea.5
LG gram Ultraslim (15Z90RT)
LG gram Style (16Z90RS)
LG gram Style (14Z90RS)
LG gram 2-in-1 (16T90R)
LG gram 2-in-1 (14T90R)
15.6-inch 16-inch 14-inch 16-inch 14-inch LCD FHD (1,920 x 1,080) OLED
WQXGA+ (3,200 x 2,000) OLED WQXGA+ (2,880 x 1,800) OLED WQXGA (2,560 x 1,600) Touch IPS Display,
Corning®Gorilla Glass®Victus® WUXGA (1,920 x 1,200) Touch IPS Display, Corning®
Brightness (Typ.) 400nit 400nit 400nit 350nit 350nit Refresh Rate 60Hz 120Hz 90Hz 60Hz 60Hz Weight 998g 1,230g 999g 1,480g 1,250g Size 356.0 x 227.45 x 10.99 -12.55mm
355.1 x 241.3 x 15.9mm
311.6 x 213.9 x
356.6 x 248.3 x
314 x 219.5 x
Battery 60Wh 80Wh 72Wh 80Wh 72Wh CPU Intel 13th Gen Raptor Lake P(28W) Core GPU Intel Iris Xe Graphics Memory 8GB / 16GB / 32GB LPDDR5 Storage 256GB / 512GB / 1TB (Gen4 NVMe) Speakers 2.0W x 2 3.0W x 2 2.0W x 2 2.0W x 2 2.0W x 2 Durability MIL-810H Military Standard I/O Port 2x Type C (TBT4, PD), 1x Type C (PD), H/P 2x Thunderbolt 4, 1x USB 3.1, Micro SD, H/P 2x Thunderbolt 4, 1x USB 3.2, Micro SD, H/P
Software LG Smart Assistant LG Glance by Mirametrix®
LG Smart Assistant, LG Glance by Mirametrix®,
LG Smart Assistant LG Glance by Mirametrix®,
LG Pen Settings
Webcam FHD IR Camera Accessory – – – LG Stylus Pen (Wacom AES 2.0 & WGP) USB-C to HDMI adapter
LG gram 17 (17Z90R)
LG gram 16 (16Z90R)
LG gram 15 (15Z90R)
LG gram 14 (14Z90R)
17-inch 16-inch 15.6-inch 14-inch LCD WQXGA (2,560 x 1,600) IPS
WQXGA (2,560 x 1,600) IPS
FHD (1,920 x 1,080) IPS
WUXGA (1,920 x 1,200) IPS
Brightness (Typ.) 350nit / 400nit (VRR) Refresh Rate 31-144Hz (VRR), 60Hz (normal) 60Hz 60Hz Weight 1,350g (iGPU) 1,450g (dGPU)
1,199g (iGPU) 1,299g (dGPU)
1,140g 999g Size 378.8 x 258.8 x 17.8mm
355.1 x 242.3 x 16.8mm
356.1 x 222.9 x 17.4mm 312 x 213.9 x 16.8 mm
Battery 80Wh (iGPU) 90Wh (dGPU)
80Wh (iGPU) 90Wh (dGPU)
80Wh 72Wh CPU Intel 13th Gen Raptor Lake P(28W) Core GPU NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 4GB Laptop GPU Memory 8GB / 16GB / 32GB LPDDR5 Storage 256GB / 512GB / 1TB (Gen4 NVMe) Speakers 2.0W x 2 (iGPU), 3.0W x 2 (dGPU) 2.0W x 2 (iGPU), 3.0W x 2 (dGPU) 1.5W x 2 1.5W x 2 Durability MIL-STD-810G I/O Port* 2x Thunderbolt 4, 1x HDMI, 2x USB 3.1, Micro SD, H/P Software LG Smart Assistant, LG Glance by Mirametrix®, PCmover Professional Webcam Full HD Webcam with IR Sensor # # #
1 Ultra-compact adapter is included with 2023 LG gram series sold in select markets.
2 Models 17Z90R and 16Z90R are equipped with a 90Wh battery.
3 Confirmed in testing conducted by LG, display brightness of under 150 nits, wireless-off setting, content played via Microsoft Movies & TV, headphones plugged in.
4 Variable refresh rate (VRR) is supported on models 17Z90R and 16Z90R with GPU option only.
5 Launch dates may differ by model and market.
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With LG’s Latest TV Technology, Updated webOS and
Enhanced Personalization Features, New LG OLED evo is Ready to Impress
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 2, 2023 — LG Electronics (LG) unveiled its 2023 TV lineups, headlined by its most advanced range of OLED TVs yet. With premium self-lit picture quality, powerful image processing technologies and an enhanced webOS platform offering even more smart features and services, the company’s latest OLED TVs elevate the viewing experience as only LG OLED can.
A decade after introducing the world to the first-ever large-screen OLED TV, LG continues to lead the premium TV market. The company’s cutting-edge OLED TVs have been recognized at the CES Innovation Award for 11 years in a row, and have kept evolving over time to deliver ever-greater value to consumers. LG OLED is renowned for its exceptional picture quality, producing vibrant, accurate colors with deep blacks and an infinite contrast ratio for images that are remarkably lifelike.
In addition to realizing more immersive viewing experiences, LG’s self-lit technology has enabled the company to create unprecedented, visually-stunning TV form factors, including market-firsts such as the rollable LG SIGNATURE OLED R and the bendable LG OLED Flex. A double honoree at the CES 2023 Innovation Award, LG OLED Flex won Best of Innovation in the Gaming category.
Spearheading LG’s 2023 OLED lineup are the latest Z3, G3 and C3 OLED evo series TVs. These upgraded, new models provide higher brightness and color accuracy as well as amazing clarity and detail thanks to the precision and performance of LG OLED evo technology and the new α9 AI Processor Gen6.
The latest Alpha series processor utilizes LG’s most sophisticated AI-assisted Deep Learning tech to ensure outstanding picture and sound quality. AI Picture Pro now offers improved upscaling for better clarity, and enhanced dynamic tone mapping, which helps reveal the depth and detail in every frame. AI Picture Pro also integrates a picture processing technology that detects and refines important objects, such as people’s faces, to give them a more lifelike HDR quality. In addition to fine-tuning image reproduction, the α9 AI Processor Gen6 powers LG’s AI Sound Pro; a feature that helps viewers get swept up in the onscreen action by delivering virtual 9.1.2 surround sound from the TVs’ built-in speaker system.
Another significant upgrade applied to this year’s OLED evo G3 series is LG’s Brightness Booster Max technology, which incorporates brand-new light control architecture and light-boosting algorithms to increase brightness by up to 70 percent.1 Brightness is mapped and controlled on a pixel-by-pixel basis, resulting in sharper, more realistic images.
LG’s 2023 G3 OLED evo models also boast an aesthetic upgrade via the introduction of the ultra-seamless One Wall Design.2 Leaving no visible gap when wall mounted, this year’s models bring style and effortless elegance to the living room.
Also, LG continues to leverage its technological leadership not just to create products and services for a better life. 2023 LG OLED TVs are designed to be kinder to the environment, from production all the way through to disposal creating sustainable cycles. LG OLED TVs have no backlighting unit, meaning each TV requires fewer materials to produce than a conventional LED TV. They also employ many components made from recycled plastics, and are even shipped in eco-packaging made from recyclable materials and featuring single-color printing. Easier on viewers’ eyes, all of LG’s 2023 model OLED TVs have been certified low blue light by TÜV Rheinland and flicker-free by UL Solutions.
LG OLED is also introducing a refreshed, more personalized user experience in 2023. Featuring the latest version of webOS, this year’s models present All New Home, a redesigned user interface (UI) that offers a wealth of personalization options and more convenience than ever. The new ‘Quick Cards’ offer users easy access to the content and services they use the most – all grouped into logical categories such as Home Office, Gaming, Music and Sports. LG’s more advanced webOS makes it easy for everyone using the TV to enjoy personalized recommendations tailored to their own preferences which are determined based on viewing history and viewing habits.
Furthering the personalized user experience on LG OLED TV is AI Concierge, which provides each user with a curated list of content choices based on their past usage and search inquiries, and provides a selection of trending content for them to browse.
Designed for first-class home cinema experiences, LG OLED TVs continue to support the image- and audio-enhancing capabilities of Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos. What’s more, this year’s LG TVs offer seamless integration with the latest LG Soundbars, delivering outstanding multi-channel surround sound with IMAX enhanced quality powered by DTS:X. LG TV and soundbar also combine to offer the WOW Orchestra3 feature, which takes advantage of both products’ audio channels to produce stronger, more immersive sound.
As one would expect, LG’s 2023 OLED models support a wide range of features compliant with HDMI 2.1a. They are also the first TV sets to be certified by the HDMI organization for the recently announced Quick Media Switching VRR (QMS-VRR). QMS-VRR can eliminate the momentary ‘black screen’ that sometimes occurs when switching between content played from different source devices connected via the TV’s HDMI 2.1a compliant ports.4
The ultimate gaming displays, LG’s self-lit OLED TVs boast a 0.1 millisecond response time, low input lag and up to four HDMI 2.1a compliant ports. LG OLED TVs are also equipped with the Game Optimizer, allowing users to quickly select and switch between gaming-specific features, such as game-genre display presets. Settings for G-SYNC® Compatible, FreeSync Premium and variable refresh rate (VRR) are easily accessible from the Game Optimizer as well.
LG’s state-of-the-art 2023 OLED TVs will be on show during CES 2023 from January 5-8 at the company’s booth (#15501, Central Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center). Keep up with all of LG’s exciting announcements at CES by following #LGCES2023 on social media.
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1 Applies to 55/65/75-inch G3 models.
2 Applies to G series models only.
3 It will be applied via software update.
4 Only available when using HDMI 2.1 QMS VRR-certified source devices
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