By News Reporter
Perfect for Productivity and Entertainment, This All-Around Monitor
Comes With LG TV’s webOS 22 for Seamless Content Streaming
SEOUL, Nov. 2, 2022 — LG Electronics (LG) is unveiling the 32-inch 4K UHD LG SMART Monitor (model 32SQ780S). The all-around SMART Monitor enhances home life by enabling a remote workstation, home exercising, next-level gaming and various entertainment applications, including popular streaming services, without a PC connection. Thanks to its built-in features and LG’s ergonomic stand with maximum adjustability, the unique 32SQ780S allows users to enjoy the content love how they want and when they want, at their desk or on the sofa.
Under the brand’s motto of ‘Work Smarter, Play Better’, LG SMART Monitor prioritizes multitasking to give consumers seeking a single display that connects to their desktop, laptop or gaming device the perfect way to get everything done in one place. Supporting LG TV’s acclaimed webOS 22, this model delivers next-level convenience for content consumption with seamless streaming services for YouTube and Netflix, even without setting up a separate connection with PCs.1
As a multifunctional monitor designed for the home, LG SMART Monitor sports a 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) display, delivering high picture quality for whatever the user’s working on and covering 90 percent of DCI-P3 color gamut with HDR 10 support. The monitor’s display produces clear, precise images to heighten the audience’s immersion when viewing everything from comedies and blockbuster movies to live sports and gaming. In addition to premium picture quality, its ample sound is backed by a built-in 5 watt dual channel stereo speaker to give the viewing experience an extra dimension.
For a quick and flexible workstation, LG SMART Monitor can download various home office applications from LG Content Studio, while its LG ThinQ Homeboard supports intuitive webOS-based IoT services that let users control their home appliances with ease. Also, smart wireless connection supported by MiraCast makes sure users can mirror their smartphone screen on their new monitor.
What’s more, LG SMART Monitor comes equipped with the LG Ergo stand, which makes it easy to extend, retract, swivel, pivot, raise or tilt the display to attain the optimal viewing angle for work or watching content. Gaining considerable attention in the market for its comfort-enhancing features, LG Ergo offers vertical and horizontal modes that allow for diverse usage scenarios and user preferences, while its C-clamp and grommet enable easy, space-friendly installation.
“Smart monitors are designed to meet the diverse lifestyles of today’s customers,” said Seo Young-jae, senior vice president and head of the IT business unit of LG Electronics Business Solutions Company. “With LG’s new smart monitor, users can now do almost everything with a single display, from working and learning at home to streaming content and movies in easy and comfortable way.”
LG SMART Monitor will be available in early November, starting in the U.S. with other markets to follow.
LG SMART Monitor (32SQ780S)
Size / Resolution Screen Size 32-inch Resolution UHD (3,840 x 2,160) Graphic Panel VA (250cd/m²) Color Gamut (Typ.) DCI-P3 90% HDR HDR10 Viewing Angle 178° (Vertical) / 178° (Horizontal) Interface
USB Type-C O (x1, Power Delivery 65W) HDMI O (x2) USB 2.0 O (x3) Wi-Fi O Bluetooth O Speaker 5W (x2) Camera X Smart Feature / Service
OS webOS 22 Microsoft Office X Remote Desktop PC O Voice Assistant LG ThinQ, Alexa Design Stand Ergo Stand Tilt, Height, Pivot, Swivel
Accessory Magic Remote Control2
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1 Internet connection and subscription to streaming services required.
2 Require a separate purchase
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I got tired listening to the talking heads during football half time broadcast & started fiddling with my OLED65C1 magic remote control.
Press the 'back arrow with tail' and the program rewinds 15 minutes. Repeatedly pressing it again keeps advancing it by 15 minutes. As soon as you stop rewinding, the program automatically continues playing from that point.
The LG chat support agent was completely unaware of this feature. All I could do was Rewind, no Pause or Fast Forward.
OK, now you've played with the button & rewound the program for whatever minutes & don't want to watch the same stuff again. Simple - change the channel using up^ arrow & then the down arrow.
The outstanding questions are Pause and Fast Forward. If you have some insight concerning live broadcast tv, we'd love to hear from you.
By MILJAN M.
I really don't want the TV beaming me with 2.4ghz radiation all the time. I don't understand why you didn't put an option in the settings that BT can be turned off to only use the IC remote control. Is there a way to get into the hidden codes and turn BT off there? TV model is "NANO793NE".
OK, so what does it take to have full Chromecast support in LG TVs (webOS)?
a. Either builtin support.
b. Via webOS app.
The goal / use is simple as any other Chromecast device / TV: be able to say to "hey Google, play this video/music from service-X to LG-TV".
Looking forward to good news and your thoughts.